Happy Birthday Your Majesty from Year One!

Year One had a fabulous week celebrating the Queen's 90th Birthday.

We began by finding out about the Queen's life and about her family. We constructed a royal family tree in small groups before researching the Queen's life through video clips and photographs. We ordered the photos and wrote…

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Green Fingers in Year 1

This week we have planted seeds and watched them germinate.

We used our 'Sow and Grow' pack to look at how we can grow our own food! We looked at cress, spinach and pea seeds under a magnifying glass before sowing them in small pots. We watered them and put them outside in the warmth.…

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Year 1 Computing Week

This week we have been focusing on some of the computing skills that we cover in Year 1.

We have been looking at simple algorithms, spotting mistakes in simple programs, using cameras and sound recorders and considering some of the benefits of using technology.

We have had great fun…

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Year 1 having a hoot ... with some owls!!

In Science we are studying different types of animals and in English we are writing a non-fiction book all about owls so we invited Tommy's grandma into school. Tommy's grandma works for a charity that rescues owls that are in danger.

We learnt lots of facts about owls and even had a chance to…

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Year 1 say goodbye to their chickens!

On Wednesday Year 1 had to say goodbye to their chickens as they made their way to their new home. 

It has been a great journey over the last few weeks. We started our journey by incubating the eggs for 21 days. We had to keep the eggs at a constant temperature of 38 degrees and keep them…

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Partying to celebrate good attendance in Year 1!

In Year 1 we ended the spring term with a small celebration because we had the highest attendance in the first half of the spring term. We had £10 to spend which we spend on goodies and drinks. We also had a bit of a dance.Check out our moves...

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Building a town in Lego!

On Tuesday we had an amazing time building a whole town out of Lego! We love buiding with Lego in year 1 so it was like a dream come true. Mr Garside gave us some tips about how to build with firm foundations and how to make sure our brick work was sturdy.

Our first task was to each build a…

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Year 1 Gold Readers

Well done to all our Gold Readers. They have read 20 books now.

The children received their Gold Reader bookworm badges in assembly on Friday.

Keep up the good work Year 1. We know that all of you can earn your Gold Reader badge!

 

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Year 1 Easter Eggstravaganza!!

Wow! What an amazing set of entries for our Decorated Egg competition!

The children have obviously enjoyed being creative at home (some parents too!). We were amazed by some of the fantastic designs.

Congratulations to Hollie (first), Kady (second) and Amelia (third). We thought Amelia's…

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Easter Food from Farm to Fork at Tesco

This week we had a very exciting visit from Tesco.

They told us about the history of hot cross buns and how they are made. We 'wowed' them with how much we knew about Easter. We then got to try a hot cross bun. They were delicious! 

We also talked about the symbolism of Easter eggs and how…

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Spring is in the air!

It definitely feels like Spring is here! 

This week we have been thinking about Spring and the signs of new life. We went outside to see how things are changing. We discovered daffodils and other spring flowers, lots of buds and shoot, we spotted birds buidling their nests and we even spotted a…

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Monster Mania continued in Year 1

We just thought we would add some of the pictures of our monster designs and the models we made during World Book Week.

We are very proud of our monsters and really enjoyed making them. 

We also created a class monster from the descriptions we wrote in English! We're keeping it in class for…

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