Take a look at our Year 1 curriculum:

Mathematics

Number and place values

  • Numbers to 10
  • Numbers to 20
  • Numbers to 40
  • Numbers to 100

Calculations

  • Addition and subtraction within 20
  • Multiplication and division

      Fractions

      • Making halves and quarters
      • Sharing and grouping

      Measurement

      • Length and height
      • Time
      • Money
      • Volume and capacity
      • Mass

      Geometry

      • Positions
      • Shapes and patterns
      • Space

      English

      Writing

      • Fiction
        • Write a full sentence and check it independently.
        • Discuss a variety of stories in depth and act them out
        • Re-write/imitate, a well-known story.
        • Extend sentences to include WOW words.
        • Compare, contrast and predict story themes.
        • Give opinions on stories.
        • Change/innovate a well-known story.
        • Retell a story using different props and story mapping ideas.
        • Write/imagine a simple story.
      • Non-fiction
        • Write a variety of non-fiction texts – a recount, a list, an invitation, a card
        • Recite, perform and re-write poems.
        • Read, follow and write simple instructions.
        • Use a dictionary.
        • Ask and write questions.
        • Talk about Information books and help to create a class book.
        • Compare different poems and rhymes.
        • Extend a written recount, a simple poem and a letter.

      Phonics

      • Secure knowledge of all single sounds
      • Read and write CVC words independently
      • Introduce double sounds: ll, ss, zz ff, qu, ck and th, sh and ch for use in reading and writing
      • Blending-squeezing sounds to read
      • Segmenting-stretching sounds to spell
      • Introduce the next set of digraphs-double sounds for reading and writing
      • Secure knowledge of digraphs learnt and use in CVCC and CCVC words (C-consonant, V-vowel)

      Reading

      • Read on sight ‘Tricky Words’ according to the UK National Curriculum – (Phase 2 and 3)
      • Read on sight ‘High Frequency Words’ according to the UK National Curriculum – (Phase 2 and 3)

      Science

      Unit 1 – Ourselves

      1. All about me.
      2. Similarities and Differences.
      3. Compare sizes – height, hands, head.
      4. The five senses – Sight, Smell, Taste, Touch and Hearing.

      Unit 2 – Living and Growing

      1. Alive or never been alive.
      2. Places to live.
      3. Offspring.
      4. Life cycle of a frog.
      5. Growing up.
      6. Food groups.
      7. Water Diary.
      8. Tooth Decay.

      Unit 3 – Plants

      1. Alive or never Alive.
      2. Different Plants.
      3. Parts of a plant.
      4. Seeds.
      5. Parts of a plant we eat.
      6. Plant detectives.

      Unit 4 – Material Properties

      1. What are Materials?
      2. Textures.
      3. Opposites.
      4. Metal, Plastic, Fabric, Wood, Glass.
      5. Properties of Fabric.
      6. Uses of Fabric.

      Unit 5 – Forces

      1. How do things move?
      2. Actions.
      3. Push or Pull.
      4. Making things move.
      5. Changing Direction.
      6. Bubbles/Kites.

      Unit 6 – Sound

      1. Sound all around.
      2. Music.
      3. Sound Board.
      4. What can you hear?
      5. Looking after your ears.
      6. Helping us to hear.

      French

      • Revision of colours and numbers
      • Pets and farm animals
      • Family
      • Christmas

      History

      • Homes – old and new
      • Toys – old and new
      • The history of flight

      Geography

      • Water
      • Around our school and maps
      • Around the world

      Art

      Teddy bears

      • Drawing by combing line and then shape.
      • Painting and mixing colours to make new colours.
      • Cutting, sticking and sculpting with clay.

      Computing and ICT

      Unit 1: Starting Text

      • Using Microsoft Word
      • Selecting and inserting images
      • Cut and paste
      • Setting font, size and colour
      • Writing a story and a letter

      Unit 2: Starting Images

      • Use simple shapes and lines to create pictures or patterns
      • Edit pictures using visual effects
      • Add details to an existing picture, using straight lines or geometric shapes
      • Copy or delete a character or object
      • Use ‘save as’ to store edited pictures

      Unit 3: Coding

      • Sequence
      • Directing characters to move over a course
      • Repetition

      Music

      Coming soon…

      PSHE

      • Being special
      • Keeping myself safe
      • My class, my school