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Kings Worthy Primary School

Y1 Spring 2 2024

Topic – Nature Detectives

For the first half of the summer term, we will be learning about plants and what they need to grow.

We will be thinking and learning about:


We will be learning about the life of Florence Nightingale, as a significant individual who has contributed to national and international achievements and was active in our locality.

English: We will be writing simple sentences and learning about what makes a good sentence, including adding capital letters, finger spaces and full stops. We will also be adding adjectives and conjunctions into our sentences as well as similes. We will be discovering different genres of writing through the Percy the Park keeper stories.

Phonics: We will have daily phonics lessons and follow the Twinkl phonics programme. We will be continuing to learn level 5 and focusing on applying the phonemes we know in our reading. In our phonics lessons, we will learn a sound, practise reading and writing it and then apply it by reading a sentence or set of words.

Addition and Subtraction (within 20) -
We will be focusing on addition and subtraction within 20. We will be looking at doubles, numbers bonds and using number lines.

Place Value (within 50) - We will be learning about the value of tens and ones, fluency in counting across tens boundaries and counting in 10s. 

Length and Height - We will be looking at non-standard and standard measurements including cm and meters. 

Mass and Volume - We will be looking at non-standard and standard measurements including millilitres and litres. 

IT:  We have IT in the IT suite on Friday. We will be practising logging on to the computers, practising mouse control and learning to type. We will be using programmes such as 2Publish+ and Tux Typing. We will also be practising maths using different educational games.

PE:   Outdoor PE on Friday afternoon.  Indoor PE on Thursday morning.