Year 1

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YEAR 1

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The Giant Jumperee

Yesterday Year One visited Blaydon Library to listen to and discuss a wide range of stories and poems, the most popular story the heard being "The Giant Jumperee" by Julia Donaldson. Before listening to the story, the children were given five clues to help them decide...

Story Chest Time!

To kick-start our "There's No Place like Home" topic, Maria from Gateshead Library visited Year One with a "Houses and Homes" themed story chest for our reading area. While Maria was here she shared a selection of books from the chest with the children, a particular...

Interesting Investigations

As part of our "Jeans for Genes Day" activities, the children carried out two separate investigations in order to find out what the most popular eye colour and hair colour is in Year One. To do so, the children collected their own data through examining their friend's...

Delicious DNA

To bring our “Jeans for Genes Day" to a close, the children each constructed their very own double helix model using strawberry liquorice, gummy bears and cocktail sticks. The assembling of the models required a lot of care and concentration as some of the components...

Technology Tom at Blaydon West!

What a wonderful and exciting morning for all of our children! Technology Tom had an array of different objects and machines which he demonstrated using our children to show many different theories. Air, gravity and water power were all shown through a series of...

Gateshead Fun Run

Year 1 and 2 took part in the Gateshead Fun Run. We are very proud of them all for completing the run.

St Cuthbert’s Church

On Monday, as part of their current RE topic, Year One visited St. Cuthbert's Church to learn all about its special features. When they were there, they were able to ask Reverend Lorna Gardner all about the history of the building, along with questions regarding its...

Pizza Express

Yesterday Year One travelled on public transport - yes public transport, to experience a pizza making workshop at Pizza Express. The children had such a lovely morning learning about good food, tasting fresh ingredients, and of course, making authentic, Italian pizza....

Shibdon Pond

Last Friday, Year One visited Shibdon Pond to explore its surrounding area for minibeast habitats. Working in small groups they set off on their expeditions, equipped with a variety of essential exploration tools such as magnifying glasses and clipboards to aide them...

Ordinal Numbers

Last week the children carried out a range of races in order to gain a better understanding of what ordinal numbers are; what they look like (both in word and number format); as well as when to use them. Not only did they carry out a range of ordering activities with...

Afternoon Tea

As part of our "Around The World" topic, each week the children are to choose a popular food-based tradition, from a continent of their choice, to create and share during "Golden Time" on a Friday afternoon. Last week's choice was Europe, and as a result of a class...

Beehive Bedlam

This week at art club the children created their very own beehive-themed artwork. To do so, they had to apply a range of art and design techniques such as painting, drawing and printing. Let’s just say there were a lot of yellow hands by the end of the session.

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