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Up, Up and Away! Y1 Summer 2 Topic Web


History: Children will learn about the development of different types of transport, ordering groups of vehicles chronologically and describe changes to methods and modes of transport.


R.E: We will be exploring different prayer rituals and types from different religions. We will be writing a simple‘ I am thankful’’ prayer and explaining what is important to me, or other people and why.


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


DT: Children will be challenged to design and build a wheeled vehicle, using a fixed wheel/moving axel system. They will experiment with wheeled toys to gain ideas


Geography: We will be discussing places we visit on holiday, finding them on a map, and we will talk about the appropriate way of travelling to the places. We will name some very hot and cold places and find these on a globe.


Science: We will be learning the difference between pushes and pulls and how these are used in everyday life. We will be learning that pushes and pulls can be used to cause or change movement or to change shape.


Computing: We will understand what algorithms are and how they will be implemented as programs on digital devices and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions using beebots.


Literacy: We will be studying Mrs Armitage on Wheels and developing our vocabulary by focusing on sentence writing. We will be revisiting nonfiction looking at instructions, information books about transport and place. We will be creating our own set of instructions, ‘How to ride a bike’.


Maths We will be locating 2-digit numbers on a beaded line and 100-square. We will be recognising odd and even numbers; counting in 2s, 5s and 10s.  We will be multiplying by 2, 5, 10 by counting in groups/sets; find doubles to double 10 and related halves; halve odd numbers up to 10. We will be revisiting work on time and will begin to tell the time to half hour and quarter hour on analogue clocks and begin to read these times on digital clocks;  we will revise months of the year; read, interpret and create a pictogram.


PSHE;  We will be taking part in a variety of activities to support a healthy living lifestyle including yoga, making a healthy soup, circuit training and learning about medicines.


Phonics screening test:  This screening test will take place week beginning 10th June – 14th June.