Year One Parent Workshop Everything you ever wanted to know about Year One but were afraid to ask! Wednesday 19th September 2012 Key Stage One: National Curriculum • After Foundation Stage comes Key Stage One – Years 1 and 2 • Children are planned for, taught and assessed following the National Curriculum guidelines. Key Stage One: Assessments and Levels • In Key Stage 1 most children progress through the National Curriculum levels into Level 1, then up to 2 and sometimes 3 in this order: Level 1c, then 1b, then 1a Level 2c, then 2b, then 2a Level 3c etc • Some children will still be working below these levels – on the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. Year One Expectations • By the end of Year 1, children are expected to reach Level 1A. • Remember these levels are only a guideline – children develop and make progress at different rates. Key Skills - Numeracy Number Skills: • Counting and ordering numbers. • Count on for adding and count back to subtract. • Doubling and halving small numbers. • Number Bonds Shape and Measurement Skills: • Name and describe 2D and 3D shapes. • Read the time to the hour. Data Handling Skills: • Sort and classify objects – create simple graphs. Key Skills - Reading • Apply phonic knowledge • Use picture cues • Take account of punctuation • Tricky words • Read for sense and meaning Key Skills - Writing • Orally rehearse before writing • Apply phonic knowledge • Leave spaces between words • Use capital letters and full stops accurately • Form letters correctly Example of Year 1 Writing Once upon a time a boy picked a rock and threw it in the pond to see what to do. Next the boy got two rock and rubbed the rock together. After a flash of something appeared all of a sudden he saw fire. Then he went to tell his mum mum called the fire brigade they put out the fire. Finally mum told the boy off and the boy never made fire again and they lived happily ever after the end. Year One Routines • Developing independence • Early morning tasks • Snack time • Guided reading How can you help at home? • Play! • Bedtime stories • Library • Cooking and Shopping • Reading school books, spellings and Numeracy homework Don’t forget 30 reads and 30 maths activity prizes! Phonics Letters and Sounds Time • All children will participate in phonics sessions, learning the different ways we can read and write the sounds. • The different ways of writing each of the sounds are divided into Phases – Phases 2, 3, 4, and 5. • Children will be receiving extra support in smaller phonics groups – this will help them develop their reading and writing skills further. zz a th ch Phonics Phonics Screening in June 2013 • For the first time last year, Year One children were assessed for how they could apply their phonics knowledge and blend sounds together to make real and psuedo words. • The children found this a fun experience and enjoyed it! • Lots of fun games using real and psuedo words – for example www.phonicsplay.co.uk Any Questions? • Thank you for coming. • Please complete our questionnaire.