Year 1

Mrs Towers

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Monster Tales

This week Year One visited Blaydon Library to listen to and share a wide range of poems, stories and non-fiction books. A story about monsters being a particular favourite amongst the children — I think this was due to the all of the gruesome food that the monsters...

Centre for Life (Part 1)

Whilst visiting the Centre for Life, the children had the opportunity to visit all of its different zones and exhibitions – the Curiosity Zone being a popular choice amongst the children, where they were able to explore a wide range of materials and use their...

Centre for Life (Part 2)

Whilst visiting the Centre for Life, the children also had the opportunity to take part in a space-themed workshop where they were required to perform a variety of simple tests in order to help them answer the following question: “What material would you use to make a...

Space Stories

This week Maria from Gateshead Library visited the children with a “Zoom into Space” story chest for our reading area. Whilst she was here she introduced all of the different fiction and non-fiction texts from inside the chest as well as a variety of...

Festive Fiction

Today Maria from Gateshead Library kindly came to share some Christmas-themed stories with the children. A popular favourite amongst the children being “Aliens Love Panta Claus” — especially the part where the aliens swap all of the Christmas stockings for pairs of...

St Cuthbert’s Christmas carol service.

A huge thank you to all the parents and carers who came to support us this morning for our annual carol service at St Cuthbert’s Church. The children sang beautifully with Mr Fitzsimons accompanying them on the organ. A special thank you to Reception for acting...

Cinderella comes to Blaydon West

The children had a special treat this afternoon, when they all got to watch a pantomime. It was very funny, the children all had a fabulous afternoon.        ...

Christmas Trees

Last week at Art Club the children created their very own Christmas tree paintings. To do so, the children had to apply a range of art and design techniques. However, let’s just say the hand and finger painting element was a very messy job indeed. Some of us...

Funny Bones

This week in science the children have been learning all about animals that are vertebrates (have a backbone) and animals that are invertebrates (do not have backbone). First, we talked about the two terms and what they mean. Some of the children even came up with...

Houses and Homes

Following the children’s exploration of Blaydon to look at the different types of housing that can be found within the surrounding area of our school, the children then worked in small groups to create fact posters to present their findings.  To do so, the children...

Story Chest Time!

Today Maria from Gateshead Library visited Year One with a new story chest for our reading area. The theme this time being “Toys” to link with our new History topic. While Maria was here she shared a selection of books from the chest with the children, a particular...

Build-a-Bedroom

This term Year One  have been developing their design and technology skills through a build-a-bedroom project. Throughout the project the children have had the opportunity to design purposefully and appealing bedroom products such as wallpaper and furniture, which has...

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