# Autumn term curriculum overview2

```Once upon a time…
In English we will be discussing fairy tales and
traditional stories which take place in the woods, such
as Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.
 Develop pleasure in reading a range of poems,
stories, and non-fiction beyond what they can
 Understand books they can read and listen to.
and listening to what others say.
Writing:
 Write sentences- think it, say it, write it, check
it.
 Talk about what they have written.
 Read aloud their writing to peers and teachers.
 Learn how to use correct punctuation- full
stops, capital letters, exclamation marks and
question marks.
 Leave spaces between words.
I’ll huff, and I’ll puff…
Our investigations in science will involve
materials such as wood, plastics, glass, metal, water
and rock. We will consider which materials are the
best for our fairy tale friends to use in different
situations. Are they bendy? Are they shiny or dull?
Are they magnetic? Are they waterproof? Which will
keep our characters safe in their homes?
Into the
woods
Year One
Autumn Term
Mathematics
Out of this wood do
not desire to go!
As a class we will be reading A Midsummer
Night’s Dream, which is set in the woods. From
here we will investigate the local woods around
us in geography fieldwork and observe the
changes of the seasons into autumn.
In our History lessons we will think about
William Shakespeare. When was Shakespeare
alive and what was it like? Who was the Queen
then? We will make comparisons between
Queens Elizabeth I and II.
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Art and Design
Inspired by A Midsummer Night’s
Dream, we will create beautiful
purpose of these.
Religious
Education/PSHE
Who were some of the friends of
Jesus? How did he meet them and how
did he affect their lives? Do we know
what it means to be a good friend?
Count to 100, forwards and backwards, in ones beginning
with 0 or 1, or from any given number.
Find missing numbers on a number line.
Read and write numbers 1 to 20 in numerals and words.
Identify one more/less than a given number.
To identify odd and even numbers.
To add and subtract one digit and two digit numbers to
20 including zero.
Recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts
of an object, shape or quantity. Halve even numbers.
Shape- to recognise, name and identify properties of
common 3D shapes (cube cuboid, pyramid, sphere).
Money- Recognise coins from 1p to £1. Learn to make up
to 20p usng different coins.
Measure, record and begin to compare mass/weight using
non standard units (heavy, light, heavier than, lighter
than).
Time- Use language of days of the week and months of
the year. Tell the time to the hour and half past.
Physical Education
Which different ways can
we travel? Can we work with a
partner to create shapes with our
bodies? Can we make a gymnastic
sequence?
ICT
We will be looking at
algorithms and updating our
school website.
WOW! Factor
We will be having an
in-school Shakespeare experience
based on a Midsummer Night’s
Dream.
We will also be visiting the
cinema!
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