Maple Grove

Primary School

"Learning and Growing Together"

Year 1

Welcome to Year 1


I am Mrs Bacon and am delighted to be teaching Year 1 this year.

The children have all settled in well and are looking forward to the year ahead.

In our class we are supported by Miss Lee and Mrs Purdy.

This term our topics are Childhod in History, Our Wonderful World and School Now and Then.


We have P.E on a Monday


Autumn Term Learning


This term in English we will be focusing on a Fairy Tale an invitation, a fact file, instructions and story characters for our writing. We will be concentrating on finger spaces, capital letters, full stops and forming sentences. 


In Reading and Phonics we will continue to read individually and as a group, developing our Vocabulary, Inference, Prediction, Explaining and Sequencing skills.


In Maths we will be focusing on place value and working with numbers to 20.


In Science we will be learning about materials and our senses.


We will be learning about how to stay safe on line in Computing.


Our History topic this term is Childhood in History.


Our Geography topic is our wonderful world.


In Art and D.T we will be mixing colours and thinking about shade and shelter.


We will be taking part in the PSHCE Curriculum and completing the topics: ‘Being

Me in My World’ and ‘Celebrating Difference’.


In PE we will be focusing on ball skills.


All of the curriculum information can be found on the curriculum page on the website.


If you would like to speak to me about your child’s learning please contact the office and I will be in contact.


Please check the website regularly as we will be updating it with all of the wonderful learning that has been taking place.