English in Year 1

English Curriculum Framework – Year 1

Global Themes

  • Identity and Diversity (individuality, stereotypes, perception, poverty, accepting differences, gender, cultural diversity)
  • Sustainable Development & Globalisation (pollution, global warming, dependency of the environment, conservation, biodiversity, recycling, comparisons across the world, human impact on the environment)
  • Human Rights/ Power & Governance (empathy, respect for people, people can bring about change, freedom, peace & conflict, decision-making, community, immigration)

 

Whole school novel: My name is not Refugee- Human Rights/ Power & Governance immigration (studied during December 2019)

 

 

refugee-book

 

Whole school: Free Write Friday- Cressida Cowell

 

Autumn Term

Global theme(s):

Identity and Diversity – view of self-identify

 

 

 

 

Science link

Autumn Term

Global theme(s):

Identity and Diversity –stereotypes & gender

 

 

 

History link

Spring Term

Global theme(s):

Human Rights/ Power & Governance- respect for people, decision making & community

 

History link

Spring Term

Global theme(s):

Identity and Diversity gender stereotypes

 

 

 

 

History/Science link

Summer Term

Global theme(s):

Sustainable Development & Globalisation – conservation & comparisons across the world

 

Science link

Summer Term

Global theme(s):

Sustainable Development & Globalisation-  conservation

 

 

 

Science link

Autumn 1

Belonging & Identity

Autumn 2

Enchanted Kingdom

Spring 1

Living in Low Fell – care in the community

Spring 2

Out of this world

Summer 1

Jungle adventure/ plants

 

 

Summer 2

Here come the dinosaurs

Core text

y1-autumn

 

 

Make a mate Monday- pen pals

 

Core texts

y1-aut-2 y1-aut-2-2 y1-aut-2-3

 

Visual text

UP- link with older people in the community

y1-spr-1 y1-spr-1-2

 

Core text

Designing the local area

Core texts

y1-spr-2-1

 

Space trip

y1-spr-2-2

Women in space

Core texts

 

 y1-sum-1-1

y1-sum-1-2

Core texts

y1-sum-2-1

Transition- new adventures

y1-sum-2-2

Writing outcomes

 

Diary Entry

 

Retelling story

 

Information Text – History Link

 

 

Writing outcomes

 

Comparing Traditional Tales

 

Persuasive Text linked to a debate

Character comparisons

 

Information writing linked to Historical Based Gender issue

Writing outcomes

 

Descriptive Settings

 

Narrative

Writing outcomes

 

Information Text

 

Debating

 

Persuasive Articles

Writing outcomes

 

Information text

 

 

Writing outcomes

 

Fact file

 

Diary entry

 

News report