Tuesday 9 April 2024

Easter fun

We enjoyed the last couple of days doing Easter crafts to take home. We made Easter cards and baskets.

Thursday 28 March 2024

Jam sandwiches

We wrote instructions for how to make a jam sandwich and then made our own.

Wednesday 13 March 2024

Door decor

As part of our world book day activities, we worked together to decorate our classroom door – we love all the colourful butterflies! ‘Discover the magic of reading’

Monday 11 March 2024

World Book Day

We enjoyed looking at our own books with a theme of hats and shared them with others. We then designed and made our own hats based on a book or character.

Friday 8 March 2024

Maths

We have used tens frames and counters to work out number bonds to 20. We turned over one counter at a time to make sure we had all the number bonds.

Friday 1 March 2024

Sports ‘taster day’

We had great fun at the sports centre taking part in a range of sport activities.

Wednesday 28 February 2024

English

We are reading How to wash a woolly mammoth and identified what instructions are. We have acted out part of the story in pairs.

Tuesday 27 February 2024

RE

We have learnt about what a baptism is and acted out a ceremony in small groups.

Tuesday 13 February 2024

Reports

We have written non chronological reports about penguins. We have spent lots of time learning about them using non fiction books, planning our questions to use as headings and then writing it up in best.

Tuesday 13 February 2024

Art

We have been weaving using cardboard templates and fabric.

Friday 9 February 2024

Computing

We have collected data from the class using a tally chart and put the information into some bar charts on the iPads.

Friday 9 February 2024

RE

We walked over to the local church to learn about baptism and have a look around.

Friday 26 January 2024

Computing

We have used iPads to record sounds in the environment.

Wednesday 24 January 2024

Art

In art, we have made repeating patterns using printing blocks and made our own printing blocks using a sponge and peg.

Wednesday 24 January 2024

Music

In music, we have been using symbols or colours to represent an instrument and have performed as a group following our patterns.

Monday 22 January 2024

Science

In science, we have been finding objects and sorting them by the material they are made from.

Monday 22 January 2024

Geography

We have begun using atlases and globes to identify where the United Kingdom is and have labelled the surrounding seas

Tuesday 16 January 2024

Geometry

In maths this week, we have been naming, sorting and identifying 2D and 3D shapes.

Tuesday 16 January 2024

English

We have read the story ‘After the Storm’ and acted it out in groups.

Wednesday 20 December 2023

Christmas!

We have enjoyed the last couple of days at school with class parties and a special visit from Santa!

Wednesday 13 December 2023

Christmas dinner

We had lots of fun before our Xmas lunch and pulled our Christmas crackers.

Wednesday 13 December 2023

Letters

In English, we have written letters to Santa including an envelope addressed to the North Pole.

Wednesday 13 December 2023

History

We have been looking at toys from the past and things our parents used to play with. We enjoyed talking about them and sharing with other children.

Friday 8 December 2023

Christingles

In RE, we have learnt what Christingles are and the meaning of each part. We then made our own to take home.

Thursday 7 December 2023

Tree decorations

We have been making Christmas trees to go on the school tree in the church. we have used paint and glitter to make string lights and then we will cut them out and fold into a cone shape.

Wednesday 6 December 2023

Senses

As part of English we tried mince pies and gingerbread (The Jolly Christmas Postman) as wrote words to describe them. They were very yummy!

Thursday 23 November 2023

Jolly postman

In english, we have begun reading the jolly Christmas postman. We have created our own fairytale board games like the one sent in the book. We added our own rules and decorated it to fit the theme.

Thursday 23 November 2023

Autumn pictures

In science, we have learnt about the four seasons and focused on autumn. We went outside and collected items to use for our own pictures. We also drew animals and other things that linked to autumn.

Thursday 9 November 2023

History

We have ordered baby photos chronologically and talked about how we have changed over time. We also enjoyed looking at other peoples photos.

Monday 6 November 2023

Computing

We have begun using beebots and put into practise our learning about directions and giving instructions.

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Number bonds

We have learnt how to use maths resources like cubes and tens frames to work out number bonds within 10 in a systematic way. We have also recorded them in number sentences.

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Parts and wholes

We have learnt what parts and wholes are and then applied these to write some addition number sentences.

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Greater than, less than and equal to

In maths we have been comparing numbers using <>=

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Human and physical features

In geography we have learnt what is meant by human and physical geography and sorted pictures into groups. We also went outside and listed things we could see from our school grounds.

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Shape poems

We have been learning about shape poems in English and worked in groups to recite and perform a shape poem.

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Computing

Over the last few weeks we have been learning about directions and giving instructions.

Wednesday 1 November 2023

First week in year 1

The children enjoyed a range of activities and choosing time in their new classroom.

Monday 6 February 2023

Mental Health Week

Tuesday 31 January 2023

Bean Plants

Friday 27 January 2023

Bridges

After listening to the story ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’, we made our own bridges using construction resources.

Friday 27 January 2023

Playdough Trolls

After listening to the story ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’ we made our own trolls using playdough and loose parts.

Wednesday 25 January 2023

Maths – Capacity

We have been learning about capacity. Full, nearly full, nearly empty and empty.

Tuesday 24 January 2023

Maths – Comparing Weight

In maths we have been comparing objects, saying which is the lightest and the heaviest.

Friday 20 January 2023

Winter Welly Walk

We went on a Winter Welly Walk to look for signs of winter.

