Year 1 Spring 2 Topics 2018

  Meet the Year Group Team

Class Teacher

PTP Support

Mrs N Gomarsall
Mrs L Brown
Miss F Gordon
Mrs G Silcox

Spring 2


Possible writing topics this term:

(Not all of these will be covered)

  • Writing based on Great Fire of London
  • Story writing using 'George and the Dragon' by Chris Wormell
  • Information writing about bread

 English Skills: Capital letters, Full stops, Question marks, Conjunctions (and/because), Adjectives


Hampshire - Phase 1

Hampshire – Phase 2: (All of the objectives)

Number and Place Value

• count in multiples of twos and tens

Addition and subtraction

• represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20

• add and subtract two digit numbers to 20 including zero

• solve one step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7=?-9

Multiplication and Division

• solve one step problems involving multiplication by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher

Measurement: compare, describe and solve practical problems for:

• mass or weight (eg heavy /light, heavier than, lighter than) • measure and begin to record minutes

• tell the time to half past and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times


  • Seasonal Change (continuing through the year)
  • Materials
History: The Great Fire of London
  • events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally (e.g. the Great Fire of London, Man on the Moon,the first aeroplane flight or events commemorated through festivals or anniversaries)
  • time line - event sequencing, drama based on the GFL and looking at sources and discussing if they are from the past or not. How they know.

Design Technology: Wheels and Axels (making fire engines)


  • Using IT safely
We will base our music on the Great Fire of London. Skills this year:
  • Sing songs, rhymes and chants
  • Use body percussion, tuned and untuned percussion instruments
  • See how sounds can be written down
  • Recognise mood and character in music
  • Begin to build a musical vocabulary
P.E: On Thursdays - Dance linked to class topics and Invasion style games. using tactics and strategies to outwit an opponent
  • Easter
  • Caring for myself

Reading - If possible daily reading with your child with vastly benefit him/her. 3 times a week is ideal and it allows you to read the book a couple of times to help your child build up their fluency.  During this time ask lots of questions about the book they have read.

Friday – Homework goes out

Thursdays – Homework is collected in

As the year progresses spellings will be added in.

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