Year 1

Topic Overview Spring 1 Newsletter Term: Spring 1
Topic: Little Posties

This half term our topic will be 'Little Posties'. We will be focusing on a book called Meerkat Mail. The role play area has been transformed into a post office. We will be writing our own letters to the children in Year one at Norton, Newstead and Whitfield Valley. For our educational visit this term we will be taking our letters to our local post office, buying a stamp and posting our letters!

Topic Overview Autumn 2 Newsletter Term: Autumn 2
Topic: Fairy tales

This half term our topic will be 'Fairy tales'. We will be reading lots of traditional fairy tales. We will focus on Aladdin and the children will be writing the story. The role play area will be transformed into the Genie's Lamp. The children will be learning to tell the time. They need to be able to say o'clock and half past the hour. We are very excited to be going to watch this year's pantomime Aladdin at the Regent Theatre.

Topic Overview Autumn 1 Newsletter Term: Autumn 1
Topic: The Bog Baby

Our topic for the half term is 'The Bog Baby'. Our fantastic role play area has been transformed into a swamp with activities within the role play including English, Mathematics and topic work. For our first and very exciting educational visit we will be taking the children pond dipping at Park Hall. In English we will be writing descriptions of The Bog Baby and the pond.

During Mathematics this half term we will be looking at counting to 50. We will be learning to count in 2's and 10's, and we will be adding 2 numbers together to make 10 (8 + 2 = 10), as well as exploring fractions and shape.

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