# Year 1

## English

### Autumn 1

• This is me: Monkey Puzzle; Cleversticks; Funnybones
• Non-fiction: labelling

### Autumn 2

• Stories with repeating patterns: Bear hunt; Monkey and me; Brown Bear, Brown Bear
• Christmas/Winter Theme – Norman the slug who saved Christmas; Stick Man.

### Spring 1

• Traditional and fairy tales: The Enormous Turnip; Three Billy Goats; Jack and the Beanstalk
• Information texts: Castles and Fantasy Homes
• Guided reading, phonics, and spellings

### Spring 2

• Fiction Stories – There’s a lion in my cornflakes, Here we are
• Fantasy Stories – The way back home, Beegu
• Guided reading, phonics, and spellings

### Summer 1

• Stories from Australia: The Mimis (Australia); There’s an ouch in my Pouch
• Poetry – rhyming text.
• Guided reading, phonics, and spellings

### Summer 2

• Stories with a rhyming text: Tiddler
• Poetry – Commotion in the ocean
• Guided reading, phonics, and spellings

## Mathematics

### Number and Place Value

• Count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number
• Count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals; count in multiples of twos, fives and tens
• Given a number, identify one more and one less
• Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least
• Read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words

• Read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (–) and equals (=) signs
• Represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20
• Add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including zero
• Solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7 = – 9

### Multiplication and Division

• Solve one-step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher

### Fractions

• Recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity
• Recognise, find and name a quarter as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or quantity

### Measurement

• Compare, describe and solve practical problems for:
• Lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]
• Mass/weight [for example, heavy/light, heavier than, lighter than]
• Capacity and volume [for example, full/empty, more than, less than, half, half full, quarter]
• Time [for example, quicker, slower, earlier, later]
• Measure and begin to record the following:
• Lengths and heights
• Mass/weight
• Capacity and volume
• Time (hours, minutes, seconds)
• Recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes
• Sequence events in chronological order using language [for example, before and after, next, first, today, yesterday, tomorrow, morning, afternoon and evening]
• Recognise and use language relating to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months and years
• Tell the time to the hour and half past the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times

### Geometry - Properties of a Shape

• Recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including:
• 2-D shapes [for example, rectangles (including squares), circles and triangles]
• 3-D shapes [for example, cuboids (including cubes), pyramids and spheres]

### Gemoetry - Position and Direction

• Describe position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three-quarter turns

## Science

### List of Topics:

• Plants and Trees – different plants in different seasons. lifecycle of an apple tree.
• Animal Antics – animals around school, caring for pets, who looks after animals?
• Sensing Seasons including Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer
• Everyday Materials – predicting and experimenting with different types of materials.
• Looking at Animals – the animal kingdom, animal movement, types and differences, habitat, comparing similarities and differences.
• This is me! - looking at senses, body parts and our skeleton.

## Art

### List of Topics:

• Portraits- Guiseppe Arcimboldo
• Landscapes- Laurence Stephen Lowry
• Henri Matisse – Fauvism.

## Computing

### List of Topics:

• Introduction to Programming using Scratch Jr
• How to navigate a computer – learning mouse and keyboard skills (using code.org)
• Microsoft Word – how to change font, colour and size. Create a greetings card.
• We are painters – using a program such as Tux paint.

Online Safety learning runs throughout all topics

## Design and Technology

### List of Topics:

• Textiles/Construction: Bridges — Links to 3 Billy Goats Gruff
• Designing, making and evaluating a mixed fruit salad
• Textiles – Sewing a gingerbread man

## Geography

### List of Topics:

• Map skills: Location knowledge — UK
• Place Knowledge: UK & Australia
• Fieldwork and local landmarks

## History

### List of Topics:

• Changes - baby to adult; toys – old and new
• Beyond living memory: Space
• Significant person: Neil Armstrong
• Castles – Motte and Bailey

## Music

The majority of music will be delivered by a specialist vocal teacher.

## Physical Education

### List of Topics:

• Gymnastics
• Games:
• Speed, Agility, and Quickness
• Ball Skills
• Throwing
• Catching and Ball Familiarisation
• Ball Skills
• Dribbling Skills
• Striking Skills
• Athletics
• Multi Skills

## Religious Education

We will follow the Birmingham Agreed Syllabus, available here.