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Year 1 - Curriculum

Dear Parents,

Below you will find the curriculum your child will be covering this Summer term (2019).  Not all subjects are taught each term but are covered throughout the year. As a result of this planner, you may be able to discuss the areas with your child or do research together.

Summer Term

RE

  • Easter: To develop children’s knowledge and understanding of Easter as a celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus.
  • Pentecost: To develop children’s knowledge and understanding of Pentecost as the fulfilment of Jesus’ promise to send the Holy Spirit. This includes the coming of the Holy Spirit as a promised gift that brought about a change in the lives of the disciples and how we celebrate and receive the gift in our lives today.
  • Sharing Jesus’ life: To understand the way in which, as Christians, we are called to follow the life of Jesus. This unit focuses on Jesus choosing and calling the disciples and how they are an example to us of what it means to be a disciple or follower of Jesus and share in his life.
  • Following Jesus today: To develop children’s understanding of how, as followers of Jesus, we belong to the Church and the different ways that the Church, and the different members of it, follow Jesus.

English

  • Poetry: Pattern and Rhyme, acrostic poems
    Recount – diary entries
    Stories from other cultures
  • Tailored Phonics Teaching
    • apply phonic knowledge and skills as the route to decode words
    • respond speedily with the correct sound to graphemes (letters or groups of letters) for all 40+ phonemes, including, where applicable, alternative sounds for graphemes
    • read accurately by blending sounds in unfamiliar words containing GPCs that have been taught
    • read common exception words, noting unusual correspondences between spelling and sound and where these occur in the word
  • Guided Reading
    Pupils will continue to:
    • read words containing taught GPCs and –s, –es, –ing, –ed, –er and –est endings
    • read other words of more than one syllable that contain taught GPCs
    • read words with contractions [for example, I’m, I’ll, we’ll], and understand that the apostrophe represents the omitted letter(s)
    • read books aloud, accurately, that are consistent with their developing phonic knowledge and that do not require them to use other strategies to work out words
    • re-read these books to build up their fluency and confidence in word reading
  • Grammar – writing sentences, joining words with words such as and, but and or, using correct punctuation such as capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks.
    Handwriting including letter formation and leaving spaces between words.

Numeracy

  • Place Value
    Count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number. Count, read and write numbers from 1-100 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, most, least.
    Given a number, identify one more and one less.
  • Number: Four Operations
    Represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20. Add and subtract one digit and two digit numbers to 20, including 0. 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. Count in multiples of twos, fives and tens. Solve one step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher.
  • Measurement: Money
    Recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes. Solve one step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems.
  • Measurement: Weight and Volume
    Compare, describe and solve practical problems for mass/weight [for example, heavy/light, heavier than, lighter than]; capacity and volume [for example, full/empty, more than, less than, half, half full, quarter]  Measure and begin to record mass/weight, capacity and volume.

Science

  • Everyday materials: to distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made, to identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock, to describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials, to compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.
  • Working Scientifically: making observations using simple equipment, performing simple tests, gathering and recording data.

PE

  • Athletics
  • Games

Thematic Curriculum

(includes: History, Geography, ICT, Music, Art, D+T and PSHE)

(includes: History, Geography, ICT, Music, Art, D+T and PSHE)Around the World
History-
the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods
Geography-
use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features. Use world maps.
Art- To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
Design and technology-
To use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes. To understand where food comes from.
ICT-
use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies

 Homework

Reading books
Phonics Revision
Spellings

 Spellings

Spellings are given out on a Monday and tested on a Friday.

Spring Term

RE

  • Forgiveness
    Act and retell the parable of The Prodigal Son.
    Explore choices that children make, that these can be good or bad and the consequences that arise from them.
  • Lent
    Children will explore various aspects of Jesus’ message and ways that Christians can apply these to real life situations.
  • Holy Week:
    To develop the children’s understanding of Palm Sunday, The Last Supper and the Stations of the Cross.

