Year 1

Class Teachers

Ms Chowdhury- 1C
Ms Khalid- 1K

PE

PE will be on Monday and Friday.

Book Bags

Book bags need to be brought into school everyday and will be changed every Monday.

Spring Term

Curriculum Map - Spring 2019

This term we are continuing our learning journey of finding things out, discovering, experimenting, creating, building, designing, connecting and so much more! Our topic for the spring term is ‘Time travellers.’ We will use our daily lessons to look at this further.

Literacy

For the first half of the term we will look at building our writing confidence. This will include;

  • Knowing the common exception words
  • Role-play and drama
  • Writing in sentences
  • Letter formation

The second half term will involve diary entries looking at;

  • Writing in the first person
  • Role play and hot seating
  • Writing with empathy
  • Being in character
  • Sequencing

As well as all this we will continue to look at building and making sentences, writing in sequence (building paragraphs), using personal pronouns, letter formation and our Year 1 spellings.

Numeracy

For the first half of the term we will look at Measurements. This includes;

  • Telling time to the hour
  • Sequencing events
  • Capacity and mass

For the second half of the term we will look at Geometry including;

  • Positioning and directions.
  • Making turns
  • Fractions

We will also continue to look at the 4 operations- adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.

Science

Out topic this term is ‘Animals including humans.’ We will;

  • Look at animal groups
  • Investigate our senses
  • Discover the human body and skeleton
  • Explore animal lifecycles

Cross Curricular

As ‘time travellers’ our topic will be ‘Toys and games.’ This will involve;

  • Looking at toys/games old and new
  • Comparing toys/games from different periods
  • Designing and creating our own toys

For the second part of the term we will look at ‘Transport and travel.’

  • Invention of travel
  • Comparing travel from the past to the present
  • Naming various travel modes

Yearly Overview

Our curriculum overviews gives you an idea of which topic your child will be studying at which point during the school year.

Year 1 Common Exception Words

the
a
do
to
today
of
said
says
are
were
was
is
his
has
I
you
your

they
be
he
me
she
we
no
go
so
by
my
here
there
where
love
come
some

one
once
ask
friend
school
put
push
pull
full
house
our
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Spellings

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