Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

Summer Term 2018

Areas of study for Year 1*

 

Literacy 

Traditional and fairy tales (including plays)

Jack and the beanstalk

3 little pigs and the big bad wolf

Rapunzel

 

Information texts

part of a castle

Recount of trip

 

Sea creatures

Poems

Information texts – sea creatures

 

Play scripts         

 

Stories in fantasy worlds

Mermaids and pirates

Numeracy

Number and place value              

Addition and subtraction             

Multiplication and division

Addition  and subtraction  with Money and time

Fractions

Measurement and Capacity       

Shape and position

Problem solving

Reading

 

Guided reading

Daily reading

Reading 4x a week at home

Phonics*

Phase 3

Phase 4 tricky words 

Phase 5

RE

To know the main aspects of Judaism

To understand the creation story.           

What happens during Shabbat

To understand how Shabbat is celebrated in a place of worship

 

To know stories from the bible:

Noah’s Ark

Jonah and the Whale

David and Goliath

Joseph and his dream coat

PE

Cognitive Skills:

  • I can begin to order instructions, movements and skills.
  • With help I can recognise similarities and differences in performance and I can explain why someone is working or performing well.
  • I can understand and follow simple rules and can name some things I am good at.

 

Health & Fitness:

  • I can say how my body feels before, during and after exercise.
  • I use equipment appropriately and move and land safely.
  • I am aware of why exercise is important for good health.

 

Sports Day:

  • Practice for events.

Topic

Science

To observe and describe how day length varies in the context of winter to spring.

I can describe how day length varies from winter to spring.

To observe changes across the four seasons by looking at how trees and the clothes that we wear change from winter to spring.

I can identify changes in the trees and in clothes that we wear from winter to spring.

To observe and describe weather associated with the seasons by observing

the weather in spring.

I can observe and describe the weather in spring.

To gather and record data to help in answering questions by recording the

weather, temperature, rainfall and wind direction in spring.

To observe changes across the four seasons by going on a spring walk.

To observe and describe how day length varies in the context of winter to spring.

I can describe how day length varies from spring to summer.

To observe changes across the four seasons by looking at how trees and the clothes that we wear change from winter to spring.

To observe and describe weather associated with the seasons by observing and recording the weather in summer.

I can observe and describe the weather in summer.

To gather and record data to help in answering questions by recording the weather, temperature, rainfall and wind direction in summer.

I can collect and record data about the weather in summer.

Observe and describe weather associated with the seasons in the context of the summer sun.

I can explain how to stay safe in the sun.

Scientist and  Inventors

To describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials, by identifying the properties of plastic in the context of Lego.

I can describe the properties of Lego.

To use observations to suggest answers to questions, by thinking about why Lego is made out of plastic.

To describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals, by sorting animals according to their features.

I can compare the bodies of different animals.

To identify and classify animals, by sorting animals according to their features.

I can sort animals into different groups. can identify different parts of animals.

I can observe which animals have different body parts.

To identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, by exploring a range of sensory plants.

I can name different plants.

To gather and record data to help in answering questions, by creating a pictogram showing the class’ most

popular sensory plants.

To observe and describe weather associated with the seasons, by

measuring rainfall with a rain gauge they have made.

I can observe and describe the weather.

To gather and record data to help in answering questions, by measuring rainfall with a rain gauge they have made.

To describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals, including pets, by exploring the work of vets.

I can describe how vets look after animals.

To identify and classify, by identifying the basic parts of animals’ bodies.

To perform simple tests, by testing the insulating properties of different materials.

I can test which items keep us warm.

To compare a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple properties, by finding the best insulating materials.

History

Trip to Windsor Castle

 

To know what a medieval knight was.

To prepare for a school trip to Windsor Castle.

I can say how a knight may have been trained at Windsor castle.

I can say what they would have done and what they would have worn in battle.

I can think of some questions I want to answer about the castle & knights.

 

To identify different parts of a castle and understand why they were built.

I can explain why castles were built.

I can name some parts of a castle.

I can label some of the parts of a castle.

I can begin to say what the purpose for each part of the castle is.

