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Year 1

Autumn Second Half Term

Welcome to Year 1

In English our focus will be on reading fairytales and non-fiction texts on animals; segmenting multi-syllabic words for reading and writing; understanding and using sentences with full stops and capital letters; capitalisation for names and the I pronoun; knowing what nouns are and about adding adjectives to add detail.
In Maths we will be covering subtraction as crossing out, by using number bonds and by counting back. We will then use this work to make subtraction stories and to solve picture problems. We will revise the addition work completed so far and then we will be learning about position and direction. There will be further work on counting, comparing and ordering but now numbers to 20.
Geography will be focused on the UK. We will be learning about where we are in relation to the world; the countries that make up the U.K; some of the main cities; using maps and atlases; some of the key features of a city and what the weather is like in the U.K..
For Science the children will also be exploring different types of animals and they will be sorting them into different groups. They will be learning about keeping animals as pets and about what animals eat.

In Computing the children will be learning about creating folders and about saving documents into these folders.They will be learning about how to retrieve these documents when they have been saved,


In D&T the children will be making moving pictures using levers and sliders; using simple tools safely and effectively; designing and evaluating work and topic related art.

In R.E the children will be learning about what Christians believe and how they worship, about Christian stories and about the traditions of Christmas and the Christmas story.  

half termly letter

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

P.E is on a Monday and Tuesday