Year 1 2023-2024
A warm welcome to the year one page!
Our teaching team consists of Mr Anderson and Miss Smith in 1A and Mrs Harris , Miss Woodward and Mrs Goodban in 1H.
Year 1 will be having PE on a Monday and a Friday. Please can children come to school wearing their PE kits on these days.
We also have termly visits to Green Zone. All our Green Zone sessions are posted on Tapestry
Fun at Green Zone Year 1
Below you will find an overview of our planned learning each term along. For more information on what your child will be learning in year 1 please see the curriculum pages and termly newsletters.
I'm a poet and i didn't know it!
Hook: Rhyming word hunt in the local area
Maths: Place value within 10, Addition and subtraction within 10
English: Rhyming, simple poetry and descriptive writing
SPAG- Simple sentence structure- finger spaces, full stops
Reading- reading skills, speaking and listening skills, join in with rhymes
Geography - Why do people come to Deal?-
Locating where children live and knowing their address, exploring around the school- human and physical features(during local walk). Can they guide the everywhere bear to their house? What makes them come to Deal?
Science: Seasonal changes (Autumn),Working scientifically
Computing: Unit A: computing systems and networks- technology around us
RE: Does God want Christians to look after the world?
Music: Charanga- Glockenspiel Act 1- first note
PE: Indoor PE: Infant Agility
Outdoor PE: Tennis
DT: Fabric project- Making a promotional product for a book (whale for snail and the whale)
PSHE: Jigsaw – Unit 1
Local walk around the school environment
Toys, Toys, Toys
Trip to see a show
Maths: Addition and subtraction within 10, Shape, Consolidation
English: Writing instructions, Christmas poems
SPAG- simple sentence structure- finger spaces, full stops, capital letters, imperative verbs-get, put, mix, time conjunctions- first, next
Reading- blending, beginning of phase 5 sounds, sharing books
History - How have toys changed over time?
What types of toys are there?
What toys did my parents and grandparents play with?
How do we know about toys from the past?
Can we put toys in chronological order?
Why have toys changed?
Science: Everyday materials
Computing: Unit B: creating media- digital painting
RE: What gifts might Christians have given Jesus if he had been born here?
Music: Charanga- Glockenspiel Act 1- first note, Singing for Panto
Outdoor PE: football
Indoor PE: Infant AgilityArt: Access art- spirals
I have a dream
Hook: Fairytale dress up day
Maths: Place value within 20, Addition and subtraction within 20
English: Character description and story writing
SPAG- word types- noun, verb, adjectives- capital letters for start of names and I
Reading- traditional tales, fairy tales, blending in their heads, tricky words
Geography- What is in the UK? Countries that make the UK, key features, main towns/cities, seas
Science: Seasonal changes (Winter), Animals (including humans), Plants
Computing: Unit D- programming A- moving a robot
RE: Was it always easy for Jesus to show friendship?
Music: Charanga- Glockenspiel Act 2- play together
Indoor PE: Gymnastics
Outdoor PE: Tag Rugby
Art: Access Art- simple printing, watercolours, inspired by floral and fauna
PSHE: Jigsaw: Unit 3
Hook: Creepy claws visit
Maths: Place value within 50, Length and height, Mass and volume.
English: Story writing and poetry
SPAG- Consolidate last term and term 1 poetry
Reading- reading for an audience, consolidate all know sounds and blending in head.
History: How are climates different around the world?,Focus on rainforest
Science: Seasonal changes (Spring),Working scientifically (consolidation)
Computing: Unit C- Data and information- grouping data
RE: Why was Jesus welcomed like a king or celebrity on Palm Sunday?
Music: Charanga- Glockenspiel Act 3- more notes
Indoor PE: Tri Golf
Outdoor PE: Kwik Cricket
Art: Access art- playful making and making birdsPSHE: Jigsaw - Unit 4
What’s the Deal?
The history project walk
Maths: Multiplication and division, Fractions, Position and direction
English: Recount and instructions
SPAG- Consolidating previous terms and coordinating conjunctions
Reading- Phonics Screening Check, reading fluently
History - What effect did Smugglers have locally?
Why did smuggling begin?
Smuggling: Why Deal?
What effect did Goodwin Sands have on smuggling?
What effect did smuggling have on justice?
Geography- Why do people come to Deal?
-What features does Deal have?(Recap during local learning walk)
Computing: Unit E: Creating Media- digital writing
RE: Is Shabbat important to Jewish children?
Music: Charanga- Glockenspiel Act 3- more notes
Indoor PE: Dance
Outdoor PE: Rounders
DT: wood project- Kites
PSHE: Unit 5: Relationships
The History Project
Making a bakery
Maths: Place value within 100, Money, Time, Consolidation
English: Diary entry and story writing
SPAG- consolidation of previous terms
History - Did the Great Fire of London only have a negative impact?
What was London like in 1666?
What were the key events of the Great Fire of London? (chronology)
How do we know so much about the Great Fire of London? (Famous People/sources)
Why did the fire spread so quickly? (buildings/materials)
What damage did the fire cause?
What changed after the fire? (comparison)
Science: Seasonal changes (Summer), Animals (including humans) (consolidation), Plants (consolidation)
Computing: Unit F: Programming B- programming animations
RE: Are Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur important to Jewish children?
Music: Charanga- Glockenspiel Act 4- finale
Indoor PE: Indoor review
Outdoor PE: Outdoor review/Sports day practice
DT: food project
PSHE: Unit 6: Changing me (including SRE)