Category: Class 1

Year 1 and 2 make bug hotels!

Class 1 and 2 loved going on a tree walk and then making bug hotels for the bugs in the school playground.

Year 1 Live nature drawing

Class 1 loved the Live Nature Drawing with Sharon Rentta by Scholastic and produced an amazing piece of work just like the illustrator.

Year 1 Milk Carton Elmers!

Class 1 loved making their very own milk carton Elmer. It was so much fun!

Year 1 strange reading!

Class 1 have been reading in some strange places today! Where have you been reading?

Year 1 make fruit salad

The children have made their very own fruit salad. They chopped, peeled and cut the different fruits. They had apples, pears, bananas, oranges and raisins. The children said they were delicious! They did brilliantly, well done!

Year 1 are SMART!

Class 1 have been learning how to stay safe on the internet and what we should do if we need help. We know the SMART rules. Safe, Meet, Accept, Reliable, Tell. Are you a SMART internet user?

Southwold Superstars!

Two home and two school learners are recognised from each class every week for their amazing effort in learning. Home learners receive their certificates through the post. We can’t wait to find out who are our Superstars today!

Year 1 follow instructions!

Class 1 are learning about instructions and were able to follow a set of instructions today to make their own jam sandwich. They did brilliantly and they tasted yummy!!


Snowy lunchtimes!

Classes 1 and 2 have loved the snowy weather and playing in it with their friends at lunchtime.


Class 1 wish everyone a very merry Christmas on Christmas jumper day!

Year 1 design lighthouses

Class one loved making their own lighthouses today. They designed their lighthouses and made sure there was lots of detail. Well done Class 1!

Year 1 enjoy a ‘Magic Breakfast’!

Class 1 loved their Magic Breakfast this morning! Their breakfast bagels filled them up and started off their day well. They’re now all fired up and ready to learn!

Year 1 – Hockey skills

Class 1 really enjoying their PE session with Mr H. We were learning new skills for Hockey and they all did brilliantly!

Year 1 celebrate World Maths Day

Class 1 loved being involved with world maths day! They drew shape pictures using chalk, threw a beanbag into a hoop and added up their scores, ordered and wrote numbers and timed themselves to see how many skips they could do in a minute. The best bit was measuring 30 metres and seeing how many children it would be to be the same length as a blue whale.

Year 1 get messy!

Class 1 have had a brilliant morning getting messy! We learnt about Mary Anning, the famous fossil hunter, and then we made fossils of sea animals using clay.

Year 1 celebrate Mental Health Day

Class 1 have all arrived in yellow today to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Hello Yellow Day on Saturday 10th October. We are making sure we all look out for each other to stay happy and healthy.

Year 1’s autumn walks

Class 1 loved their autumn walk around the school grounds. We saw spiders resting in their cobwebs and we collected leaves that were red, yellow and brown. It was lots of fun!

Year 1 get green fingers!

Class 1 children loved visiting the allotment today. They were busy planting Spring Greens and Russian Kale. What a lovely, fun afternoon.

Year 1 Stand Up Notts 2020 fun run

All of the children in class 1 were so excited about Stand Up Notts 2020 and absolutely loved the fun run. They did amazingly well and we are super proud of them

Go class 1!!

Year 1 Computing

Class 1 have loved having the laptops out. They were amazing at logging onto them and onto purple mash and making their own avatars. It was so much fun!

Year 1 Big Arts

Class 1 have loved exploring their facial features and looking at the colour of their eyes and hair. The best bit was actually painting the portraits of themselves.

The Gingerbread Man

This week Year 1 have loved the story of The Gingerbread Man and have baked and decorated their own characters.

Year 1 enjoy World Book Week

Year 1 love, love, LOVE reading! – they fully embraced World Book Week in school and have enjoyed sharing so many stories. They cosied up on blankets and beanbags with a good book and a hot chocolate!

Year 1 create wheelbarrows

Year 1 had great fun making wheelbarrows with a moving wheel on our Design and Technology days. The children showed lots of resilience and worked hard to make their models. Well done to all.

Year 1 print with fruit

Class 1 children used fruit, vegetables and paint to print with. They made patterns and pictures of faces. We had great, messy fun!

Year 1 recreate the artist Arcimboldo

The children have been looking at the artist Arcimboldo and have created our own pictures in his style. We loved it!

Year 1 bake bread

The delicious smell from Class 1 is wafting across school, making everyone feel hungry! We have been making bread as part of our project and we now understand how our bread rolls get into our shops. The wheat grains have a long journey to travel!  We are going to be using what we have learned as a hook into amazing writing

Year 1 learn to weave

Year 1 have been weaving baskets today, in response to the book Handa’s Surprise. The children wove the baskets in silence, they were so absorbed in learning this skill!

Year 1 Hook Day – ‘Where Does Our Food Come From?’

Class 1 were getting messy today! We made papier mache fruits, collaged animals from the Handa’s surprise story and painted tangerines for our tree. It was great fun!

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