Year 1 Blog

Successful Giant Book Swap!!

Date posted: March 7, 2019

On Thursday 7th March we all dressed up for ‘World Book Day’. We wrote about our characters and discussed what we knew about them. We had the opportunity to bring our unwanted books into school and in exchange for these we received book tokens. There were lots of books to choose from, some of us […]

Look what we found!!!

Date posted: March 4, 2019

A basket appeared in our classroom, it contained lots of old artifacts including old bandages, a book, a tea towel with Queen Victoria on it, cotton wool, a glass medicine bottle, a bonnet and a lantern. We passed the artifacts around the circle and discussed who they could belong to. We then found an old […]

Hawkboy Homework!!!!

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We are now learning the following text about Hawkboy. Even though the character is made up, the facts are real. We have been learning the features of non-fiction texts and next week we will start planning our own non-fiction text. Please take time to sit with your child and ask them to use the story […]

STEM Work Shop

Date posted: March 1, 2019


Eco-Schools Willow Structure

Date posted: February 12, 2019

We had some special people come to our school to plant a willow structure. We got the parents involved too! The children were taught how to use secateurs and loppers safely to help cut the willow. They then used a special planter to make holes to plant the willow. The professionals then bent the willow […]

Multi-Skills at Easton College

Date posted: February 5, 2019

Year 1 had the opportunity to visit Easton College Tennis Centre for a Multi-Skills afternoon. This involved lots of different activities in teams mixing with children from other schools. These activities involved balancing, aiming, dribbling, bat and ball skills to help develop our agility, balance and co-ordination. Some of us made some new friends too!

Chinese New Year!

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We celebrated Chinese New Year by having a special Chinese menu, experimenting using chop sticks was fun and entertaining! We decorated Chinese dragon masks and made Chinese lanterns. We learnt about Chinese New Year and that each year has a different animal, also that unlike our New Year, the date changes each year.   

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 […]

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