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21 June 2023

Funky fingers do origami !

We had lots of fun making our very kind chatterbox’s! Can you use you’re funky fingers and make one to?

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16 June 2023

Lifting Levers

During DT, Year 1 have continued their learning on mechanisms by making a lever. They learn that levers move around a fixed point - the pivot. They used a lever to make Jack climb the beanstalk. They were so impressed with the work they had done.

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16 June 2023

Celebrating Monarchs

This week in History we have been  answering the question “How do we celebrate monarchs?”. In doing so we learnt all about the jubilee and how this celebrates the monarchs major milestones. We also  found out that Kings and Queens have two birthdays. During the summer birthday celebration they…

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16 June 2023

Tricky tense

Year 1 have worked on writing in the past tense this week! They learnt that when writing in the past tense we are writing about something that has already happened. at first they found this a little tricky to know how tenses can be changed but eventually they blew us away with their writing.

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9 June 2023

Terrible Tudor and Vicious Victoria

In History we are learning about Kings and Queens. This week we have been looking at famous monarchs, discussing their lives and both the changes they saw and made. 

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9 June 2023

Cool Coastlines

Year 1 are learning all about the coast this term. This week, they have learnt that the coastline is where the land meets the sea. Children learnt that there are many types of coastlines including, beaches, bays, cliffs and sand dunes. The children labelled physical features on images, aerial…

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9 June 2023

Marvellous Maths!

In Maths this week, we have been counting forwards and backwards to and from 100. We also looked at partitioning numbers to 100, identifying the value of the tens and ones. The children wowed us with their amazing knowledge and understanding. 

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9 June 2023

Hello Lighthouse!

This half term Year 1 are using the story “Hello Lighthouse” as their writing stimulus. The children used role play and drama to retell the key events in the story. In doing so they took on the role of different characters thinking about their actions, feelings and…

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9 June 2023

Dissecting plant parts

Year one have been focusing on identifying the parts of a plant. To do this, they took a Petunia and dissected it into its main parts: roots stem, flower, and leaf. The children use their prior knowledge from reception to quickly and accurately do this. Following this, the children learnt about…
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26 May 2023

How to grow a beanstalk!

This week Year 1 have been writing a set of instructions for how to plant a beanstalk so that Jack can say sorry to the giant. They had lots of fun planting the seeds and learning all about imperative verbs. During their independent write they produced some outstanding instructions including a…

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26 May 2023

Colourful Cubism

Year 1 have loved learning about Picasso this half term. They have been amazed by his art work and his use of colour to express him emotions. The children have also been fascinated by Picasso's Cubism and even worked on creating their own piece in the same style.

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26 May 2023

Sports day prep

This afternoon Year 1 had lots of fun on the field preparing for sports day. We worked together in teams to complete relays including running and jumping. The children all showed great sportsmanship in cheering one another on. We can’t wait for sports day!

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