Miss Morris

About Year 1

The Year 1 curriculum will build upon and extend the EYFS curriculum. Although the children are in a more formal learning environment in Year 1 they will continue to learn through exploration, experience, challenge and investigation using both the classroom and our outdoor learning environment.
Our topic topics will include learning about ourselves and each other as well as learning about animals and habitats and learning about how things work. The children will also be learning Spanish so don’t be surprised if they suddenly start singing Spanish songs or counting in Spanish. As staff we enjoy the challenge of teaching in different ways even though some of us have been teaching for quite a while. We are looking forward to the adventure of learning and growing together with the children in our care.

Mrs Field

Mrs Ahmed

Year 1

The Year 1 team works closely with Reception teachers to prepare for a smooth transition. We aim to manage the transition from Reception to Year 1 in a gradual, staged approach, which allows the children to adapt during the first half of the Autumn Term.

 

During Year 1 Children will become more confident and competent in reading and writing. Phonics is taught every day for 20 minutes to support reading, writing and spelling. In Year 1 all children will have a phonics screening check during June and the results will be reported to you in the summer term.

 

In numeracy we focus on the numbers 0 – 100. Children will learn number bonds to 10 and begin to ‘count on’. We also learn about the place value of numbers and how to add and subtract.

 

For further information you can view our Curriculum here.

Autumn term is packed full of exciting new subjects. This term we will be looking at traditional tales in English as well as stories with patterns and rhyme.

 

In Science we will be focussing on learning about how our heart works as well as where we can find living things.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

The Spring term will be another exciting time of the year with a variety of wonderful new topics to look at.

 

In Science we will be looking at materials as well as forces and in Geography pupils will learn how to draw maps and plans of a circus.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

As we move into the summer term the pupils will be ready for the next stage of our curriculum.

 

In English, pupils will learn about using senses / instructions whilst in Science they will be building upon this by learning about how we use our senses.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

Year 1 Latest Blog

Bumblebees create model vehicles in DT

This half term, in Year 1 we’ve been learning about transport. We’ve learnt about all the different types of transport, so for our DT project, the children created their own transport model using a variety of junk. They used axles, wheels and split pins to put in moving parts on the models.

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Bumblebee make vehicles out of construction toys

For DT the children need to make a vehicle with moving parts. They investigated how to create vehicles out of different types of constructions toys. These are some of their creations.

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Important people in our community

For PHSE, we have been learning how there are important people in the community that help us. We have found out what they do, what they wear and how they help us.

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Road safety in year 1

This week all the children in school took part in a road safety workshop. The children learnt how to be safe outside and how to cross the road safely. They dressed up and roleplayed how to be safe.

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Address Details

Parsloes Primary School
Spurling Road
Dagenham
Essex
RM9 5RH

Tel: 0208 270 4925

E-mail: office@parsloes.bardaglea.org.uk