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Welcome to Year 1 at St. Joseph’s. We have a dedicated team of adults working with the children here to provide them with a friendly, nurturing, learning environment, which will enable them to reach their full potential. The Year 1 team consists of;

Class S

Mrs D. Miscia(Class Teacher)
Mrs J. James (Teaching Assistant)                                                                                                                                                                                      Mrs C. Perry (Teaching Assistant)

Class E

Mrs C. Stylianou (Class Teacher)
Mrs A. Pelliccia (Teaching Assistant)

Additional to work with year 1

Mrs C. Mulhern, Mrs K. Foley, Miss C. Allery, Miss E. Barrett Mrs J. Freitas and Mr T. Kavanagh

Year 1 age related objectives

  • I can read a story with my teacher picking out key aspects
  • I can identify and discuss the title and key events
  • I can show I understand what has been read to me
  • I can draw on what I already know
  • I can draw on information given by my teacher
  • I can make inferences
  • I can predict what might happen
  • I know what lists, labels and captions are
  • I can identify instructions
  • I can use a dictionary
  • I can use reading skills to find the information I need
  • I can read information texts and find the answers to questions
  • I can identify fiction and non fiction books
  • I can read a poem
  • I can read a poem and identify where the writer talks about the senses
  • I can read or listen to poems finding out what they are about and joining in with repeated phrases
  • I can read a story with my teacher picking out key aspects
  • I know all my phonemes
  • I can blend the sounds to read new words
  • I can learn to read common words (see the word list)
  • I can read aloud books, tackling new words well
  • I can re-read these books remembering the new words.
  • I can write instructions
  • I can make a recount
  • I can organise information
  • I can write an explanation
  • I can write part of a poem with patterns
  • I can write part of a poem including the senses
  • I can write a poem or piece of poetic prose
  • I can write sentences using full stops correctly
  • I can write sentences using capital letters at the beginning correctly
  • I can write sentences using capital letters correctly
  • I can join sentences
  • I can write sentences using singular and plural correctly
  • I can write sentences using verbs correctly
  • I can write sentences using the past tense:
  • I can write exclamations and use exclamation marks
  • I can use apostrophes in sentences correctly
  • I can write lines that rhyme
  • I can use adjectives correctly
  • I can write a phrase in the present tense
  • I can spell by: -words containing each of the 40+ phonemes already taught -common exception words – the days of the week
  • I can name the letter of the alphabet: -naming the letters of the alphabet in order – using letter names to distinguish between alternative spellings of the same sound
  • I can add prefixes and suffixes: using the spelling rule for adding –s or –es as the plural marker for nouns
  • and the third person singular marker for verbs – using the prefix un– – using –ing, –ed, –er and –est
  • I can apply simple spelling rules and guidance, as listed in English Appendix 1
  • I can sit correctly at a table, holding a pencil comfortably and correctly
  • I can form lower-case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place
  • I can form capital letters
  • I can form digits 0-9
  • I can understand which letters belong to which handwriting ‘families’
  • I understand what time is
  • I know language relating to dates
  • I can estimate
  • I can find sensible ways to measure objects and record my measurements
  • I know what metres and kilograms are
  • I can find ways to compare objects by measuring them
  • I can read the time in hours
  • I can read the time in hours and half hours
  • I know the value of notes and coins
  • I can solve measuring problems
  • I can sequence events in order using language related to time
  • I can recognise and name common 2D shapes
  • I can describe 2D shapes
  • I can recognise and name common 3D shapes
  • I can describe 3D shapes
  • I can show I understand direction and plan moves
  • I can describe position direction and movement using quarter turns
  • I can make patterns
  • I can find and describe number and shape patterns:

Year 1 Long Term Plan 2017-2018


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