Super Slime!

Super Slime!

Today Year One visited Thorp Academy to take part in a Halloween-themed materials workshop. First they were introduced to the terms: solid, liquid and gas, and what they each mean. They then carried out practical tasks to help them understand exactly what they each...
Material Hunters

Material Hunters

This week Year One have been learning all about everyday materials. First, we talked about the different materials that can be found within our environment. Then we explored some everyday materials such as paper, wood, plastic, glass, metal, stone, fabric and rubber....
Blaydon

Blaydon

As part of our “There’s No Place Like Home” topic, Year One went on an exploration of Blaydon to look at the different types of housing and buildings that can be found within their local environment. Each group chose to explore an area of their choice and took...
Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

This afternoon Year One have been busy at work trying to create the perfect self-portrait. Before they set to work they explored the facial features of their friend’s, making sure to use their observations to identify similarities and differences when doing so....
The Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs

In preparation for tomorrow’s story writing activity, the children have been busy working in pairs to create their very own storyboards. First we worked together on the carpet to sequence the story of “The Three Little Pigs”. We then worked as a team to retell...
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