Year 1 - Yearly Overview



- Match graphemes for all phonemes
- read accurately by blending sounds
- read words with very common suffixes
- read contractions and understand purpose
- read phonics books aloud
- links reading to own experiences
- join in with predicatble phrases
- discuss significance of title and events
- make simple predictions


- Name letters of the alphabet
- Spell very common words
- Spell days of the week
- Use very common prefixes and suffixes
- form lower case letters correctly
- form capital letters and digits
- compose sentences orally before writing
- read own writing to peers or teachers


- Leave spaces between words
- Use basic punctuation: . ? !
- Use capital letters for proper nouns
- Use common plural and verb suffixes

Speaking & Listening 

- Listen and respond appropriately
- Ask relevant questions
- Maintain attention and participate




- Count to/across 100
- Count in 1s, 2s, 5s, and 10s
- Identify 1 more and 1 less
- Read and write numbers to 20
- Use language of more than and most
- Use , - and =
- Know number bonds to 20
- Add and subtract 1 digit and 2 digit numbers to 20 inlcuding zero
- Solve 1 step problems including simple arrays

Geometry & Measures

- Use common vocabulary for comparison e.g. heavier, taller, full
- Begin to measure length, capacity and weight
- Recognise coins and notes
- Use time and ordering vocabulary
- Tell the time to the hour/half hour
- Use language of days, weeks, months and years
- Recognise and name common 2D and 3D shapes
- Order and arrange objects
- Describe position & movement


- Recognise and use ½ and ¼



-Identify basic plants and their parts ( roots, leaves, flowers etc)
-Identify and compare common animals
-Identify and name basic body parts
-Distinguish between objects and materials
-Describe simple properties of some materials
-Identify and name common materials
-Compare and classify materials
-Observe weather associated with changes of season



-Changes in living memory (linked to aspects of National life where appropriate)
- Lives of significant historical figures, including comparisons of those from different periods
-Significant local people
-Learning about key events in History
-Events of local importance


Physical Education (KS1)

- Master basic movements e.g. running, jumping, throwing, catching, balance, agility and coordination
- Participate in team games
- Perform dances using simple moves


Modern Languages (KS1)

- Listen and engage in speaking activities
- Learn songs in Spanish
- Answering questions in Spanish
- Begin to develop appropriate pronunciation


Design Technology (KS1)

-Design purposeful, functional and appealing products
- Generate, model and communicate ideas
- Use a range of tools and materials to complete practical tasks
- Evaluate products and own ideas
- Build and improve structure and mechanisms
- Understand where food comes from


Art and Design 

- Use a range of materials
- Use drawing, painting and sculpture
- Develop techniques of colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
- Learn about a range of artists, craftsmakers and designers



- Understand use of algorithms
- Write and test simple programs
- Use logical reasoning to amke predictions
- Organise, store, retrieve & manipulate data
- Communicate online safely and respectfully
- Recognise uses of IT outside of school


Geography (KS1)

- Name and locate the four countries and capital cities of the UK using atlases and globes.
- Identify seasonal/daily weather patterns in the UK and the location of hot and cold areas of the world
- Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to local and familiar features
- Use four compass directions and related vocabulary



- Sing songs
- Play tuned and untuned music instruments musically
- Listen and understand live and recorded music
- Make and combine sounds musically


Religious Education 

- explore Christianity including
- Christian symbols
- The Church as a place of belonging
- God as a creator
- A range of viewpoints about Jesus at the time of his death and resurrection



















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