Brazil Workshop

Today year 1 have enjoyed a fantastic workshop all about Brazil! They have learnt all about the rainforest animals and the different layers of the rainforest. They learnt and performed two songs. They then learnt about how Brazil was founded and did some story telling. In the afternoon they looked…

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Brazil carnival costumes

Our new topic is about Rio. We looked at the big carnival they have in Rio every year and learnt about how they make their amazing costumes for the parade. We had a go at making our own headdresses and tried to create some patterns on them using feathers and glitter. We can't wait to wear…

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Sink or float?

Year 1 were sent a letter asking them to design some new boats. They needed to find which materials were best to make the boats from. The children tested different materials to see whether they floated or sunk. They them discussed which out of the materials which floated would be the best to make…

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The Great Fire of London

We learnt about The Great Fire of London in our history lesson and decided to create some artwork based on it. We used pastels to create the fire. We practised creating different tones and smudging. We then used black paper to cut and stick shapes to make the outlines of the houses.

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Material properties

We have been learning to identify different materials. This week we looked at the properties of materials and tested some materials to find out what their properties are. 

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Science week measuring ourselves

Science week this year has the theme of 'Growth'. We measured ourselves with string to see how tall we are. We then used other items and compared our height. We found that we all were 5 or 6 shoes heigh and that our height is the same as the length when we stretch our arms out. 

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World Book Day

Today we celebrated World Book Day! The children came in dressed in some fantastic costumes for their favourite characters! We had lots of fun exploring and sharing books today. Some of our favourite activities were making reading dens to share our favourite books with our friends and having a…

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Cities in the United Kingdom

In geography we have been learning about what a city is and identifying human features within the city. We used maps of England to help us locate different cities. 

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Senses

We have been learning about our senses and the body parts relating to each sense. We carried out some experiments using our senses. We had to guess what we could feel, what we could smell, what we could taste and what we could hear. 

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Churches

In our RE lessons we have been learning about churches and features within the church. We worked togther as a team to make two churches. 

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Mental Health Awareness Week

For Mental Health Awareness Week we discussed growing emotionally and things we can do to help our emotions grow. We discussed ways we can understand our emotions and had a go at some mindfulness relaxation. We also did some mindfulness colouring. 

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Royal Tea Party

Our new topic is 'Bright Lights Big City' where we will be learning all about London and the queen. To start the topic we had a royal tea party. The children enjoyed lots of delicious food and played croquet with Mrs Jagger-Smith. 

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