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Year 1 – Aqua and Sky

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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Be Internet Legends: The Family Adventure

” Join The Internet Legends with this new family adventure at home. Learn about online safety together from Google and Parent Zone. This family challenge is a three-part animated series following a family of Internauts through Interland. “ Once you have finished watching the films, why not download and complete the accompanying activity packs? There …

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First week back!

Hi everyone, The children have settled well into the second half of autumn term. The weather has been cold and dry so the children have been able to go outside to learn. In English we are reading Ruby’s Worry by Tom Percival and the children have discussed and written about ways to reduce stress, things …

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Happy half term

Hi everyone, We have been very busy this week designing and making flying machines for Rosie Revere (our Class book character) to safely fly along a zip wire in class. The children selected materials and equipment to make it and considered how to keep Rosie safe during her flight. In maths we have continued to …

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New pets arrived!

The children have been enjoying our new class book for literacy called Rosie Revere, Engineer. We will continue learning about resilience with this book next week. For phonics we have focused on consolidating the sounds that the children have been taught so far before moving on to the next phase. In maths we have been …

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