It all adds up!

It all adds up!

Our Year 1 mathematicians have certainly enjoyed developing their skills this term! We have used counters, part whole models and other objects to help us understand different ways to make numbers (number bonds), and then using + and = signs to write these as number...
#BeMoreKind

#BeMoreKind

In line with our school motto ‘#BeMoreKind’, we spent time during Anti-Bullying Week focusing on this in particular. We talked about what being kind looks and sounds like both in and out of our classroom, and came up with some great ideas to show our...
Year 1 know how to stay safe online

Year 1 know how to stay safe online

We love using the iPads and our classroom computer, and importantly, we have been learning all about how to use the internet safely. The ‘Funny Tummy’ song helps us to remember what to do for help if something makes us feel ‘funny’ online, and...
We’re going to the zoo!

We’re going to the zoo!

Our children in Year 1 are loving learning all about animals in Science. We enjoyed a very special Science lesson, where we went on a virtual school visit to Chester Zoo! Children loved being able to closely observe a variety of animals and loved the challenge of...
Sprout Boy Year 1

Sprout Boy Year 1

This year, we based our festive writing unit on the BBC ‘Sprout Boy’ advert from 2015 and we loved it! We discussed how the sprout felt during the advert, when nobody wanted a sprout, and at the end when he was finally welcomed into a Christmas party. We created our...
Mini Astronaut Training

Mini Astronaut Training

Year 1 have been developing their fundamental movement skills the last few weeks during our very important ‘Mini Astronaut Training Camp’. The training included running, jumping, co-ordination, balance, agility and throwing and catching.. all the key...