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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1




Teachers: Miss Bellerby and Mrs Lander Stow


Teaching Assistants: Mrs Harrison, Mrs Tickle and Mrs Biggs


Higher Level Teaching Assistant: Mrs Outtram


Autumn Term


Our topic this term is

Pirates, Pilots and Painters


We will be exploring great history makers. We will find out about what it means to make history and what has made these figures so memorable. As we learn about these people, we will delve more deeply into the lives of pirates, the wonder of space and develop our art skills. 



- Recognise and identify phonic sounds

- Read and write words, captions and sentences

- Read and write common exception words

- Write sentences with a capital letter and full stop

- Use finger spaces when writing



- Understand and count sets to 10

- Count forwards and backwards

- Say one more and one less than a number

- Represent numbers

- Add and subtract within 10

- Explore and understand the Part, Part, Whole model in relation to addition and subtraction

- Develop understanding of Tens and Ones



- Name the parts of the body

- Explore 5 senses

- Carry out simple investigations



- Identify what it means to make history

- Find out about the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements



- Discuss and explore pule and duration (rhythm)

- Play and clap a steady beat 

- Sings songs while keeping in time



- Develop mouse skills to explore classroom technology

- E-Safety



- Design, make and evaluate 

- Create a food product



- Explore shapes when drawing

- Colour mixing

- Relief and resist printing



- Games



- Christianity - What do Christians believe God is like?



- Celebrating Difference


P.E. will be on a Tuesday and a Wednesday. Please ensure your child's kit is named and in school and that earrings are removed on these days. 




Important Start of Year Information for Year 1 Parents