Avatars in Year 1

Avatars in Year 1

Year 1 have been learning the importance of staying safe online. We discussed why we would use an avatar to represent ourselves and why we shouldn’t reveal our real identity or any personal information. The children then created their own avatars to display in...
Exploring the story of Jesus’s birth

Exploring the story of Jesus’s birth

Year 1 have been exploring the story of Jesus’s birth and what Christmas means to Christians. We looked at the events leading up to Christmas and then ordered images from the Nativity...
Classifying animals

Classifying animals

Year 1 have been learning about animals and how to classify them into different groups. One of the groups they have learnt about are mammals. The children learnt about the features in order to describe mammals, and used their knowledge to help them classify animals...
Self-portraits in Year 1

Self-portraits in Year 1

This term, in Art, Year 1 have been developing their sketching skills through self-portraits. The children loved using mirrors to examine their facial features, and then explored how shapes and lines can be used best to translate these features to paper. The children...
Developing our typing skills

Developing our typing skills

Year 1 have been enjoying using the computers to develop their typing skills. The children have been learning how to open a Word document, how to create capital letters, spaces and full stops on the keyboard and how to save their work. We look forward to the children...
Celebrating our friendships

Celebrating our friendships

As part of Anti-Bullying week, Year 1 explored how we all have similarities, but we also have differences that should be both respected and celebrated. The children were given a ‘Kindness Mission’, where they were secretly given the name of a friend in their class,...