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Year 1 curriculum

Cross curricular topics, changing each half term, continue to motivate and excite your child as they enter year 1; the first year of a 2 year ‘key stage’ where the national curriculum is formally introduced.

 

 

 

autumn fruitAutumn Term 2020

What is the Geography of where I live?

 

 How do our favourite toys and games compare with those of children in the 1960s?

 

 

English

  • Cumulative stories
    • Handa’s Surprise / The Old Man’s Mitten / Mrs Honey’s Hat
  • Innovate our own story from stories/rhymes with predictable patterns
  • Retelling stories orally
  • Labels and captions of toys
  • Non fiction – information texts about old/new toys

Maths

  • Number and the number system
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Time
  • Length
  • Doubling / halving
  • Money
  • 2d shape
  • Position, direction and movement

RE

  • God is like?
    • Christian beliefs about God
  • The story of Christmas and Jesus’ birth

Science

  • The animal kingdom
    • looking at different animal groups and their classifications
  • Our Environment
    • Autumn Day – a visit to Malvern Park to examine British plants and animal observations
  • Observing changes

PE

  • Multi-skills
  • Gymnastics
  • Games
  • Dance
    • Handa’s Surprise
  • Strengthening
  • Core/balance
  • Wake up shake up daily
  • Active maths

Computing

  • Digital Literacy & Information Technology
    • Google Earth
    • Creating pictures
  • Online safety
    • Hector’s World
    • Smart toy safety

PSHE

  • Being me in my world
    • Celebrating difference
  • Taking care

Humanities

  • Geography
    • Map skills – Our local area
  • History
    • Toys from the past
  • Christmas customs and traditions
  • Guy Fawkes
  • Remembrance Day

Art, Design & Technology

  • Tinga Tinga African art
  • Making a fruit salad
  • Fruit printing
  • Observational drawing
  • Firework art
  • Calendars
  • Christmas cards

Music

  • Autumn songs / Harvest
  • Charanga music
    • Timbre
    • Duration
    • Exploring sounds
      • long/short/pitch/pulse/rhythm


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spring daffodilsSpring Term 2021

   Why would you travel to the other side of the world?

 

 

Were castles only found in fairytales?

 

 

English

  • Non chronological reports on Australia
  • Instruction writing
  • Shape poetry with alliteration
  • Recount writing
  • Labels and captions

Maths

  • Number and the number system
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication / division
  • Mass
  • Time
  • Fractions
  • 3d shape
  • Position, direction and movement

RE

  • Judaism
    • Visit to a Synagogue
  • Easter
    • Salvation

Science

  • Weather
    • Seasonal changes
  • Observing the changes to the local environment
    • Winter / Spring Day visit to Malvern Park to examine British plants and animal observations

PE

  • Multi-skills
  • Gymnastics
  • Games
  • Dance (Chinese dragon dance)
  • Aboriginal games / dance
  • Strengthening
  • Core/balance
  • Wake up shake up daily
  • Active maths

Computing

  • Computer Science
    • algorithms
    • coding
  • Digital Literacy & Information Technology
    • word processing
    • online research
    • email
  • Online safety
    • safe searching
    • Safer Internet Day

PSHE

  • Dreams and goals
  • Relationships
  • Fairtrade

Humanities

  • Geography
    • Australia
    • Fairtrade fortnight – looking at Fairtrade countries around the world.
    • Chinese New Year link – facts about China and Hong Kong.
  • History
    • Aboriginal history
    • Chinese new year – cultures and traditions over time
    • Castles

Art, Design & Technology

  • Chinese art
  • Easter cards
  • Aboriginal art
  • A sunhat for Kevin the koala
  • Castle art / construction

Music

  • Charanga music
    • pitch
    • pulse / rhythm


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summer rosesSummer Term 2021

Why do we love being beside the seaside so much?

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English

  • Letter writing
  • Recount writing
  • Holiday brochures
  • Author study – Mini Grey
  • Adventure stories
  • Book reviews

Maths

  • Number and the number system
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Capacity
  • Time
  • Money
  • Movement

RE

  • Being called
  • Who made the world?

Science

  • Observing changes to the local environment
  • Healthy week
  • Materials
    • man made and natural
    • properties of materials
    • floating and sinking

PE

  • Multi-skills
  • Gymnastics
  • Outdoor games
  • Swimming
  • Dance
  • Strengthening
  • Core/balance
  • Wake up shake up daily
  • Active maths
  • Healthy Week
  • Sports Day

Computing

  • Computer Science
    • programming
  • Digital Literacy & Information Technology
    • research
    • maps and Google Earth
  • Online safety
    • Using the internet

PSHE

  • Relationships
  • Spring Fever

Humanities

  • Geography
    • Physical and human features of the seaside
    • My map, using a key
    • Locating seaside towns and capital cities on a map
  •  History
    • Seaside and by the coast, comparing then and now

Art, Design & Technology

  • Seaside artists and sand sculptures
    • Andy Goldsworthy
  • By the sea art – colour exploration
  • Moving puppets
  • Designing and creating safari equipment

Music

  • Seaside songs ‘Baby shark’
  • Charanga music
    • Timbre
    • Tempo
    • Dynamics
    • Rhythm


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