 

To compare ways of travelling to the seaside today with Victorian times.

To compare seaside objects today with those from the past.

I can compare different transports and put them in chronological order.

 

To find out what people wore at the seaside in Victorian times.

I can draw pictures of the clothing worn in modern and Victorian times.

Geography

To name different types of homes.

I can name different types of homes & buildings.

 

To investigate the local area and different types of homes through fieldwork.

I can name different types of homes and buildings in Owlsmoor.

I can create field sketches of different homes in Owlsmoor.

I can say what materials are used to make houses and begin to suggest why.

 

To compare homes from around the world with homes in the United Kingdom.

I can say why different countries have different types of houses to Owlsmoor.

I can explain why I think a particular house is used by a particular person e.g. Because it is made of snow and ice and they live in a snowy country.

 

To identify & name the four countries of the United Kingdom.

I can locate England, Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales on a map.

I know the capital cities.

 

To find out about the seas around Great Britain.

To name the four countries of Great Britain.

I can recognise the UK on a map and name the seas around it.  I can show where England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland are on a map of the UK.

 

To find out about famous seas and oceans and continents.

I can name some famous seas and oceans and talk about where they are located.

I can name some of the continents of the world.

 

To compare the Maldives with Sandhurst.

To find out about water animals.

I know how to classify different water animals.

Music

To begin to recognise the basic aspects of the bossa nova.

To listen and appraise a piece of music.

To learn a song and perform it.

To use instruments.

History of music.

To review what has been learnt during Y1 

Computing

Switched On Scheme of Work – We are Celebrating:

We are Celebrating: Look at e-cards on the internet.

Step 1: Researching cards.

We are Celebrating: Using the keyboard.

Step 2: Practice typing text.

We are Celebrating: Working with text.

Step 3: Practise editing and changing text.

We are Celebrating: Creating images.

Step 4: Collect images.

We are Celebrating: Creating a card.

Step 5: Combing text & images.

We are Celebrating: Creating a card.

Step 6:Review & evaluate.

 

Switched On Scheme of Work – We are TV Chefs:

We are TV Chefs: Filming the steps of a recipe.

Step 1: Investigating recipes and TV cookery programmes

We are TV Chefs: Filming the steps of a recipe.

Step 2: Programming a sandwich-making robot.

We are TV Chefs: Filming the steps of a recipe.

Step 3: Developing a recipe.

We are TV Chefs: Filming the steps of a recipe.

Step 4: Practising with the camera.

We are TV Chefs: Filming the steps of a recipe.

Step 5: Filming the recipe video

We are TV Chefs: Filming the steps of a recipe.

Step 6: Editing and reviewing.

Art, Design & Technology

Painting a street for a display

To paint from memory a house

To plan a design that will have a repeating pattern          

Make and decorate a House number plaque out of clay 

Making a Rapunzel tower            

Creating a castle with a moving draw bridge       

Sketching parts of Windsor Castle

 

Design a flag for a castle – using fabric paints

To experiment with weaving techniques using a variety of materials. 

To apply knowledge of weaving to make a rainbow fish.

To plan, communicate and develop ideas for sewing together a seaside creature. 

To draw and label plans.

To evaluate sewing techniques and effects.

* To teach phonics in Key Stage 1, we use 'Letters and Sounds' supplemented by 'Jolly Phonics'.

*To teach reading we use various reading schemes including Oxford reading tree, Ginn and Collins.

*If you require additional information relating to our school curriculum, please ask at the school office or the class teacher.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOP tips

  • Read, read and read!
  • Share books with your children- you read to them, they read to you.
  • Discuss books and stories — characters, events, endings etc.
  • Make suggestions for a different ending, new character etc
  • Join the local library & encourage your child to choose their books— this helps to develop preferences etc.
  • Don’t forget rhymes and poems!
  • Encourage your child to write shopping lists, notes, postcards, diaries.
  • Encourage correct letter formation — this will help with cursive writing later.
  • Play I spy using phonic/sounds- don’t forget endings!
  • Practise reading and spelling keywords.
  • Have fun!