Year 1

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YEAR 1

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Cardboard Creative

As part of our annual “Cardboard Creative Day”, Year One had the opportunity to work with each other to design and make a variety of purposeful and appealing products by selecting from and using a wide range of materials and resources. The day was such a great way of...

Space Stories

This week Maria from Gateshead Library visited Year One with a “Zoom into Space” story chest. 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 resources such as a hand puppet and an...

Year One’s Maths Morning

Last Friday morning, the parents and carers of Year One joined us in the classroom to learn about the various ways that the children are taught maths. With "Santa's Sweet Shop" being the theme for the workshop, the classroom was set up with a range of different...

Polar Express Day

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 kicked off the festive season in style with a Polar Express Day. They children came to school dressed in pyjamas and took part in a range of activities including music, dance, art, poetry, design and technology, science and maths. All of...

Polar Bear Investigation

As part of Key Stage One's "Polar Express Day", the children took part in a polar bear-themed investigation. First the children watched a short film in order to gain a better understanding of the climate that polar bears live in. We then shared our ideas as to how we...

Preston Hall Part 1

As part of our "There's No Place Like Home" topic, Year One visited Preston Hall to gain a better understanding of what home life was like during the Victorian era. The first workshop that the children took part in was based around household objects. First Sophie (our...

Into Film 

Today, Year 1, 2, 3, 4 and Reception visited the Odeon cinema to take part in the 'Into Film Festival'. They had a fantastic time watching Despicable Me 3. They are all very excited to create some writing inspired by the film in their Literacy lessons next...

Fiction Vs. Non-Fiction

This week the children have been exploring a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books in order to gain a better understanding of their similarities and differences, particularly information texts and how these can help them when researching specific topics and...

Blaydon Fact Posters

Following the children’s exploration of Blaydon to identify its key human and physical features, the children then worked in their groups to create fact posters to present their findings. When doing so, the children created labels and captions, as well as drawing...

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