Year 1 Michaelmas Curriculum | King's Hall School Taunton

Year 1 Michaelmas Curriculum

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Welcome to the start of your Year 1 journey with your child; we hope you are as excited about it as we are!

Our two topics this term are ‘Marvellous, Magical Me’ and ‘Toys R Us’.The below details the main curriculum information we will be covering during this term which we hope you find useful.If you think you may have some resources that might support any of the learning taking place, please do bring them in.

Curriculum Information

Curriculum Information


English

  • Daily reading
  • Continuing to consolidate and build upon their phonic work.
  • Fiction: Monkey See, Monkey Do with a focus on sentence composition and basic punctuation.
  • Non-Fiction: linked to Monkey See, Monkey Do.


Mathematics

  • Number: Consolidating numbers to 20 (recognising, reading, writing and ordering); early place value of 2-digit numbers; number facts and number bonds of single digit numbers; count forwards and backwards; recognise value of coins
  • Measures: comparing lengths and heights; position and direction
  • Shape: naming and describing 2D shapes

Science

  • The human life cycle; our 5 senses; investigations of forces using toys


ICT

  • E-safety; programming; multimedia; technology in our lives
English

English


In our fiction unit of study the children will explore Monkey See, Monkey Do, with a focus on sentence composition and basic punctuation.

In our poetry unit the children will use their own experiences to understand poems, look for patterns, make inferences, explore verbs and create their own poems based on a model. The children will also continue to work towards achieving their individual targets for reading and writing.

Spellings will continue to be practised in class during the week and individual spellings will be sent home on a Monday to be tested in class the following Monday.

The children will continue to read to an adult every day as well as participate in regular Letters and Sounds sessions.

Mathematics

Mathematics

The children will continue to secure and consolidate their understanding of number within the range 0 -100 (and beyond if ready) by:

  • Number: Consolidating numbers to 20 (recognising, reading, writing and ordering); early place value of 2-digit numbers; number facts and number bonds of single digit numbers; count forwards and backwards; recognise value of coins
  • Shape: naming and describing 2D shapes
  • Measures: comparing lengths and heights; position and direction

The children will continue to work towards achieving their individual mathematics targets each week.

<h2>Other Lessons</h2>

Other Lessons

The children will also have weekly discrete lessons in PE, Games, French, Music, Computing, RS and PSHE throughout the term. Forest School will continue to take place every Wednesday when your child should come to school wearing their Forest School clothes; sunny weather still dictates long trousers and long sleeved tops please. In ICT they will focus on E-safety; programming; multi-media; and technology in our lives.

General Information

General Information


There will also be weekly Games, PE, Music and French.Our Forest School sessions will take place on a Wednesday morning.

You are invited to join us at Forest School for our very first ‘Window of Learning’ session
on the morning of Wednesday 17th October where you will have the opportunity to
experience ‘Big Woods’ and some of the activities on offer in Year 1.

We would also like to hear of your child’s achievements outside of the classroom.Simply complete a ‘Wow Moment’ note and pin it to our display board located in the Y1 cloakroom.

Here’s to a brilliant term and remember to come and see us if you have any questions
or concerns.

Year 1 Staff

Year 1 Staff


As ever, please do come and see us if there is anything you wish to discuss about your child or anything in this letter you would like to know more about.

With very best wishes, Mrs Kittow and Mrs Luckhurst

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