19Jul
2018
0

Parrots are flying forwards!

So, after lots of learning and fun times in Year 1, Parrot Class are now moving forwards on their learning journey and to have new fun times to Year 2. All your teachers are proud of you and send good wishes to you in your new class Whales.

06Jul
2018
0

What’s the time?

This week we have begun our work learning about time. We thought about the meaning of the time words ‘before’, ‘after’, ‘yesterday’, ‘today’ and ‘tomorrow’. Today we listened to the story song ‘What’s the time Mr Wolf?’ and used our clocks to set the time to o’clock. Lots of us were able to explain about […]

29Jun
2018
0

Animal Enclosures

Today we looked at our designs for an animal enclosure and began to make them.     We worked independently using scissors to cut and glue, sellotape and masking tape to fasten things together.

15Jun
2018
1

What can animals do?

This week we have been writing about the things animals use their different body parts for. We have been using noun phrases and Caitlyn had lovely ideas- the fish had ‘sparkly scales’ and the parrot had ‘rainbow wings’. Rajan and Lottie had great ideas for our group work writing about a tortoise. Lacey-Leigh, Rihanna and […]

08Jun
2018
0

Wonderful Soccer Aid Competition

Today we held our soccer aid challenge for UNICEF. The government will double the money we raised today and we are proud that we can help other children around the world. In Year 1 there were 2 joint winners of the challenge to design a sports race involving a football, and we are so proud […]

25May
2018
0

Fractions

We have been working hard learning about halves and quarters and finding out that a half is one of two equal parts and a quarter is one of four equal parts. Laila remembers these statements and can use them to help her with her work. We have looked at equal and unequal groups and seen […]

18May
2018
0

Red, White and Blue

Today we came dressed in red, white and blue to celebrate the royal wedding tomorrow. Lola know why we wore these colours. We learned about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and saw pictures of different wedding cakes, crowns and royal carriages. We made a jam sandwich and iced a cupcake.     We made bunting, […]

04May
2018
4

Exciting Safari!

What an exciting day! We came to school dressed for our safari and went on an animal hunt. We had a quiz where we had to identify the animal skin and name the animal and this afternoon painted some great animals. Here we are making snake paper chains.         We worked really well as part […]

27Apr
2018
0

Counting groups

In Maths we have been recognising and counting equal groups of 2, 5 and 10 and we are very good at it. We know that multiples of 10 end in 0 and that when we count equal groups we add the same number again and again. We have begun arranging our groups into arrays and […]

20Apr
2018
2

Our New Topic

Our new topic is Safari and we have begun to think about animals. We enjoy our new role play area and used salt dough to make shapes of animals. We wrote animal riddles in Literacy and in Letters and Sounds learnt that ‘elephant’, crocodile’, ‘hippopotamus’ and ‘chimpanzee’ are all polysyllabic words.         

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