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Year 1


Welcome to Year 1!


Our teacher in Year 1 is Miss Bedser and our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Ottaway



What are we learning about in the Spring Term?



 In narrative writing, Year 1 will explore traditional and fairy tales and will write our own versionsIn non-narrative writing, we will learn how to write an information text using headings.



We will be practising counting in 2s, 5s and 10s.  We will continue to practise our number bonds to 20 and doubles to 10. We will look at 3D shapes and continue to explore place value in two digit numbers. We will learn to tell the time to the hour and half past the hour.


Foundation Subjects

We are learning about Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II in History this term, and will compare aspects of British life during their reigns. In Geography, we will be learning about the countries and capital cities of the U.K. We are learning about everyday materials in Science as well as considering seasonal changes. We will be exploring Christianity and Judaism in RE. In Computing, we are continuing to explore algorithms and will practise programming a Bee Bot to move. We will design and make our own playgrounds in DT and will learn how to weave in Art.  We are exploring ways of travelling in Gym and will practise our ball skills in PE.


Useful Information

Our PE days are Monday and Wednesday. We test spellings on a Monday and give out new spellings the same day. Children can change their reading books on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Children can choose a library book from our school library to take home each week. We visit the library to swap our books each Monday.

Year 1 Curriculum Overview