Year 1 Curriculum Overview  2017-2018

 

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

 

 

 

Seasons:

Changes in Autumn.

 

Comparing Summer and Autumn.

Animals-Nocturnal

Animals-Hibernation.

Animals-Migration.

Harvest.

Senses and Body parts:

- Taste.

- Smell.

- Hearing.

- Touch.

– Sight.

Changes in weather:

Ice investigation.

Animal classification.

Animal groupings.

Animals – Herbivores, carnivores, omnivores.

Animals – Pets.

Materials – Names:

 

Sorting

 

Materials – properties.

 

Materials – Natural / Man-made.

 

Materials – Investigation.

Seasons – Comparing Spring/Summer.

Parts of a plant.

Growing.

Investigation.

Freeze.

Garden plants.

Beach investigation.

Animals – Fish and birds.

School Trip- Southend and Sea life Centre.

English

 

 

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

Recount -holiday news:

 

Punctuation.

 

Features of fiction texts.

 

Features of non-Fiction text.

 

Poetry.

 

 

Story sequencing:

 

Features of instructions.

 

Oral retell.

 

Writing retell.

 

Letter writing.

 

Recount of our concert.

Features of a diary - Grammar.

 

Letter writing.

 

Predicting.

 

Speech.

 

Non-fiction report.

Features of a newspaper – grammar.

 

Poetry.

 

Book week.

 

Captions.

 

Character designs.

 

Writing retell.

Predicting.

 

Adapting a story.

 

Chick Diary.

 

Missing Poster.

 

Bean Diary.

 

Story writing.

Lists.

 

Menu/Recipes.

 

Writing retell.

 

Aquarium leaflet.

 

Recount.

 

Poetry.

 

 

RE

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Family:

 

Belonging to a group.

 

Belonging to a religion.

 

 

Festivals:

 

Diwali

 

Hanukkah

 

Christmas

Stories from the bible:

 

Stories from Islam.

 

Stories from Buddhism.

Personal Beliefs:

 

Looking at artefacts from various religions.

 

 

Worship:

 

Christian worship.

 

Muslim worship.

 

Hindu worship.

Our world and environment:

 

Caring for the world.

 

Protecting the environment.

Indoor PE

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

Gymnastics:

Shapes and balances

Dance:

Linking movement

Gymnastics:

Flight.

Dance:

Bollywood.

Gymnastics:

Rolling.

 

Gymnastics:

Rolling

Jumping

Balances

Outdoor PE

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

Athletic:

Running

Multi-skills:

Throwing and catching.

Multi-skills:

Racket sports

(Tennis)

Multi-skill:

Tag Rugby.

Multi-skills:

Throwing and catching.

Athletics:

Running, throwing and jumping.

History

Time line.

 

Black History Month.

 

Gun Powder Plot

 

Remembrance Day.

Significant people from the past:

L.S Lowry

Fact file

 

Significant people from the past:

 

Queen Victoria.

 

Victorian Times.

Victorian children.

Significant people from the past:

 

Wright Brothers.

 

History of flight.

 

Explorers:

 

Christopher Columbus.

 

Compare a Victorian seas-side holiday to the present day.

Geography

Simple maps:

Layout of a classroom and school.

 

Location:

 

Where we live.

 

North/South Poles.

United Kingdom:

 

Countries and their capitals.

 

Human and physical features.

Continents and oceans.

 

Rainforests.

Urban and rural locations.

 

Compare and contrast town and country.

 

Compare and contrast Africa and England.

Features of a seaside.

 

Compare and contrast sea-side and town.

 

Design a map and key.

Art

 

 

Self –portrait i.e. pastels.

 

Andy Goldsworthy – temporary arts sculpture.

 

Clay dinosaur.

Painting a firework picture.

 

Reflecting sound and movement with paint.

 

Christmas theme crafts.

Discussing art work of Lowry.

 

Creating a Lowry image.

Designer – Cath Kidson.

 

Henri Rousseau.

 

 

African art:

 

Masks.

 

Tinga Tinga artwork.

Andy Warhol:

Creating his work.

 

Compare work to others.

DT

 

 

Joining materials:

 

Designing a moving object.

 

Making a moving object.

 

Designing a Gingerbread man.

 

Evaluating and making a Gingerbread man.

 

Making a Pop-up card.

Sewing:

 

Designing and evaluating a puppet.

Making a nest:

 

Designing/evaluating a nest.

Designing, making, tasting and evaluating a fruit salad

Designing, making, eating and evaluating a healthy picnic.

Computing

 

E-safety

 

Logging on and off

 

loading programmes

Create and manipulate digital contents in an e-book

 

 

Data handling

 

Using keyboards

 

Changing font size and colour of text

Coding and debugging programmes (bee-bots)

 

 

Save and retrieve documents

 

Typing text using Microsoft Word

Create posters including images and texts

 

Use of technology in and out of school

PSHE

British values

- Rule of law

- Individual liberty

British values

- Democracy

- Mutual respect and tolerance

Safety at home

 

Managing feelings and emotions

 

Staying safe

 

Changes in the environment

 

Recycling

 

 

Staying healthy – food families

- hygiene

-oral hygiene

Personal hygiene

 

Transitions

Music

 

 

 

Listening to sounds

 

Play music using bodies

 

Un-tuned percussion instruments

 

Singing

Christmas concert

Long and short sounds

 

Creating and composing

Exploring pulse, beat and rhythm

Exploring pitch

Exploring timbre and tempo

Maths

 

Baseline assessment

Counting, recognising numbers and number formation

Number bonds

1 more 1 less

Addition and subtraction

 

Shape know 2D and 3

Number

- counting

-formation

 

Addition and subtraction

 

Naming 2D shapes

 

Number bonds

 

Place value

 

Subtraction

Number bonds to 10/20

 

Estimation

 

Measuring

-length

-height

 

Number patterns

 

Doubling and Halving

 

Fractions

 

Measure time

-days, months, sequencing events

 

 

 

Word problems

-addition

-subtraction

 

Numbers as words

 

Missing number problems

 

Sharing

 

Number trios

 

Position and direction

Money

 

Place value

 

10 more/less

 

Time

 

Measure

-length

-height

 

Properties of 3D shapes

 

Fractions of shapes

 

Multiplication

 

Division

 

Position and direction

 

Place value

 

Measure

-mass

-weight

-capacity

-volume

 

Problem solving