Class 1 Garden Centre

Year One now have a role play Garden Centre , this relates to our Science topic ‘Plants’. We have written instructions for how to plant a seed, we planted our owns seeds and have thought carefully about how to help them to grow. We will observe our seeds in the hope that Read more…

Year One Phonics

Year One are enjoying the phonic provision in their classroom. We are practising writing and reading ‘Alien words’ Alien words are nonsense words, they don’t make any sense but as we are such good readers we can still have a go at sounding them out. Here children are rolling phonic die to Read more…

Easter in Year One

We have been learning about the Easter Story.  We worked hard to retell the story, thinking about the beginning, middle and end. We have played games of ‘phonic bingo’ too, the lucky winners won chocolate Easter eggs! Year One have also made Easter cards, we wish you a very happy Easter, Read more…

‘At the Farm’ Year One

Year One have enjoyed our Topic ‘At the Farm’  Here we are enjoying some time in the provision areas, working as a team to complete a Farmyard jigsaw.  We also used shadows to create Farmyard pictures.  We drew around the shadows of farm animal figures to create a farmyard scene.

Year One Art

Year One have been looking at ‘Seasonal Change’ and the weather in Spring.  We have observed the clouds and found an Artist called Georgia O’Keefe who completed Art work on Clouds. We worked to replicate this work ‘Sky above clouds.’  We smudged chalk to get different shades and tones.  We Read more…

Year One Shadow Investigation

Year One are looking at ‘Seasonal Change’ in Science.  This half term we’re looking at ‘Signs of Spring’. Throughout the year children will observe the weather and related links to the seasons. Here Year 1 children observed shadows outside.  We investigated ‘Where is the best part of the playground to Read more…

Year One Continuous Provision

Year One further their learning in the continuous provision areas provided in their classroom.  When they are not working with the adults on a directed task they can enjoy the areas.  We have a Mathematics, Writing and Reading area, in addition to the Finger Gym, Polar Explorers tray and Home corner.  These Read more…

Year 1 ‘Polar Explorers’

  To start our Topic ‘Polar Explorers’ Year One had some visitors…Emperor Penguins! We used the Ipads to find information about them.  We then wrote Non Fiction Reports using the facts that we had found. Over the next few weeks we will be learning about Polar animals and Polar regions.

Year One ‘The Gruffalo’s Child

Year One have been looking at ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’ in English lessons this week. We have also had related activities in the continuous provision areas. Here children have made Gruffalo’s and completed cave drawings using charcoal.