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Year 1 Curriculum Overview

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Our Learning Adventure

Dinosaurs (3 week)

Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales (continued)

Local Study – Hall Green

Knights and Castles

 

Plants

Pirates

 

The Victorians

Paddington

 

Visits & Visitors

Dinosaur workshop

Trip to Sarehole Mill

½ day

 

Trip to Tamworth Castle

 

 

Trip to the Black Country museum       

 

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Meet the Teacher Meeting

Parents Evening

 

Year 1 Diwali assembly

Phonics Parent Information Meeting

Christmas Concert

Parents Evening

 

 

Parents lunch

Sports day

Parents Evening

 

Our Wider Learning

Green Owl 2 Clip Art

Class Charter & children’s  rights

McMillan coffee Morning

Care for Your Bear Day

Mental Health Awareness Day

Arts Week

Diwali

Children in Need

Christmas

 

Fire safety

Whole School Pantomime

Aspirations day

Red Nose Day

Big Yellow Day

World Book Day

STEM week

World poetry day

Easter

Multi Skills Event

Vaisakhi

Eid

Health week

Our Aspirations

Be a sparkly learner

Achieve my best

Respect & celebrate our differences

Believe in myself and follow my dreams

Value & Protect our world

Healthy Mind! Healthy body!

Our Values

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Caring & Honesty

Friendship & Trust

Respect & Patience

Courage & Happiness

Peace & Responsibility

Hope & Understanding

     Our Learning Behaviours

Spark-a-tron

Team-a-tron

Reflect-o-saurus

Challenge-o-saurus

Try-o-dactyl

Imagine-o-saurus

Literacy

Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson and David Roberts

Contemporary rhyme narrative

Past children’s laureate

 

The Story Tree Tales to Read Aloud retold by Hugh Lupton and Sophie Fatus: The Little Red Hen, The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Traditional tales

 

Author of the month: Rebecca Cobb, e.g. Lunchtime; The Everywhere Bear; Aunt Amelia

 

SPAG; narratives (retelling/ innovations); narrative (retelling); instructions to guide

Cinderella retold by Stan Cullimore

Traditional tales

 

Previously by Alan and Jessica Ahlberg

Contemporary twisted fairy tale

 

Poetry on a theme: school poems

Poetry

Performances of poems

 

The Jolly Christmas Postman by Alan and Janet Ahlberg

Classic text

 

Author of the month: Alan Ahlberg

 

Information writing; expressing in role; narrative innovation

Castles by Colin Thompson

Contemporary picture book

 

Prince Cinders by Babette Cole

Princess Smarty-pants by Babette Cole

Contemporary twisted fairy tale

 

The King who Banned the Dark by Emily Haworth-Booth

Contemporary picture book

 

Author of the month: Emily Gravett, e.g. Tidy; Again, Spells

 

 

Information writing; recount of a real event; narrative; writing in role (expressing); descriptive writing; narrative

Jim and the Beanstalk by Raymond Briggs

Contemporary twisted fairy tale

 

A Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

Information story

 

The Pirate Cruncher by Jonny Duddle

Contemporary picture book

 

How to Find Gold by Viviane Schwarz

Contemporary picture book

 

Author of the month: Michael Rosen poetry

Poetry: poet study

Past children’s laureate

 

Narrative; instructions to guide; writing in role, e.g. to retelling an imagined event in role

A Dark, Dark Tale by Ruth Brown

Contemporary picture book

 

Suddenly by Colin McNaughton

Contemporary picture book

 

Author of the month: Colin McNaughton

 

Information writing; recount of a real event; narrative; narrative retelling

Paddington’s Guide to London by Michael Bond

Classic text

 

Paddington at the Palace by Michael Bond

Classic text

 

Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

Classic picture book

 

Author of the month: Oliver Jeffers, e.g. Lost and Found; The Way Back Home; Stuck; The Day the Crayons Quit

 

Narrative; information writing; narrative; writing in role (expressing); retelling an imagined event

Maths

Number - Place Value, Number - Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication & Division, Measurement: money,

Statistics, Length & Height, Geometry – properties of shape, Number - fractions

Position & Direction, Problem solving, Measurement: time, Measurement: mass, capacity & temperature, Investigations

Science

Animals & Humans

Identify and classify dinosaurs that are herbivores, carnivores and omnivores

Materials

Identify everyday materials and their properties

Sort everyday materials

Fair testing and recording information

Scientific enquiry

Seasonal Changes

Observing, recording and analysing simple data to answer questions.