Wednesday 18 January 2023

Chinese New Year

We have been learning about ‘Chinese New Year’.

Wednesday 18 January 2023

ICT Bee-Bots

We have been learning about how to use the Bee-Bots.

Tuesday 17 January 2023

Planting Beans

Our topic is ‘Traditional Tales’ we have planted our own beans.

Monday 16 January 2023

Gymnastics

Thursday 12 January 2023

PSHE – Working Together

The children worked together to make a model.

Monday 19 December 2022

Santa Visit

Santa came to visit, he read us a story and we could ask him questions.

Thursday 15 December 2022

Pantomime

We went to see Beauty and the Beast.

Wednesday 14 December 2022

The Angel Who Nearly Missed it All

Our final KS1 nativity

Wednesday 14 December 2022

Maths – Shape Hunt

We have been learning about 4 sided shapes – squares and rectangles. We went on a shape hunt in the classroom.

Wednesday 14 December 2022

Christmas Activities

Lots of Christmas activities.

Tuesday 13 December 2022

Construction

Thursday 1 December 2022

Christmas Tree

We have decorated our class Christmas tree.

Wednesday 30 November 2022

Diva Lamps

Painting our diva lamps that we made for Diwali.

Wednesday 23 November 2022

Maths – Composition of 5

We have been learning about the different ways of making 5.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

Maths – Composition of 4

We have been learning about the different ways of making 4.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

Nativity Practice

We have started practicing for our KS1 nativity.

Tuesday 22 November 2022

Penguins

Our topic has been ‘Penguins’.

Monday 21 November 2022

Music

In music we have been using glockenspiels.

Friday 18 November 2022

Numberblocks

We have been learning about the numbers 1-5

Monday 14 November 2022

PE

We have been working on our fundamental skills.

Friday 11 November 2022

PE

Using the parachute

Friday 11 November 2022

Maths – 2D Shapes

We have been learning about ‘circles’ and ‘triangles’. We used triangles and circles to make face pictures.

Friday 11 November 2022

Remembrance Day

Tuesday 8 November 2022

Diva Lamps

For Diwali we have made our own Diva lamps using clay. Once they are dry we will paint them and add glitter.

Friday 4 November 2022

Firework Pictures

We used marbles and toilet tubes to make our own firework pictures.

Tuesday 1 November 2022

Halloween and Fireworks

Friday 21 October 2022

Owl Babies

We have been reading the story ‘Owl Babies’.

Thursday 20 October 2022

NSPCC Assembly

We watched the NSPCC assembly which explained about how we should ‘Speak Out and Stay Safe’.

Tuesday 18 October 2022

Maths – Repeating Patterns

In maths we have been learning about repeating patterns. We used classroom items, natural items and fruit to make repeating patterns, we also made coloured straw necklaces.

Monday 17 October 2022

Diwali

In RE we have been learning about Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Light. We retold the story of Rama and Sita.

Friday 14 October 2022

Nocturnal Animals

We have been learning about nocturnal animals. We sorted pictures into nocturnal and diurnal.

Thursday 13 October 2022

Maths – Recognising 1,2 and 3

In maths we have been learning about the numbers 1,2 and 3.

Friday 7 October 2022

Leaf Man

We have read the book ‘Leaf Man’ and made our own leaf pictures. Come in and see them on display in the classroom.

Thursday 6 October 2022

PE

In PE were being pirates to move around the hall.

Thursday 6 October 2022

Maths – Comparing Height

In maths we have been comparing height. Which is the ‘tallest’? Which is the ‘shortest’?

Thursday 6 October 2022

Autumn Welly Walk

After learning about the signs of Autumn we went on an Autumn Welly Walk

Wednesday 5 October 2022

Autumn Activities

We have been learning about Autumn.

Tuesday 4 October 2022

Maths – Sorting by Size

In maths we have been sorting object by size. ‘Big’ ‘Small’

Monday 3 October 2022

PE

We have started our ‘Fundamentals’ PE lessons. We balanced beanbags on different parts of our bodies.

Friday 30 September 2022

Maths – Comparing and Sorting

In maths we have been comparing and sorting items eg colour, size, shape

Thursday 29 September 2022

Harvest

We have been learning about Harvest. We read the story ‘The Little Red Hen’. We made our own little red hens.

Thursday 29 September 2022

Maths – Sorting and Matching

In maths we have been working on sorting and matching buttons and socks.

Tuesday 27 September 2022

The Gruffalo

We have been reading the story ‘The Gruffalo’

We story mapped the story in groups.

Friday 23 September 2022

PE

Today we started PE. We practiced finding a space and following in a line.

Thursday 22 September 2022

PSHE

In PSHE we were learning about sharing and working collaboratively. We worked in pairs to colour a picture together. Sharing the pencils on the table and taking turns.

Thursday 15 September 2022

Name Writing

We have been writing our name. We will write our name each half term to see the progress. Come in and see our names on display.

Thursday 15 September 2022

Threading

We have been threading our initial letter of our name, using our fine motor skills.

Wednesday 14 September 2022

Routines

We have been learning our new routines.

Tuesday 13 September 2022

Painting Self Portraits

We have been painting self portraits. Come into class to see them on display.

Friday 9 September 2022

Starting School…

We have been getting to know each other and our new classroom.

Monday 5 September 2022

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