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Year 1

Welcome to Spring Term in Year 1



In Maths we will be continuing our learning using numbers from 0-20 and with an initial focus on addition and subtraction. After this will progress on to using numbers to 50 before looking at length, height, weight and volume to end the term.



In English we will be start the term by look at Instructions and how to write a set of instructions. We will then look at poetry with a focus on pattern and rhyme before finishing the half term looking at Journey Stories before writing our own in a similar style.


After half term we will begin by looking at letter writing using the book Meerkat Mail as a focus before writing our own letters to a character of our choice. Then will progress and look at poetry and a non-fiction report.



In History, we will be looking at Explorers! We will be focusing on Sir Francis Drake, Amelia Earhart and Neil Armstrong. Looking at when they lived, what they did and where they explored.


In Geography we will be learning all about the UK and looking at different oceans and continents.


In science, we will looking at and investigating different materials. We will be looking at different materials and their properties before investigating what materials would be best for an explorers umbrella.


In DT, we will be research, designing and making our own fruit salad and learning about why a balanced diet is important and how we can achieve a balanced diet.


P.E. will be on Tuesday and Thursday. Depending on the weather this could be indoors or outdoors so please bring a full PE kit (including trainers/daps). 


January Maths Calendar - how many can you do?