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Naburn Road
Whinmoor, Leeds, LS14 2BL
United Kingdom

0113 2930280

White Laith Primary School is situated within Whinmoor in Leeds. Children and adults work together in an atmosphere of trust, respect and belonging. We aim to treat everyone with equal dignity and worth valuing their particular characteristics. The Staff and Governors are determined to make our school a place of excellence and the children
share that desire.



Nile - Year One

This half term in Year 1 our topic is, ‘Would you like to be the next Neil Armstrong?’. Alongside this, we will also be looking at the season of winter and ‘The Snowman’ by Raymond Briggs. During our ‘Would you like to be the next Neil Armstrong?’ topic we will be learning about space and the moon. We will learn about the different planets and discover what happened when Neil Armstrong visited the moon. In English we will be using the book - ‘Man on the Moon – A day in the life of Bob’ by Simon Bartram to help us with our writing. We will be writing instructions for how to make a cheese sandwich and information texts about the planets. In Maths we will be studying place value to 20, addition and subtraction to 20. In art we will be looking at satellite images of different planets and then using them to create images of the different planets with pastels. During Science we will be investigating light and dark. We will find out about sources of light and reflectors of light. In ICT we will be learning how to program/control moon buggies on the moon using positional vocabulary.

Our MindMate topic this half term will be Life Changes where we will learn that, talking about our feelings can help us to feel better. Our PSHE topic will be, Drug, alcohol and tobacco education where we will learn about things that we put onto and into our bodies.

PE will continue to be on Monday and Tuesday. Children need both indoor and outdoor kits with them in school every day and must remember to bring their trainers on PE days. Please continue to read at home every night, practice sounds from your sound pack and practice your speed reading words.

Books we are reading in YEAR ONE: