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St Stephen's Church of EnglandPrimary School

Respect, Aspire, Achieve

In our school, whatever the challenge,

we aim high with God in our hearts

Year 1

 

Welcome to our Year 1 Class Page!

 

 

Welcome to the Spring term in Year 1!

Here you will find lots of information about our current learning, how you can learn at home, reminders and information about all of our Year 1 events.

 

We have two classes in Year 1.

 

1 Rowan

Mrs Carr

 

1 Birch

Miss Farren

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This half term our topic is:

‘How does your garden grow?’

 

Our Christian Value this half term is: Reconciliation.

Our British Value this half term is: Individual Liberty.

 

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What will we be focusing on in each subject?

Spring Two 2024

 

Key vocabulary which you can also discuss with your child is highlighted in blue.

Key questions which you can discuss with your child are highlighted in green.

 

Literacy

Talk for Writing Text: Banyan Tree

 

Beginning, Middle, End, Characters, Settings, Innovation.

 

What happens in the story? Where is the story set? What happens next? After? Before?

 

Writing Outcomes:

Begin to use the suffixes ‘ed’ and ‘ing’ in their writing.

Use the conjunction ‘and’ to join sentences.

Know the prefix ‘un’ and begin to use it in their writing.

 

Reading Outcome:

Make predictions about the events in the text.

Read a range of poetry and learn some poems and rhymes by heart.

Read and add ‘ing’, ‘ed’ and ‘er’ to verbs.

 

Maths

 

Number: Addition and subtraction (within 20)

Measurement: Length, height and weight.

 

Units, Sorting, Numbers, Numerals, cubes, CM, tall, short, heavy and light.

 

How can we accurately count objects? What do the objects represent? How can we find how many altogether? Add and subtract from the given number>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science

Animal Classification.

 

mammal, reptile, bird, fish, insect.

 

What group does this animal belong too?

What are the charateristics of these animals?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topic

Geography- Main towns and cities 

We will be talking about towns, cities and villages plus the four main countries in the UK.

sea, ocean, Countries, capital, City, Village, Town, compass, north, south, east and west.

What do we see in our local area? Can you describe the weather in the different parts of the UK? 

 

History- Royal Family

 

How has the Royal family helped improve where we live?

What does it mean to be British?

Who was the best king or queen and why?

 

 

 

 

 

RE

Easter and New life.

 

Jesus, miracles, special, Easter, New life, spring, changes.

 

What is a miracle?

Are miracles performed today?

If I could perform a miracle, what would it be?

 

Reflect upon the miracles of nature and new life during springtime.

Listen and retell the Easter Story.

 

PSHE

How do we decide how to behave?

safe, secrets, trusted adults, behaviour, respect.

 

How do we show people how we are feeling?

How can we help if someone is feeling unhappy?

How does it feel to do the right thing?

How does it feel to do the wrong thing?

What is it like when we play together well?

Can someone’s feelings be hurt as well as their body?

 

 

 

 

You can find out more about our learning on our Year 1 Curriculum Map

Year 1 Curriculum Map

 

Please have a look at our Year 1 Curriculum Map which will give you a detailed overview of our learning this year in all subject areas. It also gives you extra exciting information about any trips, visits and additional learning experiences the children will enjoy this year!

 

Year 1 Curriculum Newsletters - 2023/2024

Curriculum Newsletter Spring 2024

Autumn 1 Learning Journey

Autumn 2 Learning Journey

Useful websites

 

Showbie - https://www.showbie.com/

Zoom - https://zoom.us/

My Maths - https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

Times Tables Rockstars - https://ttrockstars.com/

Oxford Owl - https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Oak National Academy - https://www.thenational.academy/

White Rose Maths - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Ruth Miskin - Parents - Ruth Miskin Literacy

Phonics play - PhonicsPlay

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