Today we went on a walk around our local area. As part of our Geography Topic work we had planned a route from our school to Red House Park. We followed our route today and visited the park. The children were very sensible and they stayed safe by crossing the road carefully at the crossing […]
This week we went to collect data by counting vehicles we could see on the Stoney Stanton Road. We created a tally chart then used the vocabulary ‘more than’ and ‘less than’ to describe what we saw.
On Monday 20th January, Year 1 are going for a walk around our local area. As part of our learning in Topic we have planned a route on a map to walk to Red House Park We are going to use this map to find our way there on Monday. We are looking for parent […]
This week the children have worked really hard in maths. They are getting really good at recalling number bonds to 10 and have shared this by matching numbers using Numicon tiles. They have also been adding using different representations. They used cubes, drew pictures and wrote number sentences to show their thinking.
This week the children have been working really hard learning about Kenya. They have located Africa and Kenya on a map and looked at the weather there. They have been learning about what Kenya is like and Christmas traditions they have there. Some of them are the same as ours in the U.K. Well done […]
We have been learning about 2D and 3D shapes, the children are getting really good at naming the shapes. Can you see any of these shapes in your house?
The children have been learning about the seasons. The looked at what happened in each season and how things change throughout the year. We have also been learning about the weather and the symbols that represent different types of weather. Today we compared Winter to Summer.
This week we have been learning to read, follow and write instructions. We followed instructions to make jam sandwiches, and when we followed the last rule to eat them…we though they were delicious!
This week the children have worked hard to learn the letters of the alphabet and use the correct names of the letters when spelling words. They have also been using the alphabet to put words in order. What are the letters in your name? Can you spell your name using the correct names for the […]
This week we had a very enjoyable trip to the theatre to watch ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘Zog’ written by Julia Donaldson. The children have talked about their trip and recounted it using time connectives.
We have been learning about the 4 seasons, Summer, Autumn, Spring and Winter. We learnt about how the trees change in each season. We had great fun finger painting to show the leaves in each season.
England 🏴 scored 9 tries, then they scored 5 more. How many tries did they score altogether? Write the number sentences and work out the answer. The final score was England 🏴 28 South Africa 🇿🇦 12. Who won? Explain how you know. I had 15 tickets to the World Cup, I gave 6 away […]
This week the children have been developing their maths and investigation skills. We have had lots of fun playing lots of different games and keeping score. We have also been to the class shop and used our number bonds to help us work out how much change we would get if we paid with 10p. […]
We had a great time acting out, and retelling the story ‘Room on the Broom’ by Julia Donaldson.
This week in book week we have been sharing lots of stories. The children have enjoyed listening to stories by Julia Donaldson and they like to read stories with their friends. We are getting really good at reading our reading books. Well done 1 White.
As part of our Health and Wellbeing day today we thought about how to keep our minds healthy. We know we can do lots of things and get better if we practise and try hard…this is called having a ‘Growth mindset’. If at first we don’t succeed, we try, try again!
This week in Maths we have been learning to use a variety of positional language. We used words like under, above, next to, left and right, inside and behind. Can you describe somethings in your house using positional language.
This week the children have been learning all the different ways to make 10. They are getting better at recalling them and we have used our song to help us to remember them. What number bonds do you know that make 10?
This week as part of our Geography topic we went on a walk around our local area. We saw lots of different places and identified them on the map. The children walked very sensibly and we are very proud of how well behaved they were on our walk. Well done 1 White. Back at school, […]
We have really enjoyed reading the story ‘Peace at last’ by Jill Murphy. We know the story well and have enjoyed retelling it.
As part of our Geography topic this half term Year 1 will be going for a walk around the local area on Monday 23rd September in the afternoon. If any parents would like to join us on this walk please speak to your child’s class teacher.
This week in Science the children were learning to name the parts of their body. We sang songs and played games to name their body parts, then had great fun drawing around each other and labelling these parts using post-it notes. Well done 1 White we are very proud of how hard you are working.
The children in 1 White are superstars and they know how to follow the rules. We thought about how to be a good citizen and what we want to be like in our class and our school. We used bees as our inspiration, as one of the artists we have learnt about this week, Graham […]
Today the children have worked really hard and we are all so proud of them on their first day in year 1. They started our art week off by doing lots of drawing, painting and making. A great start 1 White, keep up the good work!
We had fun today looking a different bicycles and cars and observing how they have changed over time. We even spotted James Starley, can you see him in our video?
This week the children have been having good fun learning about James Starley who was the father of the bicycle industry.
Today we read a pirate poem called ‘Meet the Pirates’. The children rehearsed the poem then performed it in a group with their friends. We were very impressed with how confident you were when you spoke and how you used loud clear voices. Well done!
Today we had the most fantastic day on our trip to Coombe Abbey. The children were great at spotting and naming wild plants. They also enjoyed the pond dipping and feeding the birds. Well done 1 White we are so proud of you!