Year 1

Summer Term

Meet the team:

Miss Hayes – Class Teacher

Mrs Romagnoli– Learning Support Assistant

Miss Nieroba – Learning Support Assistant

Mrs Welsh– Learning Support Assistant

Miss Marks– Learning Support Assistant


Summer Term 

Our theme this term is Curiosity. The inspirational texts on our summer bookshelf will inspire our learning across the curriculum. We will look at the world through the inquisitive eyes of Ada Twist who loved to detect and solve problems.

We will consider Beegu’s first impression of planet earth and explore the similarities and differences of life in outer space and planet earth using the book The Darkest Dark. In Science we will use our curiosity to investigate how seeds and bulbs grow. We will enter the abstract world of Jackson Pollock and create our own abstract art piece. We will delve into the enchanted world of fairytales through ‘Little Red Reading Hood’, a twist on the traditional tale loved by many. In History the children will be learning about female monarchs and answering the end point question: what can we learn about female monarchs from what has been left behind.



Summer Learning at a glance:


To entertain and inform including; character and setting descriptions, letters, instructions, non-chronological reports, stories with imaginary settings and diary entries


Decoding and wider reading strategies, text type features and retrieving information from a text and making inferences from what is said and done


Continuing to learn new digraphs as well as alternative representations of known digraphs.


Number: Multiplication and Division

Number: Fractions

Geometry: Position and direction

Number: Place Value (within 100)

Measurement: Money & Time


Plants and Seasonal Change


Significant people in living memory: Monarchs


Researching different environments and settlements all over the world such as polar regions, rainforests, desert etc.


Digital writing, programming and computing in the wider world


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