Year 1

First Aid for children

I have just spent a very informative Sunday morning with my daughter at the KeepaBeats First Aid course for children. She learnt about spotting hazards, choking, bleeding, broken bones, nose bleeds, recovery position, basic CPR…and lots more. They have more courses on the website if you are interested, so have […]

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spelling books

This week in Year 1 we are having a real emphasis on writing sentences correctly (full stops, capital letters, no capitals within words, finger spaces). As part of this, we feel the children would benefit from learning how to spell words that they come across frequently in their independent writing. […]

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Balloon rockets

We have had a good start to the week in year 1 so far. This afternoon we worked in groups on our science experiments and made balloon rockets that flew along zip wires. If you have a rainy weekend at home and want to make them you’ll need: balloons, string, straws, […]

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Year One – No Forest School Tomorrow

Year One will not be visiting Forest School tomorrow afternoon (17th November 2017) as I will be attending training in the afternoon, so the children do not need to bring in their old clothes. The school has a non-uniform day tomorrow the children are asked to bring in a bottles […]

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Year One Trip – Gunpowder Mill Visit

Year One have had a fantastic day at the Gunpowder Mill today. I am so proud of all the children and how well they behaved.  The children were immersed in the times of Guy Fawkes. We learnt lots about what it would be like as a child in the Stuart […]

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Trip on Friday

Just a little reminder to you all, that it is our school trip to the Royal Gunpowder Mill this Friday 10th November. The children need to wear their school uniforms for the day and have a warm coat with them as we do move from building to building during the […]

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Year One

We have had a fantastic first week back in Year One, we have started to look at the Gunpowder plot and how Guy Fawkes and his friends planned to blow up the houses of parliament. This is in preparation for our visit to the gun powder mill next Friday. the […]

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Year One Blog

We have had another lovely week in Year One, this week we have started to look at the story of ‘Creation’ as next week is creation week in school. We celebrated Harvest in church today where Ella, Rowan, Ruben, Holly, Amelia R, Aaran and Elodie shared our Harvest acrostic poem, […]

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Year 1 Update

Another lovely start to the week in Year 1. In maths this week we have been identifying 2D shapes and making knights shields that have lines of symmetry. If children find any interesting objects or pictures at home that show symmetry then they are welcome to bring them in to […]

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