Welcome to Year 1
Please find below an overview of the topics we will be covering next half term.
Children will be reading a range of poems, writing their own and developing their performance skills. They will then extend their understanding of non-fiction writing. To coincide with our History learning, the children will create their own non-fiction page based on the life of Grace Darling. To finish the school year, the children will be writing their own fictional versions of ‘The Princess and the White Bear King’.
Children will be learning about money and understanding the value of coins and notes. They will also develop their understanding of measurement, including capacity and mass as well as consolidating their number knowledge in preparation for year 2.
Children will be continuing to learn about animals. They will also re-visit their learning about the seasons and make observations about the world around them.
The children will be creating animations based on Grace Darling, using Puppet Pals software.
Our topic is ‘Sex and Relationships’. A separate letter has been sent out and is available on the Belleville app, outlining what and how topics will be taught.
We will be learning about the history of Grace Darling and other significant events.
Children will continue to develop their singing skills. This will culminate in a singing performance towards the end of term. More details will follow.
Children will have an introduction to Cubism, looking at the artist Frank Marc. They will make an animal collage that incorporates colour theory, mixing and blending tones of warm and cool colours.
This term, Year 1 will be learning French with Madame Lambert. Children will be learning the names of different animals, singing songs and playing games.
The infants Sports Day will take place on Monday 8thJuly. More details to follow.
Tuesday Period 2 – Dance with Ms Robbins
Wednesday Period 2 – Games with Ms George
Thursday Period 3 – Games with Ms Wilson
Monday Period 3 – Dance with Ms Robbins
Wednesday Period 1 – Games with Ms George
Thursday Period 2 – Games with Ms Wilson
Tuesday Period 3 – Dance with Ms Robbins
Wednesday Period 3 – Games with Ms George
Thursday Period 1 – Games with Ms Wilson
Monday Period 2 – Games with Ms George
Monday Period 4 – Dance with Ms Robbins
Tuesday Period 2 – Games with Ms Wilson
Monday Period 3 – Games with Ms George
Tuesday Period 1 – Games with Ms Wilson
Tuesday Period 4 – Dance with Ms Robbins
Please ensure that your child has the appropriate named P.E. kit on the correct days.
As the weather is getting warmer children are encouraged to bring in a named water bottle.
Thank you to the many parents that write a comment in their child’s reading diary. Please use the reading diary each week to inform your child’s class teacher on how your child enjoyed their guided reading book and how they progressed through it.
Please make sure that your child brings in their guided reading book and Reading Record each day as reading days may change.
If you have any questions, please speak to us in the playground before or after school.
The Year 1 team