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Spring Term 1

Handa's Surprise

 

 

 

Literacy

In Spring 1 term, we will learn the story of Handa's Surprise. Here is the start of the story:

"Handa put seven delicious fruits in a basket for her friend Akeyo. She will be surprised, thought Handa, as she set off for Akeyo's village. I wonder which fruit she will like the best? Will she like the soft yellow banana or..."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyIV_xYi0as

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtW7i84f-WU

 

We  have read information texts all about animals. 

 

 

Numeracy

Number and place value

Calculations

http://nrich.maths.org/192

Properties of shapes

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/shapes/play/

Measurements

 

In Year 1 we like to use practical activities to strengthen the understanding of concepts. 

 

 

 

 

Science

To be able to identify and name a variety of common animals.

Describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals.

To name animals by what they eat - herbivore, carnivore and omnivore.

 

We will also observe the changes across the four seasons.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/z7y4wmn

DT / Engineering

We will make a fruit salad.

We will learn to cut, peel, grate and chop a range of fruits.

Art

We will print with a range of hard and soft materials.

        We created simple printing blocks and designed repetitive patterns.

Music

To make good use of a range of resources when improvising and composing on various instruments.

RRS: Article 13 (Freedom of expression): Children have the right to freedom of expression [which] includes the right to share information in any way they choose.

http://fun2think.com/free-online-music-making-for-kids/

 

RE

We will learn about Sikhism (Dharam) and think about how people find out about God.

RRS: Article 14 (Freedom of thought, conscience and religion): Children have the right to think and believe what they want and to practise their religion.

 

 

 

 

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