Year 1 curriculum


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Autumn

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Literacy – genre and books covered

Stories with familiar settings (UK, London, settings, including maps
Stories from other cultures – Fatou Fetch the Water/ Anansi (Linked to Black History)
Non- fiction – labels and captions
Book week – reading for pleasure
Traditional tales (castles)
Instructions (castles)
Recounts (castle trip)
Poetry (Traditional rhymes)

Maths links

Number sense:
Number to 100
Measurement:
Length & height
Mass & weight
Volume & capacity.
Time:
Language related to dates, days of week, months, year
Additive reasoning:
Place value
One more, one less than,
+ & -, number bonds to 20
1 step problems involving + & -.
Measurement:
Sequence events
Chronological order
Language related to dates, days of week, months, year
Geometric reasoning:
Properties of shapes,
Recognise 2D & 3D shape names/properties.
Position, direction, movement.
Number sense:
As Autumn Term 1
Numbers sense
Measures
Additive reasoning.
New Learning:
Count in multiples of 2s and 10s.
Identify & know value of different denominations of coins & notes.

Science

Seasons/Autumn Materials

Computing

Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology
Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology

Humanities

Up, up & away (UK map skills)
Transport modes
UK (4 countries, seas, capitals, location)
Aerial views & journey line.
Geographical features (changes)
London landmarks
Our UK heritage
UK (4 countries)
4 historic symbols of UK
Castles (and features)
People who live in castles.
Folk tales
Retelling a folk tale.

Music

Ourselves – Exploring sounds (English)
Our school – Exploring sounds (Geography)
Number beats (Maths)
Weather – exploring sounds (Geography)

RE

Special Days Special Days

PSHCE/Citizenship

Relationships Feelings

PE

Gymnastics Dance

Art/DT

Printing/ Textiles Playgrounds

Other Activities/ Events

Literacy Baseline Test/ Black History Month School Trip

Spring

Spring 1

Spring 2

Literacy – genre and books covered

Fairy tales
Information texts (Arctic animals)
Poetry- poems on a theme (animals)
Stories with patterned language
Recounts (including Florence Nightingale)

Maths links

Number sense
Place values.
Measurement:
Recording length & height, mass & weight, volume & capacity.
Number sense
Place values.
Measurement:
Recording length & height, mass & weight, volume & capacity.
Additive reasoning
Read, write & interpret mathematical statements involving +, – & = signs.

Science

Arctic seasonal changes.
Animals

Computing

Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology
Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology

Humanities

Polar Bears/ Penguins.
North & South poles
Arctic & Antarctic
Pattern of nigh and day at the poles.
Arctic cycle lifestyle
Polar bear life cycle
Ice melting
Penguin life cycle.
Famous People (Florence Nightingale and Edith Cavell)
Compare aspects of life from different time periods.
Similarities & differences.

Music

Seasons Pitch (Science)
Animal pitch (PE)
Storytime  exploring sounds (English)
Pattern beat (Maths)

RE

Life at home & our places of worship.
Hinduism
Special Days.
Life at home & our places of worship.
Christianity.
Easter.

PSHCE/Citizenship

Keep safe (E-safety) Making a positive contribution

PE

Gymnastics Games

Art/DT

Collage/
Sculptures
Moving pictures

Other Activities/ Events

Summer

Summer 1

Summer 2

Literacy – genre and books covered

Stories with a fantasy setting
Non-fiction – instructions
Story linked to our topic
Non-fiction – non-chronological report (Great Fire of London)
Shape poems (e.g. Fire)

Maths links

Geometric reasoning:
Properties of shapes,
Position, direction, movement.
Number sense:
Count in multiples of 2s, 5s and 10s
Read & write numerals 1-20.
Measurement:
As Spring 2
Time, (hours minutes, seconds).
Money.
Additive reasoning:
Number & place value.
Addition & subtraction.
Multiplicative Reasoning.
Number & place value.
Multiplication & division.
Fractions: ½ & ¼ of an object, shape or quantity.
Measurement:
Time, o clock. Half past, draw hands on a clock face.
Geometric reasoning:
Fractions
Properties of shapes,
Position, direction, movement – including, whole, half, quarter & three quarter turns.

Science

Plants/seasons

Computing

Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology
Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology

Humanities

What if I live in…?
Similarities & differences between urban and rural locations in UK.
Historical events = Great Fire of London.
Timeline
Building materials
Eyewitness accounts.

Music

Our Bodies Beat (Science)
Water pitch (Art)
Travel
Performance
(PE)
Machines Beat (PSHE)

RE

Life at home & our places of worship.
Islam
Buddhism.
Life at home & our places of worship.
Judaism
Sikhism.

PSHCE/Citizenship

Healthy Life styles Growing and Changing

PE

Games Games

Art/DT

Eat more fruit & Vegetables Drawing/Painting

Other Activities/ Events