Category: year1

Year 1 – Aqua and Sky

Sing St Albans!

Here is the Sing St Albans Song! It has been played on the radio!

Halves and quarters!

Hi everyone, This week in maths we have been learning to find half and quarter of shapes. The children enjoyed folding shapes practically first, and then moving on to shading 1/2 and 1/4 of shape. Here are some fun online games linked to the learning. http://www.snappymaths.com/counting/fractions/interactive/halfornotimm/halfornotimm.htm http://www.snappymaths.com/counting/fractions/interactive/halfquartersimm/halfquartersimm.htm Here is a 2D shapes song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTeqUejf3D0 In …

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Superhero Fun!

Hi everyone, This week we have been reading the story of Beegu. The children explored what they know about the main character and how they might be feeling. They wrote about settings of the planet where Beegu was from, and have started to use speech for characters. We will continue with the Beegu story next …

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Welcome back!

Welcome back, everyone! Thank you very much for all of your kind wishes and gifts. We’d also like to say a big thank you for your support with the online learning. All of the children have settled back into school well this week, but I’m sure they’ll appreciate a rest over the weekend! This week …

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Christmas countdown!

Hello everyone, This week we have been learning to name and explore 2D and 3D shapes. We made shape monsters and nets of cubes and cuboids. In English we finished our work on the Jolly Christmas Postman, making inferences from the text based on what we know about the characters. We explored how Christians celebrate …

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Happy Hanukkah!

We are continuing to learn about different religious celebrations in Year 1 this week. We have begun to explore how Hanukkah is celebrated and next week we will be thinking about how Christmas is celebrated. In maths we have been recognising our odd and even numbers, by using cubes, halving and number lines to help …

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The Rainbow Fish

This week we have been reading The Rainbow Fish and learning to use adjectives to describe the setting and the sea creatures. In maths we have practised doubling and halving using cubes and number lines. The children have loved observing their rain gauges collecting water. The children have begun to think about how they can …

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Where will your Leaf Man go?

Hi everyone, In English this week the children have continued to explore the book The Leaf Man. They have made Leaf Man portraits using different autumnal materials gathered from outside. The children have created their own storyboards about where their Leaf Man would travel and in which direction – north, south, east or west. They …

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Rain, rain go away!

Hi everyone, This week we have been estimating the number of objects in a jar and values on a blank number line. In English we have  continued to work on the story of The Gingerbread Man creating our own characters and used them to practise our sentence writing. The children have focussed on the features …

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Children in Need and Gingerbread Man fun!

This week we have been learning to recite the story of The Gingerbread Man by heart including the story language.  We have done this through storyboards, actions and role play using our face masks.  In Maths, we have practising our numbers written as words to 20, bonds to 20 and representing our answers in different …

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