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Year 1 Autumn 2 Curriculum Map: Pirates


Music: We will be using our voices creatively and expressively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.


R.E: We will be learning about different festivals of light e.g Diwali, including a major focus on the nativity story.


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


Art/ DT: Children will be using a range of materials creatively to design and make products. To understand where food comes from and to use the basic principles of a varied and healthy diet to prepare dishes.


Geography: Children will be identifying seasonal and daily weather patterns in the UK. Children will identify the equator and poles on a map and some hot/ cold countries.


Science: We will be learning to name and sort different light sources. Children will go on a shadow hunt identifying both the light source and the object blocking the light. Children will investigate seeing in the dark. They will sort and group materials by the amount of light they light through.


Computing: We will be learning how to create a code by giving the computer simple instructions to make an object move. We will continue to talk about the importance of online safety.


History: Children will learn about the life of Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale and why they were significant people and how this has affected us today.


Literacy: We will be reading stories with patterned language with a focus on rhyming words. We will be learning about the importance of instructions, following instructions and creating our own instructions e.g making a pirate hat and making a pirate jam sandwich. We will be writing lists and captions, there will also be a big focus on using verbs (doing words). We will continue to have weekly Grammar, punctuation and spelling sessions, with a focus on new digraphs, conjunctions and capital letters and full stops.


Maths: Children will learn and understand place value and teen numbers. Order and compare numbers to 20. Find addition pairs to 5,6,7 and 10 and find the related subtractions. We will be describing direction, position and movements including half turns, using common words. Compare lengths and heights; estimate, compare and measure lengths using uniform, non-standard and standard units. Add 1,2 1and 3 by counting on; subtract 1, 2 ,3 or more by counting back; begin to add 3 small numbers by spotting bonds to 10 or doubles (1-6).  Recognise and know coin values up to £2.


Enrichment activity:  Pirate Day! 30/11/18 Thank you for your support dressing your children up. They all looked fantastic.


PSHE: Children will learn how to be a good friend to others, respect each other and learn about good and bad choices.