|We will be using four different texts to drive our reading lessons this half term.||This half term we will continue to use Talk for Writing to support the children’s writing. We will be using three different texts and learning these stories to support our understanding of story creation: Hansel and Gretel, The Three Little Pigs and Poetry. |
We will continue to focus on writing simple sentences that start with a capital letter, use finger spaces between words and a full stop at the end. We will also continue to practise using our phonics when writing.
|Maths||This half term we will be looking at addition and subtraction. We will use practical equipment (Numicon, pegs, counters) to support all our learning.|
We will use the part-whole model, introduce number sentences, learn addition facts including number bonds to 10, learn about fact families, find parts, take away and cross out, add and subtract 1 and 2 and continue to use word problems to challenge our understanding.
|Science||This half term, we will be looking at seasonal changes. |
Our key objectives are:
|RE||This half term the children will be thinking about incarnation. |
Our key question for the half term is Why does Christmas matter to Christians?
During this topic, pupils are expected to be able to:
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|Geography||This half term, we will be looking at our local area and the UK. |
Our key objectives are:
|D&T||This half term, we will be designing and making our own toy cars. We will be learning how wheels and axels work as well as exploring different ways to attach these to our cars. We will select appropriate tools to make our cars and learn how to use a saw safely to cut our axels to size.|
|PSHE||Our focus in PSHE is the similarities and differences between people and how to respect and celebrate the uniqueness in all of us.|
Our additional topic this term will be led by the book ‘I want it’ from Values, Money and Me and will support the value of saving up for something.
|Computing||This term Y1 will create and save their own work. They will also use programmable floor robots (Beebots) to explore programming and instructions.|
|Music||This half term the children will use their voices, movements and percussion instruments to explore the different ways music can be used to describe the weather. They will develop their skills individually and in small groups|