Taxis

As part of our topic 'Bright Lights, Big City' we made some London taxis. We started exploring toys with wheels and looking at their parts. We then experimented with different ways of fixing the axle and chasis. From our testing we came up with a design criteria and made our own taxis. Finally we…

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Materials

In Year 1 we have been learning about different materials and their properties. We used our sense of touch to test the properties of some materials, whether they changed in our hands and whether their properties changed when mixed with another material. 

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Churches

Year 1 went to visit St Francis church to have an explore and see what signs and symbols we could find. We learnt about what things were called and what they are for. We then used this knowledge to create our own churches back in class. We worked as part of a team with a special job, just like our…

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Royal Tea Party

In Year 1 we are starting a new topic called Bright Lights, Big City where we will be learning all about London. We began our topic by learning all about our Queen and having a royal tea party. At royal tea parties you have to dress smartly so we came in our best outfits!  We had a special visit…

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George the dog

As part of our Paws, Claws and Whiskers topic we are learning about how to look after animals. We interviewed Miss Ramsey and her dog George. We learnt about what he likes to eat, what tricks he can do, how often he needs walking and how old he is. 

We loved meeting George! Thank you Miss…

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Dunham Massey Trip

Year 1 went on a very exciting trip to Dunham Massey as part of our Enchanted Woodland topic.  Despite the extremely cold weather, we all had a fantastic time! We took part in a range of activities exploring more of the woodland and autumn season. We enjoyed: pond dipping, look at animal habitats,…

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Enchanted Woodland party

To celebrate the end of our Enchanted Woodland topic we had a woodland party in Year 1. We wore our woodland crowns that we made, made some Gruffalo knobbly knees (cornflake cakes), made dens and used our art skills to make some woodland animals. 

 

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Mini Woodlands

In Year 1 we have been learning all about the woodland. Today we continued our learning through some geography. We made our own mini Woodlands outside using natural materials and construction. We thought about the different features we would find in a woodland and what we wouldn't find. We also…

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Bog Baby Hunt

To introduce our new class story we went on a Bog Baby hunt. First we searched the woodland but we didn't find the Bog Baby. Then we hunted through the meadow but we didn't find the Bog Baby. After that we peeked over the hills but we didn't find the Bog Baby. Finally we looked in the pond and we…

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Carnival day!

In Year 1 we kicked off our Rio topic with a carnival day! Lucikliy the weather improved so we could enjoy making a carnival parade outside. We boarded the plane to Rio and had a fun-filled morning! We learnt about animals that live in the Amazon Rainforest and made some parrots. We learnt about…

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Will the egg crack?

We used our knowledge about materials to test when an egg would crack. We made some predictions, tested and then recorded our results. We thought about why the egg cracked on some materials but not others. We had lots of fun doing this and loved seeing it crack! 

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Animals songs

Today the children created their own versions of 'Old McDonald had a farm'. They changed 'farm' to 'zoo' and included different animals we have been learning about. They added some instruments and did some super performances to the rest of the class. I think we have some future musicians amongst…

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