Year 1

Throughout the second half of the Autumn Term we will be focusing on the story, Hey! Get Off Our Train by John Burningham. We will look at each character and find out why they all want to travel on the train with the boy.

English

This half term we will be learning more about poems and their features such as alliteration, adjectives and similes and begin to start writing instructional texts. We will also think of and create alternative endings to the story, Hey! Get Off My Train.

Maths

In Maths, we will be learning about time by sequencing a day and week events before using a clock to say what happens at certain times of the day. We will also use positional and directional language to help write instructions when using a Beebot and use number lines to add and subtract.

Science

In Science we will be learning about the different seasons and the impact that has on the weather. We will also look at the sun and track its movements by using a compass and looking at shadows.

P.E

This half term we will be learning about how to balance in different ways through yoga. We will also begin to learn how to play basketball.  

Geography

This half term we will be we will be learning about the different types of homes with all live in. In addition, we shall be using atlases and globes to explore the different continents of the world.

R.E.

This second half of the Autumn Term we will be learning about the religion, Christianity. We will also be visiting a local church and learn reading some of the most important stories within the Bible.  

Year 1 Newsletter Autumn Term Nov 2017

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Year 1 Homework Autumn Term Sept 2017