Learning in Year 1
Please find below all the learning maps for the six topics we will learn this year. These topics will
form the majority of our lessons, combining literacy, science, art, DT, history and geography. It really
helps your child build their knowledge and understanding if you can support their learning at home
by, for example, taking them to a museum or finding a non-fiction book in the library linked to each
Please come into school dressed in your PE kit on the day you have PE and wear trainers on your
Please practice your reading at home as much as you can, preferably five times a week. Sign and
date your record so we can see what you’ve been doing at home. You will have reading books from school but other things are great too.
Southville Primary follows the Letters and Sounds programme. During Year 1 we cover phases 3-5.
Below is a document that has a glossary of phonics terms and also a breakdown of the Letters and
Sounds phases. You will also find attached a presentation from our parents’ phonics workshop.