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Year 1

In Year 1, there are two classes; 1M, taught by Mrs Maidment and 1S, taught by Mrs Stevens. We are supported by our lovely TA’s… Mrs Watts, Mrs Stone and Miss Neate.

The Year 1 children are Pathfinders:

Through our curriculum lessons, we are teaching our children to be:-






Summer Term 2 2024 - Light Up the World

Then in May our topic will be ‘Light up the World’, the sun, light and heat. Part of our topic will be science based and we will be learning about Nocturnal animals… in particular Owls. We are really excited about having a visit from the Berkshire Birds of Prey Centre!  Please read the Knowledge Organiser for this topic giving you a bit more information.

Summer Term 1 2024 - The Powhaton Tribe

The first topic that we are learning about in year one this half term is called ‘The Powhaton tribe’. We will be learning about the life of a significant person, ‘Pocahontas,’ a native American girl who lived in Virginia, America. Please read the Knowlwedge Organiser for this topic giving you a bit more information.

Spring Term 2 2024 - Unity in the Community

Our topic this half term in Year One is ‘Unity in the Community’.

We will be learning a little bit about the history of our School, about the landscape of the school and the roles of the people within it. We will then spread our wings and explore our town of Hungerford, we will go for walks and find out about the key areas within our community. 

We will also be learning about the season of Spring and will be noticing the changes over time.

Read more in our Knowledge Organiser.

Spring Term 1 2024 - Come Fly With Me.... The Arctic Circle

Our topic this half term is ‘Come fly with me…. The Arctic Circle’.

We will be learning about the countries within the Arctic Circle. We will investigate the environment, learn about the Inuit people and the animals that can survive in this habitat.

We will learn about the season of Winter and make comparisons to our past season of Autumn and the Arctic environment.

Read more in our Knowledge Organiser.

Autumn Term 1 2023 - Happily Ever After

Our topic is “Happily Ever After”

This topic is all about fairy tales, retelling and inventing our own stories. The children will learn about a variety of traditional fairy tales including ‘The Ugly Duckling’, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, ‘The Frog Prince’ and ‘Cinderella’. We will be working on our communication skills and learning to tell imaginative stories with a structure in a variety of different ways, such as with puppets, making sound effects with our voices and in a written form.

For more information, please click on the link to read our Year 1 Knowledge Organiser.

Read more in our Knowledge Organiser

Parent Workshop - 13 September

On Wednesday the 13th September the year one children were very excited at the idea of their parents/carers coming into our year one learning environment. We began the afternoon by talking about the year one expectations, how we are learning and some of the things that we have been doing so far. Then all of the children came to join their parents and happily and excitedly they showed them around and played alongside them! A fun afternoon was had by all!

Autumn Term 2 2023

Our topics this half term are… ‘Never Eat Shredded Wheat’ and ‘Jurassic Hunter.’

Never Eat Shredded Wheat is a Geography based topic where we will learn about the Four Points of the Compass, the Continents of the World and the four Countries that make up the UK. We will also look, learn and identify the differences between Physical and Human features of our wonderful world.

Why not look at this Continents song on youtube and sing along like we do in school!


Read more in our Knowledge Organiser.

Never Eat Shredded Wheet Photo

‘Jurassic Hunter’ is a History based topic where we will learn about the famous Paleontologist Mary Anning, we will look at Fossils and the landscape of Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast. We will reflect back on our previous Geography work and look at Human and Physical Features within this environment.

Read more in our Knowledge Organiser.

We will also learn about the season of Autumn.

Jurassic Hunter Photo 1Jurassic Hunter Photo 2
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