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Moston Lane

Community Primary School

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

Year 1

Welcome to Year 1's class page! Here you can find information about our classes, topics and curriculum. 

Team: 3

Teacher: Miss Youldon

TA: Mrs Hussain & Mrs Newton

Team: 4

Teacher: Miss Potter

TA: Mrs Shanley & Miss Keylock

In Year 1, we offer a broad and balanced curriculum to prepare our children for a life in modern Britain.  

If you would like to view the curriculum map for the whole year, or for previous half term topics, click on the links below:


Year 1 Curriculum Map 2020/2021

Independent Learning

Throughout the week, the children complete 4 independent challenges in both writing and maths. This is an opportunity for them to develop and apply new skills. 

Take a look at some of the fantastic independent work Year 1 have completed!

Merry Christmas!

Everybody in Year 1 would like to wish you all a very 'Merry Christmas' and we hope you have a safe and wonderful Christmas break. 


 At the start of term, an alien wrote Year 1 a letter asking us to help him to build a stronger spaceship. We investigated materials to see what the strongest and most waterproof material is and then designed and made our own spaceships. 

We thought about the best way to join and decorate our spaceships and we are so pleased with the results!

Diwali 2020

This year Year 1 looked at Diwali and how it is celebrated. We learnt all about Rangoli patterns and even had a go at drawing and creating our own Rangoli patterns. 

Moon Zoom!

As part of our Autumn 2 topic, 'Moon Zoom', we looked at constellations and stars. We learnt that constellations are a group of stars and used our knowledge to create our own. We looked carefully at pictures of different constellations before sketching them and using glitter, sequins and string to create them. 

Look at our fabulous artwork below.

This is Me!

This half term, we have been learning to sign along to 'This is Me' from 'The Greatest Showman'. We have loved learning a new skill and it is one of our favourite songs. 

Check out our performance! 

Healthy Pizzas

This half term we have been looking at healthy foods and a balanced diet. We focused on hygiene and talked about how to be safe in the kitchen. The children made their own healthy pizzas using a range of healthy ingredients and learnt new skills such as chopping. Take a look at our delicious healthy pizzas below.

Black History Month 2020

This October, we celebrated Black History Month. In Year 1, we looked at Mae Jemison and why she was important. We looked at a picture of her to see if we could work out why she is famous and we thought about questions we would like to ask her. 

We really enjoyed learning about all of Mae's achievements!

Our School

In History this half term, we are looking at our local area and how our school has changed. We looked at pictures that had been sent to us showing us Moston Lane Primary School in the 1940s. We spotted areas of school that we recognised and talked about how schools might have changed. We sorted some pictures into 'then' and 'now' and discussed how schools were different in the past.

World Book Day 2020

 We loved dressing up as our favourite book characters for World Book Day. Look at our fantastic costumes below!

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Moston Lane, Moston, Greater Manchester, M9 4HH

Tel: 0161 205 3864