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Welcome to Key Stage One!
2019/20 Academic Year
Current Staffing Information
Our Key Stage 1 Unit consists of four classes.
In Year 1, Class (1L) is taught by Miss Linger, and Class (1C) is taught by Mrs Cousins & Miss Finn.
In Year 2, Class (2C) is taught by Mr Charnock (KS1 Lead), and Class 2A is taught by Mrs Armbrister and Miss Akhtar
Both Year 1 and 2 classes are supported by Mrs McLean, Miss Neale, Mrs Stainthorpe, Mrs Hill and Mrs Butterworth.
Year 1 (Spring Term)
During the Spring Term, Year 1 will be covering two different topics. “Why wouldn’t a Bog Baby make a good pet?” and, “Why are there no castles in Royton?”
The children will be reading a selection of exciting texts such as “Bog Baby” and “Zog & the Flying Doctors”. This will lead into some fantastic pieces of writing such as explanation texts, persuasion texts and reports.
In Maths, the children will be focusing on 2D and 3D shapes, before progressing onto addition, subtraction and measurement.
The Science topics in Year 1 this term will begin with Animals Including Humans, and then lead into learning all about Seasonal Change.
In Geography, the children will be learning all about where we live, the 4 countries that make up the Uk and the 3 main surrounding seas.
The history focus this term will link in to the Castles topic, and this will support the children’s DT work, where they will be designing, creating and evaluating Castle themed models.
Year 2 (Spring Term)
During the Spring Term, the focus topic in Year 2 is called, “What was life like in 17th Century London?” This will cover both the Great Plague of 1665 and the Great Fire of London in 1666.
The children will be learning all about what life was like in London during the 17th Century, the impact of the Great Plague and what happened during the Great Fire. Focusing on exciting tects such as “Plague – A cross on the door” and “Toby and the Great Fire of London”, will enable the children to produce several exciting pieces of writing such as stories, newspaper articles, letters, biographies and diary entries. Moreover, the children will be focusing on Samuel Pepys as a famous historical person.
In Maths, the children will be spending the first half term working on fractions and shape, before progressing onto time and measurement.
The Science topics in Year 2 this term will begin with Living things and their habitats, and then lead into learning all about materials.
The Art and DT work this term will link into the focus topic, and consist of creating 17th Century houses, alongside fire themed artwork.
Just to remind you that your child will receive homework and this will consist of:
By signing the record book, it is clear to staff that your child has read at home and we can award them with tokens for the raffle draw during our celebration assembly.
PE and Swimming
This term the children will have PE or Swimming (Year 2 only) on the following days:
1C (Mrs Cousins/Miss Finn) (Wednesday and Thursday)
1L (Miss Linger) (Wednesday and Thursday)
2C (Mr Charnock) (PE on Thursday) (Swimming on Friday)
2A (Mrs Armbrister & Miss Akhtar) (PE on Friday) (Swimming on Wednesday)