Year 1

Year 1 Arts Week so far…

A busy Arts Week in Year 1 so far… On Monday we had a storytelling workshop and invented our own story characters. Then we made our characters into lollipop stick puppets. Today we had a musical afternoon and used instruments to create sound effects for the Hungry Caterpillar story.

Year 1

Yesterday in Year 1 we looked at the artwork of Matisse and made some secret arty things ready for Mother’s Day. We hope you like them. In maths we have been learning to tell the time. Any practise you could do at home would be great. Today in Science we […]

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Year 1 Update

A jammed packed day in Year 1 today. This morning we had a workshop all about healthy living. We talked all about getting enough sleep, eating and drinking healthily and having lots of exercise. Then in the afternoon, linked to our literacy work on traditional stories, we made gingerbread men. They […]

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Year 1 Update

This week in Science we have been looking at the senses. We had a go at trying to identify things from their smell. Most of us got ketchup first time! On pancake day we looked at fractions. We cut up pancakes to show how everyone needed an equal slice and […]

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Year One

Thank you to all those that attended ‘Show and share’ this morning it was lovely to see you all working with you children and giving them the opportunity to share their successes with you, I hope you are as proud of the children as I am. I have asked the […]

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Wind in Year One!

This week, as well as continuing with our work on ‘Traditional Tales’, we are going to be thinking about ‘Wind!’ and not the kind that comes from high fibre foods! Mrs Arnold and I attended a conference at the weekend, which focused on asking deep questions that really extend and […]

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Year One Blog 18.1.2017

We are so proud of all the children’s achievements over the past term in Year one. All the children are making fantastic progress and are now a lot more focused on their learning. We were so proud of the children in the Nativity and I hope you all agree that […]

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Year 1 Our first half term!

Year One have had a fantastic first half term. We have learnt so much about ‘Mini Beasts’. We have created a fantastic display in the entrance to the school, so please come and see our wonderful work. Last week was ‘money week’ in maths. We learnt about the different coins […]

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Year 1’s Garden Centre

Year 1 have had a very creative Friday! We have started creating a brand new role play area for our classroom – a Garden Centre! We have enjoyed making our own seed packets, writing price labels, making paper flowers and most of all, coming up with all sorts of weird […]

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Year 1 Trip!

Tomorrow is our visit to Mountfitchet Castle! Just a reminder about what the children will need to bring! Please make sure that your child… Is wearing school uniform. Has a warm coat. Has a water bottle. Has a packed lunch. Has a suitable bag to carry their belongings in all […]

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