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Learning in Year 1

Autumn Term


English

In Literacy we will be looking at familiar stories.  We will write descriptive sentences on the characters and the settings.

Objectives:

  • To use Fred sounds to help read and write words
  • To form letters clearly
  • To write on the lines
  • To use finger spaces between words
  • To learn to use capital letters at the start of a sentence
  • To learn to use full stops at the end of a sentence
  • To learn to use a variety of adjectives to add interest to my writing
  • To learn to sequence events and recount them in appropriate detail
  • To learn to use appropriate vocabulary to suit the purpose

Maths

In Maths we will begin our units on Place Value, Shape and .addition and subtraction.

Place Value

Count to ten, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number.

Count, read and write numbers to 10 in numerals and words.

Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least.

Given a number, identify one more or one less.

Count in multiples of twos

Count to twenty, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, from any given number.

Count, read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words.

Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least.

Count in multiples of twos and fives

Number: Addition and Subtraction

  • Represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts (within 20)
  • Add and subtract one digit numbers (to 20), including zero.
  • Read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (-) and equals (=) signs.
  • Solve one step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations and missing number problems.

Geometry: Shape

  • Recognise and name common 2D and 3D shapes, including rectangles, squares, circles and triangles, cuboids, pyramids and spheres.
  • Describe position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three quarters.

 History

Our History Topic for Autumn 1 and 2 is the Ice Age and the Stone Age:

  • To learn to summarise the key events of their life in a chronological sequence.
  • To identify where places are.
  • To differentiate between oceans and land using maps, atlases and globes.
  • Understand direction: north, south, east and west.
  • To describe what is meant by the Ice Age/Stone Age.
  • To identify what is meant by a land bridge.
  • To identify animals that lived locally during the Ice Age/Stone Age.
    To compare daily life in the Ice Age/Stone Age with that of today.
  • To compare homes during the Ice Age/Stone Age with those of today.

Geography

Spatial Sense / Orienteering

Objectives:

  • To learn to ask geographical questions (what is it like to live in this place?) and communicate in different ways.
  • To learn to use globes and maps and plans at a range of scales.
  • To learn to recognise how places compare with other places.
  • To know that an aerial view means to look at something from above.
  • To understand that maps tell us the location of different places.
  • To learn to identify and describe where places are.
  • To understand what makes a good map.
  • To learn to make maps and plans.

Computing

Objectives:

  • To understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital
  • devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions
  • To create and debug simple programs
  • To use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs
  • To use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital
  • content
  • To recognise common uses of information technology beyond school
  • To use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private;
  • To identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.

Art & DT - Line and Texture

Objectives:

  • To notice line, shape and pattern and use these visual qualities when they draw their impressions of people, places, events, objects and animals, real and imagined.
  • To appreciate different drawing styles and discover how significant illustrators have used drawing to express ideas in their creative works.
  • To use tools & techniques for drawing and explore effects so they can express their ideas, observations and feelings with increasing proficiency.

Science

Our Science topic for Autumn 1 is Animals and their Habitats.  Throughout the year we will also be observing and learning about seasonal change. 


RE

In RE we will start our unit on Christianity focusing in the Creation Story, Harvest Festival and the Nativity.