Year 1 Newsletters
History Summer 2- Why does Middleton have a railway?
This half term, Year 1 children will be building upon their local knowledge of Middleton by looking at some of the history in the area. They will investigate why Middleton has a railway and what it was used for in the past.
Newsletter- Summer 1
Did you know that Marks and Spencer's started in Leeds Market more than 130 years ago? This half term, Year 1 will look at the history of the shop and build on their understanding of the past and present. They will also be looking at the parts of plant and explore some of the plants they might see around school or in their gardens. Ask your child if they can tell you the parts of a plant.
Newsletter- Spring 1 and 2
The theme for this half term is 'Are We Nearly There Yet?' This will be a geography based topic learning about cities, towns and villages and the advantages and disadvantages of living in these different places. We will focus on our number bonds to 10 in Maths. We would like all children to achieve the target of writing their first and last name (surname) starting it with a capital letter... and we are still focusing on our non-negotiables - making sure that all our sentences have capital letters, finger spaces and full stops! :)
Newsletter- Autumn 2
The theme for this half term is 'Where is the Arctic?' We'll be looking at the features of the Arctic and Antartica and comparing them to where we live. We will continue to focus on number and use the addition and subtraction symbols. We are still making sure that all our sentences have capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!
Newsletter- Autumn 1
Welcome to Year 1! Our theme for this half term is 'Paws, Claws and Whiskers' and we will be reading lots of books linked to animals, with a focus on The Tiger Who Came to Tea.' We will be learning the names of different body parts and comparing our bodies to the bodies of other animals.