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Biddulph Class - Year 1

Term 4 - Pole to Pole

What Pupils will be Learning About

 

Geography –  Studying weather in the UK

 

Science -  Animals and their habitats

 

Art  Collaboration and community. Inspired by Flora and Fauna. Drawing, collage, sketchbooks

 

PSHE -  Healthy Me

 

Music  - Timbre and rhythmic patterns

Theme Fairy tales

 

RE – How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times, (Easter)

 

Computing – Technology around us,

                         Programming – moving a robot

 

PE – Dance (Unit 2) - Attack Defend Shoot (Unit 1) 

This term PE for Year 1 will be on Wednesday (indoor) and  Friday (outdoor). 

 

Maths

 

Place Value within 20

Addition and Subtraction within 20

Place Value within 50

Length and Height

Mass and Volume

 

 

Reading

 

Children will have 2 reading sessions weekly, reading a decodable book in line with their Phonic knowledge

Decode and blend key vocabulary from the text.
Discuss the meaning of key vocabulary from the text to ensure understanding 
Decode and blend sentences in the book independently and with an adult on a one to one basis   
Rehearse reading text in the book, working towards reading with fluency
Answer questions and discuss the text to ensure comprehension

 Writing

To write sentences starting with a capital letter and ending with a  full stop.
To form letters correctly and keep their handwriting neat
To use their Phonic knowledge to inform their spelling choices.
 

Key Vocabulary

Science

Birds                Fish 

Amphibians   Reptiles

Mammals       Herbivore

Carnivore       Invertebrates

Omnivore

English/Topic

Inuit             Custom

Depend        Provider

Pleading       Sleek

Spare         Bitterly

Blubber

 

Things you could do at home

 

Reading with your child everyday; firstly their decodable reading book, shared reading book and then comics, sports pages, magazines, it doesn’t have to be just books.
Ensure children practice counting forwards and backwards to 20 and then 50.
Practice writing numbers to 20 correctly and then to 50
Practice writing their letters correctly using neat handwriting with letters sitting on the writing line
 

Science Unit

Animals and Humans.

Know the names of the parts of the human body that can be seen.

The five senses.

Classify animals, carnivore, herbivore, omnivore.

Classify animals amphibians, fish birds and mammals.

Sort living and non living things

Year 1 Term 3, Why does Aylesham exist?

What Pupils will be Learning About

 

Discussion Point

History – Why does Aylesham exist?

Science -  Animals and their habitats

Art -  Working in three dimensions

PSHE -  Dreams and Goals

Music  - Musical Vocabulary

RE – What makes some places sacred?

Computing – Programming – moving a robot

PE – Gymnastics, Hit Catch Run

 

This term PE for Year 1 will be on Wednesday (indoor) and  Friday (outdoor).

 

Science

Animals and Humans

Know the names of the parts of the human body that can be seen.

The five senses.

Classify animals, carnivore, herbivore, omnivore.

Classify animals amphibians, fish birds and mammals.

Sort living and non living things.

 

Key Vocabulary

Science

Birds                Fish

Amphibians   Reptiles

Mammals       Invertebrates

English/Topic

Colliery           Pit

Village            Town

Coal mines    Miners  

Coal field       Choir

Past                Heritage     

Similarities    Differences

 

Maths

We will be finishing addition and moving on to subtraction

Pupils will learn:

Subtraction-take away(how many left?)

Subtraction on a number line.

Add or subtract 1 or 2

 

Geometry

Pupils will learn:

To recognise and name 3D shapes

To sort 3D shapes

To recognise and name 2D shapes

To sort 2D shapes

To look at patterns with 2D and 3D shapes

 

Reading

Children will have 2 reading sessions weekly, reading a decodable book in line with their Phonic knowledge

•Decode and blend key vocabulary from the text.

•Discuss the meaning of key vocabulary from the text to ensure understanding 

•Decode and blend sentences in the book independently and with an adult on a one to one basis   

•Rehearse reading text in the book, working towards reading with fluency

•Answer questions and discuss the text to ensure comprehension

 

 Writing

•To write sentences starting with a capital letter and ending with a  full stop.

•To form letters correctly and keep their handwriting neat

•To use their Phonic knowledge to inform their spelling choices.

 

Things you could do at home

•Reading with your child everyday;fFirstly their decodable reading book this could be comics, sports pages, magazines, it doesn’t have to be just books.

•Ensure children practice counting forwards and backwards to 20 and then 50.

•Practice writing numbers to 20 correctly

•Practice writing their letters correctly using neat handwriting with letters sitting on the writing line

 

 

Useful Links 

 

 

 

Maths

We use the White Rose maths scheme in school so this link will help you all to look at your next steps in learning.

WHITE ROSE MATHS

Maths home learning packages

https://whiterosemaths.com/ 

This site covers both Maths and Literacy.

 

ICT GAMES

Resources and Learning Games

https://www.ictgames.com/ 

 

Science

EXPLORIFY SCIENCE

Range of resources for creative science activities

https://kah.org.uk/links/9/crash-course-kids‚Äč

Fantastic ways of helping you look like scientists.

 

THE WOODLAND TRUST

Practical projects to learn about wildlife and trees. A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

http://www.treetoolsforschools.org.uk/categorymenu/?cat=activities 

 

BEE BOT APP

A free app to help children to improve their skills in directional language, programming sequences of forwards, backwards, left and right 90 degree turns.

https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/bee-bot/id500131639 

 

Art and Design

THE IMAGINATION TREE

Creative art and craft activities

https://theimaginationtree.com

 

RED TED ART

Easy arts and crafts

https://www.redtedart.com 

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