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Facta Non Verba Action Not Words

Year 1

Topics 2020 - 2021

 

Year 1 Autumn Term topics:

Literacy:

1. Alphabet – Revise and consolidate: names of letters / sounds of letters / capital and lower case letter formation

2. Alphabet – consonants and vowels.

3. Blends – Revise known blends / introduce extension blends / beginning blends / ending sounds.

4. Poetry / Rhyme – Revise rhymes and rhyming words.

5. Spellings – Test and practice every week (Following Spelling scheme blends).

6. Grammar – revise sentence structure: capital letters / full stops / finger spaces. Introduce use of question marks and exclamation marks. Link sentences with connectives, start to add adjectives.

7. Fiction – story planning / settings / events / order / characters.

8. Non Fiction – use / layout of texts.

9. Reading – individual and shared reading / reading comprehension.

Maths:

Revising and consolidating:

1. Numbers to 10, 20 and then 100.

2. Addition / Subtraction – consolidating number bonds to 10.

3. Addition / Subtraction – numbers to 20 / teen numbers / number bonds / adding 10 to 1 digit numbers.

4. Ordering numbers and number names, the value of tens and units

5. Money – recognising coins 1p/2p/5p/10p/20p/50p£1.

6. Money – using 5p/10p/20p to buy/give change.

7. Counting in 2’s – odd and even numbers.

8. 2D / 3D shapes – name, use and discuss properties, dividing into halves and quarters

9. Time – Analogue: o’clock / half past.

10. Sorting – introduce Venn diagram.

RE:

Following the topics in the Come and See program.

1. Families – The love and care shown in families. God’s love and care for every family.

2. Belonging – Belonging to different groups. Baptism is an invitation to belong to God’s family.

3. Waiting – Sometimes it is necessary to wait. Advent is a time to wait for Jesus to come at Christmas.

Science:

Sources of Sound.

Sources of Light

Uses and mis-uses of electricity.

 

History:

Homes now and then.

Firework night / Guy Fawkes

Poppy Day

 

Geography:

Our Journey to school.

The local area.

 

Art:

Free art using a variety of media to explore and enjoy the creative satisfaction of various art activities;

Paint, collage, cutting, sticking, chalking, colouring, stencilling.

Links to Science; Autumn and Winter pictures with free choice medium to be used.

Links to Homes (History); Painting using various paints, pictures of themselves and their homes.

Links to Guy Fawkes (History); Choose own medium to create a firework picture.

Links to Christmas; Enjoy a selection of art activities to make cards, decorations and presents.

 

Design and Technology:

Links to Sound (Science); Make a musical instrument.

Links to local area (Geography); Make a map of the school playground.

Links to Journey to school (Geography); Look at maps and routes. Draw the route of the journey to school.

Links to Homes (History); Order and sequence pictures of a modern house construction.

Links to Poppy Day (History); Follow instructions to construct a poppy.

Links to Literacy; Design and make Christmas cards, envelopes and decorations.

 

Year 1 Spring Term Topics:

Literacy:

1. Alphabet – Revise and consolidate: consonants, vowels, alphabetical order.

2. Blends – Revise and consolidate blends / beginning and end clusters, extension blends.

3. Poetry / Rhyme – Look at and use patterned and predictable structures to read and write poetry.

4. Spellings – Test and practice every week (Following Spelling scheme blends).

Confidently use dictionaries, word wall, word cards.

5. Grammar – Revise and consolidate sentence structure: capital letters / full stops / finger spaces, question marks and exclamation marks.

Introduce verbs, adjectives and speech marks/bubbles.

6. Fiction & Non-Fiction – Recognise and classify.

Revise and consolidate story work – beginning, middle, end.

Develop character work and story settings.

Write instructions, recipes, lists, labels and reports. Letter

writing and envelopes.

7. Reading – individual and shared reading / reading comprehension.

8. Verbal reasoning practise.

 

Maths:

1. Count from 0 in steps of 2, 3, 5 and 10.

2. Count on and back in 10s from any number.

3. Identify any number on the 1-100 grid, understanding that each number is a multiple of ten and some ones.

4. Read and write numbers to at least 100 in numerals and make recognisable attempts to write numbers in words.

5. Add a two-digit number and tens; add two 2-digit numbers which total less than 100 by counting on in tens and ones.

6. Count back in ones or tens or use number facts to take away, e.g. 27-3 = or 54-20 =.

7. Begin to count up to find a difference between two numbers with a small gap, e.g. 42–38.

8. Recognise that addition and subtraction are inverse operations; use addition to check subtractions and solve missing number problems.

9. Double and halve numbers up to 20.

10. Understand some simple fractions.

11. Compare and order objects according to length, (mass) weight and capacity using suitable units, and record the results.

