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28 September 2023

I see shells!

Today we have practised continuous line drawings of shells! We found it quite tricky to keep the pencil on the paper and not take it off until the drawing is complete. However we were determined to create some beautiful art! Look what we have done.

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14 September 2023

Snail trails!

Today we have been investigating the artist Molly Haslund, we created our amazing works of art in her style using chalks and black sugar paper. Molly Haslunds art often contain spirals and circles, we started by using a white chalk to make a snail trail on our paper then we filled the spiral in…

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8 September 2023

Spirals in the Sun

Year 1 have thoroughly enjoyed their first art lesson of the year!we learnt about using our whole body to draw, then practised this drawing spirals outside. It was great to see them choosing to work together to create multicoloured spirals too!

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29 June 2023

House building

Funky fingers were set the challenge of building a house, using Lego today. They created some amazing houses, this one includes a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and living room. They talked beautifully about their designs to each other. Well done everyone!

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29 June 2023

Developing designers

After lots of practise creating mechanisms, year 1 have begun to design their own moving pictures based on the story of The Billy Goats Gruff. They created a design criteria say agreed their design should meet this included. I think the links to the story and moving part and colourful. Children…

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28 June 2023

Construction fingers!

Today Funky Fingers were set the challenge of building a tower, in teams using straws and connectors. We used our fine motor skill to join these together and built tall towers.

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23 June 2023

Hello Lighthouse - Diary writing

We have been writing diaries in Year 1 this week, using the text Hello Lighthouse. We focused on using last tense and first person, as well as including all the features  of a diary entry. Today we planned a diary entry for our independent write next week. The children came up with lots of amazing…

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23 June 2023

Marvellous Maps

During Geography, year 1 were se the challenge of locating seaside towns using an atlas. They learnt that atlases contain maps of the world and can help us to find specific places. Children used their prior knowledge of coastlines to know that seaside towns would be at the edge of the United…

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23 June 2023

Spotting seasides!

Today we worked together to locate the seasides around the UK using an atlas. The children drew upon their prior knowledge, knowing the seaside is located on the coast, to help them locate and identify the specific seaside destinations. The children’s map skills developed considerably throughout…

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23 June 2023

Sensational sports day!

We had a fantastic day on Thursday for KS1 sports day. The children were absolutely amazing and wowed me with their courage, determination and sportsmanship. What an incredible morning we had, finished off with a nice resting ice lolly. 

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23 June 2023

Wheely Good Wheels

Year 1 have continued to learn about mechanisms is DT this week. The children have made a wheel mechanism to make the wolf appear closer to Little Red Riding Hood. They used lots of skills to complete their finished product and were very proud of themselves!  ⭐️

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22 June 2023

Wild flowers

In science, year one continued to learn more about plants, today we learnt that some plants are wild plants, which means they grow by themselves without any help from humans, how amazing! We investigated wild plants in our school and recorded our findings, we found lots of daisies, buttercups and…

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