Year 1 Summer term overview 2019

A few Year one reminders:

  • The phonics screen will take place on the week commencing Monday the 10th June. Any extra time spent reading or going over phonemes could make a massive difference to your child’s results. We know our children always try their best and they have been making some good progress with their phonics this year!
  • Homework is sent out every Friday and is due back by Wednesday.
  • Outdoor P.E. is every Monday. You are very welcome to leave a pair of trainers or pumps in school for the duration of the term.
  • We are seeing some fantastic progress in reading, especially for those children who read regularly at home. In Year one there is a huge focus on reading and giving your child an opportunity to read with you really does make a big difference!
  • Book bags need to be brought into school every day.

Last term we had lots of fun:

We watched some chicks hatch and learnt all about their life cycle:

In maths we learnt all about 3D shapes and their properties:

We tried different types of fruit and came up with adjectives to describe the flavours!

 

We also created Pudding Lane while learning about the great fire of London:

We are very excited to begin the new term! We have lots of fun activities ahead of us! This term we have a new topic called ‘Marvellous Mortals’. We will be learning all about Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole.

In Science will be learning all about plants and we will be planting seeds and (hopefully) watching them grow!

In Geography we will be learning all about important land marks!

In R.E we will be learning all about God and Creation.

In English we are now consolidating what we have learnt so far with a special focus on the features of a sentence.

Homework is will go out on a Friday and is due back in by Wednesday.

We would like to thank you for your continued support in reading with your child and completing Homework tasks.

Miss Parry and Miss Lawson

 

Year 1 Spring term overview 2019

A few Year One reminders:

  • Homework is sent out every Friday and is due back by Wednesday.
  • Outdoor P.E. is every Monday. You are very welcome to leave a pair of trainers or pumps in school for the duration of the term.
  • We are seeing some fantastic progress in reading, especially for those children who read regularly at home. In Year One there is a huge focus on reading and giving your child an opportunity to read with you really does make a big difference!
  • Book bags need to be brought into school every day.

Last term we had lots of fun:

 

In Science we made wind tools and measured the strength of the wind:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In English we made play-doh aliens and wrote descriptions all about them.

In Maths we learnt about symmetry:

In Music we learnt to keep a steady beat:

 

We are very excited to begin the new term! We have lots of exciting and fun activities ahead of us! This term we have an exciting new topic called ‘Questions Questions’. We will be asking lots of interesting questions and thinking carefully about why it is great to ask questions…

In History we are learning all about the great fire of London; we will be creating junk yard models of the types of houses that were burnt down. We will be asking the question ‘why did the fire burn for so long?’

In Science will be learning all about different types of animals. We will be asking the question: ‘Why don’t tigers drink hot chocolate?’

In Geography we will be learning all about the Equator, the North and South Poles and the four main seasons. We will be asking the question ‘do you need sunglasses in the North Pole?”

In R.E we will be learning all about baptism and the creation story

In Music we will be learning about groovy music and learning to keep a steady beat!

Maths

In Maths we have already learnt about time, addition, subtraction, measurement and counting in twos.

This term we will be learning about money, counting in fives, problem solving and shape.

English

In English we will be writing diary entries, fact files and lots of other fun pieces using full sentences. We will also begin to look at poetry and rhyming.

We would like to thank you for your continued support in reading with

your child and completing homework tasks.

Miss Parry and Miss Lawson

 

Year 1 Autumn term overview 2018

Welcome to Year One. We are very excited to begin the new school year! We have lots of

exciting activities and learning and we’d like to let you know about our

main topics so you can support us and discuss your child’s learning at home.

 

In History we are learning all about the difference between old and modern day toys.

In R.E we are look at peace and some of the miracles that Jesus performed.

In Science we are investigating differences between materials and their properties.

 

 

After half term, we will be having a visit from a dentist, who will be talking all

about our different teeth.

In Geography we will be learning all about the parts of the U.K.

In D&T we will be making junk model rockets.

In R.E we will be learning all about the nativity story and will be getting ready for our part in

the Christmas Nativity!

 

We have already had some fun in class this term…

 

 

Homework is will go out on a Friday and is due back in by Wednesday.

We would like to thank you for your continued support in reading with

your child and completing Homework tasks.

Miss Parry and Miss Lawson