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Year 1

Year One English Statements for the Year

Spoken Language I can join in a talk about the title and what happens in a book
Spoken Language I can recite some poems and rhymes by heart
Spoken Language I can join in a discussion about what is read to me, taking turns and listening to what others say
Spoken Language I can explain clearly my understanding of what is read to me
Spoken Language I can say out loud what I am going to write about
Spoken Language I can speak a sentence before writing it
Spoken Language I can discuss what I have written with the teacher or other children
Spoken Language I can read aloud my writing clearly enough to be heard by the group and the teacher
Spoken Language I can recognise and use words relating to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months and years
Spoken Language I can use the words about the time (including telling the time using o’clock and half past)
Spoken Language I can use words for position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three-quarter turns <eg>left and right, top, middle and bottom, on top of, in front of, above, between, around, near, close and far, up and down, forwards and backwards, inside and outside</eg>
Spoken Language I can discuss and solve problems in familiar practical contexts, including using quantities
Spoken Language I can ask simple questions in science and know that they can be answered in different ways
 
Comprehension I can enjoy and understand a wide range of stories, poems and non-fiction text that I can’t yet read myself by hearing them read and talking about them with others
Comprehension I can enjoy stories and texts that I can read for myself or have had read to me which link to things I have experienced
Comprehension I can enjoy reading key stories, fairy stories and traditional tales because I know them well and and can retell them and comment on their special features
Comprehension I can enjoy and understand rhymes and poems, and can recite some by heart
Comprehension I can explain the meaning of words that I know and I can talk about the meaning of new words. I can link the meaning of new words to those I already know
Comprehension I can use what I have already read or heard, or information a teacher has given me, to help me understand what I am reading
Comprehension I can usually spot if a word has been read wrongly by following the sense of the text
Comprehension I can talk about the title and events in books I have read or heard
Comprehension I can say how the characters might feel in a story I have read or heard on the basis of what is said and done
Comprehension I can say what might happen next in a story
Comprehension I can take part in a group talk about what we have listened to. I take turns and listen to what others have to say
Comprehension I can explain clearly my understanding of texts which have been read to me
Spelling I can spell words containing each of the letter sounds I have been taught
Spelling I can spell common exception words
Spelling I can spell the days of the week
Spelling I can name the letters of the alphabet in order
Spelling I can name the letters of the alphabet using letter names to distinguish between alternative spellings of the same sound
Spelling I know the plural rule and can use -s and -es in the right place
Spelling I can add un- to the start of a word to make a different word
Spelling I can add -ing, -ed, -er and -est to the end of a word to make a new word <eg>helping, helped, helper, eating, quicker, quickest</eg>
Spelling I can use simple spelling rules
Spelling I can write the correct spellings in simple sentences I hear my teacher say
Handwriting I can sit correctly at a table, holding a pencil comfortably and correctly
Handwriting I can write lower-case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place
Handwriting I can write capital letters
Handwriting I can write numbers 0-9
Handwriting I can see which letters belong to which handwriting ‘families’
Composition I can write sentences by saying out loud what I am going to write about
Composition I can say my sentence out loud before I write it
Composition I can join my sentences together to make a story
Composition I can read my sentence and check that it makes sense
Composition I can talk about my writing with my teacher or children in my class
Composition I can read my sentence out loud so that children in my class can hear and understand me
SPaG I can add s or es to words to make them plurals <eg> dog, dogs; wish, wishes</eg>
SPaG I can add -ing and -er to the end of a word to make a new word <eg> helping, helper</eg>
SPaG I can show you how un- added to the beginning of a word can change its meaning
SPaG I can put words together to make sentences
SPaG I can use joining words like ‘and’
SPaG I can write a short story using sentences
SPaG I can use spaces between words
SPaG I can use capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks at the end of sentences
SPaG I can use capital letters for names, places, the days of the week and the word ‘I’
SPaG I can explain what these words mean: letter, capital letter, word, singular, plural, sentence, punctuation, full stop, question mark, exclamation mark

 

Year One Maths Statements for the Year

Spoken Language I can recognise and use words relating to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months and years
Spoken Language I can use the words about the time (including telling the time using o’clock and half past)
Spoken Language I can use words for position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three-quarter turns <eg>left and right, top, middle and bottom, on top of, in front of, above, between, around, near, close and far, up and down, forwards and backwards, inside and outside</eg>
Spoken Language I can discuss and solve problems in familiar practical contexts, including using quantities
Number and Place Value I can count to and past 100, forwards and backwards starting from any number
Number and Place Value I can identify one more and one less, given a starting number
Number and Place Value I can find and show numbers using objects and pictures including number lines and use: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least
Number and Place Value I can count and read numbers to 100 in numerals
Number and Place Value I can count and write numbers to 100 in numerals
Number and Place Value I can count in jumps of 2, 5 and 10s
Number and Place Value I can read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numbers
Number and Place Value I can read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in words
Fractions I can find and name 1/2 (half) of an object, shape or amount
Fractions I can find and name 1/4 (quarter) as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or amount
Measurement I can solve problems for length and height by telling which objects are longer or shorter/ taller or shorter
Measurement I can solve problems for mass and weights by telling which objects are heavier or lighter
Measurement I can solve problems for capacity and volume by telling if a container is empty, half full or full and if there is more in one container than another
Measurement I can solve problems for time. I can tell if something is quicker or slower. I can tell if something happened earlier or later
Measurement I can measure weight or mass and write these measurements down
Measurement I can measure capacity or volume and write these measurements down
Measurement I can measure time in hours, seconds or minutes and write these measurements down
Measurement I can tell how much different coins or notes are worth
Measurement I can tell when things happened by using these words: before, after, next, first, today, yesterday, tomorrow, morning, afternoon, evening
Measurement I can talk about dates using the days of the week, weeks, months and years
Measurement I can tell what the time is in hours and half past the hour. I can draw these on a clock face
Measurement I can measure and begin to record length/height
Properties of Shape I can recognise and name common 2-D shapes such as rectangles, squares, circles and triangles
Properties of Shape I can recognise and name common 3-D shapes such as cuboids, cubes, pyramids and spheres
Position and Direction I can talk about whole, half, quarter and three quarter turns. I can then use this to explain movement, direction and position
Addition and Subtraction I can read and understand number statements using +, – and =
Addition and Subtraction I can write number statements using +, – and =
Addition and Subtraction I can use number bonds up to 20
Addition and Subtraction I can use subtraction facts up to 20
Addition and Subtraction I can add one digit and two digit numbers to 20
Addition and Subtraction I can subtract one digit and two digit numbers to 20
Addition and Subtraction I can answer problems that use addition and subtraction, including missing number problems, using objects and pictures
Multiplication and Division I can answer multiplication questions using objects, pictures and other equipment
Multiplication and Division I can answer division questions using objects, pictures and other equipment