Year Group Blog

Arts Week Ahead!

This week we’ve delved even deeper into castles and non-fiction, working to create our own booklets with facts about a newly discovered castle, we’ve been practicising our special castle vocabulary and have begun to learn a little bit about the …

Medieval Mayhem and Magnificence

This week we stepped back in time to the Middle Ages, a time of castles, monarchy, dragons and knights. We began our learning with a ‘topic launch’ where we learnt to dance in a medieval style with the Queen of …

A Fairytale Ending to Summer 1

We’ve finally made it to our well earned half term holiday. This term has certainly been one of growth and change in line with our topic From Bean to Stalk. We’ve been embracing increased challenge in our learning, particularly this …

Fee Fi Fo Fum!

Fee Fi Fo Fum, what wonderful learning the children have done!

This week we have been exploring the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. In English we have been innovating the story by changing some of its elements. We have …

Jack and the Beanstalk

What a wonderful week we have all had! Year 1 have impressed us with their creativity and dedication to learning.

We have continued to focus on our topic ‘Bean to Stalk’. In English, we have been exploring the story of …

Dear Diary

In school this week we have had some exciting discoveries. Many of our plants have started to grow and we have been learning about all of the different parts of plants we may eat. We have measured many of our …

Exciting Adventures

It has been a busy week, with our Forest School adventures, our skipping week challenges and the creation of our very own seed packets. We have been working really hard and have been practicing our skipping in PE and at …

Food glorious food!

Our summer term has officially begun and we have had a wonderful first week back with all of the Year 1 children! This week we have launched our Bean to Stalk topic by exploring where our food comes from and …

Happy Easter, Spring has Sprung!

What a busy three weeks we have had since returning to school. It’s been a fantastic time it has been for reconnection with our friends and across all the classes we been so impressed with the adaptability and motivation the …

The adventure continues…

What an exciting and adventurous week we have had! Our Super Happy learning has been full of amazing writing, mathematics, scientific discoveries and beautiful art. Next week our Super Happy journey continues (in fact, for a third week too!).

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Online Learning: Super Happy Magic Forest – Slug of Doom (Week 4)

We hope you enjoyed engaging in the beautiful celebration of words and their importance this week. Our learning next week will take us to a very different world, full of joy, happiness and unicorns.

Welcome to Matty Long’s fantastical ‘Super …

The Lost words WB 18th January 2021

We hope you enjoyed your week of space inspired online learning, we are excited to launch our next week of online provision with a book called ‘The Lost Words.’

 

 

 

Please find our online learning booklet here (with …

Online Learning Week 2: The Way Back Home

We hope you enjoyed our first week of online learning, we are excited to launch our second week of online provision with an adventure into deepest darkest space themed around Oliver Jeffers’ book ‘The Way Back Home’.

Please find our …

Online Learning

The Fox and the Star booklet

Merry Christmas

Well, what a wonderful term it has been! Well done to all of the children in year 1 for there enthusiasm, passion and engagement.

Next Term

Our exciting new topic next term is Cold As Ice.

In Maths, we will …

Wonderful Writers and Festive Fun!

We have had a fun-filled week immersing ourselves in the depths of the rainforest, creating our own original stories about a family who have moved there. We have also begun talking about holidays that we celebrate with our families and …

Woolly Mammoth Madness!

As the days begin to get colder and darker, we are still so impressed with the children’s energy and enthusiasm for learning. In English this week we immersed ourselves in the world of instruction writing – creating our own instructions …

This week has been bananas!

This week we have gone a little bit bananas with instructions! We have discussed what instructions are, why we use them and what they can be used for. The instructions we have been focusing on this week are how to …

So many questions….

This week has been short but sweet! In English we have been focusing on questions and being able to identify the difference between a question and a statement. We met a strange man called Grandfather Twilight, we asked him questions …

Poems, running, balance and lots of fun.

This week we delved further into our new topic ‘The Dark Side’ exploring poetry linked to the dark.

In English we have learnt about rhyming words through poetry and practiced applying our new knowledge independently within our learning. As a …

The Dark

Wow! What a fantastic first week back – we’ve delved enthusiastically into our new topic ‘The Dark Side’ exploring different activities that we like to do in the dark and other things that interest us about the dark such as …

TTFN Heroes and Hello Dark Side!

Our final week of our heroes topic has finished with an adventurous ending. We journeyed into a world of imagination and wrote our own original Traction Man stories, learnt the many ways (there are 7!) to make 6 and learnt …

Storytellers and (Real Life) Superheroes

What a wonderful week filled with stories and (real life) superheroes! Here is our week in sum:

English: This week we delved further into our Traction Man adventures through Talk4Writing which is a way of bringing our stories to life …

A caption for Traction (Man)

This week we have continued to follow the adventures of the wonderful and exciting Traction Man. We have writing caption for Traction Mans adjectives and labelling his equipment so we know what it is. In maths we have been exploring …

Traction Man: The Adventure Continues…

This week the children have been following the adventures of the wonderful and exciting Traction Man. They have explored a range of interesting adjectives and have used some of these within their own incredible writing. They have also been enjoying …

Heroes

This week the children have had lots of fun exploring our new topic Heroes. We were very lucky to have a special visitor – a real life paramedic from the NHS! They taught us lots of new things and even …

What A Wonderful Week!

What a phenomenal way to begin our new academic year and our exciting new adventure as Year 1s! The children have settled in well and embraced this week’s challenges. We have been spending time reacquainting ourselves with our school’s golden …