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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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This half term our topic is: Our Local Area

In English the children will:

  • Using the correct punctuation and capital letters
  • Check that their writing makes sense
  • Spell common exception words
  • Making stories interesting for the reader using adjectives
  • Reading Owl Babies and Lost and Found

In Maths the children will be learning to

  • Identify coins and notes and their different values
  • Solve word problems enabling them to use their skills learnt
  • Identify halves and quarters of shapes, objects and numbers
  • Counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s
  • Counting forwards and backwards to 100
  • Begin to use the term ‘lots of’ and multiplication

In Science the children will be learning to:

  • Look at weather patterns
  • Recognise the seasons and changing features

In Geography the children will:

  • Use maps to identify Portsmouth and the United Kingdom
  • Name and locate the capital cities which make up UK
  • Use geographical language to describe our local area, eg: beach, coast, island, sea, port, city

In Art the children will:

  • Draw and paint based on observations of our local area
  • Make a collage using natural materials

In PSHE the children will be learning about:

  • Relationships

In Music the children will be:

  • Investigating sound in our local environment and replicate sounds

In PE we will be learning:

  • Real PE
  • Games

In RE the children will be learning about:

  • Special Books and children will be asked to bring in a special book to share with the class.

In History the children will be:

  • Looking at old and new buildings in our area
  • Learning how to identify old and new buildings

In ICT the children will be using Google Earth to locate landmarks and their house!



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