Our Litter Pick

Last week we arranged with the local council to do a litter pick in our local area. We invited someone who works for the council into school and he discussed the issues around litter and recycling. The council provided us with litter pickers, bags and vis vests and we loved it! The children collected so […]

Home Learning in 1/2WH

Look at the fantastic efforts of Home Learning from our children and parents! Our topic this term is ‘What a wonderful world’. The children have made models using recycled materials, globes made out of paper mache and balloons, tasted food from around the world and visited the library to research a country of their choice. […]

KS1 Litter Pick

Our key stage one children have been out and about in the local community picking litter, they were supported by many of our parents and grandparents. The council provided us with a range of equipment and spoke to the children about how they can help clean up the local environment. The children had such a […]

Exploring our senses

In science we have been exploring our senses. We felt a smooth conker, smelt sweet perfume and strong coffee, heard birds singing and cars beeping and looked at optical illusions. Please follow and like us:

Literacy in Year 1

This week in literacy we have been learning how to write instructions. On Monday we made a fruit salad which we are going to write our very own instructions for. Lots of us tried kiwi for the first time, it was yummy! Please follow and like us:

Our Visit to Longshaw

The children enjoyed our visit to Longshaw. We learnt all about our natural environment and recycling linked with this terms topic ‘What makes our world wonderful?’. We went hunting for minibeasts, found lots of different types of leaves, made plant pots from recycled materials in the kitchen garden and went on a hunt for materials […]

Maths in Y1S

This week in Maths we are learning how to add 2 numbers together. We used different Maths equipment to support our learning.  Please follow and like us:

Maths in Y1S

In our first week in Y1 we went outside for Maths and used chalk to draw our own number lines. Please follow and like us:

Applying our counting skills.

Today we used the counting skills from last week to add 2 numbers together.            Some children added a 2 digit number to a single digit number using numicon. Max was great at counting in tens and ones! Please follow and like us:

Transition 1S

In Y1S during our transition week we have practised our number bonds to 10 using counters. Please follow and like us:

Pirate Rafts!

The children reflected on their learning about Materials from the Spring Term to plan, design and make their raft. The raft needed to float and be big enough to hold a playmobil pirate. We will test the rafts and evaluate our designs later in the week. Please follow and like us:

Capacity learning in 1/2W

Following on from the learning of our text ‘The Pirate’s Next door’, the children used their skills in numeracy to make ‘Pirate Grog’. There was a lot of collaboration as the children had to follow instructions and measure the correct amount of each ‘ingredient’ using the scale on the jug in millilitres. Please follow and […]

Reasoning about addition.

The children in 1/2WB  have been reasoning about adding numbers using a ‘whole, part model’. The children have used their counting skills to find the missing number. Please follow and like us:

NSPCC activity

Year 1 did 5 activities to earn our 100 points for the NSPPCC – Speak out Stay Safe fundraising activity. The children did really well and embraced all the activities. We love PE!   Please follow and like us:

Bee bots to the rescue!

Last week in our computing session, the children had to programme the bee bot to help Shrek to rescue Fiona from the castle. They had to endure dragons and obstacles on the way! Please follow and like us:

Scientists investigating in 1B

In our Materials learning in Science, we were investigating which would be the best types of paper to a)mop up water and b) paint on. We had great fun with the investigating. The conclusion we came to was that paper towels were the most absorbent paper for mopping up water and art paper was the […]