Year 1 Curriculum

Welcome back to Year 1!

This term our topic is Up, Up and Away. Our cross-curricular work will focus on our local area Hull and comparing the city to our capital city of London. We will also be learning about a local person of interest Amy Johnson who was the first woman to fly to Australia. In PE this term we will be undertaking Go Scoot lessons.

It is important to encourage your child to read at home at least 3 times per week to receive their regular reader stamp. Remember that reading any book is fantastic, not just your reading or phonics book. This needs to be noted in their reading records.

Homework will continue to be given out weekly on a Friday to be brought back the following Friday. The homework will be linked to spellings, basic skills, phonics and simple activities to help complement their learning within the classroom. We will continue practising Year 1 spellings based on phase 5 phonic sounds we are focusing on that week. 5 words will be sent home with the Homework for the children to practise.

Thank you again for your continued support.

Miss Searby and Miss Atkins

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