Year Group Blog

Week 7

We are pleased to announce that Year One has completed a very successful first half of the term! Each week brings new challenges and rewards. The students have worked really hard and ended on a high note. We would like …

Week Five

What an active week we have had! In our construction zone we have been building various structures including word walls. We have continued making new sounds in our kitchen area to find inspiration for our onomatopoeia poem writing. We worked …

Week Four

It has been a great week in Year 1! We have been putting our maths skills to work with a subtraction scavenger hunt outside, applying our phonics sounds in writing, as well as writing about words that make sounds (Onomatopoeia). …

Week 3

This week has been productive and challenging in Year 1! We have thoroughly enjoyed working collaboratively to develop our outdoor learning areas, we have explored construction, role play, the mud kitchen, sand play, water play and a small world story …

Week 2: The Adventure Continues!

We have had a very busy second week of school filled with exploring, imagining, and learning! In phonics we learnt and practised ‘qu’, ‘zz’, and common exception words ‘the’, ‘I’, ‘is’.  We especially loved writing different letters in the sand …

New Beginnings: Our First Week

Year 1 has gotten off to a great start! We have been busy buzzing bees, fluttering butterflies, and zooming dragonflies! We have begun the school year with great attitudes and loads of enthusiasm. We met our teachers, reconnected with classmates, …

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!

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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 …