Year 1

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YEAR 1

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Rock Rabbits

To kick-start the Easter holidays, this afternoon Year One took part in a very special Easter egg hunt. As the children are all amazing at solving number sentences on Times Tables Rock Stars, they all took on the role of “Rock Rabbits” in order to complete a range of...

Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Today Year One experienced a fun filled day out at Kirkley Hall - there was so much to see and do. They met all types of animals at the Northumberland based zoo including Wallabies, Lemurs, Monkeys and Meerkats. They even had the chance to handle some rabbits and...

Minibeast Mansions

This half term the children have been creating their very own “Minibeast Mansions”. First the children planned their creations by drawing what they would they like their end product to look like (they even used their plans as the backgrounds to their designs). Next...

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...

Squidgy Snowmen!

Once the children had finished creating their Christmas cards, to bring this term's Art Club sessions to a close, the children (and adults) created their very own edible snowmen. As soon as we had all completed assembling our squidgy masterpieces we all sat down...

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