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Year 1: Orange Class

Welcome to Year 1: Orange Class!

Your Class Teacher is Jeanette. 

This year our topics are:

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Memory Box Bright Lights and Big City Dinosaurs Moon Zoom Superheroes Enchanted Woodland

Key Objectives for English and Maths are:-

English Objectives:

  • Learn all the 44 phonemes and apply them in reading and writing.
  • Spell words containing each of the 40+ phonemes already taught common exception words the days of the week.
  • Read accurately by putting the sounds together in unfamiliar words.
  • Explain clearly what they have read or have had read to them.
  • Use knowledge of sounds to spell phonetic words.
  • Spell most of the first 200 high frequency words.
  • Form upper and lower case letters correctly and neatly.
  • Develop a cursive style of writing over time
  • Use capital letters and full stops in the right places most of the time.
  • Write sentences that make sense and follow on from each other.
  • Recognise verbs, nouns, adjectives, conjunctions in sentences.

Maths Objectives:

  • Count to and across 100 from any number.
  • Count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals.
  • Count in 2s, 5s and 10s.
  • Say one more or one less than a given number.
  • Use different methods to add and subtract numbers.
  • Know and use number bonds to 20.
  • Tell the time to the o’clock and half past.
  • Measure and begin to record lengths, heights, weights, capacity and time.
  • Recognise and name common 2D and 3D shapes.
  • Recognise, find and name a half and a quarter of an object, shape or quantity.

It is going to be an exciting year in Orange Class! We plan to:

  • Perform in front of the whole school
  • Make something to take home
  • Compete in a sport
  • Raise money for charity
  • Cook or bake something to eat
  • Have our work displayed
  • Play in a team
  • Have a classroom job or responsibility
  • Visit an art gallery or museum
  • Visit the Oasis Farm
  • Conduct experiments
  • Share our interests with the whole class
  • Recite nursery rhymes
  • Learn words in another language 
  • Visit a place of worship
  • Perform on a world class stage
  • Read with a child in another class
  • Develop our character through the 9 Habits
  • Learn how to save money
  • Sing lots of songs
  • Help each other to be our best
  • Draw, paint and sculpt
  • Write a poem
  • Read lots of books
  • Learn about different faiths
  • Use a range of technology 
  • Learn how to plan an instrument
  • Learn how to be safe
  • Make a costume and take part in a carnival
  • Learn to scoot or walk safely to school
  • Learn some words from different languages
  • Recite some stories off by heart

Orange Class Photo Galleries: 2018-19

Hospital Club Cinema