Year 1

Mrs Oram

Welcome to Year 1

 

Spelling Bee and Spellathon

On Wednesday morning we had great fun completing our sponsored spellathon. Using lots of different activities such as word searches, connect 4 and jumbled words we had the final chance to practise the year 1 spelling words, then we had our spellathon test. Everyone...

Easter Eggs

In the week leading up to Easter we enjoyed another fun packed week of challenges, which ended with the Easter Bunny leaving us a note to say that he had left us some Easter treats hidden in the classroom. We all had great fun hunting until we each found an egg. We...

Handa’s Surprise

When we read the story of Handa's Surprise we found out that many children hadn't tasted some of the tropical fruits which are mentioned in the story so Mrs Oram bought them for us to try. Everyone loved the mango and passion fruit, but we weren't too sure about the...

Super Healthy Sunshine Shepherd’s Pie

Nick the Chef came into school and helped us to make a healthy shepherd's pie.  We learned about the healthy plate and how we should try to include food from each food group in a balanced meal. We then practised some cooking skills to prepare the meal. We used our...

Reading Practise with Year 6

On Friday afternoon, some of the year 6 children visited our class to help us with our reading. It was much more fun reading to the year 6's and they could help us if we were stuck. They said they were really impressed with how good our reading was, which made us all...

Judo Taster

We had a lovely surprise when a Judo coach arrived to teach us some basic Judo moves.  We learned how to make safe but strong movements. It was great...

Science Week

During Science week we worked with Scientists to learn how to control Cubetto and give them instructions.  We also learned how to debug the instructions if they went wrong. Since we have been learning how to colour mix in Art, Mrs Oram challenged us to find out if you...

Colour Mixing Fantasy Settings

In Art this half term we have learned how to colour mix with ready mix paint or with powder paint. We explored how to make colours lighter or darker too. Using print outs of fantasy landscapes we tried to colour mix to achieve the same colours so that we could...

Extreme Weather Reports

As part of our Geography and Science lessons we have been learning about extreme weather and the effects which it can have. We made weather maps for capital cities in the UK and researched different types of extreme weather. Then we watched a video clip of a news...

World Book Day – Delayed

Our official World Book Day had to be cancelled because of the snowy weather, but we managed to enjoy a fun packed day anyway, just slightly delayed. Everyone dressed up as a character from a book and we had lots of reading related challenges to do across the day, Our...

Building Houses Dance

We worked hard over 6 weeks to develop a dance about building houses. We changed speed, level and direction many times.  We also tried to mirror a partner, which you can see in our short video clip. https://vimeo.com/265980722

Cookery Club

This week the children have enjoyed baking cheese scones, they followed the recipe and measured out the ingredients. Next we used the rolling pins to roll out the dough before using cutters to make circle shaped scones. While the scones were cooking we cleaned the...

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