Year 1 - Autumn 2
Meet The Teacher
Learning Values: Engaged and Determined
S.M.S.C: Developing a sense of self and realising own potential. Respect for own culture and that of others.
Visit to St Barnabas Church
- WHAT MAKES SOMEWHERE OR SOMEONE UNIQUE AND SPECIAL?
- IMMERSION – VISIT TO ST BARNABAS CHURCH
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.
- 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 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
- Can you describe how Gregory was feeling at the beginning of the story?
- Why do you think he felt that way?
- How is Tobago different to London?
- 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.
- To subtract one quantity from another and record the number sentence.
- To use understanding of addition and subtraction to solve 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.
- To recognise different shapes within the environment.
- Can you use the – accurately in a number sentence?
- Can you measure using a ruler or metre stick?
- What is double 5?
Science: What is a living thing?
- 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.
- 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?
Significant Places and People
- Key figures in History:
- Guy Fawkes
- Rosa Parks
- Isambard Kingdom Brunel
- Mary Seacole
- 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?
- 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).
- How can we stay safe when using a knife?
- What should I do first before I prepare food?
- Why are fruits and vegetables healthy & special?
- Using Beebots
- Children to explore using programmable toys.
- Use technology safely and respectfully
- Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content
- Using the mouse control; the mouse to click.
- How can you programme a beebot to move from one point to another?
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.
- Can you balance on one leg?
- How many different ways can you move around the room?
Special Places and Special Days
- Describe some external and internal features of the place of worship they have visited and say how these are important in the religion.
- Learning about special days and celebrations for different faiths.
- What are the similarities and differences between how people celebrate special days?
- How are these celebrations are unique?
- 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.
- Can I play a simple percussion instrument high/low/loud/soft?
- Can I sing high/low/loud/soft?
- A healthy balanced lifestyle (including physically, socially and emotionally).
- Rights and responsibilities (including fairness and justice)
- Diversity and equality in all its forms.
- How do I keep myself healthy?
- What can I do to make things fair with my friends?
- This half term the children will continue to consolidate basic greetings in Spanish.
- Learn Spanish names for numbers 0-10.
- Learn colours of the rainbow.
- Practice all new words through song and movement.