Maths Treasure Hunt

This week Year 1 have been working very hard to master the skills of addition and subtraction using a number line. Today they went on a maths treasure hunt, working out the answers to word problems and then hunting around the playground for the correct number. Alongside the answer was a letter so if they […]

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Black History Week Assembly

Today, classes came together in a special assembly to share their learning from our Black History Week activities. It was an amazing showcase of learning which included artwork, writing, poetry, cooking, small world play and an amazing collaborative collage of Nelson Mandela from Year 5. It was clear from the children’s enthusiasm, what a great […]

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Handa’s Surprise

Year 1 have been reading Handa’s Surprise this week, they looked for clues in the story to work out where it might be set. We then tasted the different fruits that Handa had in her basket and thought of awesome adjectives to describe them. In the afternoon we used collage to make the fruits and […]

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Year 1’s Animal Disco

In class, Year 1 have been reading Giraffes can’t Dance. We have been using this to help us think about one of our school values – kindness. Children thought carefully about how they show kindness and include everyone and we ended with an animal disco using carefully painted character masks from the book.

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Crime Scene in Year 1

Today, Year 1 came back from assembly to find a potential crime scene in the classroom! Our book, Detective Dog, had been taken and some clues left behind. Year 1 were excellent detectives, just like Detective Dog, and from the clues worked out who had done it! Luckily it was only Charlotte who had borrowed […]

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Year 1 Art

In Year 1 we have been learning about primary colours. We have used these to make our own pictures in the style of Mondrian. These will be on display in our classroom soon!

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