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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

Spring First Half Term


Mrs Al-Hassani - the Class Teacher and Mrs Khan the Teaching Assistant


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 addition and subtraction within 20, recognising shapes, grouping shapes and making patterns, number bonds for all numbers to 10 and we will begin to learn some multiplication facts through counting in 10's, 2's and 5's.


Geography will be focused on hot and cold places around the world. We will be learning about the people and animals which live there.


For Science the children will be learning about Light and Dark. They will be learning about light sources and they will be sorting them. They will be thinking about which materials make the best light blockers.


In Computing the children will be learning about information around us and about the different ways information is presented: text, pictures, sound, multi-media.


In Art the children will be learning about printing and they will be doing some topic related art.


In R.E the children will be learning about who is a Muslim and what they believe in. 

Homework is given to the children on a Friday and it will be collected on a Wednesday.

P.E is on a Monday and Wednesday