Growing Gummy Bears

Growing Gummy Bears

Linked to this year’s Science Week theme of ‘Growth’, we investigated the question ‘How do baby gummy bears grow into big gummy bears?’ We placed them into different solutions, including salt water, sugar water and vinegar. We left them overnight and observed the...
World Book Day – Michael Rosen Poetry!

World Book Day – Michael Rosen Poetry!

This year, for World Book Day, we celebrated the brilliance of poetry. 1B loved exploring Michael Rosen’s poems, as he is one of our favourite authors. We think his poem ‘Don’t’ is hilarious and adored it so much, that we created our own...
Recycling Heroes

Recycling Heroes

After learning all about materials in Science, Year 1 enjoyed applying this knowledge to sorting items for recycling . We discussed the importance of recycling, and how not being thoughtful with our rubbish can damage our environment. We then loved finding the...
Eid-al-Fitr in Year 1

Eid-al-Fitr in Year 1

Year 1 found out all about Ramadan and the importance of fasting to Muslims. We also learnt about how Muslims celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, and made some decorations for this...
Takashi Murakami-inspired Art

Takashi Murakami-inspired Art

We’ve loved finding out all about the colourful work of Japanese artist Takashi Murakami in Year 1. We have discussed his work, and then used his art as inspiration as we develop our painting skills. We have learnt how to correctly hold a paintbrush, as well as...
Exploring Capacity

Exploring Capacity

In Maths, Year 1 have consolidated vocabulary linked to capacity and volume such as half full, half empty, nearly full, full, nearly empty and empty. We demonstrated our understanding by filling containers to the correct amount. We also used different sized containers...