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Spring 1

We have had a really great term; the children have really progressed and worked hard. They have really enjoyed our key stories this term and completed some great writing.

Here is a helpful guide to what we will be learning this term in Year 1.

Our topic this term is Real Life Superheroes. We will begin with Supertato as we know this is a favourite. Following on from this we will look at core stories linked to the topic these will include;

Eliot midnight superhero by Anne Cottringer

Nat fantastic by Giles Andreae

Max by Bob Graham

How to be a superhero by Sue Fliess

Michael Recycle by Ellie Bethel

George saves the World by lunchtime by Dr Jo Readman

English

We will be reading the story, thinking about the characters, sequencing events and role playing these stories. We will be focusing on writing full sentences with capital letters and full stops and sequencing events to retell stories. We will also be looking at words that connect parts of a sentence together such as, ‘and’, ‘because’, ‘so’ and ‘but’. We will also be looking at adjectives (describing words).

Key words: capital letters, full stops, finger spaces, character, sentences, conjunction, adjectives

Maths

This term we will be focusing on numbers 0-20 and then 0 to 50. We will be adding and subtracting, looking at place value to 50. We will look at length, height, weight and volume.

Key Words: addition, number bonds, ordering, subtraction, number line, position, sequence. weigh, measure.

Science

We will be looking at animals including humans and seasonal change.

Key Words: Herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, human, seasons, winter, summer, spring, autumn.

Geography

Locating the UK, locating the four Countries of the UK with their capital cities.

PE

PE will be every Monday’ but in the current climate we have to do this outdoors. The children can come to school in their PE Kit on this day. Please ensure they wear a warm sweatshirt (no hood), joggers and trainers/plimsolls.

Seesaw

Please keep checking Seesaw for our weekly learning and to monitor some of your child’s achievements.

Important Dates

Return to school Jan 6th 2021

Break up Feb 12th 2021

Half Term 15th – 19th Feb 2021

Return to school - 22nd Feb 2021

USEFUL WEBSITES

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zf44jxs/videos/1

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html

http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm

http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/parents/

 

Finally we would like to wish you all a fantastic Christmas.