Know the months of the year and which season they are in.

 

Inventions and Working scientifically

Know what an inventor is and some British inventors.

Planning a fair test using a systematic approach.

Record and evaluate information.

Draw conclusions from an experiment.

Plants & Trees

Identify, discuss and name a variety of common wild and garden plants

Compare, contrast and group familiar plants.

Record, observe and predict changes over time.

Discuss observations using accurate vocabulary Use information to make conclusions.

Draw diagrams of plants

Animals & Humans

Identifying and name parts of the body and link to senses.

Classify different animals including humans into herbivores, carnivores and omnivores

Describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals.

Identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

Seasonal Changes

Observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies

History

 

Dinosaurs

Events beyond living memory

Timelines

Hall Green in the Past

Comparing life in the past

Changes within living memory

Significant historical events, people and places in Hall Green

Knights and Castles

Comparing life in the past

Significant individuals

Pirates

Comparing life in the past

Significant individuals

The Victorians

Comparing life in the past

Significant individuals

 

 

Geography

 

Hall Green – Local Area

Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.

 

 

Name and locate the worlds 7 continents and 5 oceans.

 

 

Name and locate the worlds 7 continents and 5 oceans.

Understanding geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the UK, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country.

Art

 

Experiment with line, shape and pattern.

Explore 2d and 3d drawing.

Explore the wash technique.

Create a mixed media Karla Gerard inspired piece of art.

 

Experiment with shape and shading.

Explore size, shape, colour and tone.

 

 

Experiment with line and pattern.

Explore colour and tone.

Design and create a press print, which can be used to create a whole class piece.

 

DT

Knowing how to follow a recipe.

Mixing, cutting, folding, dicing, pouring, measuring, weighing

 

Joining materials

Names of materials

Properties of materials joining, sticking, cutting,

 

Moving mechanisms

Wind-up toy (cups)

 

Computing

Ready, steady, go

Undersand algorithms.

Create and debug simple programs.

 

Our local Area

Use technology safely.

Keep personal information private.

Identify where to go for help.

Use technology purposefully to create, organise and manipulate digital content.

 

Pictures tell a thousand words

Use technology safely.

Keep personal information private.

Identify where to go for help.

App Attack

Instructions and directions.

Young Investigators

Navigate websites.

Video presenting a kids show.

We are all connected

Recognise common uses of technology beyond school.

Use technology purposefully to create, organise and manipulate digital content.

Personal, Social, Health Education

& Religious Education

Being Me

 

Our Rights:

Right to go to school, Right to learn, Right to play, Right to your own name and identity, Right to be treated fairly

 

British Values:

 

RE: Being thankful

Relationships

 

Our Rights:

Right to have a loving family that guide you, Right to belong to groups and clubs

 

 

British Values:

 

RE: Being hopeful and visionary

Celebrating Differences

 

Our Rights:

Right to religion and culture, Right to be have religion and culture treated in a respectful way

 

British Values:

 

RE: Being fair and just/Being accountable

Dreams & Goals

 

Our Rights:

Right to information through reading/research, Right to use your talents through education and beyond

 

British Values:

 

RE: Being courageous and confident/Being loyal and steadfast

Value & Protect the world

 

Our Rights:

Right to live peacefully, Right to express opinions

 

 

 

British Values:

 

RE: Identity and belonging/Being modest and listening to others

Healthy me/Changing me

 

Our Rights:

The right to healthcare and nutrition

 

 

 

British Values:

 

RE: Being curious and valuing knowledge/Being open, honest and trustworthy

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