Lansdowne Place, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3RY

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 Mrs Goff



 Mrs Butlin



View a year in year 1

Please click on the link below to view information for parents and carers on the end of year expectations for children in our school. The National Curriculum outlines these expectations as being the minimum requirements your child must meet in order to ensure continued progress.

Year 1 Parents National Curriculum Leaflet


Subject Mapping

Memories of Year 1, have a look at how much we have changed over the year

We enjoyed our visit to Paddox Church at Christmas

Learning Challenge 5

Who was famous when mum and dad were little?


KS1 Historythe lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements.


What does famous mean and can you find out who your parents would say that they admire?


Why do we still remember Princess Diana?


Why was Princess Diana known as the people’s princess?


Who is Nelson Mandela and what would you ask him if you met him?


How are Nelson Mandela and Princess Diana similar?


How have famous photographers and artists captured Diana?


Reflection: Lifetime achievement award. Pupils have to explain what they are famous for?

Learning Challenge 4

Where do, and did, the wheels on the bus go?

KS1 Geography: use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries

KS1 History:  Developing an awareness of the past and the ways in which it is similar to and different from the present

WOW: .Visit the Coventry transport museum


Where do we live and what’s so special about it?


How far have you travelled around the United Kingdom?


How many different ways could you travel around our country?


Has it always been easy to travel around our country?


How have cars, buses, trains and bicycles changed since your grandparents were little?


Can you design and make a vehicle that can move?

Spring 2016 Learning Challenge 3

What has changed since my grandparents were young?

What was grandma and granddad's day at school like?

What sort of phone did our grandparents use?

Were the Beatles better than One Direction?

What sort of television programmes did my grandparents watch?

Would my Grandparents have gone to McDonalds for their birthday parties?

What would have been on my Grandparents Christmas list?

What sort of clothes would my grandparents have worn?

Reflection: Have all the changes been for the better?


Suggested Texts:

Me With You

by Kristy Dempsey (Philomel, 2009)

Grandpa and Bo

by Kevin Henkes

Bee Tree

by Patricia Polacco


by Brandon Mull
Useful Links/Websites:

Autumn 2 Learning Challenge 2

Where do the leaves go in the winter?

KS1 Geography: identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom.

LC1: Why are there so many leaves on the ground?

LC2: What changes do we see in our country with each season?

LC3: What would you need to do to become the next weather presenter?

LC4: How can you create patterns using leaves?

LC5: After listening to music entitled the 'four seasons' can you create your own music which captures different weather patterns?

LC6: Why are so many of the things you enjoy doing dependant on the time of year and the weather?

Reflection: Pupils presenting the weather?

Suggested texts:

Lila and the secret of Rain - David Conway and Jude Daly.

Suggested websites:


Autumn 1 Learning Challenge 1

Why can’t a Rhino live in the North Pole?

KS1 Geography: identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles

LC1: Why does Lankeu live in Kenya the desert?

LC2: Which animals live in cold places like the North and South Pole?

LC3: How do Polar Bears keep warm?

LC4: What do we mean by hot and cold colours?

LC5: Why do people usually like going to hot places for their holidays?

LC6: Why do we wear different clothes in summer and winter?

Reflection: Would you rather be a Rhino or a Polar Bear?


Suggested texts:

Meerkat Mail’

Suggested Websites:

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