Year 1

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YEAR 1

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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 2

Following the children’s exploration of Preston Hall's Museum and interactive Victorian Street, the children then took part in a toys from the past themed workshop. The children (and adults) had so much exploring the vast selection of toys and games. When doing so,...

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...

Tick-tock!

This week the children have been learning to tell the time to the hour. First we explored a giant clock and discussed its special features. For instance some people said: “it has a big hand and a small hand”; “it has numbers one to twelve on it”; the hands go around...

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 week.

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...

KS1 Athletics Festival

Some of the children from Year 1 and 2 had the exciting opportunity to take part in the Gateshead KS1 Athletics Festival at Gateshead Leisure Center. They took part in a range of activities including running, jumping and throwing. All who took part had a fantastic...

Blaydon

As part of our “There’s No Place Like Home” topic, the children went on an exploration of the surrounding area of the school to look at the different types of housing and buildings that can be found within their local environment. Each group chose to explore an area...

Magical Measures

As part of Year One’s Halloween themed week, the children have been busy exploring the capacity and volume of a range of liquid-based ingredients and measuring containers in preparation for their potion making challenge. Some of the ingredients being: Wizard’s Tears,...

Tennis

This half term Year One have been developing their tennis skills through weekly sessions delivered by tennis coach  — Ian.In doing so, the children have been able to acquire various skills and techniques that are required when participating in a tennis match.  Some of...

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