The Grange Primary School

Year 1

Class Teachers

1K – Mrs L Knowles – KS1 Lead
1H – Miss C Holland

Learning Assistants

Mrs S Brown, Miss K Roberts and Mrs H Young.

Autumn Term 1

PE is on Thursdays in Autumn 1
Correct PE kit MUST be worn for these sessions, please see your home schools Links Book for the PE uniform requirements. Correct footwear must be worn for outdoor sessions due to health and safety.

Reading and Homework
Reading should be recorded in the Home School Links Book 5x weekly to be counted towards the reading reward. 10x weeks of 5 reads = a book to keep!!!

Homework – will be stuck into the Home School Links Book weekly with spellings and any weblinks needed.

English – This half term we are writing a non-fiction report. We will be looking at Toys from the Past and drawing inspiration from real life artefacts and experiences.

Maths – The focus of the half term is on Place Value, Addition and Subtraction and Counting. We will be getting started on counting in 10s using TTRockstars to help us! https://ttrockstars.com

Science – As the weather starts to change we will be looking outside for seasonal changes and making our own weather reports.

Art – We will be looking at the medium of collage this half term and exploring different ways of sticking and using combinations of materials that can be cut, torn and glued.

Computing – Online Safety is always an important part of our learning. We will be exploring ways to keep ourselves safe and also creating graphs using computer programmes.

DT/STEM – As part of linking Science to DT we will be designing and recording our own weather reports using green screening technologies!

History – In History we will be looking into Toys and their changes within living memory

We will be celebrating Black History Month and as part of this investigating the Global Significance of Rosa Parks.

Music – Our social theme in music will be: How can we make friends when we sing together? Our musical spotlight will be introducing beat. We will also be listening and appraising music by Louis Armstrong

PE – We are going to be learning about Gymnastics in PE this half term. We will be learning how to balance and how to use our bodies to perform a range of movements.

PSHE – Our theme for the half term is Being me in my world and our rights and responsibilities within our classes.

RE – Our focus this term is Christianity and we will be reading Christian stories and learning about their beliefs.