Year 1 Blog

Remember, remember the 5th November!

Date posted: November 8, 2017

We have been learning all about the Gunpowder Plot. We sequenced the main events of the story and then made our own firework pictures!


‘Into the Woods’ Topic

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What a fun half term we have had in Year One! Through drama, our ‘Into the Woods’ topic began when we met an elderly lady in the woods who seemed to be very worried and scared. We invited her in to the warm and made her a cup of tea. She told us that she […]


UK Week!

Date posted: July 12, 2017

We had a wonderful time learning all about the countries of the United Kingdom! On Monday we learnt about where we live and made passports. Throughout the rest of the week we used our passports to enter workshops about England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. We learnt about each country and completed some fun activities. […]


Year one have been getting creative!

Date posted: May 21, 2017

This week we decided to make a treasure island by looking carefully at the human and physical features you might find; including rocks, ships and palm trees. We used our Enterprise skills to solve problems, make decisions and work together to create the island, the Enterprise characters were very impressed!


Colours of the sea

Date posted: May 15, 2017

In Year One we have been inspired by the work of Carol Schiff, an artist who paints pictures of the sea and builds texture using different mediums. We had a go at blending different shades of blue poster paint together and used these to create pictures of the sea. We used white to look like waves and […]


Jewish Visitors

Date posted: May 13, 2017

This week we welcomed two visitors from Norwich Synagogue into our school to teach us all about Judaism. We learnt all about their day of rest and how they welcome in Shabbat. It was very interesting and we learnt such a lot!


Yo, ho, ho me hearties!

Date posted: April 21, 2017

Look what we found! This week in Year One we discovered an old compass near our school pirate ship. We decided to open it to look inside and found the name E.Teach. We began to investigate and we think it belonged to a famous pirate known as Captain Blackbeard. I wonder how it got there…


Eggcellent instructions!

Date posted: March 30, 2017

In Otter Class we have been following instructions to make delicious Easter nest cakes! In our teams we became problem solvers to work out what ingredients we needed and what we had to do. We used bossy verbs such as mix, stir and break. The cakes tasted as good as they look…


Book Walk!

Date posted: March 3, 2017

This week we went on an exciting book walk, reading the story of Hansel and Gretel. We collected treasure on the way round to help us remember the story. The year 2 children were responsible for reading the story and keeping the Year 1 children safe. We had lots of fun! 


A home for nature!

Date posted: February 22, 2017

In Year One we had a visit from the RSPB to look at different homes for nature around our school. We thought about ways in which we can help to look after animals and insects around school during the Winter to prevent them from becoming endangered. We used our map skills to find different nature […]


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