Category: 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!

Class 1’s allotment flourishes!

Class 1 went over to the school allotment and couldn’t believe their eyes with the potatoes and carrots that had grown.

We picked them and gave them to our school cook who said she would wash, cut and cook them for our dinner tomorrow. We can not wait to taste them!

Class 1 make Christmas decorations

Class 1 have been busy making lots of Christmas decorations … Merry Christmas!

Year 1 make fossils

Class 1 have been learning about the Fossil expert Mary Anning and we made our own sea creature fossils out of clay.

Year 1 get Christmassy!

Class 1 have been making salt dough Christmas decorations. We are very excited for Christmas!

Year 1 make jam sandwiches!

Class 1 today have followed instructions and made yummy jam sandwiches for the lighthouse keeper Mr Grindling. They were very yummy!

Year 1 measure a blue whale!

Today we enjoyed our active Maths lesson and we loved measuring 30 metres on the playground, which is the actual size of a blue whale.

We discovered it is the same size as 26 Year 1 children!

KS1 enjoy a sunny playtime!

KS1 children enjoyed morning playtime in the sun … relaxing with books, constructing with bricks and playing schools!

Year 1’s Autumn walk

Class 1 enjoyed our Autumn walk today in the sun, collecting leaves to make an Autumn picture. We then we wrote some exciting sentences about our experience.

Year 1 explore the senses – hearing!

Class 1 went on a learning walk to see what they could hear.

Our pupils read from a special class book to Iggy Inference the viper.

Can you see him on her shoulder?

Year 1 explore the senses

Class 1 have been learning about our five senses and what they are. We have been testing our sense of taste so we tried different foods including lemons! … From the photos, do you think we liked the food?

Year 1 – Big Arts Week

The children in Year 1 have loved Big Arts Week!

They made clay sculptures in the style of Henry Moore, designed plates using marbling like Amber Khokar, made poppies to remember our soldiers, learnt that Henry VIII had 6 wives and looked at the Star of David symbol that represents Judaism.

They had so much fun!

Year 1 – Hook day

Year 1 had a fantastic hook day delving into our new project!

Year 1 and the royal baby news!

Year 1 enjoyed writing about the new royal baby today. They proudly read their work to Stanley Sparkles who loved hearing all the lovely news.

Year 1 Practical Maths

Year 1 enjoyed a practical fractions lesson around food today. We completed ‘what do we notice?’ as a class.

Year 1 Ask an expert

Dr Vicky Nall answered questions about Antarctica for Year 1 learning about extreme weather.

Year 1 trip to Perlethorpe

Look how many different autumn colours we found! Year 1 had a fabulous time learning outdoors in the woods at Perlethorpe. They searched for mini beasts and built homes for woodland creatures.

Year 1 Maths Mastery

Year 1 have been learning how to prove which is the largest apple using their measuring skills.

Year 1 – Stonebridge City Farm

Class 1 had a great trip to Stonebridge City Farm investigating more signs of Autumn. They also had fun outdoor learning with Farmyard Phonics!

Year 1 – Big Arts

Class 1 are loving discussing David Hockney and his use of i-pads to create amazing pictures during Big Arts week.

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