Year 1

What’s happening this half term?




Our books for Summer 1 are from fantasy settings including: “Supertato” and “The Bog Baby”. During Summer 2, we will look at Traditional Tales including “Jack and the Beanstalk”.

We will be exploring capital letters, full stops, questions and exclamation marks through these texts. We will be looking at how to use prepositions in our writing and recognising rhyme and repetition in stories. We will also be focusing on using suffixes and prefixes in our writing.



For Mathematics in the Summer term we are focusing on:

  • Place value within 100
  • Multiplication and division
  • Fractions (halves and quarters)
  • Time (o’clock and half past the hour)
  • Money


Our Science unit for the Summer term is  “Which birds and plants would Little Red Riding Hood find in our local park?” Through this unit, we will be visiting Reddish Vale Country Park. We will be learning about plant structures, how to identify plants, the different types of trees and animal groupings.



Our learning challenge for Summer 1 is “Where do different animals live?” Through this topic, we will be studying continents and oceans. Our learning challenge for Summer 2 is “Who are our local heroes?” Through this topic, we will be studying L.S. Lowry and the significance of the Manchester Bee.




Year 1 – Jack and the Beanstalk

The children have been planting beans as part of their Science lessons. They will be observing them grow under different conditions. They have also painted their own magic bean and wrote questions on the back of them related to our English unit around 'Jack and the...

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