Year 1 Information

AUTUMN TERM

IN MATHS I WILL BE CONCENTRATING ON:

Reading, writing and ordering numbers to 20.

Counting on or back from a small number.

Partitioning a ‘teens’ number into tens and ones.

Knowing addition and subtraction facts to 5.

Measuring length using non-standard units and metres.

Knowing the days of the week.

Reading o’clock times.

Naming simple 2D and 3D shapes.

IN ENGLISH I WILL BE CONCENTRATING ON:

Reading traditional stories and looking for repetitive patterns.

Reading common words on sight.

Using picture cues and phonic strategies to read new words.

Spelling short words correctly by sounding out.

Identifying sentences in text.

Writing simple sentences using capitol letters and full stops.

Writing simple lists, captions and instructions.

IN SCIENCE I WILL BE LEARNING ABOUT:

Ourselves

Senses.

Growth and changes.

Parts of the body.

Light and Dark

Sources of light.

Reflection.

History:

Florence Nightingale.

Geography:

Local area- how we can make it safer.

Art/Design Technology:

Self-portraits.

Clay models.

ICT:

Word-processing.

Mouse skills.

Using a word bank.

Music:

Exploring and controlling sounds.

R.E:

Myself.

Celebrations.

P.E:

Ball skills - rolling/receiving

Dancing - animals

Gymnastics - fast/slow & high/low.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

P.E. Thursday

Games - Monday/Wednesday

21st October - Harvest Festival.

6th & 7th December - KS1 Performance

 

Spring Term

IN MATHS I WILL BE CONCENTRATING ON:

Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s.

Comparing and ordering numbers.

Partitioning 2 digit numbers into a multiple of ten and ones.

Recalling adding and subtraction facts to 10.

Recalling addition doubles.

Recognising 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p coins, finding totals and giving change.

Using addition and subtraction to solve problems.

Measuring mass.

Knowing the seasons of the year.

Describing features of familiar 2D and 3D shapes.

Describing position and direction.

IN ENGLISH I WILL BE CONCENTRATING ON:

Reading traditional and fairy stories.

Looking at stories and poems from a range of cultures.

Using information books and simple dictionaries.

Reading and spelling common words.

Reading and spelling words with the initial/final consonant blends (e.g bl, cr, nd,st).

Using the grammar of a sentence to predict unknown words.

Demarcating sentences in writing with full stops.

Using capitol letters for the start of a sentence, names and the pronoun ‘I’.

Discussing the characters and basic story elements.

Writing simple character profiles and stories.

Writing labels for diagrams and simple non-chronological reports.

IN SCIENCE I WILL BE LEARNING ABOUT:

Pushes and Pulls

Observing and comparing movements of objects.

Investigating how to make an object start moving.

Recognising dangers in moving objects.

Sorting and using materials

Name some common materials.

Make observations of materials and describe their properties.

Suggest why a material may or may not be suitable for a particular purpose.

History/Geography:

Barnaby Bear goes to London.

Toys.

Art/ Design Technology:

Puppets.

Playgrounds.

ICT:

How ICT can be used to communicate and handle information in a variety of ways.

Labelling and classifying objects.

Music:

Creating sequences of long and short sounds.

Identifying the pulse of a piece of music and creating simple rhythms.

R.E:

Stories.

Special people.

P.E:

Gymnastic activities.

Dance activities.

Travelling with a ball - run/jump/hop

IMPORTANT DAYS/ DATES TO REMEMBER:

P.E. - Thursday

Games - Monday/Wednesday

 

Summer Term

 

IN MATHS I WILL BE CONCENTRATING ON:

Counting in 2s,5s and 10s.

Beginning to count in 3s.

Recognising odd and even numbers.

Saying the number that is 1 or 10 more or less than a given number.

Recalling addition and subtraction facts to 10.

Using a range of addition and subtraction strategies to solve problems.

Finding missing numbers in equations.

Recognising coins up to 20p. Finding totals, giving change and working out how to pay.

Measuring capacity.

Reading time to half an hour.

Symmetry.

Organising information in a table.

IN ENGLISH I WILL BE CONCENTRATING ON:

Reading stories about fantasy worlds.

Looking at a variety of poems on similar themes.

Reading and spelling common words

Learning the common spelling patterns for long vowel sounds (ee, ai ,ie ,oa ,oo )

Reading aloud with appropriate expression, checking reading makes sense.

Different uses of capitalisation.

Comparing stories with a variety of settings.

Writing stories in simple settings based on previous reading.

Reading and writing simple recounts.

Writing own questions and finding answers in non-fiction books.

IN SCIENCE I WILL BE LEARNING ABOUT:

Growing plants

Naming some common plants.

Identifying the main parts of a plant.

Recognising that plants need water and light to grow.

Investigating the conditions that plants need for growth.

Sound and Hearing

Recognising a variety of sounds.

Describing how sounds are generated by specific objects.

Making measurements relating to sounds and present these in a chart.

History/Geography:

Homes a long time ago.

Barnaby Bear goes to the British Isles.

Art/Design Technology:

Block painting.

Observational drawing.

Fruit salad.

ICT:

Using graphing packages to create pictograms or to direct a floor turtle.

Music:

Pitch.

Using symbols to create a simple score.

R.E:

Belonging/ beliefs.

P.E:

Game activities.

Dance

Athletics.

Throwing, catching and kicking.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

P.E. Thursday.

Games - Monday/Wednesday

Cannon Hall Trip

 

21st June - Sports Day