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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1 

Class Teacher: Mrs Al-Hassani

Teaching Assistant: Ms Moorhouse

Spring First half term

In English our focus will be reading and writing reports; revising reading and spelling the High Frequency Words and revision of Phase 3 and 4 phonemes; Phase 5 Letters and Sounds. We will be working on using full stops and capital letters and  for the present and past tenses. We will also be reading fiction – Rock a Doodle and The Snail and the Whale and we will be working on characterisation and story plots/ themes.


In Maths we will be covering further addition and subtraction of numbers to 20. We will be adding by counting on from the largest number and subtracting by counting back from the largest number. We will be recognising 2D and 3D shapes and we will be measuring using non-standard measures. We will be using number lines and ten frames as different strategies for addition and subtraction.




Science: Plants  Everyday plants/deciduous and evergreen plants  Garden plants  Animals Common animals  Carnivores/herbivores/omnivores


Computing: Following and creating instructions on the computer


History will be about old and new transport.


Geography will be  UK Geography – the different countries which make up the UK and their capitals, some of the major cities and places of interest.



Art  will be topic related art and printing


P.E  will be dance and games


Music will be The long and short of it; exploring the duration of vocal and instrumental sounds.


R.E will be Who is a Muslim and what do they believe?


PHSE will be  Choices and feelings: begin to manage feelings positively; make simple choices; respect other people’s feelings and opinions. 


French will be revision of numbers and colours. Names of family members and simple greetings.