Autumn 1 Shhh What is that noise?
This half term in Year 1 we are learning about ourselves this helps us to begin the year with an opportunity to find out all about who we are, what we are like, how are bodies work and how to get on with our friends.
In English we love to share lots of new books and stories. 'This half term we will read lots of stories by the author Jill Murphy.
We will look at other books like: Shark in the Dark
We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Percy the Park Keeper
and lots of Books by Beatrix Potter.
We will also be busy learning to read and spell our Year 1 key words.
In Maths we are busy practising our number formation, counting forwards and backwards and beginning to complete calculations.
This term we celebrate Harvest Festival and walk to St Giles church to give gifts.
Autumn 2 What do birthdays, bonfires and bakers have in common?
Bonfire Night and the Great Fire of London Topics are colourful and exciting and we enjoy making some fantastic artwork. In History we will be learning lots of facts about The Great Fire of London.
In English we will be reading lots of different traditional tales including The Enormous Turnip, The Gingerbread Man and Cinderella. This half term in English we will be retelling tales using expression and we will perform one of our stories to Foundation.
Christmas is magical in Year 1. Decorations, cards, calenders and parties are all part of the fun.