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Miss Farnsworth, Mrs Jackson, Miss Gardener & Miss Westley would like to welcome you to the Year 1 page. Keep checking in for up to date information about what we have been learning in Year 1, as well as our flash forwards into future learning.

We are really looking forward to all the amazing, exciting learning we have planned for the year ahead. Don’t forget you can also keep in contact through our Class Dojo page (please ask if you haven’t received your invite).

TOPICS

Cycles of Life

What does evidence from the past tell us about the history of our planet?

Our first unit looks at the dinosaurs and focuses on History, Science and Geography. Our key books for this unit are;

The Girl and the Dinosaur Girl by Hollie Rose Hughes 

The National Geographic for Kids- 1st book of Dinosaurs by Catherine D. Hughes   

Encyclopaedia Pre Historica Dinosaurs by Robert Sabuda 

Dinosaur Lady by Linda Skeers   

How do we remember those that came before us? 

In this unit our focus is the Great Fire of London. We take a journey through the city of London as well as study the history and the people that lived there.

Our key books for this unit are;

Paddington’s Guide to London by Michael Bond 

Paddington at the Palace by Michael Bond

Is Nature Important?

In our third unit we study the animals around us. We look at different leaves and tree and look at how nature plays a role in our lives. This unit focuses on ecology and science. It also gives us an opportunity to think about our own wellbeing. 

Our key books for this unit are;

The Lorax- Dr Suess 

Run Wild by Gill LewisT 

The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton