Teamwork!

We have been investigating plants and naming the different parts of the plants. We went into the garden and pulled up some weeds so we could see the roots.  As you can see, some of the weeds didn’t want to come out of the ground!  We enjoyed looking at the different parts under the…

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Shadows

Year 1 have been looking at shadows this week and thinking about how our shadows change throughout the day.  We enjoyed drawing around our shadows and playing shadow tig.

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Sandwiches

In DT, we have been practising our cutting, spreading and grating skills ready for making our own Jubilee sandwiches.  

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Emergency!

Children in Year 1 have been learning what to do if there is an accident. We talked about when we needed to tell an adult and when we might need to call the emergency services. We then role played calling 999.  The children had an excellent understanding about who they might need to contact for…

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The United Kingdom

In Year 1 we have been learning about the United Kingdom. We have been learning about the names of the countries and features of their capital cities. To help with our learning we have made messy maps to show landmarks in the different cities.  Super work Year 1!

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Blackpool Zoo

Both Year 1 classes have enjoyed a trip to Blackpool Zoo this week. We loved observing the animals and discussing their similarities and differences.  We heard lots of animal noises too including chattering monkeys, baking sea lions and roaring lions. We didn’t enjoy the sandwich stealing seagulls…

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It is Science Week!

This term we are thinking about our wonderful bodies.

I asked the children ‘How does your hand move?’ We had some great ideas but to find out exactly how our hands work we made a robotic hand. The children were amazed by the results. 

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London Messy Mapping

In Geography we have been finding out about the countries and capital cities of the UK.  We have messy mapping the landmarks of London. We added the River Thames, Tower Bridge and the London Eye.

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Amazing art work

Year 1 loved visiting our in school art exhibition and thought all the art work was amazing.

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Art

Wow! What a masterpiece! The children in both classes collaborated to produce a large scale collage based on Moor Park, in the style of Henri Rousseau. 

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Moor Park Trip

Children in Year 1 enjoyed their trip to Moor Park this week. We looked at the weather recording equipment next to the observatory and spotted signs of Winter.  Both Mrs Jacques and Mrs Billingsley were impressed that the children could identify the equipment including weather vane, rain gauge,…

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Bird Feeders

In Year 1 we have been learning about what happens to animals in Winter. We found out that some animals hibernate during the cold Winter months.  It can be difficult for birds to find food during Winter so we have made bird feeders from pine cones, lard and seeds.  Next week we will be spotting…

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