Welcome to Year 1
The teachers in Year 1 are:
Miss Samantha Farrall-1F Miss Gemma McMullen-1M Mr Bradley Reed-1B
Year Group: 1
Term: Autumn 2
In English, we will be looking at a variety of space stories such as ‘Whatever next’ and ‘The way back home’. We will be learning how to write stories and will start to look at how to write a non-chronological report. We will also be creating our own poems about space.
In maths, we will continue to develop our number and place value knowledge. We will learn to count in steps of two and five forwards and backwards will use the vocabulary before and after. We will develop the skill of identifying missing numbers in number sentences for addition and subtraction and will also explore 3D shapes and their properties.
In science and topic, we will be focusing on space. We will be familiarising ourselves with the name of the planets and their characteristics. We will also be exploring astronauts and the food that they eat in space as well as what they need to survive. In art we will be learning about colour and will hold a small exhibition at the end of term for you to view our fantastic artwork. In Music we will listen to Holst’s Planet Suite and will also be learning Christmas songs. In outdoor PE we will be exploring aim and during indoor PE we will focus on developing key skills e.g. balance. In computing, we will recap on the importance of E-safety and will learn how to paste, crop and rotate pictures. We will use these skills to create a comic strip about space. Also in Science we will be learning about the different seasons and will investigate the amount of rainfall during the next half term in the season of Autumn.
In PSHE, we will be looking at how to stay clean, growing and changing and looking at our families. In RE, we will begin to learn about Christianity and why Jesus is important to Christians. Our school values for Autumn 2 are equality and effort.
Our PE days are Monday and Wednesday for 1M, Tuesday and Friday for 1F and Monday and Friday for 1R.