Year 1 - Benjamin Zephaniah Class

Welcome to Zephaniah Class!

Our Class Teachers are Mrs Smith (Monday to Wednesday) and Mrs Davis (Wednesday to Friday).  Mrs Williams is our Teaching Assistant.


Our class is named after Benjamin Zephaniah, a poet, writer and musician.


PE is on Wednesday afternoons.  Please send your child into school wearing their PE kit on this day.


Our learning for this term is below. Please check back regularly for photographs of things we have been doing and learning.

Learning for Autumn Term 1


This term we will be settling into new routines.

We will be learning about poetry and reading Oi Frog which has a lot of wonderful rhyming words!


In maths our focus will be on ordering and recognising numbers to 20 and beyond, 1 more, 1 less, addition and subtraction among other exciting activities!


Our Science topic is Animals including Humans, starting by examining how we have changed since we were babies.


In RE we will be learning about parables.



Reading for Pleasure

In Science we have been thinking about our senses. We made these wonderful sensory bottles!

We enjoyed learning about 2D shapes

In art, we learned about African Dutch print fabric. We used some to make collages.

We had an amazing time in PE practising cartwheels

We played a game in science, matching the baby photo to the adult

In art we are learning about Martin Bulinya. We have created a wash using red, orange and yellow. Next we will draw in our characters.

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