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Year 1

Year 1

Click the links below to read the National Curriculum coverage in each subject

ENGLISH              MATHS              SCIENCE                  COMPUTING                    HISTORY                    GEOGRAPHY                   ART AND DESIGN               PE                       DT               MUSIC

 

Autumn Term 2017 1st half - What do you find in the park?

         

              

This half term, Year 1 will be visiting Homefield Park to begin our exploration into the geography of the local area.  We will be identifying shapes, looking at the park equipment to help support our DT topic, and identifying trees and plants as part of our Science work. 

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Autumn term 2nd half - Toy story 

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Spring term 2018 Superheroes! 

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Reading with Dogs 

We are currently working with a "Dogs as therapy" volunteer (Sylvia) and her dog Dylan.  Some children in Year 1 have the opportunity to read their book to Dylan (and Mrs Davy) each week.  

Summer Term 2018 - A Blast from the Past!

This half term the Year 1 children will kick start their new topic by learning about the life of Queen Elizabeth II, including important events such as the coronation.
They will then move back in time to explore what life was like for children during the reign of Queen Victoria.  They will visit The Weald and Downland Open Air Museum to experience Victorian cooking and Household chores.  Then we will be exploring the work of Victorian artist William Morris and using press printing to create their own repeating pattern design.
     
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Summer term 2nd half 2018 

Out and About !

This half term we will visit the beach and Mr Johnson's allotment to compare familiar places in our locality, and learn about healthy food and where it comes from.  We will be learning about plants and seasonal changes and identifying 10 different types of plants or trees.   

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Phonics

Thank you to all the parents and carers who recently attended the Year 1 phonic meeting. We hope you found it useful. Please click here to view the presentation shared at the meeting. Here is a copy of the 'Sound Families' mat, showing all the main sound/spelling patterns that Year 1 children should recognise and be able to read as part of a word. You can find a list of useful phonic games and apps in the 'Curriculum' - 'English' section of the website. Don't forget to use your child's Bug Club login (in their Reading Contact book) to find phonic books and games to play!

 

 

 

 

      

  

  

   

 

 

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

Phonics

Find phonics games here: http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/InteractiveResources.htm

and here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/clusters/index.shtml