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Year 1 - Oak Class

Welcome to Year 1 Oak Class






Our Topic this term is What is it made of?


What we are learning in school




We will continue to learn about place value (within numbers to 50). We will be continuing to learn addition and subtraction within 20.




This half-term we are looking at the story ‘The Snail and the Whale’. We will also be creating our own fact files all about different types of transport. Our Library day is Wednesday.




We will be learning alternative spellings for the sounds—ce, ci, cy sc, stl se, ge, gi, y, dge, le, mb ,kn, gn, wr, tch, sh, ea, zh


We will also recap all the phase 5 sounds learnt so far.




In Science we will be learning about different materials and investigating different uses for them. We will be continuing to work on our scientific skills of observation and asking questions.




We will be talking about our health and wellbeing and ways to look after ourselves.




This half-term we are focusing on History in topic, looking at ‘Transport’. We will be exploring different types of transport, including transport used in the past and transport that is used now. We will also be designing our own types of transport for the future.




We will be learning about different fabrics and how to join them together. We will be learning joining techniques such as sewing.




We are learning about information technology. We are going to be learning how to type words into a document, including how to insert a text box.


PE / Wild Woods


In PE we will be doing gymnastics where we will be using a variety of gymnastics apparatus. We will be learning how to create different shapes using our bodies.


Our PE day will be on a Thursday. Our wild woods day is Monday for Oak class and Tuesday for Willow Class.




We will be learning the song ‘In the Groove’ by Joanna Mangona. We will be learning about different styles of music including Baroque, Latin, Bhangra, Folk and Funk. 



What can I do to help at home?



  • Read all kinds of books, both fiction and non-fiction.
  • Read and write numbers in words as well as digits.
  • Say the days of the week in order. Can you start with a different day each time? Can you spell the days correctly?
  • Say the months of the year in order. How many months are there? Which is your favourite and why? Can you spell the months correctly?
  • Home learning books will go home every Thursday and are collected the following Wednesday.


Thank you for your continued support.


Mrs Mead, Mrs Nowlan-Hunt and Miss Woolnough



Parents Information and Meet the Team Year 1

Transition booklet

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Meet Miss Woolnough and take a look around your new classroom!