Y1 Spring 2022 topic – Big Lights, Big City

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Our topic this term is Big Lights, Big City! This project teaches children about the physical and human characteristics of the United Kingdom, including a detailed exploration of the characteristics and features of the capital city, London.


Design and Technology – Taxi!: this teaches children about wheels, axles and chassis and how they work together to make a vehicle move.


Art –  Rain and Sunrays:  teaches children about collagraph printing, including how to develop a motif to make single and repeated prints.

Science –  Seasonal Changes: this project teaches children about the seasons, seasonal changes and typical seasonal weather and events. They learn about measuring the weather and the role of a meteorologist. Children begin to learn about the science of day and night and recognise that the seasons have varying day lengths in the UK.

Please see below knowledge organiser for this topic:

Y1 knowledge-organiser