Year 1 Blog

Support your child with their doubles and halves

Date posted: November 9, 2018

Next week we will be learning how to double and half numbers. Please support your child’s learning by doing some fun doubling and halving activities at home. This will help develop a deeper understanding and make links from what is learnt in the classroom to home. Here are some ideas: When eating, half the items […]

Let’s remember by making poppies

Date posted: November 8, 2018

We learnt about why people wear poppies at this time of the year and how this event changed our world. We took time to reflect and remember. We all made two poppies, one to wear in our assembly on Friday and one to go on the wreath to be laid in the hall.

We found clues!!!

Date posted: November 7, 2018

    We carefully opened the box, this is what was inside. We identified a quill, burnt piece of old material, a stale, old piece of bread and a piece of a diary. We also noticed the date 1666 scratched on the inside of the lid. We used our observational skills to add notes to […]

Look what we found!!

Date posted: November 6, 2018

We found an old box outside. We pretended the box could speak to find out more!! We wrote questions to the box using WHY? WHAT? WHO? WHEN? WHERE? HOW? question words.


Date posted: October 31, 2018

We made Firework art in the style of Japanese art. We used mathematical methods, colour and line to create our artwork. We used our Enterprise Skills of ‘Chloe Creativity’ and ‘Tim and Tom the teamwork twins’. We also used the 4 B’s to design a firework poster. Our firework posters has features which were BIG, […]


Date posted: October 15, 2018

We looked in detail at the sun including: How the sun helps us survive How the sun produces energy How the sun promotes growth How the sun keep planet Earth in it’s place How we need to keep safe in the sun We made sun catchers using tissue paper – you can see these in […]

E-Safety !!

Date posted: October 2, 2018

We had a visitor to educate us about E-Safety. We acted out different scenarios to understand what we should and should not do!! We now know: Do not give out any personal details Do not tell anyone where you live Do not send photos Do not tell anyone where you go to school Do not […]

Help!! What do dragons eat??

Date posted: September 27, 2018

We found three types of dragon’s droppings outside. We were amazing detectives and studied the droppings carefully to identify which dragon was a carnivore, which was a herbivore and which was an omnivore!! Can you guess which are which??!!

Herbivores, Carnivores, Omnivores!!!

Date posted: September 25, 2018

We researched different animals and what they eat. Once we knew what the animals eat we were able to sort the animals into a Venn Diagram labelled Carnivores, Herbivores and Omnivores.

Our amazing dragon art!!

Date posted: September 21, 2018

21/9/18 We used what we know to draw dragons, we then used water colours to paint our dragons. We learnt how to use the brush properly and stay within the line.

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