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Walton On Trent C of E Primary and Nursery School

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Squirrels- Y1 and 2

Welcome to Squirrels!

 

 

We would like to welcome everyone to Squirrels 2023-24. Our team this year will consist of Miss Grigg (Class Teacher), Miss Blunn, Mrs Lee and Mrs Wilkins. Our class consists of Year 1 and Year 2.

 

We value working with parents, carers, wider family and friends with each child being at the centre of this support network. We are an approachable team so please come and talk to us with any concerns, questions or important information about your child. We are available at the end of every day or please make an appointment via the office for a mutually convenient time.

 

 

 

Summer 2

Curriculum Coverage 

 

Important information

Squirrels have PE on Thursdays and Fridays this half term. Please ensure that all items of their PE clothes are clearly labelled. 

 

It is very important that children bring in their reading books and diaries everyday. 

 

Forest School

This half term Squirrels have forest school on Mondays. Children need to bring their forest school kit in with them and this needs to be clearly labelled. 

 

English

Writing an explanation.

Writing instructions.

 

Maths

Year 1 - Numbers to 100, money, time

Year 2 - Time, Problem solving and efficient methods

 

Science

Year 1 - Animals including humans - All about animals 

Year 2 - Plants 

 

History

Emily Davison and Rosa Parks 

 

DT

Creating sandwiches 

 

Computing

Pictograms 

 

PSHE

Year 1 - Changing me - 5-6

Year 2 - Changing me - 6-7

 

RE

How should we care for others and the world and why does it matter? (3 faiths)

Summer 1

Curriculum Coverage 

 

Important information

Squirrels have PE on Wednesdays and Thursdays this half term. Please ensure that all items of their PE clothes are clearly labelled. 

 

It is very important that children bring in their reading books and diaries everyday. 

 

English

Story writing

 

Maths

Year 1 - Multiplication and division, Fractions, Position and Direction

Year 2 - Fractions, time, Problem solving and efficient methods

 

Science

Year 1 - Plants

Year 2 - Animals including humans - Life Cycles

 

Geography

All about the Seaside

 

Art

Weaving

 

Computing

Digital Printing

 

PSHE

Year 1 - Relationships - 5-6

Year 2 - Relationships - 6-7

 

RE

Belonging to a faith community

Spring 2

Curriculum Coverage 

 

Important information

Squirrels have PE on Thursdays and Fridays this half term. Please ensure that all items of their PE clothes are clearly labelled. 

 

Forest School

Squirrels will have forest school on Mondays this half term. Please ensure ALL items of clothing are clearly labelled and that they have the suitable clothing needed for every session.

 

It is very important that children bring in their reading books and diaries everyday. 

 

English

Poetry

 

Maths

Year 1 - Numbers to 50, introducing Length and Height and Introducing mass and capacity

Year 2 - Multiplication and Division, Length and Height, Mass, Capacity and temperature.

 

Science

Year 1 - Materials, Spring

Year 2 - Animals including humans - Growth

 

History

Travel and transport through time 

 

DT

Creating Travel pillows 

 

Computing

Programming using Scratch Jnr

 

PSHE

Year 1 - Healthy Me - 5-6

Year 2 - Healthy Me - 6-7

 

RE

How and when do we celebrate special and sacred times?  (Christians and Muslims) 

Spring 1

Curriculum Coverage 

 

Important information

Squirrels have PE on Tuesdays and Thursdays this half term. Please ensure that all items of their PE clothes are clearly labelled. 

 

It is very important that children bring in their reading books and diaries everyday. 

 

 

English

Writing stories about journeys 

 

Maths

Year 1 - Numbers to 20, Addition and subtraction within 20, Numbers to 50

Year 2 - Money, Multiplication and division

 

Science

Year 1 - Everyday materials 

Year 2 - Living things and their habitats, around the world 

 

Geography

The Local Area - Burton

 

Art

Artist study - Vincent Van Gogh - Sunflowers 

 

Music

Pure Imagination

 

Computing

Digital Writing

 

PSHE

Year 1 - Dreams and Goals 5-6

Year 2 - Dreams and Goals 6-7

 

RE

Sacred Places 

 

 

Autumn 2

Curriculum coverage

 

Important information

Squirrels will have forest school on a Monday this half term. Their PE days have changed to Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Please ensure all kit is clearly labelled.

 

English

 

Maths

Year 1 - Addition within 10, subtraction within 10, 2D and 3D shapes 

Year 2 - Addition and subtraction, properties of shapes 

 

Science

Year 1 - Being me in my own world

Year 2 - Living things and their habitats

 

History

The Great Fire of London

 

DT

Creating structures 

 

Music

Nativity songs

 

Computing

Programming - Using beebots and programming software

 

PSHE

Year 1 - Celebrating Difference 5-6

Year 2 - Celebrating Difference 6-7

 

RE

What can we learn from sacred books?

 

 

 

Autumn 1

General Information

 

For this half term,  PE will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All children will need to come dressed for PE on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 

Curriculum coverage

 

Maths

Year 1 - Numbers to 10, part-whole within 10, addition within 10

Year 2 - Numbers to 100, Addition and subtraction

 

English - Stories related to oceans and travel

Year 1 - Writing sentences, capital letters and full stops

Year 2 - Writing sentences, using correct punctuation, conjunctions, adjectives

 

Class texts - The snail and the whale, Lost and Found

 

Science

Year 1 - Seasons

Year 2 - Uses of everyday materials

 

Geography - Oceans

 

Art - Ocean silhouette art 

 

PSHE

Year 1 - Being me in my own world 5-6

Year 2 - Being me in my own world 6-7

 

RE - What is a Christian and what do they believe?

 

PE -

Indoor - Gym

Outdoor - Throwing and Catching

 

Computing - Computer science and networks

 

Music - Learning rhythm and beats 

 

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