​Sir Edmund Hillary Primary School




            Meet the Team            

Mrs Bates - 1B Class Teacher

Mr Handley - 1H Class Teacher

Miss Booth - TA

Mrs Arrand-Lacey - TA

Mrs Hardy - TA

Mrs Wright - TA

Mrs Goy - TA

Mrs Smith - TA

Mrs Cains - TA

Mrs Traczykowski - KS1 co-ordinator

            Year 1 Curriculum            

Spelling Bee - Spring 1

Curriculum mind-map

Spring 1 Homework

What we've been up to in Year One...


Splendid Skies!   

This half-term our topic is

Splendid Skies!


Maths week - we will be investigating Mathematical problems involving number.

In Maths we will be learning about:

  • Addition and Subtraction - focusing on different methods
  • 2D and 3D shapes - naming and describing
  • Length and Height - measuring using cm's
  • Word problems - choosing the correct method and calculation 


We will be focusing on poems for the first two weeks of half-term.

The children will learn about different features of poems and plan and write their own poems using adjectives and other features (such as rhyme and alliteration).

We will also be focusing on the book 'The Storm Whale' and focusing on the events and characters within the story.

We will then be writing our own stories using adjectives and connectives. 


In Science we will be learning about seasonal changes and the weather. We will be investigating rainfall and wind speed.


In Art and D.T we will be learning how to use different media to portray varying weather and seasons. We will also be designing, making and evaluating our own kites!


In History we will be learning about Sir Francis Beaufort and the Beaufort scale. 


In Geography we will be comparing the weather and the four seasons. We will be developing our Weather Station role-play area using weather symbols and a map of the United Kingdom.    


In P.E we will continue to develop our gross motor skills through ball games. 


In PSHE we will be learning about relationships and how to communicate our feelings. 


In ICT we will continue to develop our skills using 'Purple Mash' and create pictograms relating to our Science experiments. 


In R.E we will be learning about special places. 




            Useful Information            

Important dates

Parent's Evening

Tuesday 10th March 3:40 - 5:30 

Wednesday 11th March 5:00 - 7:00


PE is on Tuesday this half-term (Spring 1).

Please ensure your child has a white t-shirt, dark shorts, jumper and trainers.


Please see the sheet in the front of your child's homework book. Complete a range of challenges with your child and return the book by Friday 7th of February.  


Reading books will be changed every Thursday.  Please write in your child's diary each time they read at home so they can earn reading points! This should be at least 4 times a week! 

Spelling test

Spelling tests will be every Monday this half-term. 


              Useful Websites              

Click on the links below to access the website

             Our Great Fire of London!        

Worksop Firefighters came to visit Year One!
Worksop Firefighters came to visit Year One!
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