Category: year1

Year 1 – Aqua and Sky

Thank You!

We would like to say a big thank you to you all for your generosity and wonderful gifts and cards.  We have had an amazing year and the children have made great progress.  Have a lovely summer and enjoy the sunshine!


What a hot week and there’s more to come! We’ve had a busy week writing up and performing our poems in English. The children have been revisiting numbers to 20 by counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. We also used base ten equipment to compare lengths using double and half. Transition day was a great …

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Sports Day Fun!

Hi everyone, Thank you for all the helpers that came on the walk to and from the school Sports day on Thursday. The children had a wonderful time and it was lovely to see them support and encourage each other to do their best. In English, the children have written their version of the poem …

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This week the children have been carrying out a variety of science experiments linked to the topics they have covered over the year: human body, plants and everyday materials. We are currently observing how different liquids (coke, water, and orange juice) affect the surface of egg,  as the shell of an egg has a similar …

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The Great Fire of London

Hi everyone, This week in History, the children have been learning about the Great Fire of London. This follows on from reading the story Vlad and The Great Fire of London in English. The topic has given the opportunity to understand the affect of the fire on London. They have compared London maps from the …

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The Trip!

Hi everyone, The children had an amazing time at Paradise Wildlife Park. They were all well behaved and a credit to the school and yourselves. On the visit, the children had the opportunity to see and learn about a variety of wild animals. There was also a dinosaur park with electronic dinosaurs that grabbed the …

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Welcome back to the last half term of Year 1

Hi everyone, Let’s start with information for the school trip on Monday to Paradise Wildlife Park. We will be spending the whole day outside and it looks like we should have some nice weather (everything crossed!). Could you provide your child with the following:- named pack lunch in a lunch box/bag  which will be returned …

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The Joyful Jubilee

What a week! We have had a jam packed final week before half term in Year 1.  In maths, we have focused on applying our skills of division and multiplication by answering word problems. We have had to share into even groups and count in our twos, fives and tens. Towards the end of the …

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London Landmarks

Hi everyone, This week, in geography we have been using an atlas to locate and identify the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas. The children have used simple directional language (e.g. near and far; left and right), to describe the location of places in the local area of …

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How does your garden grow?

Hi everyone This week in science the children have learned about plants. They have looked at how they grow and what they need for growth and survival.  They have created a fair test investigation to explore whether different environments affect how plants grow. Some decided to place the seed in a dark place, others a …

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