Welcome to Year 1

Year 1 Mission Statement

We will…

Share

Say kind words and be nice

Play nicely

Help and care for each other

Good listening and sitting

Work hard and try my best

Be happy and have fun!

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Welcome to Year 1,

Miss Thompson is the class teacher and our teaching assistant is Miss Davidson (until October half term).
Our class pet are two guinea pigs called Maisy and Daisy.

Autumn Term: Our topic is ‘Toys’ with a focus on history and art. We will learn about old and new toys, and look at how they have changed. We will learn about the famous Theodore Roosevelt and why he was important. Our science topic is ‘Materials’. We will learn about different materials, their properties, what materials toys are made from and how they have changed over the years. In computing, using Purple Mash, we will learn ‘Online Safety’ and ‘Technology Outside School’. In R.E we learn about different festivals and celebrations (Christmas). Our class trip is to still to be confirmed (depending on COVID)

Spring Term: Our topic is ‘Pirates’ with a focus on geography and music. We will learn how to read and follow maps to explore the local area. We will learn about the explorer Captain James Cook and some famous pirates. In music we will listen to a range of sea shanties and compose our own music with a pirate twist. Our science topic is ‘Plants’. We will grow our own plants and observe how they grow. We will look at common plants and trees. In computing we will learn about units ‘Maze Explorers’,

‘Lego Builders’ and ‘Pictograms’. In R.E we learn about ourselves and the celebration of Easter.

Summer Term: Our topic is ‘Noah’s Ark’ with a focus on design technology where we will explore different structures. Our science topic is ‘Animals including humans’. We will learn about different common animal groups and their diet. We will name different parts of animal bodies, including our own bodies. On our school trip we go to Yorkshire Wildlife Park. In computing we will learn about units ‘Animated Story Books’, ‘Coding’ and ‘Spreadsheets’. In R.E we learn about stories of Jesus.

In science throughout the year we observe seasonal changes including the weather.

In Year 1 we like to celebrate the children’s hard work and positive behaviour. Every Friday we choose a writer of the week, mathemagician and reader of the week. Someone also gets to take home Maths Moose and the class giraffe for the weekend.

Please click on the link below to see our class curriculum

CURRICULUM COVERAGE YEAR ONE for website

Miss Thompson – Teacher