7 Mar

Messy Maps!

We created aerial view plans of our classroom using a range of materials found within the classroom. Each group decided upon and devised a key when making their maps so they were clear and easy to follow! 

7 Mar

Step into Spring!

Year 1 enjoyed a spring walk around the school grounds today. We looked for signs of the season and learned about why some trees lost their leaves over winter whilst others didn’t! We learned the new terms ‘deciduous’ and ‘evergreen’ and spotted these trees in our nature area. We heard birds…

27 Feb

Year 1 Live with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

We were very lucky to have Julia Donaldson read a traditional tale as part of our literacy topic this week. We also had an illustration masterclass from the famous illustrator, Axel Scheffler.

27 Feb

Our Exciting Visitors!!

Thank you to Mrs Kornas who brought in their beautiful pet guinea pigs. We learnt all about how they care for them , what they eat and where they sleep. We all had the option to give them a stroke too! 

24 Feb

Colour Mixing

We explored mixing the primary colours to make secondary colours. We also discussed how we could make them lighter and darker.

23 Feb

People Who Help Us - Parent Volunteers

Thank you to Mr Sowerby who came in to tell us how he helps us. He brought in lots of equipment and showed us how he used them. We thoroughly enjoyed listening. Thank you

8 Feb

People Who Help Us!

We really enjoyed when Kath came in to talk to us about how she helps people in her job. We discussed our emotions and how we should talk about our feelings. 

7 Feb

Diana from NISCU Visits Year 1!

We were so lucky to have Diana from NISCU come and visit our class today!

She taught us three stories from the Bible- Jesus heals the paralysed man, Jesus Walks on Water, and Jesus' resurrection- and looked at how all these stories show how and why Jesus was, and still is, special. We then…

30 Jan

The Stilling of the Storm!

Today we heard the Bible story where Jesus stilled the storm and saved his friends from drowning! We learned how this amazing act shows Jesus' power and miraculous abilities. We acted out the story in groups and recorded how we would have felt during the storm whilst Jesus was sleeping and after…

19 Jan

People Who Help Us- Firefighters

We enjoyed listening to the Firemen from Lancaster about their job and how they help people. We asked some great questions e.g where do you get the water from ? We learnt lots of new facts. 

19 Jan

People Who Help Us

Thank you to Mrs Kornas who came to talk to us today about how she helps people in her job. We had just excellent questions to ask her! 

18 Jan

Y1 Making Bread like Little Red Hen

We have been reading the story of Little Red Hen in our English. We discussed where the ingredients come from and we had a go at making our own bread. We looked at the skills of sifting, mixing and kneading.