Year 1

Mrs Oram

Welcome to Year 1

 

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...

Cookery Club

Our little cooks were back in the kitchen today, this time we baked chocolate chip cakes. We used the scales to measure out the ingredients before mixing and whisking, we added some chocolate chips and then spooned the mixture into paper cases. While the cakes were in...

Cookery Club

We've got some new little cooks in the kitchen this half term. Today they have enjoyed making muffin pizzas. The children had to cut,spread, dice and sprinkle their ingredients to make perfect pizzas. Once the pizzas were cooking in the oven, the children worked hard...

Year 1 Safer Internet Week

During safer internet week, we learned how to stay safe online. We listened to the story of The Three Monsters and the School Competition. In the story the monsters had entered an art competition and put their work on the website for people to look at. Some people...

Computing Supermarket Task

In our Computing lesson, we found out how computers work behind the scenes at a supermarket to make sure that the shelves are re-stocked.  The children all took different roles in our little role play to find out how the computers do this. Some children were the...

Trip to Newcastle Castle

Last week we spent an amazing day at Newcastle Castle. We found out about what the castle looked like 700 years ago and explored the only 2 buildings which now remain. We investigated the defences which the castle had all of those years ago - a dry moat, a drawbridge,...

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