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Maple Class Year 1

Welcome to Maple Class

Teacher: Mrs. Archer

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Pym


Summer 2017


English Maths R.E


Topic P.E.

This term we shall be looking at the features

of traditional tales,

reports and explanations.

Also we will be 

looking at the vocabulary  and structure of  poems

and studying  the

work of one poet.

 We will be reading

a range of fiction


The children will continue

to learn all sounds

in our phonics lessons 

so that we know them

speedily and can use

them to accurately 

read  real and nonsense

words in preparation for the Phonics Screening Check in June 2017

In maths we will

continue to develop

fluency and reasoning

as the children learn to

solve a variety of


They will practise

counting to and

across 100,

forwards and backwards

from any given number;

read and write

these numbers in numerals

and count in multiples of

twos, fives and tens.

Children will solve problems

involving addition,


multiplication and

division and fractions.

Also they will be covering:

  • Measure(capacity, length, mass.)
  • Position and Direction
  • Properties of shapes

In R.E we

will be looking at


where we celebrate

the Resurrection of

Jesus at Easter and reflect on what that means for us.

 We will learn how

Jesus helped the disciples to

understand he was alive.

Also we will be 

learning all about the Miracles Jesus

performed and how he showed his love

and compassion to others.


In Science this term we are learning about plants.

They will  identify

and name some common wild and garden plants,

including trees

and look at their structure.

They will see

what conditions

plants need to

grow and how

 we use plants. 

.We will also study the season of  




Our  topic this

term is .'Amazing Places and Spaces in the UK.'

We will look at where you can go on holiday and focus on the seaside.

We will study the geography and

also the history

of the seaside as

a holiday








In P.E

the children will develop their

skills for games and dance.


Other Notices:

-Please remember to read at home every night and please can the adult sign the reading diary with the date and the page reached.

-Also please practise reading swiftly ALL the phonic sounds every night.

- Spelling tests are completed on a Thursday and new spellings are provided on a Friday. Please practise the set of spellings every night, preferably in a jumbled order and try to think of others with a similar spelling pattern to ensure children are learning the spelling. 

P.E. kits will be needed on a Monday and remain in school for the whole week (this should include both outdoor and indoor clothing)

Please bring water bottles every day..

A useful website for maths games is





Please practise all the sounds in the blue sound book and homework book ready for the test next week.

The children will be expected to read and blend these sounds in real and nonsense words.

Love one another as I have loved you (John 13:34)

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