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Learning Without Limits

Year 1 Crew


Teacher: Mrs Ashe 
Learning Coach: Miss J Evans

Support Teacher: Miss Croker (am)



A very warm welcome to our class page. Here you will find lots of useful information about our learning as well as being able to download files to help with your learning at home.


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Autumn 2021 Expeditionary Project 

My Map Book


Essential Question 

Where Does My Home End? 




In this project children will be exploring the concept of maps and considering their use, value and potential for change. Children will be developing a sense of place whilst developing and using their geographical knowledge as they learn about their local area. This will continue to foster a sense of responsibly for their environment, liking with the previous project. Children will be drawing and interpreting maps as well as identifying the human and physical features of the local area and beyond. As well as being able to locate Stockbridge Village on a map, children will also be able to locate Liverpool and recognise major landmarks including researching their historic value. The children will explore how Stockbridge Village has changed over time. Further more, children will explore historic maps, recognising change over time in their local area and wider city. 


We will be reading 'My Map Book' by Sara Fanelli. 

From the Back Cover...

In each spread of this bold and humorous picture book... children can examine their place in the world around them through detailed and engaging maps. Twelve beautifully illustrated maps such as Map of My Day and Map of My Tummy will fascinate children. 


A knowledge organiser and map of our project can be found and downloaded below. Children will receive a printed copy to take home. The organiser should be used as an information poster throughout the project - they do not need to memorise everything upon receiving it! 


Knowledge Organiser (PDF Download)

Project Loops





Home Reading

All children will bring home a home reading book from our school library. They will have a set day when they will read with a teacher or learning coach in school. However, you child can change their reading books as often as possible. Please make a brief comment in your child's Reading Record. 


It is important that you read with your child at least three times per week but preferably more. We strive to foster a love of reading in your child and you can support us by talking to them about their book and motivating them by listening to them read aloud.  

Recommended books for Year 1



We follow a mastery maths programme and use the White Rose Planning resources. Children are supported in a variety of approaches to their maths work to ensure sound mathematical understanding. The approaches used are as follows: 

Concrete – children should have the opportunity to use concrete objects and manipulatives to help them understand what they are doing.

Pictorial – alongside concrete objects, children should use pictorial representations. These representations can then be used to help reason and solve problems.

Abstract – both concrete and pictorial representations should support children's understanding of abstract methods


An overview of the maths blocks can be viewed below. 



Children in Year 1 and 2 should not bring a snack into school as children in these years benefit from the free fruit and milk scheme. They will be able to have their water bottle, milk and a choice of fruit each day. 

Spring Term 


Expeditionary Project Narrative


In Spring 2021,  Year Ones Crew’s project is Life on Land and Below the Sea


EQ: “Is life on land more important than life in the sea?”


The key learning targets for this project are:


  • I can explain the importance of recycling.
  • I can discuss the impact plastic is having on our world. .
  • I can explore the properties of materials and use the vocabulary associated with different materials.
  • I can compare and contrast the lives of significant people such as, Sir David Attenborough and Jacques-Yves Cousteau. 


More details will follow in the Spring Term 

Summer Term 


Expeditionary Project Narrative

In the Summer term 2021, the Year 1 crew’s project is called:


How Big Can Anything Grow?


In this project, we have to answer the following essential questions:


EQ: What do living things need to grow? 

         Where does growth start and end?


Our Learning Targets are:


  • I can identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees
  • I can identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees.
  • I can identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.
  • I can notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults
  • I can observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants
  • I can find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.
  • I can observe changes across the four seasons.
  • I can observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies.
  • I can understand where food comes from.

More details will follow in the Summer Term.