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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Unplugged coding in Year 1

Year 1 have been busy coding all half term, they have written detailed instructions in the correct order, planned and tested a Beebot journey and used the Beebot app on the iPads. 

 

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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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Outdoor Phonics

The last few weeks we have been getting ready for our Phonics Checker test in Year 1 and have been having lots of fun with the different games we have created. We took the chance of the rare day of nice weather we have had this year and went outside to practise. The children have loved some of…

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Animal art!

In Year 1 this half term our topic has been Paws, Claws and Whiskers. We have learnt lots about different animals and have been looking carefully at the different patterns and features of different animals. We began some artwork trying to recreate the animals' patterns, using a variety of…

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The Easter Story

In Year 1 we spent some time looking at the Easter story; from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday when Jesus rose again. The children made some Resurrection eggs and Easter garden pictures to help retell the story. They had lots of fun making them and working as a team. 

 

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Science Week

The theme for science week this year was 'journeys'. Year 1 and 2 worked together to create some balloon powered cars. We worked in teams to experiment with the size and shape of the chassis. We learnt lots of new skills, such as how to blow up a balloon! It was not an easy task as we had to test…

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