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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 2019

Stories from traditional settings / Toys

   dick whittington

Autumn 1 – Traditional Tales Knowlege Organiser 

English

  • Traditional tales – Rapunzel, The three pigs, The enormous turnip
  • Innovate our own story from stories/rhymes with predictable patterns
  • Writing letters
  • Retelling stories orally
  • 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

  • Light
  • Materials
  • Our Environment
    • Autumn Day – a visit to Malvern Park to examine British plants and animal observations
  • Observing changes

PE

  • Multi-skills
  • Gymnastics
  • Games
  • Dance
    • The Enormous Turnip
    • ‘You’ve got a friend in me’
  • Strengthening
  • Core/balance
  • Wake up shake up daily
  • Active maths

Computing

  • Computer Science
    • Programming
    • Writing algorithms
    • Programmable toys, equipment
    • Debugging
    • Creating pictures
  • Online 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

  • Learning the skills of an artist
  • Exploring colour mixing using powder paints
  • Autumnal artwork
  • Jan Pienkowski – castle art work
  • Designing and making puppets
  • 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 2020

Stories from other cultures / Australia

handas surprise     

 

 

 

 

English

  • Cumulative stories
    • Handa’s Surprise
    • Handa’s Hen
    • Chinese Animal Race
    • Mrs Honey’s Hat
    • The Old Man’s Mitten
  • Write a Rebus story
  • Poems with patterned language
  • Non Fiction
    • holiday brochures
    • information texts
  • Recount writing

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

  • Plants
  • Observing the changes to the local environment
    • Winter / Spring Day visit to Malvern Park to examine British plants and animal observations
  • The animal kingdom
    • looking at different animal groups and their classifications

PE

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

Computing

  • Online safety
  • Transferable skills
    • Word processing
    • online research

PSHE

  • Dreams and goals
  • Healthy me

Humanities

  • Geography
    • Australia
    • Africa
    • 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

Art, Design & Technology

  • Tinga Tinga Art
  • Easter cards
  • Building a model/structure
    • Australian structures
  • Aboriginal art
  • Chinese art
  • Making a fruit salad
  • Fruit printing

Music

  • Charanga music
    • pitch
    • pulse / rhythm


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summer rosesSummer Term 2020

Seasides in the past 

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English

  • 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
  • Weather

PE

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

Computing

  • Online safety
    • Using the internet
  • Transferable skills
    • introduction to modelling

PSHE

  • Relationships
  • Spring Fever

Humanities

  • History
    • Seaside and by the coast, comparing then and now

Art, Design & Technology

  • Seaside artists and sand sculptures
  • 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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