Year 1 Blog

Supertato HOMEWORK!!!

Date posted: January 18, 2019

This week we have been learning the story, Supertato!!! We have been reading the class story map and practising using our actions. We now have a copy to take home this week. We will practice reading to mummies, daddies, parents, carers, nanny’s, grandads, brothers, sisters and even our pets to learn the story. Next week […]

Music performance!!

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We have been learning lots of new vocabulary in music including dynamics, duration, timbre, tone, pitch and beat. We listened to different rain patterns, light rain, heavy rain, hailstones and lightening!! We selected the appropriate percussion instruments to match the different rain patterns and joined in on the song. Light rain: Pitter patter Heavy rain: […]

We are going to be superhero clothing designers!!

Date posted: January 16, 2019

We received a letter from a superhero clothing designer called Denny. He is going travelling to meet superheroes from other countries and look at materials from other countries. Whilst he is away he would like us to take his place.!! We discussed what we need to be good at to be clothing designers. We looked […]

Outdoor Explorers!!

Date posted: January 15, 2019

We made a class list of all the woodland animals we could think of and used a variety of natural resources outside to make our woodland animal collage. Look at our amazing artwork. Can you guess what they are?      

Sorting heroes!!!

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We looked at heroes, both fictional and non-fictional (real). We learnt about some real heroes and what makes them a hero, these included: Mother Teresa Michael Jordan Neil Armstrong Nurses Firefighters Martin Luther King We have learnt facts about these heroes and their main characteristics which have made them successful.

What is a hero?

Date posted: January 9, 2019

We discussed all the heroes we know, most of these were fictional. We then discussed non-fictional heroes (real heroes) and how these help us, inspire us and play an important part in our community. We made a list of the excellent ideas we gathered as a class as to what a hero is.

Performing percussion instruments to the sounds of the weather!

Date posted: January 4, 2019

We listened to the Mister Wind song on Music Express. We selected the appropriate percussion instruments to match the different types of weather and objects. We chose: Shakers for the leaves rustling. The drums for the flags flapping in the wind. The symbols / tambourines for the waves crashing. The clickers / castanets for the […]

RE – The importance of light!!

Date posted: December 13, 2018

We discussed how the dark makes us feel and when there is light it guides us and makes us feel safe. We looked at Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Sikhism and how light is important in these different faiths. In Christianity we looked at the advent wreath, when it is lit and what each candle represents. […]

Our amazing Christmas Fayre

Date posted: December 5, 2018

We made reindeer food and decorated gingerbread men to sell at our Christmas Fayre. We did really well and SOLD OUT!!! Once we had got our products ready to sell we designed posters to attract customers. We looked at the key features of a poster and made sure people knew the product, price, place and […]

We made scones for King Charles II

Date posted: December 3, 2018

We received a letter from King Charles II asking us to design and make some scones for him. He was bored with plain scones. We thought about what ingredients we could include in the recipe to make the scones moist, tasty and interesting. Once we had decided, we designed our scones, labelled them and wrote […]

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