Year 1 - Autumn 2

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Curriculum

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Homework Timetable

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Learning Values: Harmonious Independent Learner

S.M.S.C: Developing a sense of self and realising own potential. Respect for own culture and that of others.

English & Big Talk
Stories set in a different country – Gregory Cool
Speaking and Listening
  • Develop ability to listen to a story and retell them in their own words.
  • To ask and answer questions in relation to a story.
Reading
  • To apply phonic knowledge and skills as the route to decode words, containing sounds such as ar, or, air.
  • To continue to explain clearly their understanding of what is read to them and answer questions based on setting, character and plot.

Writing

  • Writing short stories, letters and recalling and writing facts based on historical events.
  • Writing simple sentences using the conjunction: and.
  • Learning how to use punctuation correctly, including capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.
  • To introduce the use of adjectives to describe and specify, e.g. The cheetah was strong and powerful.
Letter Formation and Handwriting 
  • To use the correct tripod pencil grip. To form all letters correctly using a lead out (flicks).
  • To form numbers correctly.
Big Talk topics
  • Bonfire night – senses
  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel – feelings of passengers
Maths
Maths
  • Read and write numbers to 20 in words.
  • To find and record missing numbers in a 100 square.
  • To count in 2s, 5s and 10s and record this.
Calculating
  • To subtract one quantity from another and record thenumber sentence.
  • To use understanding of addition and subtraction tosolve word problems.
  • Mentally double numbers up to 10.
Shape, Space and Measure
  • Using standard and non standard units of measure for length.
  • To record measurements of length in cm and m.
  • To compare and order lengths.
  • To use the language of first, second, third etc to order lengths.
Science
Science: Animals including humans.
  • To name and record body parts.
  • To compare human and animal bodies.
  • To understand the vocabulary ‘herbivore’ ‘carnivore’ and ‘omnivore’.
  • To sort and group animals based on similarities and differences.
  • To record information on Venn diagrams, pictograms and tally charts.
Key questions:
  • Can you name human body parts?
  • What do humans have that other animals don’t?
  • Can you name some herbivores?
  • What do animals have in common?
  • What is different about various animals?
Geography
History/Geography
  • Significant Places and People – Key figures in History:
  • Guy Fawkes
  • Rosa Parks
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • Mary Seacole
Key questions:
  • Can you order events on a timeline?
  • How can I find out about an event in the past?
  • How does life in the past differ to life today?
Art
Healthy Eating
  • Children name and explore the appearance of a range of fruit and vegetables observing properties through tasting, smelling and touching.
  • Cutting, peeling grating and slicing (safety adhered to).
Key questions:
  • How can we stay safe when using a knife?
  • What should I do first before I prepare
Computing
Computing: (To continue this half term)
  • Online safety– use will use safe search for images on the web, discuss emails and aspects of email safety.
  • This half term’s topic is “We are celebrating”.
  • Children will develop basic keyboard skills through typing text, develop basic mouse skills, develop skills in combining texts and images, discuss their work and think about whether it can be improved.
Key questions:
  • Do you know how to stay safe on a computer?
  • What if there was no email?
  • How do you leave a space between your words?
P.E.

This half term pupils will be focusing on developing their balance and coordination skills through a range of group and paired activities.

  • Over this half term, they will be developing their fundamental movement skills in preparation for further games, dance and gymnastic topics.
Key questions:
  • Can you balance on one leg?
  • How many different ways can you move around the room?
  • How many different balances can you
Religious Education
Learning from stories
  • To build on the capacity to learn from stories, specifically how stories convey important beliefs and values; to further develop the ability to formulate questions.
  • Stories include: Rama and Sita, The story of Hanukkah.
Key questions:
  • Can you think of a story with a miracle in it?
  • Can you retell it to a friend?
Music
Sounds Interesting
  • Identify different sounds and change/use sounds expressively.
  • Preparing for the Year 1 Christmas Show – learning and singing songs, and performing in front of audiences.
Key questions:
  • Can I play a simple percussion instrument high/low/loud/soft?
  • Can I sing high/low/loud/soft?
P.S.H.E
P.S.H.E: Be Friendly, Be Wise.
  • To understand how to make friends
  • To understand why we sometimes fall out with our friends
  • To develop strategies to manage angry feelings.
Key questions:
  • What can you do if you are alone in the playground?
History
History/Geography
  • Significant Places and People – Key figures in History:
  • Guy Fawkes
  • Rosa Parks
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • Mary Seacole
Key questions:
  • Can you order events on a timeline?
  • How can I find out about an event in the past?
  • How does life in the past differ to life today?
Spanish
  • Can I introduce myself and begin a conversation in Spanish?
  • Can I count and recognise numbers one to ten confidently in Spanish?

1H – Miss Hossami

1MW – Mrs McDonald

1MW – Mrs Ward

1L – Miss Limliman

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