Owl Class Y1 Curriculum

Owl Class Curriculum
Learning this week 
Spring Term 2024
English  - Reading - The children take part in 1-1 reading, whole class reading and guided reading sessions on a regular basis throughout the week.
Class texts - Nocturnal Animals - Non fiction 
A Little bit of Winter by Chris Riddell
Writing - Writing tasks will be based around the class texts. The children will be writing information about nocturnal animals and setting descriptions from the story.
Punctuation - Capital letters for names and to start sentences. Full stops & finger spaces between words.
                      Using 'and' to write longer sentences
Spellings - weekly set spellings linked to RWI phonics. 
Poetry - The Moon.
Read Write Inc. (RWI) phonic sessions take place daily. The children complete phonic, reading and short writing tasks during these sessions.
Handwriting - Forming letters correctly (cursive script) Starting letters on the line.
Mathematics - In Y1 we follow the White Rose scheme of work. This term the children will be learning about addition and subtraction within 10/20 and place value within 20. The children will be writing number sentences and recording fact families. Learning number bonds within 10/20. Finding parts of numbers. Using a numberline to add and subtract. They will also be exploring 2d and 3d shapes. The children take part in practical maths lessons to support their understanding. 
Daily Maths Meetings - Calendar Maths, counting forwards & backwards, number bonds to 10 & 20, place value, money, time, fractions, shape and pattern.
Topics this term
Topic -  History - Our lives. Toys past and present.                                                                       
Science - Seasonal changes.  Materials. Planting bulbs & observing growth.
PSHE - Health and Wellbeing.
RE -  Christianity  
Music - Listen to and appraise different types of music. Seasonal & topic songs.
PE - Team games. Ball skills.
Art/DT - Observational drawing. Exploring colours. 
Year 1 Phonics screening information for parents.
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Useful Learning Links
Geography Quality Mark 2017-20