Year 1

Welcome to the Year One page!


This half term we are becoming geographers and learning about physical and manmade/human features of the world. We will be comparing our world, in Bournemouth, with Alaska.

The world is made up of manmade/human and physical features.


What are the similarities and differences between Bournemouth and Alaska?

What are human and physical features? - BBC Bitesize

Geography | KS1 | KS2 | The world | BBC Teach - YouTube

Geography | KS1 | KS2 | Cities, towns and villages | BBC Teach - YouTube

Physical and Human Geographical Features of an English Rural Locality - YouTube

BBC Geography - Cold Climates - YouTube


We will also continue to be scientists and observe the weather and seasons that are happening outside the classroom window.

How does the weather change with the seasons?

The Great British Year: Four Seasons | BBC Teach - YouTube

Geography | KS1 | KS2 | The seasons | BBC Teach - YouTube

Time Lapse of the Changing Seasons | BBC Teach - YouTube

The Seasons - YouTube playlist

How does the weather change across the seasons? (


How does the length of the day change throughout the year?

Daylight Saving Time - BrainPop UK - YouTube

Why do we change the clocks? - BBC News - YouTube



Why do some trees drop their leaves and others don’t?

KS1 Science: Evergreen and Deciduous Trees - YouTube

Types of Trees for Kids | KS1 Evergreen and Deciduous Trees Lesson - YouTube

How do trees change across the seasons? (

What is the difference between deciduous and evergreen trees? (


As designers and makers we will be making moving pictures using a lever. Why not try and make a moving picture at home, I wonder what amazing things you can make? Here are some ideas to help you.

Using Sliders and Levers to Create Things - YouTube

Split Pin Crafts - YouTube This gives instructions on how to make different moving animals. Why not draw your own animals and get them to move by using split pins?

(111) Pinterest Moving eyes on an owl, but you could do the same with any person or animal.

(111) Pinterest Peek a boo snail craft

(111) Pinterest Moving car picture