Year 1 - Arctic explorers!

In History we have been learning all about EXPLORERS! After learning all about the Arctic regions in Geography, we then read an amazing book called 'The Great Explorer' by Chris Judge. In the book, a young boy goes to rescue his Dad by setting off to explore the North Pole! He tells us all about…

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Year 1 - Subtraction

Year 1 have been working so hard on our new Maths concept - subtraction! We have enjoyed using cubes to practice taking away, and some of us have been writing subtraction questions for our friends to complete! 

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Year 1 - A visitor at our door!

We had just settled down for an afternoon in Year 1, when suddenly Miss Taylor opened the door to see a little fluffy friend wanting to be let in! A polar bear! A lost polar bear! 

Year 1 had an amazing afternoon wondering all about where the polar bear had come from! We saw that he was covered…

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Year 1 - Playground fun!

Year 1 have so enjoyed using our amazing new playground! Well done Year 1 - attendance superstars! 

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Year 1 - Charcoal sketches

This artistic bunch had a great time doing charcoal sketches of animals in their sketchbooks this week! We have been looking at the work of sculptor Hamish Mackie in the build up to creating our own animals sculptures - today using our new charcoal skills to design and sketch animals we could…

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Year 1 - Black History Month

As part of Black History Month, Year 1 have been learning about Floella Benjamin and her journey to England from Trinidad. We had some incredible discussion about the fact that her experiences when first arriving in the UK were not positive, as some people made judgements about her based on the…

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Year 1 - Exploring animal poo!

Year 1 had a stinky surprise left in their class when they had to investigate 3 different types of animal ‘poo’ and find our which animal it could have come from! 

They looked closely for clues and used their amazing knowledge of carnivores, herbivores and omnivores to deduce who could have…

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Year 1- Number bonds

Year 1 have been working on something new in Maths today! We used cubes to see how many ways we could share the number 6 between two plates, then we were introduced to a ‘number bond diagram’ to show different ways of representing the two parts!

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Year 1 - One More and One Less

Our Maths skills are coming along beautifully in Year 1! We have been exploring how to find one more and one less than a number. We had a great time rolling a dice and using counters , ten frames and number lines to find one more and one less. 

The perseverance of Year 1 really shone through…

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Year 1 - Classifying animals!

Year 1 have really gotten stuck into their Science learning this week by investigating 5 different types of animal and their features! We have been sorting animals into the right categories, exploring the scaly skin of reptiles, finding out which animals lay eggs and deciding which type of…

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Year 1 - Poppy time!

Today it was Year 1’s turn to have some quality time with Poppy! They absolutely loved throwing the ball and having lots of cuddles! We are so lucky to have her in school!

 

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Year 1 - Using our senses!

In Science we have been thinking about our bodies and the five senses that help us navigate the world! 

We soon needed to put our sense knowledge to good use as Miss Webb got her jars of salt and sugar mixed up! To make sure her cakes didn’t taste horrible and avoid salty cups of tea, we had to…

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