Year 1

Curriculum Overview

Autumn 2 October - December 2017

Subject Topic: Our World
Art/D&T Food printing
Use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes.
Computing Basic Skills incuding: Mouse control, typing, double clicking, click and drag and using basic controls (control things on screen – arrows)
English Stories in familiar settings (4 weeks), Instructions (2 weeks) and Poems (Christmas 2 weeks)
Children will be learning:
-Punctuation (capital letters, full stops, finger spaces)
- Applying phonics knowledge in reading and writing
- Practising cursive writing
- To be able to answer comprehension questions about stories.
- Rhyming words

The children will be:
- Re-writing stories
- Creating their own stories
- Acrostic poems
- Rhyming couplets
Geography Use vocabulary to refer to: Key human features – City, town, village, factory, farm, house…
Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and physical features of its surrounding environment.
Use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and human and physical features
Continents and oceans
Home Learning Weekly spellings to learn and put into a sentence
Maths activity to consolidate the previous week’s work
Numeracy Place value, number patterns and ordering of numbers
Calculations and Number (Addition, Subtraction)
To be able to read and write numbers to 20
Number bonds to 10
Counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s
Positional language and direction
PE Swimming (Rotating between classes)
RE & PSHE/Citizensip Beliefs and values
5 R’s (Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Resourcefulness, Reflection)
Science Name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.
Plan and carry out investigations


Year 1 Curriculum Autumn

Year 1 Curriculum Summer2


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Riverside Community Primary School
Wanlip Lane

Executive Headteacher: Chelsea Norman
Chair of Governors: Chris Swan