All class photos will now be uploaded to the 'Gallery'. Please click '2018-19' and go to 'Year 1'.
The four purposes of the new curriculum for Wales inform our teaching. Our learning experiences enable our pupils to be:
In the Spring Term, we will be studying in the topic of 'Growing Things'. Within this we will be looking at the following:
Parts of a flower
Labelled diagrams of flowers
Planting flowers/vegetables and recording plant growth
How plants, animals and humans affect the environment
Contrasting different areas of the world
The affect of plastic on the environment
Throughout the year, the children will develop the following skills:
Money - finding totals and giving change within 10p
2D and 3D shapes (properties)
Time (to the nearest hour)
Days of the Week, Month and Seasons of the Year
Data - collecting information and sorting it into Venn Diagrams, Tally Charts, Bar Graphs etc.
Understanding place value within the 10s
Doubling and halving
Number bonds to 10
Subtraction and addition
Read and write numbers to 20
We understand the importance of literacy skills and their use within the wider world. As part of your child's literacy lessons, they will be learning to spell words relating to specific patterns each week in class. We have listened to your feedback and have made available lists of words that you can study with your child at home. The lists compiled are words that your child will come across as part of their reading in school and are age appropriate. These can be found under 'Resources and Useful Links'.
During this term Year 1 will look at the following genres;
Retelling of Stories
PE will take place every Tuesday. Please bring in shorts/leggings/tracksuit and a t-shirt. The children will also need trainers and in the colder months, a fleece or sweatshirt. Earrings will need to be removed or covered with tape before the children come to school.
During this term children in Year 1 will explore the following during their PE lessons;
Welly Wednesday will be every Wednesday. Please could all children bring a pair of wellies in a labelled carrier bag each Wednesday.