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Year 1

Welcome to the Year 1 webpage, we hope this page gives you all of the information about Year 1 that you need. If you would like information about anything else please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Byrne, Mrs Keenan & Mrs Humphreys.

Spring Term in Year 1


We will be reading The Lion Inside by Rachel Bright and learning: to join words and clauses using ‘and’; to change the meaning of verbs and adjectives by adding prefixes; and to punctuate sentences with full stops, question marks and exclamation marks.

We will also be reading non-fiction texts about lions, reading Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne, and enjoying a selection of picture books by Judith Kerr including The Tiger Who Came to Tea.


  • Addition & Subtraction

  • Number & Place Value

  • Measurement

We will be learning more about addition and subtraction within 20; number and place value up to 50; and measuring length, height, weight and volume.


  • Everyday Materials

  • Seasonal Changes

We will be exploring the properties of a range of everyday materials and continuing to observe seasonal changes around the school.


  • Local Church

  • Eucharist

  • Lent/Easter

  • Islam

We will be studying topics related to ‘Special People’’, ‘Meals’, and ‘Change’ as well as learning about Islam.

Art & Design

Simple Print Making

We will be exploring simple ways to make a print using line, shape, colour and texture to explore pattern, sequencing and symmetry.


Around the world

We will be continuing to learn about the continents and oceans, and exploring human and physical features of specific countries.


Toys in the Past

We will be continuing to learn about the development of toys through the years and exploring changes that have taken place in living memory.


What is a computer?

We will be looking at the inner workings of computers and even making one of our own.


Have Fun with Improvisation

We will be beginning to learn to improvise when singing and playing instruments.

Design and Technology

Making Fire Engines

We will be designing and making fire engines and learning about the great designer Henry Ford.



We will be developing our gymnastics skills focusing on rolling and balancing.


Living in the Wider World

We will be thinking about belonging to a community, introducing ideas about media and digital literacy; and exploring the world of money and work.

Curriculum information

News from Year 1

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