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Year 1

Year 1 Team - Miss Smith, Miss Whitehouse, Mrs Ward, Miss Froggatt and Miss Bennett.

This Half Term

Keep practicing your reading for our upcoming phonics screening check during the week commencing 12th June.


This half term we are reading Jack and the beanstalk. We will be retelling and innovating the story as well as creating character descriptions. 



In Maths we are learning about multiplying, dividing and fractions.

In Science we are looking at plants. We will be discovering what plants need to grow, what plants we eat and planting our own seeds in the garden. 

In Geography we are practicing our map reading skills by using a compass and using directional language.

In Art we are exploring printing by using classroom objects as well as natural objects.

In Computing we are learning about parts and functions of a computer and the uses of technology in society.

In Jigsaw we are focusing on how to be a good friend inside and outside of school.

In Music we are continuing our learning of finding the beat and composing simple tunes.



Previous Learning

The books we have read this year are:


Maths: Addition and subtraction, Place Value (numbers to 50), 2D and 3D shapes and Length and Height.

Science: Everyday materials, Animals including humans and Senses

Geography: The United Kingdom 

History: Victorians and Time travellers

Jigsaw: Being me in my world, Celebrating differences, Dreams and goals, Healthy Me.

Art: Textiles, Painting, Drawing and Collaging