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Rockmount Primary School

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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

Emergency Home Learning

Dear Parents/Carers,


Attached below is an optional timetable with our recommendations of how to structure the daily Home Learning. Please note that you do not have to print anything out, just view on the screen and complete tasks on paper.


Thank you for your support.


Week beginning 30th March



Counting: We are learning to count in multiples of 5.

  • How high can you count ? Can you count in 5's to 100?
  • If you know how to count in 5's can you count in 50's 

Learn It: We are learning to add on 2 / 3 to any 1 digit number.


  • Can you add 2 / 3 to any 2 digit number?
  • What other facts do you know?

It's Nothing New: This week we are focusing on our number bonds to 10. 


Can you use your knowledge of your number bonds to 10 to work out your number bonds to 100?

Hit the button is great for practising number bonds: 

Calculation: This week we are learning to solve addition problems using a number line. 

  • Can you create your own number line to 20 ?
  • Can you try a two step problem e.g 10 + 2 + 4 = ___


This week, we would like you to complete an information booklet or poster about Mexico.


  • What language is spoken in Mexico?
  • What is the Capital city of Mexico? 
  • How many people live in Mexico?
  • What is the name of the famous Volcano in Mexico?



Please continue to practice the RML sounds with your child.


Religious Education:


This week please have a look at the Easter Story.

  • Can you retell the Easter story using pictures? 
  • How do people celebrate Easter?
  • Can you create a poster showing how people celebrate Easter.


Suggested activities:

  • Board games
  • Cooking 
  • Build a den
  • Play in the garden
  • Paint a picture 
  • Create a model using 'junk' 
  • Spring Poster- make a poster all about the changes and things that you may see in Spring. You could draw pictures of the weather, plants, trees or animals! You could also watch this video to give you some ideas
  • Write a book review including what you liked about the book, what you didn’t like, who would you recommend it to and why, what star rating would you give it. Try to explain using because.   
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Ruby Class

Class Teacher: Connor Chughtai-Skillen

Class Teaching Assistant: Dawn Holmes


Turquoise Class

Class Teacher: Amy Carvall

Class Teaching Assistant: Lydia Kazibwe

Support: Zara Job


"By building self-esteem and confidence in a nurturing environment we try to open the way for a lifelong love of learning."


Year 1 Curriculum Map for 2019-2020


Half Term Topic Curriculum Area
Autumn 1st Half 'Staying Alive'
English: Labelling/lists/captions
Maths: Number
Geography: The Continents
Science: Our Body
Computing: We Are Treasure Hunters
History: Florence Nightingale
RE: Why are we thankful?
PE: Games
Autumn 2nd Half 'Memory Box & Toys'
English: Story Writing

Maths: Number: Addition And Subtraction,Properties Of 2D And 3D Shapes
Geography: Seasons
History: Bonfire Night/ Guy Fawkes
Science: Weather
Computing: We Are Celebrating
RE: Festivals of Light

Spring 1st Half 'Fairy tales and Castles'

English: Story Writing/Retelling
Maths: Number - Place Value; Problem Solving;Mental Maths, Time
History/Geography: Famous Kings and Queens
Science: Materials
Computing: We Are Story Tellers
RE: Hinduism
PE: Gymnastics

Spring 2nd Half 'Off we go to Mexico!'
English: Non - Fiction

Maths: Measurement -Time; Money; Problem Solving; Mental Maths
History/Geography: Geographical Comparisons
Computing: We Are Collectors
RE: Judaism

Summer 1st half 'The Enchanted woodland' English: Letter Writing/Invitations

Maths: Number - Division; Problem Solving; Mental Maths
Geography: Local Area Study
Science: Naming Trees And Plants
Computing: We Are Storytellers
RE: Christianity

Summer 2nd Half 'Carnival of the Animals'
English: Poetry

Maths: Geometry: Position And Direction; Problem Solving; Mental Maths
Geography: Name And Locate Five Oceans
Science: Naming A Variety Of Common Animals
Computing: We Are Celebrating
RE: Christianity

If you have any queries, please contact the Class Teacher or the Learning and Teaching Leader for this phase: Amber Pearless.

Please read our termly curriculum letters for more information.

Autumn Term



In Year One, we have been settling the children into their new routine. Our topic is 'Staying Alive'  and we have been learning lots of exciting things about our bodies.  The children have been enjoying the story 'Funny Bones' and have been making  their own collages of skeletons and have had great fun dancing to 'The Skeleton Dance!' We have also been learning all about healthy eating and balanced diets. We started off by reading, 'Avocado Baby' by John Burningham and thinking about what would happen if we found a magic avocado!

Staying Alive : Role Play Day

Spring Term 1 


Fairy tales and Castles 

This topic focuses on History and Science. In Science we will be finding out about different materials and how we can classify materials into different groups based on their properties. We are looking forward to learning about lots of different fairy tales, including Aladdin and Rapunzel. We are studying the sequence of a fairy tale and looking at how we can include lots of descriptive vocabulary in our writing. In History we are exploring the features of a castle and comparing old and new. We are even making our own castle models on the workshop table.


                                    Spring Term 2

Off we go to Mexico! 


This term our focus has been on Mexico and Latin America. We have been exploring facts about the Volcano 'Popocatepetl' and tasting traditional Mexican cuisine. Year 1 also had 'Science Week' where we carried out a range of different experiments and were able to draw upon scientific vocabulary to make our predictions. 

Finally, we had a wide selection of fantastic costumes to celebrate world book day on the 5th of March.