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Class Teacher - Mrs J. Potter

Teaching Assistant - Mrs L. Richardson

Teaching Assistant - Mrs J. Hayward-Mitchell

Year 1 Curriculum

Welcome to Class 1P

In Literacy this term we will be enjoying the book ‘Aliens love Underpants’ written by Claire Freedom we will be discussing punctuation eg: question marks, speech marks, speech bubbles etc. We will be recreating the story through role play and consider the adventures that an alien may have.  We will be continuing with Read, Write, Inc sessions assisting the children with their phonic knowledge.

In numeracy we will be concentrating on knowing and using numbers to 100.  We will be using Numicon to assist this in games and activities.  We will be especially looking at addition and subtraction, number bonds to 10/20. We will also be using different types of measuring instruments, to measure length, weight and capacity.

In Design Technology we will be continuing to develop the children’s practical skills . We will be concentrating on construction especially focusing on using different materials. Showing the children new skills and developing ones they already have.


In History we will be helping the children to understand chronology. To be able to place events and artefacts in order on a time line and to use appropriate dates. We will be especially focusing on the significant events connected with space and sending rockets into space.

In science we will be looking at different materials, their properties and uses.

In our music lessons we will be creating a sequence of long and short sounds as well as learning new songs and recognising rhythm and pulse, with the music support teacher Miss. Briley.

Music Scales

In indoor P.E we will be focussing on dance and movement. We will be encouraging the children to copy and remember moves and positions with careful control and coordination.

Outdoor PE-weather permitting we will be helping the children to be more involved in team games as well as supporting them to develop their throwing, rolling, hitting, running and jumping techniques.


  • Please encourage your child to read their reading book at home and share story books with them too.
  • Mathletics is a great way to keep them developing their mathematical skills.
  • Your child will be receiving spellings as from this Friday, please can you help them to practise these at home for their spelling tests which will take place on a Thursday each week