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Maple Class (Year 1)


Welcome to Maple Class: 2021 -2022

Year 1

Mrs Mashiter    Mrs Cryne



Here you will find the Long-Term Plan for Year 1 for 2021-22. 

This gives a broad overview of the themes and topics covered in year and relate back to the National Curriculum.

For more details about each subject being taught -  click on the Curriculum page within the Parents Section.




Spring Term 2 Topic - Magic Materials 


Welcome back Year 1! What an action-packed half term we have in store for you. Our topic for this half term is materials. We will be exploring different textures and uses of materials and we are going on a marvellous school trip to the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester. For British Science Week, we will be joining forces with EncounterEdu and experiencing a live online lesson all about mini-beasts. Very exciting! 


In English, we will be immersed into the world of the Magic Porridge Pot, and innovating our own stories with magical foods and heroic characters. We will be concentrating on our punctuation and using capital letters, full stops and finger spaces. 


In maths, we will be consolidating our learning on numbers up to 20, before moving on to numbers up to 40. We will experience using counters, number bonds, learning new mathematical symbols and rocking out on times table rockstars. 


In history, we will be learning the chronology of British History right back to the stone ages, concentrating on the Great Fire of London. We will be climbing aboard our magical time travelling carpet and going back in time to the Stuarts to meet Samuel Peyps and Thomas Farriner. 


P.E. will continue to be on a Monday and a Wednesday. 

Spring Term 1 Topic - The World Around Us


This term our topic is 'The World Around Us'. In Geography, we will exploring hot and places around the world. In Science, we will be learning all about the different seasons and the changes thats take place throughout the year. In PE, we will be developing our gymnastic skills. In Art, we will be learning about a well known painter Faith Ringgold.








This term children will learn about the place value of numbers to 20. They will solve a range of number problems using different methods. They will also begin to explore shapes and patterns. Please help your child recall the x2 and x5 tables. 



Phonics is essential so we do it everyday! Children will be learning lots of new phonemes and applying them in reading and writing. Please support your child at home by using the resources on Showbie and play lots of phonics games on







This term we are using Talk4Writing to explore an exciting quest story. Then we will learn how to write a good recount.


In class we will be reading lots of stories such as:






  PE is on Mondays & Wednesdays so please send your child in wearing their full PE kit.


Please use Showbie to record your child's reading.  Try to read at least three times a week so that books can be changed regularly.


  If you have any worries or concerns please don't hesitate to speak to me. I am here to help!



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