To Parents/Guardian Class Year 1 Rubies Victory School’s Curriculum Plan Term Autumn English Nonsense Poetry Stories with familiar settings Books There’s a Wocket in my Pocket – Dr Seuss Ning Nang Nong – Spike Milligan Jabberwocky – Jennifer Adams Mister Magnolia – Quentin Blake Maths Number and Place Value Addition Subtraction Properties of shape (2D) Length and Height Multiplication French We will be developing our French vocabulary through songs and games. How can you help your child? Help your child to complete their homework and ensure that it is returned on a Tuesday. Encourage your child to research the topics we are studying in their own time, by visiting the library or going onto the internet. Listen to your child read and read to your child every day. Help them learn words that will be sent home. Science Computing R.E. History We will be finding out about weather and seasonal changes. We will be recording the weather and making observations about the changes we observe. We will develop a wider scientific vocabulary around this topic. We will be using ‘Switched on Computing’ a new computing scheme. We will be producing a talking book. We will develop our communication and collaboration skills. We will be learning about the beliefs of Muslims. At Victory we celebrate our differences and the values we share. The children are very interested in religion and in learning about the religion of their classmates, gain more interest in sharing their own religion and ideas. Our history topic is Our Homes and we will be exploring this through the theme of making a doll’s house. We will enjoy school trips to explore homes in the past, on which your support will be much appreciated. We will also look at homes in other countries. PSHE P.E. DT Music Our topic is me and my family. We will be talking about our families and the people we live with. Please talk to your children about your family to help develop their vocabulary and confidence. In P.E. we will be developing our agility, coordination and balance. We are using an exciting new scheme called REAL PE We will be exploring the design work of William Morris through his wallpaper and fabric patterns. We will also look at patterns from around the world. We will design wallpaper for our dolls’ houses. If you have any traditional fabric/patterns from other countries we would really like the children to bring them in to show us thank you. We will be exploring sounds and different ways to make sounds. This will include sounds we can make with our bodies and with different types of instruments.
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