Tag Archives: Mrs Darbyshire

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!

Year 1 Sports Day

Year 1 and 2 Visitor.

Year 1 Summer 2

Welcome back to Summer 2 in Year 1.

This half term in Year 1 our topic is ‘At The Coast’ and we will be learning:

Phonics – We will be continuing phase 5 sounds including introducing alternative pronunciations for graphemes, e.g. ea in tea, head and break, ch in chin, chemist, chef.

English – The Storm Whale – diary writing

Maths – Fractions of shapes, objects and quantities (halves and quarters).

Position and Direction – Describe position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three quarter turns.

Place Value within 100 – Counting to 100, partitioning numbers, comparing numbers, ordering numbers, one more, one less

Geography: Seas and Coasts – learn about physical, environmental and human features of a seaside location. Compare British beaches to one in another country.

Art – LS Lowry – Seascapes Mixing 5 colours for shade and tone

DT – Designing a healthy seaside picnic

RE – What does it mean to belong? How should we care for the world and for others?

PE – (every Friday afternoon) Sports Day practise, rugby sessions

Dates for diary – Transition day to year 2, 3rd July.

Sports day, 5th July.

Bridlington Trip, 9th July.

This is our last busy half term of new learning to look forward to in Year 1. Thank you for your continued support throughout the school year.

Mrs Darbyshire, Mrs Browne and Mrs Safianyk.

Year 1 Teaching Trees Trip

Planting Seeds in Year 1

Year 1 Summer 1

Welcome back to Summer 1 in Year 1.

This half term in Year 1 our topic is ‘The Enchanted Woodland’ and we will be learning:

Phonics – revising our new Phase 5 sounds and practising for the Phonics Screening check by reading real and alien words. We will also be learning to add the prefix ‘un’. We will be adding suffixes by using the spelling rule to add -s, -es to words and using –ing, –ed, –er and –est where no change is needed in the spelling of root words [for example, helping, helped, helper, eating, quicker, quickest].

English – Non-fiction – fact files and instructions

Maths – Multiplication and division. We will count in multiples of twos, fives and tens. We will be learning to solve one step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher.

Science – Plants and trees. We will be learning to identify and name a variety of common plants and deciduous and evergreen trees. We will discuss what plants and trees need to grow and describe the structure of common flowering plants, including trees.

DT/Art – Observational drawing using different media and materials.

RE – Judaism – Who is Jewish and what do they believe?

PE – (every Friday afternoon)

Dates for diary – Thursday 2nd May is our trip to Ledston Estate to support our topic in Science.

Another busy half term of new learning to look forward to. Thank you for your continued support.

Mrs Darbyshire, Mrs Browne and Mrs Safianyk.

Animal Visitors in Year 1!

KS1 All Stars Cricket

World Book Day