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Year 1

You may find this information about the National Curriculum helpful: 

http://www.risingstars-uk.com/curriculumparentguide

In Year 1, the children are encouraged to become independent learners and thinkers. Children are expected to be active in their learning, be responsible for their belongings and make the right behavioural choices.

 

 

Reading and Homework

Literacy homework is sent out on Thursday and due back in on Tuesday.

Numeracy homework is sent out on Thursday and due back in on Tuesday.

Read for 10 minutes every night, you can read a book, a newspaper, a magazine, or on a tablet. Don't forget to sign your Champion Reading Record to earn your Go Tickets.

 

 

Literacy

In Year 1, each week children learn about a book based around our topic. The children have many opportunities to write for different purposes such as a letter, an advert, a set of instructions and stories. Children are expected to use a neat and legible handwriting style and ensure that they use their phonic knowledge for spelling. They focus on vocabulary, connectives, openers and punctuation in all our pieces of writing.

 

They take part in guided reading each week, focusing on segmenting and blending and understanding of the story.

 

In June of Year 1, all the children have a phonics check. This is a national test and takes place in all schools across the UK

 

 

Numeracy

In maths, children are learning about (in fun and creative practical ways):

3D shapes

Capacity

Time

Addition

Subtraction

Number sequencing

 

 

Important Learning

Autumn 1 – All Around the World

Autumn 2 - Animals

Spring 1- Pirates and Materials 

Spring 2 - Castles 

Summer 1- Plants 

Summer 2- The Victorians 

 

In Year 1 the children are encouraged to become independent learners and thinkers. Children are expected to be active in their learning, be responsible for their belongings and make the right behavioural choices.

 

 

P.E.

P.E. kit needs to be in school every day.

 

 

Trips

The Zoo

Science Museum

Myddleton house gardens

 

 

 

 

Be prepared in Year 1

Have your homework, book bag, snack, and lunch every day

Have your PE kit in school

Take home letters to your parents!

Push yourself, work hard at home, do extra if you can.

 

 

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