​Sir Edmund Hillary Primary School





       Key Stage One Team       

Mrs Bates- 1B Class Teacher

Mr Handley  - 1H Class Teacher

Mrs McConway - 2M Class Teacher

Mrs Traczykowski/Mrs Eccles - 2T Class Teacher

Mrs Goy - TA

Mrs Wright - TA

Mrs Arrand-Lacey - TA

Mrs Hardy - TA

Miss Booth - TA

Mrs Darker - TA

Mrs Traczykowski - KS1 co-ordinator

We created lever, slider and hinge mechanisms and used these to create castles with moving parts!

Captain Tim came to visit and told us about the first Christmas.  We made sheep to remind us about the shepherds that visited Jesus in Bethlehem.

We have also been learning stories about Jesus.  We created puppets so we could re-enact the story of the lost sheep.

  Replacement Documents  

Spelling Bee - Spring 1 2020

         Curriculum Maps         

         Useful Websites         

Click on the links below to access the websites.




This half term our topic is



Traction Man

We will be looking at the adventures of Traction Man.  We will be learning about how to write letters.

We will be developing story language through a story retell.  

We will then create our own stories and looking at the use of interesting verbs



We will be looking at the features of a non-fiction text. 

We will then research the lives of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole and use this information to create our own non-fiction books.

We will write in role as Mary Seacole to create a diary, thinking about what it might have felt like to work in the Crimea. 


Maths Week

We will be investigating Mathematical problems involving patterns. 

In Maths, we will be learning about:

  • Length - measuring metres and cm
  • Mass - grams and kilograms
  • Temperature - reading scales
  • Word problems - Choosing the correct operation.
  • 2D and 3D shapes - naming and describing
  • Money - amounts to £20 and giving change.



We will be learning about maps.  We will develop

our knowledge of aerial view.  We will identify 

the features of a city and create our own 

cities.  We will be create our own maps and 

develop a key.


We will be investigating how to change materials to make them stronger by rolling, twisting or folding.


We will be developing gross motor skills through multi-sports.


We will be learning about the proportions of the body and face.  We will then creating our own superheroes.


We will be investigating ways in which to create a stable structure.  We will design make and evaluate our own bridges!





        Useful Information        

Parents Engage and Meetings

Superhero craft afternoon - date to be confirmed

Residential Parent's Meeting - Tuesday 28th January - 3:45

Parent's Evening - 10th March 3:40 - 5:30, 

11th March 5:00 - 7:00


PE is on Wednesday this half term (January). 

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

Spelling Test

Spelling test will be on Monday.


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 term we will be completing pages from the English and Maths SAT Buster Books.

Homework is due in every Wednesday.

We visited Conisbrough Castle to find out what life might have been like in a Medieval castle.


Please ensure your child has the following in school every day:

  • Reading log
  • Reading book
  • PE Kit
  • Water Bottle



We will investigating the Crimean War and the people who worked to help the soldiers there.  These will include Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale.  We will be learning about the influence these woman had on the hospitals and nursing.  We will also be comparing why Florence Nightingale is more widely recognised than Mary Seacole.


We will be learning to use the internet to research information about Florence Nightingale and the Crimean War.


We will be learning about what makes a good leader.  We will then be looking at the significant people from different religions.


We will be learning about relationships and how we can communicate our feelings. 

          Curriculum plans          

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