Monday, 25 September 2017

Year 1

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 Welcome1


Year 1 is taught by Mrs Lewthwaite , Mrs Bell and Mrs Turnbull. Mrs Tunstall is the Year 1 Teaching Assistant.
If you have any questions or queries about Year 1, please just ask. We are always happy to help.
 
 
 

 
 Curriculum Overview for Year 1
 
Year A Autumn Spring Summer
Topic Title Castles Explorers

Toys and books in the past

Four Nations.

Science

Animals

Seasons

Everyday Materials

Seasons

Plants

Senses/Part of body

RE

Families- God's love/family

Belonging- Baptism

Waiting-advent

Special people-local church and communtity meals

Eucharist

Change- Lent Easter

Islam

Holidays and Holydays-pentecost

Being sorry-reconcilliation

Neighbours-universal church

Hinduism

Computing

Toys and games Esaftey- agree and follow sensible e-safety rules for the classroom.

Tell an adult when I see something unexpected or worrying online.

Programming- Bee-Bot sequences, bee-bot race track 2Go racing track.

Multimedia- to recognise that they can use ICT to organise and present their ideas. To use word banks, templates and paint programmes to create, develop and present work.

technology in our lives- recognise uses/ understand online tools

Let's find out and film

E-safety- agree and follow sensible e-safety rules

keep my password private

programming- use 2go software to create movements andpatterns on a a screen, debug the beebot, make simple algorithms and predictions.

To produce a short film and show others

create a pictogram

Shadows and stickmen.

Safety

Programming- describe actions

Multimedia- be creative/ save information

Technology in our lives- use links to webites

History

  Events that are in living memory:

Battle of Hastings 1066

Bayeux Tapestry- looking at artefats

Lives of significant individuals: William the Conquerer First castles- motte and bailey

Stone Keep castles

Medieval Britain life for people during this period- compare life in the past to the present day. clothes, houses, knights, music, food, entertainment, jobs. Visit to Carlisle Castle/

Lives of significant individuals who have contributed to National and International achievements; Shackleton, Captain Cook, Robert Scott, Roald Edmunsen.

 Toys and books in the past

changes within living memories

understand how toys and books have changed over time.

Understand historical concepts such as continuity and change and chronology.

Understand the respects in which toys and books we currently use are similar and different. Ask and answer historical questions.

 Geography  Locate the seven continents and 5 oceans. Explore the polar regions. Identfy seasonal and daily weather patterns in the poles. Learn about how animals/ humans survive/ adapt to life in the poles.

 Name, locate and identify characteristics of the 4 countries and capital cities of the UK.
 Use basic geographical  vocab to refer to key physical and key human features.
Use world maps, atlases, globes use aerial photographs and plan perspectives.

 Art

 Andy Goldsworthy- nature art links to science

Castles- to use drawing, paintng and sculpture to develop and share ideas, experiences and imagination.

Design a shield/ flag

 Aboriginal art-kangaroos

Make/paint/draw Maori warrior masks

sketching- animals of polar regions

 Explore the art work of illustrators

use drawings and paintingd to share ideas and develop imagination.  Create pieces of art that reflect various tchniques. Develop sketching

DT

 Use boxes to construct a castle

Explore and use mechanisms- learn how to make a drawbridge or catapult.

 Junk modelling- Captain Cook's ship-Endevour

 Design and make a book with moveable parts.

Make simple toys from the past

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 Games Unit 1- Games/ ball skills

Dance- medieval dance/ fireworks

Gymnatics unit D- flight, bouncing, jumping and landing.

 Dance- winter dance /clown dance

Games unit 2- throwing and catching

Gymnatics unit E- points and patches.

 Games unit 3-bat/ ball skills

skippimg

games unit 4- developing partner work.

Gymnastics G- wide, narrow, curled

Music

 Hey You!

Christmas performance

 In the Groove

Rhythm in the way we walk

 Round and round

reflect, rewind and replay

 
 
Year B Autumn Spring Summer
 Topic London Long ago
 Africa  Our local area
 Sience

 Seasons

Animals

Seasons

Every day materials

 Seasons

plants/sense

 RE

Families- God's love/family

Belonging- Baptism

Waiting-advent

Special people-local church and communtity meals

Eucharist

Change- Lent Easter

Islam

Holidays and Holydays-pentecost

Being sorry-reconcilliation

Neighbours-universal church

Hinduism

 Computing

Toys and games Esaftey- agree and follow sensible e-safety rules for the classroom.

Tell an adult when I see something unexpected or worrying online.

Programming- Bee-Bot sequences, bee-bot race track 2Go racing track.

Multimedia- to recognise that they can use ICT to organise and present their ideas. To use word banks, templates and paint programmes to create, develop and present work.

technology in our lives- recognise uses/ understand online tools

Let's find out and film

E-safety- agree and follow sensible e-safety rules

keep my password private

programming- use 2go software to create movements andpatterns on a a screen, debug the beebot, make simple algorithms and predictions.

To produce a short film and show others

create a pictogram

Shadows and stickmen.

Safety

Programming- describe actions

Multimedia- be creative/ save information

Technology in our lives- use links to webites

 History

 London Long ago

events beyond living memory- Fire of London/ plague/gunpowder plot/remembrance day

Related famous people- Samuel Peyps, Christopher Wren, Guy Fawkes, John Mccrae

What is England famous for?

