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Owls (Miss Jones and Mrs Holding) Hedgehogs (Miss Summers and Mrs Cornelius), and Squirrels (Miss Mears and Mrs Faithful and Mrs Huggett)

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Year 1 News


This half term in Year One we are exploring:


Handwriting: c and a

Science: Materials

History: Space

D+T: Moving Pictures

PE: Throwing and Catching

PSD: Being me in my World




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Owls and Squirrels Indoor P.E. (pumps required in school)




Owls, Hedgehogs and Squirrels library book change day.

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Indoor P.E.

(pumps required in school)








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All Year One classes Outdoor P.E. (outdoor trainers)









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Maths homework due in and new Maths homework set.


Spelling Test

New spellings set.










Individual Class Timetables

Although we aim to follow these timetables as closely as possible, please be aware that these timetables are flexible and may need to change at short notice. 

Year 1 Spellings

Phonics Resources

Term Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2 
Learning Theme Space Animals Fairy tales Dragons & castles Travel & circusUnder the sea 
  • Descriptive writing
  • Letter writing
  • Poetry 
  • Recount
  • Descriptive writing
  • Letter writing
  • Performance poetry 
  • Descriptive writing
  • Instructions
  • Story writing
  • Commands  
  • Poetry
  • Performance poetry
  • Descriptive writing
  • Diary entry  
  • Recount
  • Fact files
  • Comic strips  
  • Descriptive writing
  • Persuasive writing
  • Recount
  • Poetry 


  • Place value
  • Addition & subtraction 
  • Place Value 
  • Addition & subtraction 
  • Shape
  • Time
  • Position & direction 
  • Fractions
  • Measurement 
  • Multiplication & division
  • Addition & subtraction 
  • Place value
  • Time
  • Position & direction
  • Addition &  subtraction
  • Fractions  

Everyday materials 

Animals including humans - Animals


Animals including humans - HumansPlant life Materials - Working Scientifically

Personal & Social


Being me in my world Celebrating difference Dreams and goals Healthy me Relationships The Great Growing up Adventure 
Religious EducationThankfulGiftsFriendshipSymbolismSpecial places Uniqueness
Physical Education







Throwing & catching   






Sports' Day skills 



Team games 


Art & Design Sculpture 

Illustrators and colour

 Portraits and collageObservational drawing & Famous artists - George Serat
Geography Where do we live and what is it like? 

Where would you rather live and why?

Hot and cold places

Weather Plotting journeys on a map  
HistoryWho was involved in the Apollo 11 Moon landing?How and why do we celebrate bonfire night? Who has ruled Britain and how did they live?How has transport changed over time?How have seaside holidays changed and why?
Music Singing & keeping a beat Pitch, voices and instruments Pitch & changes of tempoProducing and recording sounds Music to tell a story & rhythm patterns Performing, singing and instruments 
Design & Technology Mechanisms - Sliders Mechanisms - Winding (Drawbridges) Food technology - Dips & Dippers