Year 1 Maths this week

This week we have been investigating ‘difference’. We have looked at difference in weight, difference in length and using the correct vocabulary for this. We have also investigated difference in number using our Numicon and Number rods. We started to relate ‘difference’ to taking away and we have…

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Jump jump jump!

In PE this week we focussed on our jumping skills as part of our Fundamental movements. We learnt that the best jumpers keep their feet together, bend their knees and use their arms to add power to a jump. We practised these skills through lots of different jumping activities including skipping…

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Year 1 Zoo trip

Year 1 had a great day at the zoo. We visited to support our learning about animals. We identified lots of mammals, reptiles, birds and insects while we were there and used our scientific language to talk about their features, habitats and behaviours. 

 

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Hands on Animals

As part of our topic we met lots of interesting creatures. Thanks to Kelly from Hands in Animals for bringing them to see us. 

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Congratulations...


On Friday we were provided with the opportunity to celebrate the children's progress this year in our annual awards assembly! 

All the children have worked very hard this year and we would like to celebrate each and every single achievement they have made. It has been wonderful to see…

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Say Hello to Turbo Tim!

The reception children were treated to a special visit from an animal friend this week and his name was... Turbo Tim!

The children loved meeting him, they took great care and asked lots of important questions!

Since Turbo Tim belongs to our classmate Theo he did a superb job answering…

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It's a mystery...

On Thursday morning the children arrived to find a big mess! The animals were gone, the dinosaurs were gone and the classrooms had been destroyed! What had happened? It was a mystery!

The children set off hunting to find the animals and dinosaurs, they looked all over the school! In the end, we…

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Caught in the 'Wild'...

The children have been engaging in lots of child-initiated activities these past few weeks as they are thoroughly enjoying the new topics 'Animals' and 'Dinosaurs'. We have been doing lots of research on the internet to create fact files, 'googling' questions and watching videos of the animals…

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This weeks 'Super Sentence Heroes'!!

This week's super sentence heroes spent the day wearing their well-deserved capes on Friday!
They have all been trying very hard to produce their best work during our 'picture of the day' sessions focusing on their letter formation and trying to start their sentences in different…

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Sunny Super Hero Day!

We had a fabulous day today pretending to be our favourite Superheroes in the glorious sunshine. We held a catwalk showing off some of our best powers and best costumes,  we made fruit skewers to keep ourselves fueled and enjoyed some party food to ensure we had our best energy for our…

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The Mischievous Evil Pea!

This week the children used their problem-solving skills to help them solve an evil problem! 
The evil pea asked them to figure out his problems in order to save some vegetables from a petrifying fate. The children discussed the problems and then decided upon their own ways of solving and…
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Get your free fresh fruit here...

This week the reception children have set up shop in the outside area with their very own 'Greengrocers'! Lots of lovely roleplay took place and the children enjoyed lots of discussion around the use of money and change. Some shop keepers were giving fruit away for free... bargain!

'Get your…

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