Year 1

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YEAR 1

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Animal Research

This week, the children are going to be creating their very own animal-themed fact posters. To help them prepare, this morning they have been exploring a wide range of non-fiction texts to gain a better understanding of what features they will need to include as well...

Paper People

This week Year One have been learning all about the human body. First we played a game of “Simon Says” to see how many parts of the body that we could correctly identify. Working in pairs, we then went out in to the hall to create life-size people to draw and label...

Sensory Olympics 2018

Yesterday morning, Year One’s classroom was transformed in to the location of, and host to, the 2018 Sensory Olympics, The special event, which was organised to help the children discover which part of the body is associated with each sense, required the children to...

Special Delivery!

Last week in History, Year One received a very special package all the way from NASA. However, it arrived with a letter which explained that the children had to explore all of the items inside the box in order to try and identify who it belonged too. One-at-a-time...

Tag Rugby

This half term, Year One have been developing their sports skills through a series of tag rugby sessions with coach Dan. Throughout the sessions the children have been provided with lots of opportunities to master basic movements such as running, throwing and...

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...

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