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Year 1 - The Great Barrier Reef


Teacher: Miss L Steels

Teaching Assistant: Mrs L Metcalfe

PE DaysTuesday and Thursday

Please come to school in your normal uniform and bring PE kit in a separate bag.

PE kits must consist of a black t-shirt and black shorts/joggers/leggings and suitable footwear. A black hoody/sweatshirt is advisable for outdoor sessions. 

Home Learning: Every Half Term

This is a small project based around an aspect of our wider curriculum lessons.

Reading: Reading books will be changed on a Friday

Our school Expectation is that reading books are read a minimum of three times a week. Please ensure that you record in the record book every time you listen to your child at home. 

Spellings: Set every Friday and tested the following Friday.

Autumn Term Topic: Discovery Detectives

In this topic we will be learning about The Human Body (Autumn 1) and Animals and their Needs (Autumn 2) in Science, Spatial Sense in Geography and Discovering History in History. 

We will also be learning about Christmas in preparation for the Christmas Nativity in December.

Spring Term Topic: Our World

In this topic we will be learning about The Seasons and the Weather (Spring 1) and Taking Care of the Earth (Spring 2) in Science, The UK in Geography and Kings, Queens and Leaders in History.

Summer Term Topic: Ship Ahoy!

In this topic we will be learning about Plants (Summer 1) and Material and Magnets (Summer 2) in Science, The Seven Continents in Geography and Parliament and Prime Ministers in History.