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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1




Teachers: Miss Bellerby, Mrs Lander Stow and Miss Viner


Teaching Assistants: Miss Dott, Miss Johnson and Mrs Burgess


Spring Term


This term, our topic will be:

Toy Story


We will use this topic as the basis of our learning. We will be thinking about toys that we have now as well as those that would have been around in the past. We will also be looking at traditional stories and the features of them.



- Use full stops, capital letters and finger spaces

- Write sentences that can be read by themselves and others

- Write instructions of how to play a game

- Retell and re-write own versions of stories

- Use phonics knowledge to blend and segment for reading and writing

- Respond to comprehension questions about what they have heard or read




Place Value

- Recognise, identify and write the numbers 0-50

- Count forwards and backwards within 50

- Say 'one more' and 'one less' than a given number

- Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations (including number lines)

- Count in multiples of 2s 5s and 10s

Addition and Subtraction

- Record and solve addition and subtraction number sentences

- Use number bonds as a way of solving number sentences to 20

- Use appropriate symbols to record number sentences


- Measure and record lengths and heights 

- Measure and record mass/weight, capacity and volume



- Seasonal changes



- Drawing using shapes and lines, exploring tones and textures

- Exploring colour and texture of paint



- Toys from the past



- Countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom

- Weather conditions and changes



- Exploring timbre and instrument choices

- Sorting and naming instruments



- E-safety and keeping safe online

- Exploring different media through Purple Mash and 2Simple


Design and Technology

- Design, make and evaluate a split pin toy



- Dance and Gymnastics



- Dreams and Goals

- Healthy Me



- Judaism 'Who is Jewish and how do they live?'


Our PE days will be a Monday and a Wednesday.

Please ensure that earrings have been removed. 



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