12. Recognise/use symbols for pounds (£) & pence (p); combine amounts, find different combinations of coins that give the same amount.

13. Tell/write the time on digital/analogue clocks to ½ past, ¼ past & ¼ to the hour; draw hands on a clock face to show these times.

14. Identify/describe common 2-D and 3D shapes, referring to properties including on the surface of 3-D shapes; compare/sort 2-D shapes.

15. Non-verbal reasoning practise.

 

RE:

Following the topics in the Come and See program.

1. Special People – There are special people in our lives. At Church we meet people who do special jobs.

2. Meals – Families and groups share special meals. Mass is Jesus’ special meal.

3. Change – We change and grow. Lent is a time to change in preparation to celebrate Easter.

 

Science:

Sorting and using / grouping and changing materials.

Growing (Plants).

 

History:

The life of Florence Nightingale.

Schools.

 

Geography:

Town and Country.

Directions.

 

Art:

Links to Materials (Science); Collage using various materials.

Links to Growing (Science); Look at artists who have painted flowers and plants (Focus on Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers). Use various medium to explore and reproduce famous works of art.

Add materials to sketches and drawings to give a 3D effect (link to history, Sketching Florence and adding material clothing and props).

Paper weaving.

Design and Technology:

Links to Materials (Science).

3D weaving

Links to Growing (Science).

Easter cards – designing and making.

 

Year 1 Summer Term Topics:

Literacy:

1. Alphabet – Revise and consolidate: consonants, vowels, alphabetical order and use of dictionaries.

2. Blends – Revise and consolidate blends / beginning and end clusters, extension blends.

3. Poetry / Rhyme – Look at and use patterned and predictable structures to read and write poetry.

4. Spellings – Test and practice every week (Following Spelling scheme blends).

Confidently use dictionaries, word wall, word cards.

5. Grammar – Revise and consolidate sentence structure: capital letters / full stops / finger spaces, question marks and exclamation marks.

Revise verbs, adjectives and speech marks/bubbles.

6. Fiction & Non-Fiction – Recognise and classify.

Revise and consolidate story work – beginning, middle, end.

Consolidate character development and story settings.

Write instructions, recipes, lists, labels and reports. Letter

writing and envelopes.

Look at headings, contents pages, glossaries and index.

7. Reading – individual and shared reading / reading comprehension.

-Simple dictation

8. Verbal Reasoning practise and assessment.

 

Maths:

1. Numbers and names to 100 - count, order and recognise. Partitioning ‘teen’ numbers. Using ordinal numbers. Doubling and halving.

2. Addition / Subtraction –addition pairs, doubling, adding 3 numbers.

Introduce numbers that make 100 / mental addition / story sums.

3. Money – Recognising and using all coins, using 5p/10p/20p to buy/give change, adding/subtracting values.

Introduce exchanging coins for equivalent amounts of smaller coins.

4. Use multiplication as a repeated addition - counting in 2’s (odd and even), 3’s, 5’s and 10’s.

5. Use division as sharing.

6. 2D / 3D shapes – name, use, discuss properties and sort accordingly – curved, flat, straight.

7. Begin to half and quarter shapes and simple numbers.

8. Time – digital and analogue: o’clock / half past / quarter to and past. Revise days of the week and months of the year.

9. Measures - To compare objects weight, use appropriate vocabulary and to weigh objects independently.

Begin to use standard units of gram and kilogram.

Measure using centimetres and metres.

Compare containers capacities using standard (litres) and non-standard units.

10. Handling data – sorting using venn diagrams, lists and simple tables. Construct simple pictograms and block graphs.

11. Create symmetrical pictures and patterns.

12. Non-verbal reasoning practise and assessment.

 

RE:

Following the topics in the Come and See program.

1. Holidays & Holy Days – holidays as days to be happy. Pentecost – a holyday, the feast of the Holy Spirit.

2. Being sorry – We have choices, sometimes we choose wrongly. God helps us to choose well and to be sorry, He forgives us.

3. Neighbours – Neighbours are all around us. Everyone is our neighbour and is loved by God.

 

Science:

Growing (Plants)

Minibeasts and habitats.

 

History:

What were seaside holidays like in the past?

 

Geography:

Compare two very different countries and cultures.

Explore various issues – the local environment, water, shopping, recycling, traffic, pollution, trees.

 

Art:

Links to Growing (Science); Look at artists who have painted flowers and plants (Focus on Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers). Use various medium to explore and reproduce famous works of art.

Links to Minibeasts; Use various 2D and 3D media.

Symmetrical pictures – butterflies.

Patterns – clay snail spirals.

Make / collage insects.

 

Design and Technology:

Links to Science, Minibeast models – play dough / clay, spider web patterns – repeating patterns / symmetry.

Father’s Day cards – designing and makin

 

 

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