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Year 1 Curriculum

RESILIENCE means not giving up/persisting; having a positive view of oneself as a learner, managing distractions 
RESOURCEFULNESS means using your initiative and a range of strategies; being independent 
REFLECTION means thinking about your own learning; planning your work; assessing your own work 
RELATIONSHIPS means you can learn effectively in a group; know when to work in a pair, group or alone 

Autumn Term 

  • Y1 Billy goats gruff

    Y1 Billy goats gruff

    4.9.18 During this topic we will consolidate pre-learnt phonics and develop knowledge of tricky words. We will build their story vocabulary and their ability to construct a story through drama and actions. In maths we will mostly be working with numbers to 20, counting forwards and backwards and finding number bonds to five and six. We will be doubling numbers up to 5
  • Y1 Dinosaurs

    Y1 Dinosaurs

    1.10.18 We will be working towards planning and writing a story about dinosaurs using the framework of The Three Little Pigs or The Three Billy Goats gruff. We will also be using early identifying and classifying skills to name and sort a variety of common animals/dinosaurs who are herbivores, omnivores and carnivores.  We will discuss time lines and how these can show when things have happened in history. In Maths we will look at 2D shape, number bonds and we
  • Y1 Harvey Slumfenburger

    Y1 Harvey Slumfenburger

    This story provides lots of opportunities for literacy and geography: creative writing, phonics, artwork, sentence construction, role play and looking at different ways of travelling. In Maths we will read and write numbers and number names to 20. Understand and make teen numbers and compare and order numbers to 30.
  • Y1 Christmas

    Y1 Christmas

    11.12.17 During this topic it provides a variety of art and design opportunities, we will use a range of materials creatively to design and make a selection of Christmas products. We will look at Christmas as a Christian festival and how it is celebrated.We will continue to follow Abacus
  • Y1 Stickman

    Y1 Stickman

    8.1.18 During this topic we will enjoy the story of stickman, we will use the adventures he goes on to look in to a variety of every day materials and describe the physical properties. We will use this text to inspire the children to write Stickman style stories. In Maths we will read, write and say two digit numbers and understand them as some tens some ones. Revise number bonds to 5,6,7,10.  We will solve simple addition and subtraction word problems.