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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Our topic has been ‘Penguins’.

Monday 21 November 2022


In music we have been using glockenspiels.

Friday 18 November 2022


We have been learning about the numbers 1-5

Monday 14 November 2022


We have been working on our fundamental skills.

Friday 11 November 2022


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


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


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


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


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


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

Thursday 22 September 2022


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


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

Wednesday 14 September 2022


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