Queen Eliazbeth and the royal family. theatre, thames, parks, buildings

difference between city and town. locating London on map of UK Discuss characteristis of London.

 Our local area- learn about significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.

Mining in Whitehaven

conditions for miners families, influence of Jefferson and Lowther families.

Slavery/ rum smuggling

Trip to the Beacon and Haig pit

 Geography Africa- locate the 7 continents and 5 oceans

study the differences between a city and village in Africa- Kenya; Naorbi/ Massai tribe

Identify human and physical features and compare them with their own locality.

Use aerial photographs to identufy these features

Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in Africa. Relate to the equator.

Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment.

Learn about the differnce between city, town, village.

Look at landcape where we live and compare to nearest City, Carlisle.

Sort picturs/label pictures, draw buildings and features in local area.

use google maps and identify places in our area-find human/physical landmarks.

Locate features, describe positions. Draw routes taken on a large map of local area.

Learn how to use a compass, follow simple routes, describe positions on a map. create a map.

 Art

 Andy  Goldsworthy-link to Sciene

chalk pastels- firework pictures

oil pastels- blending colours- poppies

Drawing- London houses

 Painting- Ndebele houses

Other artists- Jackson Pollock

Yellow islands

Drawing- African animals

Mixing colours- sunset picture

African patterns-printing

 Look at work of Lowry

Learn how to draw buildings

Learn how to mix colours and paint a seascape.

DT Bread making- link to fire of London

Clay work- African mudhuts/ pendants

Ndebele dolls

African purses- textiles

Food- exotic fruits/ fruit salad, banana fritters

moon buggies- link to power of reading

design first

explore using lego

make and evaluate

PE

games unit 1- ball skills

Gymnastics unit D- flight, bouncing, jumping and landing

Dance-medieval dances
firework dance

 Dance- Winter dance, clown dance.

Gymnatsics Unit E points and patches- balances

Games unit 2- throwing and catching

Gymnastics unit F- Rocking and rolling

 Games unit 3- bat/ ball skills, skipping

Gymnastics unit G- wide, narrow, curled

Games unit 4- developing partner work

Athletics/ sports day

Music Hey You

In the groove

rhythm in the way we walk

Round and round

reflect, rewind and replay.

British values

National life now

What is England famous for?

Queen Eliabeth, royal family, buildings, parks

Explore different cultures that are different to our own  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
All children have really settled into year One, and have had a brilliant first week!
All children should have received a year 1 newsletter, detailing what happens in Year One. If you have not got one, please call in ! 
 
WB 4.9.17 and 11.9.17
 
 In literacy we have been looking at letter formation, making sure letters start on the line. We have started to read a fiction book.
'We have been reading Billy's Bucket. This is a story about a very special bucket.
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When reading Billy's bucket, we visited 'Buckets r us,' as part of our drama activity.
What was inside your bucket?
 
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In maths, we have been looking at forming our numbers correctly by making sure we start writing from the top. We have used numicon to order numbers and have looked at why a number is greater and less than another number.
We have had a very exciting week learning about our new topic ' Britain long ago.' We have been learning and finding out about the battle of Hastings. We even made our own shields and re-enacted the battle. After a long day of fighting, King Harold lost his life. Here are some pictures of our ' King Harold, Duke William and their men.' Image may contain: 1 person, shoes and outdoorImage may contain: 5 people, people smiling, people standing, child and outdoor
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We have had a big focus on staying safe online in computing. Children have designed their own posters letting others know about some of the dangers online
 
Image result for internet safety poster kids 
 
 

 


 

 

 
 
 
 
 
Reading and phonics 
 
Reading is very important in Year One. Please make sure your child reads regularly at home to an adult. Your child will be heard read each day, either in a guided reading group or independently.  In the classroom there are 2 baskets for reading books; a basket for books that need changed, and a basket for books to be kept. Please make sure your child brings their books to school daily.
 
We are starting the Autumn term by re-capping phase 3 phonics, and learning some new sounds. We will send copies of these sounds home for you to practise with your child.
phase 3
 
Phase 4 phonics begins to look at blends and focuses on a lot of independent reading of questions and statements.phase 4 phonics sound mat2
 
 Phase 5 phonics. This phase focusses on alternative sounds and continues to build on skills from previous phases.Children will begin to learn little rhymes and rules to help them learn these sounds.
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 Children will continue to learn the first 200 high frequency words, and will learn new tricky words each week. High frequency words will still be sent home for spelling practise each Friday. Children will continue to practise writing these words into sentences, making sure they are spelled correctly.
 
 
 
 
 

Religious Education
 
We have started the Autumn term by looking at 'families.'
 
 
 
Our class Saint is Saint Elizabeth
 
 Image of St. Elizabeth of Hungary
Saint Elizabeth was a Princess from Hungary. She was a very kind Princess and helped to look after the sick and the poor.
 
 Why is Saint Elizabeth pictured with roses or loaves of bread?
Come into class and find out from the Year 1 children.
 
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Please make sure that your child has full PE kit and suitable shoes every Wednesday and Thursday  for PE. Thank you
 
 
Homework will be given out on a Friday and needs to be returned the following Wednesday. This gives us time to look at your childs homework and listen to any concerns your child or yourself may have about the homework. Thank You
 
 

 
 
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What happens in Year One. Our photograph page!
Here are some photographs from Year One. As you can see, we have lots of fun whilst learning and taking part in social activities!
We have settled into Year One well. Have a look at what we have been up to!