'Lighting the Sparks'
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Year 1

Spring Term 2023


Where can Disney take us?

This term, Year 1 will focus on learning a wide range of skills across the curriculum.

Learning will be based around the history of different events and significant people who have had an effect on life today. We will use the concepts:

  • Love
  • Care
  • Friendship
  • Responsibility

How we'll be doing it...

Authentic Outcomes

Create a local treasure hunt around the village.

Core Subjects


Class novel: The day I fell into a fairy tale.

  • Non-fiction- instructions and fiction


  • Place value within 20
  • Add and Subtract
  • Place value within 50
  • Measurement length and height
  • Measurement mass and volume


  • Light and Astronomy
  • Materials
  • Animals- new life


  • Families and relationships
  • Economic wellbeing


RE at Belthorn explores a variety of religions, beliefs and traditions. Children will have the opportunity to discuss their own and understand other peoples’ beliefs. This allows them to gain a better understanding of the world around them and show the importance of acceptance.

RE in Year 1 focuses on: What do people say about God?

  • Hinduism
  • Christianity
  • Sikhism

What will Year 1 explore?


  • Local area
  • Comparison to a non-European country


  • Basic computer skills
  • Hour of code


  • Sewing


  • Team building
  • Invasion games


  • Musical vocabulary

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