Same but different!

In our science lessons, we've been learning about the different groups animals can be sorted into. We know animals can be sorted into mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish and insects.  We took our learning further by looking more closely at the groups to see what the features were in each…

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Safari Phil and his critters!

Year 1 had some very exciting visitors to the classroom this week linked to our science unit on Animals including humans. Safari Phil brought some of his critters to meet us and we had a fantastic afternoon. We got to look at, touch and hold a variety of different animals including a blue tongued…

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Balloon Globes

Today Year 1 made globes using a balloon. We cut and stuck the continents on the balloon and stuck coloured string to show the equator and the different climate zones. 

Have a look at our globes!

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Delicious Fraction Pizzas!

To help Year 1 learn about fractions, we made tasty pizzas and cut them into quarters.

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Tens and Ones

Today, the children were exploring numbers to 100 and showing it in tens and ones.

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Eggciting science!

Mrs Nadin asked us a question in our science lesson this week; Can you build a tower to support an egg? We worked in groups of 3 to build our towers but we could only use the resources Mrs Nadin gave us which were matchsticks, paper and play dough. We also had a time limit of 20 minutes to…

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Dinosaur Visit

It's the first day back and Year 1 were visited by a dinosaur! We couldn't believe what we saw... Look closely at the pictures to see what we noticed and what we did.

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Easter Egg Hunt!

Year 1 had lots of fun before the Easter holidays. We did 2 Easter egg hunts! The first Hunt was to find an egg and write the number in numerals and words. Then we found real chocolate Easter Eggs. They were delicious!

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Reading

Look at Year 1 enjoying reading their new books in the reading garden. 

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Taxi!

Year 1's topic was all about taxis. We learnt what a taxi is and the key parts (wheels, axles and chassis). Year 1 investigated existing products that did and did not have wheels and taxis from around the world to look at the similarities and differences. Then we learnt how to attach wheels to an…

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Superhero Day!

Year 1 had so much fun on our first day back to school! We did lots of Superhero activities like saving people, melting ice using salt and water and so much more. It was great fun being superheroes for a day.

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St Francis Vets is open for business!

We turned our classroom into a vets practice!

We did lots of different activities like using coins to pay for pet toys and using lego to build a bed for our pets. Also, we took our pets to the vet surgery to give them a check up. Year 1 knew that we needed to do all of these tasks to make…

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