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Year 1 - 1S (Mrs Shah) and 1C (Mrs Clarke)



 We are learning to:

  • identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.

  • look at growth, basic needs, exercise, food and hygiene.

  • identify sources of sound and light and reflections.

  • Look at sources and reflections

  • Observe Seasonal changes



We are learning to:

  • compose a piece of music using body percussion

  • experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music



We are learning to:

  • Recognise common uses of information technology in and beyond school.

  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private.

  • Know where to go for help if they have concerns about.

     content or contact on the internet

  • Learn how to use the internet safely: zip it, lock it, flag it.


We are learning about:

  • significant historical events, people and places in the children’s own locality, such as the Paralympic Games.


We are learning about: 

  • key physical and human features of the school and Aylesbury.  



We are going to be:


  • Using basic geographical vocabulary to refer to and describe key physical and human features of Aylesbury and our school

  • Using and developing fieldwork and observational skills.










We will be:


  • experiencing a sense of enjoyment and fascination in learning about themselves, others and the world around them.

  • considering ways that we can be more helpful in and out of school.

  • respecting the differences and similarities between people.

  • identifying people who help us in our families, school and community.

  • communicating their feelings to others, to recognise how others show feelings and how to respond.

  • helping to construct, and agree to follow, group and class rules and to understand how these rules help them.

  • discussing British Values in today’s society.

  • exploring how the children's family and friends influence who they are.


Art & Design

Generating Ideas: Developing, planning and communicating ideas; the children will be taken through a process of drawing gradually so they have a thorough knowledge of how to set out a drawing of a head thinking about proportion and the order in which to draw the features of the face. They will build on their own experiences; develop ideas by working out thoughts in sketchbooks. The children will have opportunities to talk about their ideas; plan by suggesting what to do next as their ideas develop; communicate their ideas using a variety of methods of mark making.


Making/Technique: the children will earn about making a wide variety of marks and about line in particular. Learn how to draw a face in correct proportion.  


Knowledge: Knowledge and understanding of paint and brushes: the children will learn about a variety of artists who have drawn or painted their self-portraits.   Learn about the characteristics of materials such as the graphite stick and its history and the paper they are drawing on.


Evaluation: Evaluating processes and products: talk about their ideas, saying what they like and dislike; identify what they could have done differently or how they could improve their work in the future.


We are going to be reading, retelling and writing labels and an instructions.


During our English lessons we are going to be learning about:

  • Identify features of instructions

  • We will be learning about adjectives, nouns and verbs and children will use these to create a spine poem about themselves

  • Creative journal writing


  • Name the letters of the alphabet in order.

  • Spell words containing each of the 40+ phonemes already taught

  • Write from memory, simple sentences dictated from the teacher that include words that include the GPC’s and common exception words taught so far



  • Sit correctly at table, holding a pencil comfortably and correctly;

  • begin to form lower case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place; form capital letters.



  • Compose sentences orally before writing.


Vocab, Grammar and Punctuation:

  • Finger spaces, conjunctions, capital letters and full stops




We are going to be learning how to:


  • form digits 0-9

  • count and identify numbers accurately 

  • compare heights and weights and practise ordering numbers from smallest to largest.

  • identify 2D and 3D shapes that make up our environment

  • Recognise and name common 2D and 3D shapes

  • measure and begin to record, compare, describe and solve practical problems

Amazing Me



  • Have talked about people, places and things that are special to them.

  • Have talked about what makes them special and how to be a good friend to others.

  • Learnt about different communities in and out of school.

  • Labelled different parts of their body.

  • Have used their senses and used adjectives to describe tastes, textures, smells, sounds and what they see.

  • Have written a spine poem about themselves.

  • Designed a healthy plate of food.

  • Written a set of instructions.



We will e learning to: 

  • work as a team and have good sportsmanship etiquette. 

  • balance while being spatial aware

  • develop stamina. 

  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns.


In all areas of physical health and well being we will be exploring movement and linking this to our Science learning.

nurture  inspire  achieve

This term Year 1 are learning about