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Welcome to Year 1's Class Webpage!

On our page you will find a variety of things that we have done over the year, across all areas of learning. The newest posts will be published at the top so please make sure you scroll down so you don't miss a thing! We hope you enjoy looking at Year 1!

 

Important Dates:

  • Monday and Tuesday – These are our PE days. Children will need their PE kit in school (both indoor and outdoor). Please ensure clothing is labelled with a name and jewellery is taken off including earrings and necklaces.
  • Wednesday – Hand in date for homework.
  • Thursday – Spelling tests will take place on this day, in the afternoon.
    Children can practise their spellings in a variety of ways such as look, cover, write, repeating the words, using a rhyme for each letter of the word, finding common words in the word that they already know and can see, segmenting the word or breaking it down into syllables.
  • Friday – New homework and spellings are handed out. 

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Art

In Art this week we continued working on our collaging skills. We created a rain cloud and used tissue paper to roll up and form into a cloud. For the rain we tried some blow painting. We used some really watery paint and blue through a straw to make the paint run down our page. This created the effect of rain, we loved doing this!

Maths

In Maths this week we have been working on subtraction. We challenged our partner with some subtraction number sentences and they had to use beads or multi-link to work out the answer.

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Our Autumn Walk

As part of our topic 'Whatever the Weather', we went outside onto the school field to see if we could find Autumn objects. We had a checklist that told us what to look for. We didn't manage to find everything on our checklist but we managed to find brown leaves, orange leaves, berries, pine cones and many other objects.

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English

In English today, we started reading our new book 'We're going on a bear hunt'. We loved the story so much that we decided to go on our very own bear hunt. We searched the bushed in the playground and found lots of bears hiding. We also did some drama where we swam through the water, walking through the mud, walked through the swishy swashy grass and tried to walk in the heavy snow blizzard!

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Basketball WOW Day

Today we were visited by a Professional Basketball player, Paul Sturgess. He worked with us to develop our basketball skills. We had a fantastic day meeting Paul and Mark and we loved our PE session. He is even the tallest man in Britain and the World's tallest basketball player. We were very excited!

English

Today we have been creating holiday brochures. We used all of our skills that we have learnt in English such as labelling a map, creating a list of activities and writing captions for pictures. We chose some very interesting holiday destinations like Australia, Morocco, Ibiza, Wales, London and Portugal.

Art

As our topic this half term is 'Whatever the Weather', we have been researching different seasons and types of weather. We have researched a lot about rainbows, so we created a rainbow collage in Art. We had to be very careful with the tissue paper and roll it into small balls. We had to remember to order of the colours correctly so they looked like real rainbows.

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Our Class Promise
During the first day back after the summer holidays, we discussed what were the right and wrong things to do whilst at school. After discussing lots of ideas, we created our very own class promise. Everyone created their face, which is now displayed in the classroom around our promise, to show that we agree and will try our very best to not break our promise.

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