Y1/2 Ash

Welcome to Ash!

We have 30 amazing children in our class.  

Mr Dyson is our class teacher. 

Contact: matthew.dyson@woodlands.bradford.sch.uk if your child needs any support.

Mrs Brown is our Educational Teaching Assistant. 

Our Long Term Plan 

Our Medium Term Plan

What we are learning about this half-term. 

Our Topic is Fire! Fire! (The Great Fire of London)

School Learning Zone - The Great Fire of London

English

 

During this topic we will be working around Vlad and the Great Fire of London which is the story of the Great Fire of London from the perspective of a flea named Vlad. 

Vlad and the Great Fire of London Vlad the Flea in History: Amazon.co.uk:  Cunningham, Kate, Cunningham, Sam: Books

Watch the book trailer below:

Vlad and the Great Fire of London

 

In Grammar children will need to be able to use and recognize: 

  • Statements, commands, explanations and questions. ? and !
  • Full stops and capital letters.
  • Conjunctions- and, but, so and because to extend and join clauses. 
  • Apostrophes for contractions 
  • Apostrophes for possession  

In Writing children will need to be able to:

  • Write a short narrative story
  • Write a newspaper report
  • Write different forms of poetry such as shape poems, rhyming poems and acrostic poems. 

We will also be working on our prediction, inference and retrieval skills whilst reading our book. 

Maths

During this half-term we will be learning about Multiplication and Division. 

Please see link below to objectives children will need to achieve by the end of Spring Term.

Maths Objectives

Children can also access their times table rockstar accounts to practise their times tables at home. 

 

Science

During this topic we will be learning about uses of materials. 

By the end of Spring Children should be able to:

  • Identify the uses of every day materials.
  • Know how materials can be used in a variety of ways.
  • Comapre the suitability of different materials. 
  • Know how different materials can be shaped. 
  • Which materials can be recycled and the impact which different materials have on the environment. 

 

History/Geography 

  • What countries make the United Kingdom and what are the surrounding seas and oceans?
  • Where is London? What are the physical and human features at each capital city in the United Kingdom. 

  • Developing our chronological understanding- Can we create our own timeline of significant events in our own lifes?
  • Compare how London has changed over yeats from 1666 to 2021. 
  • What was life like for people in the 17th century? How is this similar and different?
  • The events of the Great Fire of London. 
  • Sequencing the events and key dates of the Great Fire of London. 

 

Other ares of the curriculum:

Computing:

  • Questioning, Using a binary tree and database to find information. 
  • Maze explorers and knowing how to debug a set of instructions.

Art:

  • Sculpture

DT:

  • Puppets

PE:

  • Dance 

 

For learning objectives for other learning areas please see the link attached below. 

The National Curriculum. 

 If you would like to find out more about what objectives your child will be covering please have a look on the national curriculum

Dates for the diary:

 

Coming soon

 

The National Curriculum. 

 If you would like to find out more about what objectives your child will be covering please have a look on the national curriculum

Useful websites:

Education City

Purplemash

Mathletics

Times Table Rockstar

Spelling Shed 

Phonics Play

 

School Council:

Coming soon!

Photo gallery

Have a read of some of our fantastic writing about the surprised mouse(30.09.20)