"Valuing Potential, Creating Opportunities"

02/07/21

We have done a lot of brilliant learning in year 1 this week and ended the week with an exciting food tech day. In English we have been working on writing reports. We used our imaginations to go on a trip to ‘Adventure Island’ and created some outstanding pieces of written work based this experience. …

25/06/21

This week in year 1 we have been working extremely hard as well as spending lots of precious time holding and caring for our chicks. In Maths we have been working on fractions. We did lots of fun activities to help us understand what a half, third and quarter are and we began learning how …

18/06/21

We have had a very exciting week in Year 1 this week! On Monday we received 10 eggs in an incubator. We guessed what might be inside the eggs; maybe a reptile, bird or amphibian! We were very excited to see which one would hatch first. When we came into school on Wednesday our first …

11/06/21

Happy sports day! We have had a brilliant Olympics week learning all about Brazil as well as lots of different Olympic sports. Here are some photos from sports day as you couldn’t be here to share it with us this year:

28/05/21

We have had a brilliant last week of the half term in year 1. In English we have been working very hard to plan and write our own fairy tales. Everyone has done such a brilliant job! In Maths we have been looking at 2D and 3D shapes. We played lots of fun shape games …

21/05/21

Over the last few weeks we have implemented some active learning time at the end of each day to go alongside our usual lessons. This gives the children more opportunity to develop their social skills which they missed out on in Reception and allows them to consolidate learning through play and exploration. Here are some …

14/05/21

This week we focused all our learning around Jack and the Beanstalk. We did lots of different activities including some brilliant writing and maths work. Our activities included building castles for the Giant, drawing and measuring beanstalks, creating arrays out of baked beans, writing letters to the Giant, creating maps of Jacks village and designing …

07/05/21

We have had another great week in year 1, as I am sure you have seen from our page on the ‘Moments of the Month’. In Maths we have been exploring how arrays link to repeated addition. Some of us worked on tables while others spread out on the floor. In English we have continued …

30/04/21

This week in  Year 1 we have been learning about Europe. We have done lots of fun activities around this. In English we have focused on the story of Hansel and Gretel. We wrote our own alternative endings for the story, made group mind maps for adjectives to describe the candy house and created adverts …

23/04/21

This week we were learning all about oceans as part of our ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ topic. In English we read and explored The Little Mermaid. We talked about the different characters and came up with some brilliant adjectives to describe the sea witch! In Maths we were focusing on making groups. We …

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