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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1   

Yellow Class Teacher is Mrs Bailey
Green class Teacher is Mrs Greed

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In English this half term we will be learning to: 

  • become familiar with fairy tales
  • use story language to re-enact stories and use this in our writing
  • notice story structure, characters and settings
  • say a sentence loud and write it
    leave finger spaces when writing
    re-read what they have written and check it makes sense
    begin to join letters when writing
  • use correct punctuation 

In Maths this half term the children will:

  • subtracting numbers up to 20
  • learning to speak in full sentences when answering maths questions
  • Using comparative language when looking at numbers, eg larger than, fewer than, greater than, etc...
  • Learning the part part whole method of number bonds to 10 and using these to solve problems
  • Use correct language when learning about mass, time and length
  • learning to count forwards and backwards from any number up to 100
  • count in 2s, 5s and 10s
  • use language of  'yesterday', 'today', 'tomorrow'
  • use language of 'heavier' 'lighter' 'longer' 'shorter' 'taller' 'shorter'

 In Science this half term the children will:

  • Investigate materials and which material is waterproof
  • Observe changes across the four seasons and describe the weather associated with these seasons

 In Art the children will be:

  • Learning about the style of artist Paul Klee
  • Using pastels, crayons and paint to make a picture of a castle in the style of this artist

In PE the children will be:

  • developing skills of balance, jumping, throwing and catching
  • using first funs PE to develop these skills and explore movements

In RE the children will be:

  • Looking at People Jesus Met and significant stories from the Bible

In Music the children will be learning about:

  • Timbre

In ICT we will be learning to copy an image and insert it onto a word document.

Arts Council EnglandEvery Child A ReaderOfsted Outstanding 2008-2009QLet's Get CookingLottery FundedOfsted Outstanding 2005-2006Healthy SchoolInternational Schools Award