Year 1 - Summer 2

Reading and Writing Talk



Science Curriculum


Learning Values

Homework Timetable

Meet The Teacher

Behaviours: Life long learners, Independent Learning: Listening, Thinking, Confidence

S.M.S.C: Can I develop an appreciation of similarities and differ- ences between my self and other children ? Can I encourage others to do their best?


I can use adjectives (WOW) to make my writing lively and engaging.
I can use correct punctuation . , ? !
I can use the connectives – because, and, so & but.
I can write in a range of formats – letter writing, re- counts, captions & labels, creative story writing, poetry, explanations & instructions.
I can spell common exception words.
I can sequence sentences to form short narratives.

Key Texts:
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak Poetry books
Non-fiction books on Victorians

We will continue to practise reading pseudo words in preparation for the phonics screening test in June.
I can apply my phonic knowledge to my reading and writing.

Key Questions
Can you describe the setting of the story? What adjectives can you use to describe the characters? Was meeting the Wild Things real or in Max’s imagination? How do you know?

  • I know the months of the year in order.
  • I can count to and across 100 forwards and backwards from any given number.
  • I understand multiplication, division and doubling through grouping and sharing.
  • I can solve one-step problems that involve + and – , x and ÷
  • I can describe movement in straight lines using everyday language and describe turns, including half, quarter and three quarter turns in both directions.

Key questions

  • What month comes after August?
  • Can you programme the bee-bot to turn clockwise, then anti-clockwise?
  • There are 6 dinosaurs in the forest. Each of them has 4 legs. How many legs are there altogether?

What is the difference between things that are dead, alive or never been alive?
I can explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive.

Seasonal Changes
I can compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties. I can observe changes across the 4 seasons. I can describe weather associated with seasons and how day length varies.

Key questions
Which materials have never been alive?
Which season are we in? How do you know?
What can you see in this season that you can’t see in other seasons?

Art / D.T.

Design a puppet
Compare modern puppets with Victorian puppets.
I can draw a design of my puppet
Glue textiles together
Decorate textiles using buttons, beads and sequins.

Key Questions
How could we join fabric together?


Look at the toys that Victorian children have — what technology did they have?
Children to continue to program a beebot to follow a route on a map.
Children to play programmable games.

Key questions
Can you make the beebot turn clockwise and anticlockwise?
Can you give accurate instructions and directions?


Ball skills
Sports day practise
Victorian games

Key questions
Can you catch a ball with one hand? How do you show good sportsmanship?

Religious Education

We will continue to learn about special food in different religions.

Key questions
Can you think of a special food? When do you eat it and why?
Why do some people fast or give up certain foods?
What special food was invented in the Victorian days?


We will be learning the names of the members of our immediate family through song.
Describe ‘who lives in my house’ in English then Spanish.
Revise vocabulary through games.


Exploring pitch and rhythm

  • The Long and the Short of it
  • Duration: long and short sounds
  • Can I use long and short sounds to create interesting sequences of sound?

I can recognise achievements
I can identify people who help keep me safe.

Key questions
Can you think of something you have done this year that you are proud of?
Can you think of the different people in school who help to keep you safe?

Geography / History

Mapping Skills
Use simple compass directions and positional and directional language.

Key questions
Can you name the directions on the compass?
Which invention can help us with directions?

The Victorians
We will continue to learn about the Victorians.
Comparing homes and toys from the past to modern day.
Learning about school during Victorian times.

Key questions:
What are some similarities and differences with Victorian homes and our homes now?
Would you enjoy playing with Victorian toys and why?
How have inventions made life better for us.

Miss Limliman

Miss Hossami

Miss Pugh

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