Year 1A Autumn 2017
Year 1 Autumn 1 – All About Me
To write labels, captions and simple sentences. To re-visit recognition of Phase 2 and Phase 3 letters and their sounds in order to read and write. To focus on correct letter formation. To share together and read a wide variety of books to help develop a love of stories and reading.
To count forwards and backwards in 1s to 30. To count forwards and backwards in 10s to 100. To recognise and write numbers to 30. To begin to gain an understanding of place value. To recognise and describe common 2D and 3D shapes. To measure objects using non-standard and standard units of measurement.
The Catholic Faith: Looking at ‘God’s Great Plan’ and exploring the beauty of God’s world through circle time discussions and activities, drawings, music and dance.
To name and understand the uses of the different parts of our body. To explore our senses and the important role they play. To discuss the importance of healthy eating (link to Harvest) and exercise and relate to growth.
Geography and History:
To discuss ‘belonging’ in relation to our family, church and community.
To explore our local environment facilities. To look at the different ways to keep safe. To look at changes within living memory from birth to old age.
Art and Design:
Still life and portraiture – to develop drawing skills and attention to detail.
To create collages related to the different food groups. To make clay face masks of the young and old.
Singing songs related to Harvest, autumn and the different parts of our bodies.
Exploring instruments and controlling their sounds.
Circle games to promote turn taking. Team games with a focus on ball skills.
Exploring programmable toys and using algorithms to make them move.
Building an awareness of self and others and rights and responsibilities in relation to behaviour for learning. To explore our feelings.