Year 1

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Welcome to our Year 1 classes – Unicorns and Dinosaurs! At the bottom of this page you will find an overview of our learning each half term.

This half term we will be thinking about ‘New Beginnings’ in SEAL and answering the question ‘Are computer games more fun than grandma and grandpa’s toys?’ as part of our Learning Challenge.

We will be comparing toys from the past with the toys we play with now! We will also be thinking about how life was different a long time ago.

The P.E days will be on a Monday and Wednesday throughout the year.

Please ensure that the children wear their tracksuit or have their P.E kit in school on these days. Trainers can be worn as these are often more practical than plimsolls for outdoor activities.

Take a look at everything we have been getting up to on our twitter page…

 

End of Year Expectations for Year 1

The National Curriculum outlines these expectations as being the minimum requirements your child must meet in order to ensure continued progress. All the objectives will be worked on throughout the year and will be the focus of direct teaching. Any extra support you can provide in helping your children to achieve these is greatly valued.

Mathematics

  • Count, read and write numbers to 100.
  • Compare number using: equal to, more than, less than.
  • Read and write numbers to 20 in words.
  • Say 1 more/1 less than  a number to 100.
  • Count in 2s, 5s and 10s.
  • Know number bonds to 10 and 20, e.g.  5 + 5 = and 15 + 5 =
  • Add and subtract to 20.
  • Solve simple multiplication and division with apparatus and arrays.
  • Recognise half/quarter of object, shape or quantity.
  • Use language of day, week, month and year.
  • Tell time to hour and half past.

Reading

  • Read and spell phonically decodable two and three syllable words.
  • Read automatically high frequency words.
  • Relate reading to own experiences.
  • Re-read if reading does not make sense.
  • Re-tell with considerable accuracy.
  • Discuss significance of title and events.
  • Make predictions and inferences about what has been read.
  • Read with pace and expression.
  • Know differences between fiction and non-fiction.

Writing

  • Write in clearly demarcated sentences.
  • Use ‘and’ to join ideas.
  • Use conjunctions to join sentences (e.g. so, but).
  • Use capital letters, full stops, question marks, exclamation marks and capital letters for names and personal pronoun ‘I’.
  • Clearly sequenced sentences.
  • Correct formation of lower case and capital letters.
  • Correct formation of digits.

 

 

 

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