Year 1 Curriculum Overview  2016-2017

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Science

 

The units below have 4 lessons which need to be added seasonally.

 

Plants – observe changes over the four seasons.

Sensing seasons – To observe changes across the four seasons.

 

Classroom display – changing seasons

 

Wow Factor

 

 

Me and my friends

 

Using our senses

To identify, name, draw and label basic parts of the body and say which part is associated with each sense

 

 

 

 

 

Chn bring baby photos in. Display and name the baby game

Materials

 

Everyday materials Part 1

To identify and name a variety of everyday materials.

To compare and group everyday materials.

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas pantomime visit?

 

Stretch and squeeze

Everyday materials Part 2

To identify and name a variety of everyday materials.

To compare and group everyday materials.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toys in school day

Plants

Plant detectives

To identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees.

To identify and describe the basic structure of common flowering plants.

Set limits – 5 flowering plants etc

 

 

 

 

Park visit

 

Church visit

 

Animals

Animal antics

To identify and name a variety of common animals, including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

 

 

Just one or two of each area.

 

 

 

Pets in School

 

Chick Visit

Jaws n claws Phil Wallwork

phil@jawsnclaws.co.uk

01424422917

The Seaside

Looking at animals

To identify and name a variety of common animals, including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

To describe and compare different animals, birds and fish.

 

 

Southend and Sea life Centre

 

Literacy

 

 

Phonics, Spelling, Grammar and Handwriting will be taught during each half term

Traditional Tales Enormous Turnip

Label and lists

 

Tyrannosaurus Drip captions

 

Stories with familiar settings (Burger Boy)

 

Poetry using the senses

 

 

 

Traditional Tales (Hansel & Gretel)

 

Traditional Tales (Little Red Hen)

 

Traditional Tales (Cinderella)

 

Instructions

 

Gingerbread man instructions/lists

Recounts

 

Fantasy Tales (Man on the moon)

 

 

Information texts (bike books)

 

Traditional tales (Jack and the Beanstalk)

 

Stories with familiar settings (

 

 

 

Labelling, list and captions Non-fiction texts - Plant books

Author focus and poetry

 

Giles Andrae or Julia Donaldson

 

Rumble in the jungle and Mad about minibeasts

Giraffe’s can’t dance and The lion who wanted to love)

Fantasy Tales (Dougal the deep sea diver)

 

Seaside poetry (commotion in the Ocean)

 

Traditional Tales (Little Red Hen)

 

Stories from a range of cultures (Need to discuss with team) Handa’s Surprise

 

Rainbow Fish

RE

 

Belonging

What does it mean to belong? Where and how do people belong and why belonging is important.

How do believers show they belong in Christianity and another faith?

 

Celebrating: religious and secular

How and why do we celebrate? Why are celebrations important in religion?

 

 

Christmas theme

How and why people celebrate Christmas

 

Diwali

How and why can books be special?

An introduction to sacred writings in Christianity and another faith.

 

Chinese new Year

Worship

Why, how and where do people worship? Introduction to worship in Christianity and another faith.

Easter theme

Why is Easter a special time for Christians?

Special things – exploring

Religious artefacts

How symbols and rituals express religious meaning; exploring feelings and responses in Christianity and another faith.

 

 

 

Vaisakhi

Caring for the

world/environmental

responsibilities

How belief influences actions, locally and globally.

Sharing a range of beliefs and values about our responsibilities for our world

 

Ramadan

Eid

PE

P.E. lessons are taught by professional P.E. coaches

Gymnastics

Travelling and jumping

Dance

The Dragon

Gymnastics

Taking weight on hands

Gymnastics

Rocking and rolling

Dance

Toy Box

Gymnastics

Turning Spinning and Twisting

Games

P.E. lessons are taught by professional P.E. coaches

 

 

 

 

 

 

History

Events and objects in chronological order

Recognise changes in their family

 

Timeline of own growth

Events beyond living memory. Gunpowder plot

 

Victorian Christmas

Victorian children at play including Victorian stories (Beatrix Potter, The Little Princess, etc)

Toys in chronological order

Lives of significant individuals in the past

 

Lowry

Lives of significant individuals in the past

 

The Wright brothers

 

 

 

 

To have first-hand experience of a seaside holiday in the present and compare it to ones in the past

Geography

To identify where they live and know their locality

 

To recognise different types of homes and buildings in the locality.

To understand simple maps.

 

 

To know that London is the capital city of England and be able to locate it

To recognise and name some of the key features of London

 

 

 

Christmas – discuss North and South Pole

To be able to name and locate the 4 countries in the UK.

To be able to name the 4 capital cities in the UK.

To be able to locate different countries on a map

 

 

To know continents and oceans

 

Rainforests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Urban and Rural

 

Town Mouse and Country Mouse

To recognise the UK and where it is in the world

To understand what a coastline is and the features of them

To compare and contrast seaside and town

To know about and read real and imaginary maps.

 

Art

 

 

Painting, pastels, chalks)

To look at and appreciate portraits from famous artists

To record a self-portrait from observation

To mix paint to produce skin colours

To develop mark making skills

To improve upon and evaluate work

Portraits

Painting/printing

 

To create a silhouette

To use Artwork as a stimulus to discuss representations of Historical events. Use paint to represent Historical events

To develop the skill of collage

 

 

 

To use paint to produce an image

To close observational drawing of textures and patterns within their toys

To extend an image using line, colour and pattern

 

Famous Artist – Lowry

 

 

 

 

Famous Artist Henry Rousseau

 

 

 

Andy Warhol not done in Y2

To make different colours and shades by mixing paints

To add materials to paint to make different textures

To develop collage skills

 

Seaside pictures

 

Famous Artist Turner

DT

 

 

To make a moving body

Make a Popup Card/book

 

 

 

Make a puppet

 

To make a 3d Lowry scene

Preparing fruit and vegetables (healthy seaside picnic)

To select materials and tools to make a finished product

To create a moving image

Make planes.

To make a sea side mobile

Computing

 

Digital communication and sharing information (presentations, blogs, word processing)

Producing and editing media (images, photos, videos, animations)

Collecting, analysing, evaluating real world data/ problem solving (data handling)

Collecting, analysing, evaluating real world data/ problem solving (research, understanding search engines)

Modelling and simulations (puzzle games, predicting outcomes)

Control and programming (design build and debug programs)

PSHE –

Being a good citizen

Growing up and being myself

Being environmentally friendly

Healthy lifestyles

Being safe

People who help us

Managing change

Music

Exploring sounds

Long and short of it

Feel the pulse

What’s the score

Exploring pitch

Exploring timbre, tempo and dynamics

 

Maths

 

Baseline assessment

Counting, recognising numbers and number formation

Number bonds

1 more 1 less

Addition and subtraction

 

Shape know 2D and 3

Addition and subtraction

 

Length, weight and capacity – non standard units

 

Time

 

Money

 

Reading and writing numbers in words and numbers

 

Addition and subtraction including word problems

 

Halving

 

Multiples of 2, 5 and 10

 

Shape –properties of 2D and 3d

Arrange shapes in patterns

Place value

 

Addition and subtraction

 

Length, weight and capacity

 

Days of the week and months of the year and sequencing

 

Positional language

 

Money

 

Addition and subtraction including word problems

 

Grouping

 

Sharing

 

Reading and writing numbers in words and numbers

 

Time

Addition and subtraction (hundred square)

 

Halving (recap) and quartering

 

Grouping

 

Sharing

 

Place value