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Year 1 Curriculum Newsletter
Summer 1 2019

 


For the rest of this half term our topic is ‘We’re on the Move!’ The children will be finding out about different types of transport, how it has changed over the years, and who has influenced this change.


Maths


The children will learn:
• To solve multiplication problems using repeated addition.
• To solve division problems by sharing in half and quarter.
• To find a half and a quarter of shapes.
• To recognise the value of coins and solve money problems.
• To draw and write half past and explain the minute and hour hand on a clock.

 

Literacy


The children will:
• Use creative writing to re-tell the story of ‘The Hundred Decker Bus’.
• Write newspaper reports to the Amelia Earhart Museum in Kansas, USA.

 

RE
• The children will learn about special places and discuss the importance of churches to Christians.

 

PDL:
• The children will be focusing on Relationships.


Science
The children will:
• Observe and label invertebrates.
Compare invertebrates to other animals.

 

PE
The children will learn:
• To play Football with a Specialist Football Coach.
• To create their own transport dance.

 

History
The children will learn about:
• The life of Amelia Earhart and why she is important
• Transport from the past and present including: cars, bikes and air travel.


DT
The children will:
• Use junk modelling to create their own ‘Hundred Decker Bus.’  Please send in any junk modelling materials your child could use for their model by Friday 10th May.

 

PE days will now be on Thursdays and Fridays. There will be an inside and outdoor session every week. Please ensure your child has appropriate clothing for both.


Library day will Thursday afternoon.


We are looking forward to our trip to Beaulieu Motor Museum on Wednesday 8th May.

 

LEARNING VALUES
Motivation- Practise their artistic and creative skills.
Excellence – Writing their reports about Amelia Earhart.
Respect- Celebrating each other’s achievements; big or small.
Team Work- Working together in a small group to create a dance.
Opportunities- Learn about an influential historical woman.
Never give up- Persevering to build their ‘Hundred Decker Bus’