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Year One

Find out what we are learning about in Year One!


Spring 1

This half term topic is 'Who am I?' Through History, Science and Literacy we will be exploring what makes us, us - from our own human body to our special families!

In Literacy we will be reading and diving into the classical favourite, Dogger by Shirley Hughes and later reading Paddington's Post by Michael Bond.

We will also be exploring the past and present by looking at special toys we play with and the toys our parents/grandparents played with when they were little to begin to understand how things change throughout time. We will also be learning more about our local area, where we live and our own addresses! Do you know yours?



In Year One we have learnt about...

Autumn 2

This half term's topic is Aladdin! We will be exploring the traditional tale of Aladdin in Literacy, getting to know all the characters and writing a recount of a magical carpet ride over Royton, spotting familiar sites as we travel such as Sparkles and Lidl! To explore what Aladdin can see from his magical carpet we will be learning about Aerial views in Geography, exploring these through the use of Google Earth and creating models using Lego, then taking aerial view pictures.

We will also begin to rehearse for our Christmas Nativity show, The Masked Singer and perform to the older children in school. We can't wait!


Autumn 1


The Year 1 topic this half term is called, “Marvellous Magic”. In Literacy, the children will be focusing on the text, “Meg & Mog” and will be using this to complete exciting pieces of writing. In Maths, Year 1 will be concentrating on numbers up to 10 including place value, addition and subtraction. In Science, the children will be learning about everyday materials and in Geography, the focus will be on the different countries in the United Kingdom and the surrounding seas.