Year 1 – Story time – Wednesday 13th May

Good afternoon year 1, I hope you are all well and safe. I have chosen a story about a dog who has lots of friends but they are all different. Are you friends all different? How are they different? Pssst…I have a secret! If you watch until the end, there is a special surprise!

Keep reading!!!

Here are two websites that are allowing free access to their ebooks. This will allow children to practice their phonics skills and develop their love for reading. https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/portal.aspx Click on the teacher portal and enter username: parents@harpercollins.co.uk password: Parents20! Click login and click on collins big cat. Enjoy reading! https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Exciting news for Year 1!!!

Hello everyone, I hope you are all safe. I am so happy to tell you that we have a fantastic new member of staff joining the year 1 team. She has sent a lovely video for you all to watch. Let me introduce….Mrs Jahangir…

Khadeeja the Superstar!

Khadeeja has been completing her work in her homework book and, with the help of her mum, she has always challenged herself even further. Take a look at her work today… I think her writing is really improving!

Thursday 30th April – Story time – Year 1

Good afternoon year 1, I am enjoying choosing exhilarating stories for you to enjoy. Please join in by pausing and answering my questions. If you are enjoying with an adult: before reading, predict what the story is about, describe the characters to your adult, during reading join in with me and answer the questions and […]

Year 1 – Story time – Tuesday 28th April

Today’s story is about a very hungry frog that needs to find some food! Before listening, predict what the frog might eat for dinner. Whilst listening, answer my questions as you are listening (I love it when you join in!). Afterwards, can you tell me what you are having for dinner?

Monday 27th April – Wow work in 1 Red!

Welcome back from our Easter break, 1 Red! I hope you are staying safe and well. I am missing your smiley faces so much. I am so proud of all your hard work today and I would like to showcase all the amazing photos you have sent me… Thank you for all of your wonderful […]

Year 1 – Easter Holidays – Day 10

We hope you are having fun with all of our Easter activities. Today is the last day of the holidays, so let’s have lots and lots of fun! I have an Easter egg full of activities. Each time you complete an activity, you can colour in a section – can you get the full egg […]

Year 1 – Easter Holidays – Day 6

Good Morning Year 1! We hope you are enjoying our Easter themed learning. Following our British Values to understand and respect different religions and following our curriculum, we are delving into the celebration of Easter. Easter is a very special time for Christians! I would like you to watch the video and complete some of […]

Year 1 – Easter Holidays – Day 1

Good Morning Year 1! I hope you had a lovely Easter Sunday yesterday, if you celebrated it. I hope you and your families are all well and safe and treasuring these moments. Following our British Values to understand and respect different religions and following our curriculum, we are delving into the celebration of Easter. Easter […]

Celebration of work

Well done to everyone for working so hard – we are so proud of you! Also, it has been fantastic to receive lots of photos of you showcasing your learning. Please join in with our celebration of people working hard by commenting on this page. If you would like to send some photos too, please […]

Celebration time!!!

I am so pleased with all the work you are doing at home! I would like to celebrate everybody who has been working from home. We have some lovely pictures to share of your friends working hard and developing in their learning…

A Special Mention!

Good Morning 1 Red! We are so proud of all the work you are doing and we have a special mention for Khadeeja. She is completing the Home Learning blog everyday and then she does some extra work to challenge herself even further. Well done Khadeeja, you are colouring your future and gaining everyday!

Year 1 Star Bloggers!

Good Morning year 1! We are all so proud of you completing the home learning everyday. We would like to praise all of these children for completing it everyday: 1 Red Mustafa, Meena, Mohammed E, Zayd, Maryam, Khadeeja, Adam, Anaya and Ammar. 1 White Aisha, Aroush, Aiza, Muhammed G, Muhammad I, Mo and Osas 1 […]

Sankoh Special Mention

Alima does not have any internet connection, but that has not stopped her! She asked our wonderful pastoral team for help and they provided her with a workbook. It is amazing to see her doing her work – well done Alima! Keep working hard because we want your brains to continue to grow strong!

Hello 1 Red!

Hi 1 Red, me and Mrs Cotton miss you all and hope you are all well and safe! It may be a while until we see each other again but I look forward to reading your posts on our blog. There are many things that you can do at home: Read you books and complete […]

Innovation and Imagination!

In English we have been using our imagination to change the story ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’. We have made our own and I challenge you to use the story map to retell the story (with actions) to a parent, sister or friend. Comment with your favourite action or drawing.

Measuring length and height

This week we have be learning to measure things in standard measurements (cm) and using our knowledge of the keywords taller, tallest, shorter, shortest, longer and longest. We are beginning to understand vertical and horizontal too! Please enjoy our video of us exploring length and height…

Super storytellers!

In English we are learning about patterned stories and we have been developing our speaking skills by becoming storytellers and re-telling the story. Then, we have considered how patterned stories help us as readers. Mild challenge – what story are we reading? Hot challenge – what is the repeated pattern? Super spicy challenge – how […]

We can re-tell a patterned story!

1 Red are learning about repeated patterned stories and have been introduced to the fictional texts through ‘Monkey and Me’ by Emily Gravett. Challenges: Mild: type up the repeated pattern in the story. Hot: with an adult think about the affect a repeated pattern has on the reader.