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IPC PROJECT FOR Summer 1 : Live and Let Live


    We will know:

    • How to plan for something we are going to make.

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • Using appropriate materials and tools for a job.
    • How to evaluate our work. 

    We will know:

    • How to identify living and non-living things.
    • About the needs of living things.
    • The structure of animals.
    • The stages of human growth.

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • Why animals have certain body parts i.e. claws for catching prey.
    • The changes humans go through.

    We will know:

    • How to open and save a document.

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • How to present information on a computer in different ways. 
  • In Maths and English We will be :

    Maths :

    We will be working on….

    • Vertical addition and subtraction.
    • Money: giving change.
    • Odd and even numbers.

    English :

    We will look at non-fiction texts to support our developing scientific knowledge about different animals. We will be developing our skill of reading through our work to check it makes sense and editing our writing where needed. 

  • important dates:
    • Monday 16th April School and clubs re-start
    • Tuesday 24th April - Class Photographs
    • Thursday 26th April - Entry Point: Making a mask of our favourite animal
    • Friday 4th May - Hydra 1 Class Assembly     
    • Wednesday 23rd May - Exit Point: TBC . We are hoping to visit some local animals!
    • Friday 25th May - Break up for Half Term      
    • Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June Half-Term Holiday
    • Friday 6th July - GDF Summer Fair
    • Friday 13th July - Years 1-3 / Years 4-6 Sports’ Day
    • Monday 16th July - Parents’ evening 3:30 – 5:00
    • Tuesday 17th July - Meet the new teacher 3:30 – 5:00
    • Friday 20th July - Last day of term, break up 2:00 pm

Home Learning

2 home learning tasks are set every week :

Task Given out Due Back
Mathletics Thursday Tuesday
Phonics / Spelling Thursday Tuesday
Reading Journal Friday Following Friday


  • to read to a grown-up every day
  • practice your phonics

Dates of Project Homelearning

  • For Friday 26th April: Science Challenge! – Talk to someone you know who has a pet and find out how they look after it. What does it need to live and be happy? Make a poster, recording, notes or draw what you find out. 

Things to remember

P.E is on Mondays and Tuesdays 

  • Remember to have your P.E kits in for both these days (including plimsoles).
  • Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining.
  • PE kits should be in school at all times.

Can You Help?

Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

Could you give some time to come in to class to help with reading?

Messages from the Staff

You can speak to any member of the Year 1 Team at the end of the school day once all the childrens are dismissed. 

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