Class 1 - Welcome To Our Webpage!

Class Teacher: Miss Burnham (covering for Miss Kelly's maternity leave)


 Above - Mackenzie & Harley - our class representatives on the School Council

       Curriculum Summary - Autumn 1 2017              

Our first topic is ‘All About Me’. Our Literacy, Science, History, PSHE, Art and RE work relate directly to this topic.


  • Counting up to 100
  • Finding 1 more or l less than a number
  • Exploring number bonds
  • Adding and subtracting to 20, solving problems
  • Measuring length
  • Time – days of the week, months of the year, telling time to half hour
  • Money – recognising coins


  • Reading stories/ non-fiction texts and poems relating to our topic
  • Reading/writing words with vowel diagraphs, oa,
  • Handwriting – forming all letters using correctly, positioning letters on the line
  • Grammar & Punctuation – identifying nouns, using full stops and capital letters
  • Writing – writing labels, captions, simple stories and poems
  • Composing sentences aurally prior to writing, rereading sentences to check they make sense


  • Naming parts of human body
  • Recognising the senses and associated body parts
  • Making observations – similarities/ differences
  • Sorting and classifying based on different criteria


  • Understanding History as ‘the past’
  • Identifying events in personal history
  • Creating a timeline of personal history
  • Finding out about family history, creating a family tree

Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE)

  • Creating a safe and happy classroom
  • Making friends
  • Belonging to a community
  • Identifying feelings; happy, sad, scared, upset and excited in self and others
  • Finding ways to calm down when scared or upset
  • Solving problems

Religious Education (RE)

  • Sense of belonging
  • Belonging in Religion
  • Christian worship and baptism
  • Learning through stories


  • Keeping safe in PE , working co-operatively with a partner
  • Gymnastics – using shape, direction and balance, sequencing movements
  • Games – throwing and catching skills, simple competitive games
  • Dance – using inspiration from music to create simple movement patterns


  • Studying portraits and techniques
  • Famous artists -Picasso. Andy Warhol
  • Mixing colour to make different shades
  • Using different media to complete portraits


  • Using digital cameras to take portraits
  • Using 2count program to make graphs and pictograms
  • Using online activities to support work across the curriculum


  • Singing songs, chants and rhymes linked to our topic
  • Playing percussion instruments

If you have any questions about the curriculum or your child’s learning, please come and speak to me or make an appointment.

Thanking you for your support

Miss Burnham

Below - our terrific 'Under The Sea' hall display