Year 1 2022 - 2023

Miss Scarfe

Mrs Brook

Welcome to the Year 1 Class Page

 

Important Info:

1S do PE on: Thursday                                                           1B do PE on: Wednesday

      1S test spellings on: Thursday                                               1B test spellings on: Tuesday 

 

 

Children can come to school in their P.E kits on their designated days.

Our daily homework is to read to an adult at home and practice our spellings in order to ensure we make the best possible progress during our time in Year 1. 

 

A typical day in Year 1 looks like...

8.20 - Children come into school.

8.30 - Morning Task

8.45 - 9.45 - English

9.45 - 10.00 - Break time

10.00 - 11.00 - Maths

11.00 - 11.45 - RWI

11.45 - 12.45 - Lunch

12.45 - 1.00 - Maths Meeting 

1-1.15 - RWI Speed Sounds    

1.15 - 3.00 Wider Curriculum Lessons

 

You can download our yearly planning overview here.

 

Autumn

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This is Me 

This term our topic is 'This is Me!’ where we will be learning about ourselves, our family and where we live. We will be exploring and learning about:

-Our local area in Geography.

-The History of the local area and how it has changed.

-Our body parts and how we grow and change in Science.

- Singing and using our voices in Music.

-How to make a vehicle with an axle and wheels in DT.

-Drawing self portraits and the artwork of artist Paul Klee in Art.

-How to keep safe online using Gooseberry Planet.

-Following and creating simple algorithms in computing.

 

Spring

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Time Machine

This term our topic is ‘Time Machine’ and we will be taking a walk through History! Spring 1 we will be looking at the Great Fire of London and the importance of Samuel Pepyes and his diary. Then in Spring 2 we will meet the dinosaurs and explore the famous discovery of Mary Anning! We will be exploring and learning about:

-The countries and capital cities of the UK, especially London and its landmarks.

-The structure of plants and classifying animals in Science.

-Music from different genres and the different instrument groups.

-How to make a papier Mache dinosaur strong and stable.

-How to create silhouette art of the Great Fire of London.

-How to keep safe online using Gooseberry Planet.

-Following and creating simple algorithms and using a range of programs to create digital content in computing.

 

Summer

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Trains, Planes and Automobiles

This term our topic is ‘Trains, Planes and Automobiles’. We will be looking at how transport has changed over time and the achievements of Amelia Earhart and Neil Armstrong. Are you ready to travel on this adventure!? We will be exploring and learning about:

-The 7 continents and 5 oceans and completing a comparison study with Africa in Geography.

-Materials and their properties in Science.

-Creating music and exploring music from different places.

-Making a fruit kebab using our new food prepartion skills.

-African art and pattern.

-How to keep safe online using Gooseberry Planet.

-Producing digital content using a range of programs in computing.

 

 

Year 1 so far in 2022-2023

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We had a photo on our first day and thought about what we wanted to be when we grow up. We had a lovely first day and all felt welcome in year 1 - there was nothing to worry about! 

 

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In Maths we have been looking closely at numbers within 10. We have used equations and part whole models to find bonds for numbers such as 5, 6, 7 and 8. We have identified more and less and used ten frames to represent numbers. We have worked really hard. 

 

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In Science we are looking at the Human Body, its parts and functions. In Geography we are learning about Countries, Cities, Towns and Villages (especially the Towns and Villages around us.) In Music, we are looking at Call and Response songs to sing along and perform. In Computing we have looked at using codes and algorithms to direct a Beebot. We love showing off what we have learned. 

We have started making visits to the library and venturing outside to embrace the changes of Autumn. We have enjoyed the responsibilities of choosing our own book and returning it each week, along with getting on our own coat and boots for Muddy Monday. 

In maths we have worked really hard to add and subtract numbers within 10 using the most efficient method. We discovered that counting on/back from a given number was much quicker compared to counting out all the numbers. 

 

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During the Autumn term we went for a walk in the local woods to look for signs of Autumn, focussed on our numbers within 20 in Maths, investigated the best way to join axles, chassis and wheels in DT and the best way to measure rainfall in Science. 

Our Learning in Y1 so far... 2021-2022

 

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 Take a look at some of the Pic Collages we have in our class books:

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