Welcome to Year 1.
Our first topic for the term is Magnificient Monarchs. This project teaches children about the English and British monarchy from AD 871 to the present day. Using timelines, information about royal palaces, castles, portraits and other historical sources, they build up an understanding of the monarchs and then research six of the most significant Sovereigns.
After half term our topic is Bright Lights, Big City.
This project teaches children about the physical and human characteristics
of the United Kingdom, including a detailed exploration of the
characteristics and features of the capital city, London.
In English our first novel study is Beegu.
Beegu is a friendly little character who is lost and finds himself on Earth.
She is not too keen on the BIG people but the little people are a different matter.
We will be focussing our writing on using capital letters, full stops and finger
spaces as well as using conjunctions and adjectives to describe Beegu’s
In Maths our first unit of work is Number—place value
This unit focuses on sorting, counting objects to 10 and then to 20.
Counting one more, one less and comparing groups, As well as ordering
numbers and using a number line. We will then focus on addition and subtraction.