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Year 1

Year 1

Welcome to the Year One web page. 

The class teachers are Miss Naaz and Miss Dorward. The learning support assistants are Miss Kitson and Mrs Akhtar. 

Summer overview : 

In Maths we are focussing place value (numbers to 100) and Addition and Subtraction (numbers under 20) . We will be using lots of concrete objects to support our learning and will try and make Maths as practical as possible. 

In English our core texts this half term are : Beegu and Little Red Riding Hood. We will be focusing on: letter formation, handwriting, using Phonics to help us write words and writing sentences using capital letters and full stops. We will also be trying to use our prefixes and suffixes within our writing as well as the conjunction and.

Our Science NC objectives this half term are : 

  •  To distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made

  •  To identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock

  • To describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials

  • To compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.

Our IPC topic this half term is: The Magic Toymaker: 

National Curriculum objectives we will cover during this unit:

In History, we’ll be finding out:

  • How toys of the past were created. 
  • About changes over time (relating this to toys) 
  • To understand and use simple historical concepts such as now/then and same/different.

In D.T , we’ll be finding out:

  • How to design a toy using junk modelling.
  • How to make a toy following a design criteria.
  • How to evaluate the toy we have made. 

Please make sure you are using active learn to read every day. We will also be sending books home.

Please also remember to use Active learn for reading, Sumdog for Maths activities and Spelling shed for some fun spelling games. 

When practising Phonics we have added some websites below that can be used.

Another website that is good for generating practise materials is:  



If you have any questions feel free to email us: