Year 1 fractions

This week the Year 1 children in 1/2WB have been applying their fraction learning using playdough and shapes. The children remembered the shape names from our lessons a few weeks ago. Well done Year 1’s!

Anti-Bullying week in Y1/2WB

Last week Y1/2WB took part in odd socks day to raise awareness of the important issues around bullying. This sparked a discussion about being kind always and how important this is. Here are a few examples of our wonderful work. We are continuing with the theme of anti-bullying in literacy this week. We are going […]

ICT with 1/2WB

Y1/2WB have enjoyed working in the new ICT suite, having a go with the Chrome Books. We have been learning about algorithms with Mrs Smith who is from Herringthorpe Junior School. We practiced our new skills by playing a programming game on Purple Mash.

Y1/2WB have been making bird feeders.

Y1/2WB have been working hard making bird feeders. Mr Clark has been busy putting them outside our classroom, and we are hoping to attract lots of wild birds. We have created a bird watching station in our classroom to sit and take some time to observe any birds that come to enjoy our feeders. I […]

Words and your Heart

During P4C this week we read the text ‘Words and your Heart’ and used it to compose a class question. We discussed how words can make us feel and how we can use our words in a positive way. Here are some of our thoughts from our question. 

Maths with conkers!

This week the children have been learning about weight. Some children found out what a 100g of conkers looked and felt like and some children balanced the weight of an object using conkers and then carefully counting how many conkers it took. The children worked in small teams and were really enthusiastic about their learning. 

Jackson Pollock KS1

Our KS1 children have been looking closely at Jackson Pollock who was an influential American painter, and the leading force behind the abstract expressionist movement in the art world. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety. Jackson Pollock’s greatness lies in developing one of the most radical abstract styles in the history of modern art, […]

Atlas skills in 1/2WB

Our first lesson using an atlas was such fun! The children loved looking through the atlas before using it to help them locate and label continents. Some children even added oceans. The children showed great resilience during this lesson. Well done 1/2WB.

Y1/2WB Talk for writing

In Year 1/2 with Mrs Waller and Mrs Bradbury they have been learning about animals linked to their topic on Yorkshire Wildlife park. Mrs Waller has done an incredible job of filming them in action. Here they are, we hope you enjoy their performance.

Y1/2WB have been to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park!

Y1/2WB had so much fun this week at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We enjoyed looking at all of the animals and learning lots of new facts. We spent some time in the Discovery Centre classroom learning about the different animal groups, the children remembered lots from our science lessons too! The adults and children were […]

Preparing for our Visit

We used our teamwork skills in Literacy to research information about the animals we hoped to see on our visit to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Some children worked in pairs to collect facts about an animal and some of us worked in a group and used pictures of animals to talk about similarities and differences. […]

Postcard Home

Mason loved receiving his postcard home for fantastic effort in phonics lessons. Thank you to Mason’s mum for sending me the picture, it’s lovely to see the pride in his face!