Year 1

For this first half of the Summer Term Year 1 are learning about The Olympics
and how it changed London.


In English we will be learning about newspaper reports. Firstly, we are going to learn about the features of a newspaper report. We will then turn our attention to planning. Finally, we will apply what we have learnt to write our own newspaper report about The Olympics. We will focus on including adverbials of manner, adjectives, exclamation sentences and questions.


In Maths we will be exploring different measurements. We are focusing on length and height, weight and mass, capacity, and time. Our lessons will be practical and involve lots of measuring and comparing.


We will be researching and naming a variety of common animals. We will be able to name different fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals. We will also name the animals features, their diet and habitat.


This term we will be learning about The Olympics and discovering the impact it had on London. We are also going to learn about the history of The Olympics and observe how Stratford has changed.

Religious Education (RE)

We will be discussing concept of values in religions. We will be learning about a new religion, Islam. We will explore their beliefs, identify symbols of significance, their place of worship and their holy book.

Design Technology (DT)

This first half term we will be learning how to sew. Firstly, we will explore materials and identify our likes and dislikes. To help us with sewing, we are going to weave pieces of paper into a frame, and this will help us to create a running stitch. We will then tie-dye fabric and sew it together to create a bag.   

Physical Education (PE)

In P.E. this half term we will be using the apparatus. We will explore how to travel around the apparatus safely. We will explore travelling in different ways, working cooperatively with a partner. Outdoors we will be learning throwing techniques.

Please click on the links below to download the latest Year 1 newsletter and also the topic curriculum overview.

Year 1 Newsletter - Summer Term 1 - April 2021

Year 1 Homework - Summer Term 1 - April 2021

Year 1 Topic Overview - Summer Term 1 - April 2021

If you have any further questions about the content of the Year 1 curriculum please contact the Year 1 Team Leader, Mrs Lizziemore-Wright, who will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.