Miss Thompson

Class HLTA

Class HLTA

Miss Julienne

Class ETA

Class ETA

Miss Khanum

Class 1T curriculum

Winter term

Art – As artists we will:

  • Develop feeling responses to music through line, shape and colour.
  • Collect and select lines and patterns for their work.
  • Develop brush control and pattern making.
  • Use techniques of pattern making, colour mixing, and brush control.
  • Create patterns through selected use of colour and shape.

Computing – We will:

  • Use 2 Sequence to create music.
  • Explore how to create a tune and change the speed and add sounds.
  • Consider how music can express feelings.
  • Upload and use my own sounds.
  • Use 2 Quiz and 2 Connect to present my own ideas.
  • Discuss our work and make improvements based on feedback.
  • Use a variety of software to manipulate and present digital content and information.

Design Technology – As designers we will:

  • Describe fruit by talking and drawing.
  • Use utensils safely and explain the importance of food hygiene.
  • Design a fruit kebab.
  • Give reasons for our choices related to the task.
  • Evaluate my ideas and products against my own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve my work.

English – As writers and communicators we will:

Year 1

  • Form our letters correctly with diagonal and horizontal strokes needed for when we start joining our handwritings in Year 2.
  • Write fact files, recounts and stories.
  • Consolidate our knowledge of punctuation and increase our understanding of different sentence structures.
  • Develop our knowledge of spelling and grammar and use it in our Work.

Year 2

  • Use past and present tense correctly.
  • Write non-chronological reports, diary entries and fictional narratives.
  • Evaluate our writing with an adult and independently.
  • As readers we will:
  • Read a wide variety of both fiction and non-fiction.
  • Use inference to make predictions.

Geography – As geographers we will:

  • Identify and describe the main differences between a place in England e.g. Dewsbury and a small place in a non-European country e.g. Rio de Janerio.
  • Identify and describe similarities and differences between the 2 places: human features and physical features such as trade links, buildings, city, town, village, factories, farms, ports etc.
  • Identify the following physical features: mountain, lake, island, valley, river, cliff, forest, and beach.
  • Explain some of the advantages and disadvantages of living in a city or village.


History – As Historians we will:

  • Have an understanding of the chronology of various significant British kings and queens and be able to place some in the correct order.
  • Compare the lives of different monarchs.
  • Compare life then to now.

Mathematics – As mathematicians we will:

Year 1

  • Sequence numbers to 50 and apply this understanding to place value (tens and ones).
  • Introduction of length and mass using standard and non-standard units of measurement.
  • Recognising coins of different amounts and use this in real world scenarios.
  • Be introduced to multiplication and division by exploring grouping and sharing. Extend our knowledge of doubling and halving.

Year 2

  • Measure, estimate and compare length in centimetres.
  • Explore 2-D and 3D shapes including their properties. Understand positional and directional language.
  • Use the ‘make ten’ strategy for addition and subtraction of regrouping 2-digit numbers.
  • Add and subtract numbers using pictorial representations, and mentally,
    including: a two-digit number and ones; a two-digit number and tens; two 2-digit numbers; adding three 1-digit numbers.  Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure capacity (litres/ml), temperature (°C) and mass (kg/g) to the nearest appropriate unit.
  • Compare and order volume, capacity and mass.
  • Apply knowledge of numbers to 1000 to read scales to the nearest appropriate standard unit.


Music – As musicians we will:

  • Recognise that music has a steady pulse, practise finding the pulse and decide how to find the pulse.
  • Identify instruments and voices within a piece of music.
  • Explore the difference between pulse and rhythm.

P.E. – As athletes we will:

  • Recognise and describe what their bodies feel like during different types of activity.
  • Remember, repeat and link combinations of actions.
  • Use their bodies and a variety of equipment with greater control and co-ordination.


R.E. – As theologians we will:

  • Know that Jesus rose from the dead and still lives with us.
  • Know that Jesus told the disciples that he would go back to Heaven but promised that the Holy Spirit would come.
  • Know that Jesus returned to Heaven but promised to return and this gives us hope.
  • Know the story of the Holy Spirit visiting the apostles and being promised to us.
  • Know that the disciples spread the good news when they received the Holy Spirit and that we can do this too.
  • Learn about the early Christian community and know that we are part of this community today.
  • Know that the apostles realised God could work through them.
  • Know the story of Peter’s escape from prison and reflect on its meaning.


RPSHE – As children we will:

  • Learn the different things that help our bodies to be healthy.
  • Know that eating and drinking too much sugar can affect our health.
  • Know how to be physically active and how much rest and sleep we should have every day.

Science – As scientists we will:

  • Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults.
  • Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air).
  • Describe the importance for humans of exercise, different types of food, and hygiene.
  • Observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants.
  • Find out and describe how plants need water, light, and suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.


  • Discover how sunshine helps bodies to grow and how to keep safe and well in the sun.
  • Learn and discuss how to manage big feelings and the importance of sharing our feelings with someone we trust and to recognise when we might need help with feelings and how to ask for help.

Our Class Blog

What happens in our class? have a look at all the blog post direct from the classroom. 

Fun with Phonics

Parents were invited to take part in a phonics workshop with their child. Everyone embrace the day and had a fun day learning. https://vimeo.com/389427749

Christmas at St. Paulinus 2019

As the calendar year for 2019 draws to an end we hope you have a happy and holy Christmas. Here are the Christmas production highlights for 2019 . https://vimeo.com/380447129   Key Stage One sing us out with their carol service  ........... see you next year. ....

Our new Library

On the 15th of November, our local MP came and led an assembly where she shared with the children her love of reading. Her favourite book was the MagicFaraway Tree by Enid Blyton. The children were enthused by her and asked many questions. She then officially opened...

Topics Displays

Throughout school we have some fantastic topics that we are looking into. Our topic displays are eye catching and show a variety of learning skills through History, Geography, Art and DT. After each lesson children’s work is displayed under the question that they have...

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