English

Theme: The Great Fire of London

  • Recounts
  • Narrative
  • Tailored Phonics Teaching
    • apply phonic knowledge and skills as the route to decode words
    • respond speedily with the correct sound to graphemes (letters or groups of letters) for all 40+ phonemes, including, where applicable, alternative sounds for graphemes
    • read accurately by blending sounds in unfamiliar words containing GPCs that have been taught
    • read common exception words, noting unusual correspondences between spelling and sound and where these occur in the word
  • Guided Reading
    Pupils will continue to:
    • read words containing taught GPCs and –s, –es, –ing, –ed, –er and –est endings
    • read other words of more than one syllable that contain taught GPCs
    • read words with contractions [for example, I’m, I’ll, we’ll], and understand that the apostrophe represents the omitted letter(s)
    • read books aloud, accurately, that are consistent with their developing phonic knowledge and that do not require them to use other strategies to work out words
    • reread these books to build up their fluency and confidence in word reading
  • Grammar – writing sentences, joining words with words such as and, but and or, using correct punctuation such as capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks.
    Handwriting including leaving spaces between words.

Numeracy

  • Time
    Tell the time to the hour and half past the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times. Recognise and use language relating to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months and years. Compare, describe and solve practical problems for time [for example, quicker, slower, earlier, later and measure and begin to record time (hours, minutes, seconds). Sequence events in chronological order using language [for example, before and after, next, first, today, yesterday, tomorrow, morning, afternoon and evening].
  • Place Value
    Count to 40 forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any number. Count, read and write numbers from 1 - 40 in numerals and words. Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial drawings. Given a number, identify 1 more or 1 less.
  • Number: Addition and Subtraction
    Add and subtract one digit and two digit numbers to 40, including zero. Add and subtract numbers using concrete objects, pictorial representations, and mentally, including: a two digit number and ones; a two digit number and tens; two two digit numbers; adding three digit numbers. 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.
  • Number: Multiplication and Division
    Count in multiples of twos, fives and tens. Solve one step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher.
  • Number: Fractions
    Recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity. Recognise, find and name a quarter as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or quantity.
  • Measures: Length and Height
    Compare, describe and solve practical problems for lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/ shorter, tall/short, double/half]. Measure and begin to record lengths and heights.

Science

  • Everyday materials - to distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made, to identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock, to describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials, to compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.
  • Seasons - to observe changes across the 4 seasons, to observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies

PE

Dance/Games

  • Master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities
  • PE1/1.1b    participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns.

Thematic Curriculum

(includes: History, Geography, ICT, Music, Art, D+T and PSHE)

(includes: History, Geography, ICT, Music, Art, D+T and PSHE)
Great Fire of London
History:  to know about events beyond the child’s living memory that are significant nationally or globally.
Geography:  to be able to name, locate and identify characteristics of the 4 countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.
Art:   to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
Design and technology: to select from and use a wide range of materials and components to build structures.

 Homework

Reading practice
Maths missions
Spellings

 Spellings

Spellings are given out on a Monday and tested on a Friday.

Autumn Term

RE

Creation: to sequence the story of creation, to write prayers and to know the story of St Francis of Assisi.
Families and celebrations: celebrations children have experienced as part of family life, Mass as a celebration and celebrations in the life of Jesus.
Prayer: to know traditional prayers of the Church.
Advent to know how the season is structured and celebrated at home, in the parish and in school.
Christmas: to know the story of the birth of Jesus and why it is important for Christians today.

English

Character description
Labels, lists and captions
Stories with familiar settings
Poems (senses)
Fantasy stories
Instructions
On going
Phonics
Guided Reading
Grammar
Handwriting

Numeracy

Number and place value:
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.
Addition and subtraction:
Represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20.
Add and subtract one digit and two 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 such as 7= ? – 9
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 quarter turns.

Science

Animals including humans: children name human body parts and senses and compare them with those of common animals. Draw pictograms using data about difference between children e.g. hair colour and discuss the needs of pets. Collect, draw and label mini beasts,
Seasons: children will explore the changes to the seasons throughout the year.

PE

Gymnastics: To develop children’s confidence and safety in the spaces used to move and change direction. To listen to instructions. To explore and use skills, actions and ideas individually and in combination to suit the movement they are doing.

Thematic Curriculum

(includes: History, Geography, ICT, Music, Art, D+T and PSHE)

Toys from the past and present
History: to learn about toys from the past and compare them to toys in the present.
Art: the children will explore and evaluate the work of toy makers in the past and present.
D&T: the children will create a moving toy and evaluate how it works.
ICT: Switched on Computing: illustrating an e-book.

 Homework

Reading practice
Phonics practice
Maths missions and spellings

 Spellings

Spellings are given out on a Monday and tested on a Friday.