Science Investigation – what shall I wrap my sandwiches in?

Miss Bunce and Mrs Cowan were SICK of lunchtime troubles and needed help keeping their sandwiches dry. We looked at different materials we could wrap them in, and predicted which would be the best for the job. Together, we came up with an idea how to...

Practising for the Big Sing!

Year 1 are heading to Sage Gateshead next month to take part in the 'Big Sing for Mini Singers' and we can't wait! We are working hard on the songs linked to 'Journeys' and were fortunate this week to enjoy a music workshop with Claire Tustin, who has...

Capacity and Volume

Year 1 have loved exploring measures in Maths! Recently, we have worked on understanding the difference between capacity and volume and have avoided getting too wet when undertaking investigations! Here we were trying to determine which container would be...


In Art this half term, we are exploring how to print. We loved using a range of tools to create different patterns and shapes to understand what printing is and can’t wait to get printing again next week!

Food tasting for Mr Grinling’s sandwiches

After receiving a letter from Mr Grinling, the Lighthouse Keeper, we found all about his trouble with seagulls stealing his lunch! So, we decided that, in order to help Mr Grinling out, we would need to sample some foods in order to concoct the perfect...

Welcome to 1B’s class page!

Please keep checking our class page for updates and photos of what we have been learning! As always, please contact a member of the Year 1 team should you have any questions or queries.

Miss Bunce and Mrs Neve

Weekly Reminders

The children will have PE on Monday and Tuesday afternoons. They will need T-shirts, shorts and plimsolls/ trainers.

We are now changing the day of spelling quizzes to Thursdays. They will receive their new spellings for the following week on the Friday. Please practise these with your child during the week. 
Spellings for Thursday 27th June – numbers eleven to 20

Please ensure that your child’s reading book and reading diary are in school every day. Please read with your child as much as possible and sign their diary. There is a box in the classroom for children to put their finished reading books in and they will receive a new one to take home.

We also ask that that your child has a water bottle in school.

Creative Homework is sent home half termly and we hope you enjoy completing some of the tasks together! If children could please return their homework books on the check point dates as indicated in their books so we can mark and return them. This will keep you and your child updated with their progress towards their 15 point target. We hope many of the children receive a certificate at half term for meeting or exceeding this target!