Welcome to Year 1
The teachers in Year 1 are:
Miss Samantha Farrall-1F Miss Gemma McMullen-1M Mr Bradley Reed-1R
Year Group: 1
Term: Spring 2
We have a very exciting half term ahead where we will be learning all about Dragons!
In English, we will be looking at fantasy stories and writing our own fantasy adventures. We will be securing our knowledge of adjectives to describe characters and settings. We will also be working on extending our sentences using the conjunctions ‘and’ ‘because’ .We will then be learning about information texts and creating our own dragon handbooks.
In Maths, we will work on securing our knowledge of addition and subtraction using hundred squares. We will then recap our place value knowledge and try to secure our understanding of tens and ones for any number up to 100. We will also be beginning to develop our understanding of multiplication and division.
In Topic, we will be focusing on dragons. We will be exploring this fascinating topic by learning all about the world of dragons. We will be creating our own Dragon Eggs during DT sessions using papier mache. Please donate any newspapers you may have to your class teacher.
In Science we will continue to investigate the properties of different materials and will be conducting a series of simple experiments. Our Food Technology lessons will be based on creating our very own dragon soup.
In Computing, we will be continuing to focus on our typing and editing skills using the Macs. We will be looking at how to change font colour, size and style to create our own fire safety posters.
In PSHE, we will be looking at how we can help keep our bodies healthy.
In RE, we will be learning about the Christian faith and learning about the story of the Good Samaritan. We will be looking at the value of independence and will be setting independence challenges.