Year 1

This first half of the Spring Term we will be focusing on the story ‘Katie in London’ by James Mayhew. We will be learning about the city of London, as well as the famous landmarks that make this city great. We will also be visiting the Tower of London.  

English

This half term we will be begin to start learning about and writing instructions. We will focus on listening to and giving instructions and then use these skills to write our own. Later in the term we will be moving onto diary writing. After our trip to the Tower of London we will recall the events as a diary entry.

Maths

In Maths we will be revisiting our work on addition and subtraction before beginning to explore multiplication and division. We will use different objects and strategies such as Numicon and arrays to help with this and begin to solve word problems.  

Science

In Science we will be learning about plants. We will begin by identifying common plants and thinking about the different parts of the plant. Later in the term we will be undertaking our own plant investigation.

P.E.

This half term we will be:

  • Learning about how to tell a story through dance.
  • Continue to learn how to balance, travel, jump and land on apparatus.

History

This half term we will be:

  • Learning about William the Conqueror and why the Tower of London was so important.
  • Exploring the lives of Londoners, past and present.

Computing

This half term we will be:

  • Creating pictures of our own London landmarks using a paint programme and typing descriptions about them using word.   

R.E.

This half term we will be:

  • Learning about Sikhism. We will find out about Guru Nanak and why he is so important for the Sikh community. We will also be visiting the Gudwara later in the term.

 

Please click below to see the latest versions of the Year 1 newsletter, homework and curriculum topic overview.

Year 1 Newsletter - Spring Term 1 - January 2020

Year 1 Homework - Spring Term 1 - January 2020

Year 1 Topic Overview - Spring Term 1 - January 2020