​Sir Edmund Hillary Primary School







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       Keeping in Touch!       

We realise that at this time having a quick chat with your child's teacher can be difficult.  If you have any questions/concerns please feel free to email us using the Year 1 email. 


      Useful Documents      

Curriculum Mind-Map - Bright lights, Big City!

Spelling Bee - Autumn 2

    Remember, Remember ...    

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Check out some of the amazing projects completed during Lockdown!!

 Year 1 Curriculum Documents 

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Old Documents



      Bright Lights, Big City!      

This half-term our topic is

Big Lights, Big City!

This topic will build upon the children’s existing knowledge of Worksop. It compares our local area to London – identifying key locations, types of transport, and the life of the Royal Family.  This topic also teaches the children about significant events that link with their own experiences such as the Gunpowder Plot. We will build on the children’s knowledge of structures and have our very own Great Fire of London!


In Maths we will be learning:

  • Numbers to 60
  • Addition to 20
  • Subtraction using numbers to 20
  • Multiplication - adding equal groups
  • Division - sharing into equal groups

Let's Learn ...

  • Double 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
  • Half of 2, 3, 6, 8, 10
  • Number bonds to 10 (0+10, 1+9, 2+8, 3+7, 4+6, 5+5)
  • 1 more and 1 less using numbers to 10
  • 2 more and 2 less using numbers to 10
  • 3 more and 3 less using numbers to 10


In English we will be learning about ...

Inspirational Text - Katie in London

Non-fiction - The Gunpowder Plot &The Great Fire of London

  • retell of real life events
  • information leaflets
  • diary writing
  • letter writing 


We will be learning about ...

Science - Materials

  • name a range of materials
  • investigate the properties of materials
  • describe the properties of materials

History - The Gunpowder Plot & The Great Fire of London

  • learning about significant events from the past
  • use a range of historical sources 

Geography - The United Kingdom, London and Worksop

  • identify the UK on a world map
  • know London is the capital of England
  • identify Worksop and London on a map of the UK
  • recognise the similarities and differences between Worksop and London


  • developing colour mixing skills
  • understand how to make shades of the same colour
  • creating a silhouette picture

Artists - Kandinsky, Frank Stella and Hilma af Klint

DT - Bread Rolls

  • designing, making and evaluating bread rolls

ICT - Lego Builders

  • following instructions
  • inputting instructions 

RE - Festivals and Celebrations

  • identify different things we celebrate
  • recognise celebrations from around the world
  • understand why Christmas is important to Christians


  • understanding the significance of celebrations to individuals

PSHE - Anti-bullying and Internet Safety

  • understand what bullying is
  • know what to do if they are bullied
  • understand the dangers of the internet 
  • understand what to do about problems online

Music - Jolly Music

  • recognise rhythm, pitch and beat in a piece of music






   Weekly Homework Information   

Week Beginning: 16.11.2020

Week Beginning: 23.11.2020

Year 1 Booklets

Reception Booklets

          Useful Information          

PE - Dance

PE is on Thursday this half-term.

Please ensure your child has a white t-shirt and dark shorts


Please see your child's homework timetable


Reading books will be changed every Monday.  Please write in your child's diary each time they read at home so they can earn reading points! This should be at least 5 times a week! 

Spelling test

Spelling test will be every Monday.

            Useful Websites            

Click on the links below to access the website

            Meet the Team            

Mr Handley - 1H Teacher

Mrs McConway - 1M Teacher

Mrs Arrand-Lacey - TA

Mrs Slater - TA

Mrs Hardy - TA

Miss Tinker - TA

Mrs Smith - TA

Mrs Cairns - TA

Mrs Traczykowski - KS1 co-ordinator