Year Group Blog

The end of an incredible year!

What a year it has been! As this is the last Year 1 blog of the year, there will be lots of information about ways to keep those brains active over the summer!

 

This week, we had Sports Day! …

Number bonds and outdoor learning…you wouldn’t be-leaf it!

This week Year 1 have been practising their number bonds to 6, 7, 8 and 9!  To help us learn we have been singing along to Jack Hartmann!

https://safeshare.tv/x/edQvjdtQR7A

Once we know the parts to make each number, we can …

Let’s do the Time Warp again!

This week, we stepped back in time to the Tudor days at the beauteous Kentwell Hall!

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The Tudor clothing-clad children stepped into the time tunnel and impressed the locals using phrases like ‘Good morrow’, ‘aye’, ‘nay’ and ‘thank thee’. …

Money, money, money, must be funny, in a Year 1 world!

This week we have been learning all about money!  We have been identifying different coins and sharing how much they are worth!  We’ve been using our knowledge of addition and subtraction to help us know how much we have, and …

Pat yourselves on the back, Year 1!

What a week in Year 1! The children got the chance to show all of their Phonics progress over the course of this year by sitting their Phonics Screening Check this week. This is an assessment tool to give us …

Mission: Preparation Phonics!

This week the children in Year 1 have been showing us what they can do in their learning!

In Maths, we have been counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s…can you spot the missing numbers?

Warm up by singing along to …

Swap-Shopping and Hip-Hopping!

What a week!

We started by writing more about our incredible dragons!  By the end of the week we had started to publish our big book of dragons!  We can’t wait for you to see it!

In maths we were …

Watch out! Dragons about!

This week the children in Year 1 have entered a world of DRAGONS!  On Monday, the children learned how to draw a dragon following these step-by-step instructions:

Draw a Dragon Instructions

Then we created our own dragons, each different to …

That pesky dragon…

What a week! Butterflies and Bumblebees have been plagued by a pesky dragon who has been burning up our resources. This meant that we had to figure out how to put the hundred squares back together again. We looked for …

Busy Butterflies and Bumblebees

It has been a jammed-packed four days in Year 1! We returned from our three day weekend and started looking at cinquain (San-cane) poetry in our Literacy learning. The Bumblebees and Butterflies had lots of fun clapping out the beats …