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Year 1 Autumn 1 Curriculum Map: 'My World'


Music: We will use our voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes. We will try to listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high quality live and recorded music.


R.E: We will begin to talk about what is important for them, what they believe, and what is important for other people and what they believe. We will respect others’ beliefs and feelings and to expect others respect their beliefs and feelings also. Discuss and listen to different religious stories.


P.E: In PE we will participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.


Art / DT: We will create images from a variety of media, photocopies, materials etc. We will be sorting and grouping materials for different purpose.


Geography: Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the UK. Understand key human features including city, town, village, farm, house, port, harbour and shop.


Science: We will learn to identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense. Observe and record the changes in weather, day light, the school garden and their own lives each month, due to seasonal change.


Computing: Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private, identifying where to go for help or support when children may have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other on line technologies (online-safety).


Literacy: We will be following ‘Talk for Writing’  which is a language rich scheme were we will be studying different genres. During this half term we will be looking at the following texts: The Sound Collector, Not Now Bernard, and Who lives here?  Each week we will focus on GPS (grammar, punctuation and spelling) with a high focus on Capital letters, Finger spaces and Full stops.


Maths: We will estimate and count up to 30 objects; counting on and back. Recognise one more than a given number. Recall number bonds to 5,6, and 10 matching the number sentence and solve missing number problems. Double numbers 1 to 5 and begin to discover how to halve numbers. Recognise basic 2D shapes finding a line of symmetry and sorting into Venn/Carroll diagrams according to their properties. Read and write numbers and number-names to 20.


History: We will be looking at changes within living memory. Significant historical events, people and places in our own locality.


PSHE: We will be discussing likes and dislikes, getting to know each other, establishing rules and routines and electing school council members.