Year 1

For more information about Year 1’s curriculum please speak to Miss Byram.

Children in Year 1 follow the Read, Write, Inc. phonics and writing schemes. You can read more about these here.

Year 1 Mathematics Plan

Revised: September 2017, based on the White Rose Maths Hub scheme of work.
 Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
AutumnNumber: Place Value (within 10)Addition and subtraction (within 10)Geometry: shapeNumber: Place Value (within 20)Consolidation
SpringNumber: Place Value (within 20)Number Place Value (within 50) (multiplies of 2, 5 and 10 to be included)Measurement: Length and HeightMeasurement: Weight and VolumeConsolidation
SummerNumber: Multiplication and Division (consolidation of multiples of 2, 5, and 10 to be included)Number: FractionsGeometry: position and directionNumber: Place Value (within 100)Measurement: MoneyMeasurement: TimeConsolidation

Year 1 Curriculum Grid

Curriculum content revised for the 17/18 school year.
Term/SubjectAutumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
EnglishStories with a familiar settingTraditional TalesStories with Patterned LanguageStories about FriendshipsRhymes and PatternsSuperhero Stories
Captions, lists and labelsInformation TextsCommandsLettersRecountsInstructions
ScienceWhy are humans not like tigers?What happens when there is no light?Where do the leaves go in Winter?Plants and sorting, including humans.Superhero body parts: superhero waterproof capes – materials.Senses and pets.
HistoryHow have pioneers and activists helped to make the world a better place?
Neil Armstrong and Christopher Columbus
The Great Fire of London and Princess DianaFairy TalesToys, houses and homes.What was Gomersal like a hundred years ago?What was Blackpool like in the Victorian times?
GeographyWhat would Where’s Wally find interesting about our area?
Local walk
Countries and capital cities of the UK – similarities and differencesWhere would you prefer to live – Australia or England?Why do we love to be beside the seaside?
Creative ArtsDigital photography – buildings and landscapes (Art)Design something that you might need on your adventures (DT)Pneumatics (DT)Australian Art (Art)Family portraits/wooden spoon dolls (DT)Landscapes- water (Art)
Music (Charanga)Hey You!Little Angel gets her WingsIn the GrooveRhythm in the Way we Walk and Banana RapRound & RoundReflect, Rewind and Replay
REWhich books and stories are special?Why do Christians celebrate Christmas?What does it mean to belong to Church or Mosque?What symbols are important at EasterWhy do we care?How do we celebrate special occasions?
ComputingDigital images & paintingMaking an animated storySafely using IT to communicatePaths and mazes: roamersIntroduction to CodingProgramming repeated sequences