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Our Class Newsletters

Year 1

Here you will find useful information and any important news regarding Year 1.

 

On the left-hand side, you will find downloadable copies of the class newsletters; these outline the topics and knowledge that your children will be exploring and learning in each half-term.

On the right-hand side, you will find the English and Mathematics' Long-Term Plans, and also the Knowledge Organisers for the Foundation Subjects. These documents set out the key knowledge and specific vocabulary that your children will be learning in each of the subjects, each term. These correlate with the Long-Term Plans, that can be found under the 'Curriculum' page. These documents provide a full overview of how the new learning fits into our whole school curriculum, building upon prior knowledge and also supporting future learning.

We recognise reading as the key to unlocking learning and future success and so you will find, below, the recommended reads, for your children, throughout this year.

Click here for 50 Recommended Reads for Year 1

Blurbs from the Recommended Reading List for Year 1

 

If you were a kid aboard the Titanic by Josh Gregory

Discover what happened when the Titanic collided with an iceberg and began to sink!

 

Alice Carver is traveling aboard the incredible Titanic with her mother to make a new home in the United States. Meanwhile, William Alexander III is aboard the ship as part of a vacation with his wealthy family. Readers (Ages 7-9) wil explore the many features of the Titanic with these characters as they meet and search for fun aboard the ship.

The Story of Titanic for children by Joe Fullman

Explore the beautiful sundecks, marvel at the luxurious design and relive the tragic sinking of the world's most famous ship with The Story of the Titanic for Children. Over one hundred years on, the captivating story of the Titanic has lost none of its appeal. This stunning book explores real-life stories and little known facts that will absorb young readers. Beautiful images and bite-sized information bring the Titanic to life, from its construction to the victims and survivors after its tragic sinking. Filled with amazing facts and details giving insights into the "unsinkable" ship, The Story of the Titanic for Children will satisfy even the most curious minds.

The Night Pirates by Peter Harris

A much-loved adventure on the high seas from Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright. Perfect for every reader who loved Pirates Love Underpants and The Pirates Next Door.

One night, young Tom is awoken by noises outside his house. He peeps out of the window and what should he see but PIRATES. And stranger still they’re GIRL PIRATES stealing the front of his house! Tom joins their adventure across the high seas to an island where some rather lazy and silly grown-up pirates are guarding their treasure. Not very successfully! Tom and the girl-pirates make a surprise attack and are soon off on the seas once more with the treasure!

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2023-24

Long-Term Plans

Reading

English
Mathematics

Knowledge Organisers

Autumn Term 1

Autumn Term 2

Spring Term 1

Spring Term 2

Summer Term 1

Summer Term 2

 

 

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