Amber and Ruby (Y1/Y2) :: CHRIST CHURCH CofE FIRST SCHOOL & NURSERY

Amber and Ruby (Y1/Y2)

Our teachers in Amber Class are Mrs Ali Bowden and Mr Jon Morray-Jones. Mrs Bowden is also our Deputy Head, SENCO and Key Stage 1 Leader.

Our Teacher in Ruby Class is Mrs Nicky Sampson and Mrs Meryl Cousins.

PE is taught to both classes by Mr Marc Taylor.

Both Amber and Ruby classes are made up of a mixture of Year 1 and Year 2 children.

We aim to provide an excellent education which matches each child’s intellectual, physical, spiritual and emotional development.

Further Curriculum information may be requested from the class teacher or the school office.

Amber and Ruby Curriculum

Current topics: Carnival of Animals

Summer 2019

 

Storymaking story: The Tiger Child. 

Reading a range of Traditional Animal tales.

Story characters and descriptions.

Inventing own Traditional Animal Tale stories.

Recount texts, learning and

writing own versions.

Daily Guided Reading.

Daily phonics and spelling activities.

Y1: Numbers to 100 and place value.

Capacity.

Position and direction.

Length and height.

Fractions.

Y2: Time, to the nearest 5 minutes.

Capacity.

Position and direction.

Length and height.

 

Classifications of animals from around the world, for example, mammals and reptiles or carnivores and herbivores.

Habitats: how the plants and animals in a habitat are suited, including simple food chains.

This half term we will be learning about pitch through theme based songs.  We will listen to the ‘Carnival of the Animals’ by Saint Seans.

We will also be studying the painting ‘Tiger’ by Rousseau and creating our own art related to the areas around the world we are

The world map including the continents, poles and equator.

The physical geography of contrasting locations, for example rainforests, deserts or woodlands.

Christopher Columbus and his journies.

We will be completing a unit about athletics and also learning animal yoga poses and sequences.

We will discuss the topic ‘Changes.’

What things can and cannot change?

What things might change for us in the future?

What things change quickly? Slowly?

Why are habits difficult to change?

What can we do if things change and we aren’t prepared?

 

This half term we will be learning about pitch through theme based songs.  We will listen to the ‘Carnival of the Animals’ by Saint Seans.

We will also be studying the painting ‘Tiger’ by Rousseau and creating our own art related to the areas around the world we are

Using computers to support work in all subjects including the Virtual Learning Environment DB Primary.

We will be discussing ‘Agape’ through the stories of The Selfish Farmer, Feeding the 5000 and The Widows Gift.  We will also be thinking about local charities and what we can do to help others.

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    Remembrance Day
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    Frozen role play

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