Year 1

Welcome to Year 1
Welcome to Year 1! Last term the topic was 'All About Me' the children learned about the 5 senses and where we live.
During the second half term we are learning about superheroes! The children made a fantastic effort, dressing up and enjoyed our superhero day. Thank you to the parents for making an effort with their outfits, they looked fantastic! 

In this half term we will be reading stories about superheroes. The stories we are reading include: Aliens in Underpants Save the World, Superworm and Supertato. They will finish the half term by writing their own superhero stories and learning some Christmas poems. 


The children will be describing characters, settings and retelling stories. They will be using their phonics to help them sound out new words and remembering to use capital letters, finger spaces and full stops. 

In maths we will be learning about number and place value. This will including finding missing numbers and moving onto addition and subtraction. 
The children will be using interactive games to help them build their confidence with counting, ordering, recognising and finding missing numbers. If you wish to continue this at home, please use websites such as and 


In Science we will be learning about the four seasons and conducting experiments related to those seasons. 


In Topic we are learning about super people from the past and present, such as Florence Nightingale and Steve Redgrave. 


In DT we will be designing and making our own superheroes, using cardboard boxes. 


In Computing this term they will be learning to log on and use a computer safely, as well as recording videos using I pads. 

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