Church Visit

Today we walked down to the church with everyone from our school. It was so much fun! We went to lay our poppies to pay our respects to all of the soldiers from the war.  Please follow and like us:

Finding Quarters

In Maths this week we have been finding quarters. We used playdough, iced buns, paper, cups of sand and building blocks to show how we can find quarters of different objects. Please follow and like us:

Celebrating Diwali

This afternoon in 1S we celebrated Diwali. We listened to the story of Rama and Sita, made diva lamps using clay and listened to Hindu music. It was lots of fun, we enjoyed learning about different cultures and their celebrations. Please follow and like us:

Author Visit

Today we had a visit from an author in school, it was very exciting! We listened to how the author created the character Granny Norbag. He signed our books and told us about new exciting stories he is currently writing. We really enjoyed it. Please follow and like us:

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 […]

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:

Transition 1S

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

1B – Egg Science

1B did a Science experiment, trying to dye eggs for Easter. As we always say in 1B- Science doesn’t always work but we always learn from it and it helps to build our resilience and enquiring & exploring skills.  We had good fun trying to dye the eggs in shaving foam and food dye. Look […]

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:

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 […]

Fairy Tale Castle

The Year 1 children have been busy over Christmas and in the last week! They have made castles from recyclable materials such as left over Christmas paper, cardboard boxes and toilet roll inners! They are embracing their learning about Towers and Turrets with vigour. Well done 1B !   Please follow and like us:

Balbir Singh Dance Workshop

Children across school have been enjoying learning new dance movements with the help of the Balbir Singh Dance Company. Our workshop has given us some brilliant ideas for our dance and we will be lucky enough to see an exhibition at Magna. Please follow and like us:

There’s a Rumble in the Jungle!

The children in 1B have been learning poems using actions to help them remember the words. Here are our brilliant gorillas, beating their chests and scaring people! This performance is after only a half an hour  practise this- what an amazing effort! Well done gorillas. Please follow and like us:

Growing our onions!

We have had an exciting time in Class 1B so far this term!  Earlier in the Spring Term, we planted some onion bulbs. As they grew, we replanted them outside our classroom. Last week, we lifted the onions to have a look at how they had grown. We also had a fantastic visit to the Yorkshire […]