Easter Egg Hunt!

Year 1 had lots of fun before the Easter holidays. We did 2 Easter egg hunts! The first Hunt was to find an egg and write the number in numerals and words. Then we found real chocolate Easter Eggs. They were delicious!

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Reading

Look at Year 1 enjoying reading their new books in the reading garden. 

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Taxi!

Year 1's topic was all about taxis. We learnt what a taxi is and the key parts (wheels, axles and chassis). Year 1 investigated existing products that did and did not have wheels and taxis from around the world to look at the similarities and differences. Then we learnt how to attach wheels to an…

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Superhero Day!

Year 1 had so much fun on our first day back to school! We did lots of Superhero activities like saving people, melting ice using salt and water and so much more. It was great fun being superheroes for a day.

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St Francis Vets is open for business!

We turned our classroom into a vets practice!

We did lots of different activities like using coins to pay for pet toys and using lego to build a bed for our pets. Also, we took our pets to the vet surgery to give them a check up. Year 1 knew that we needed to do all of these tasks to make…

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Seasonal changes

Today, Year 1 were looking closely at deciduous and evergreen trees and the changes in seasons. Our afternoon was full of leaf hunting, leaf collecting, dot painting and leaf printing. 

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Black History Week

During the last week of autumn 1 Year 1 learnt some interesting things about some important people from Bakck History. We found out some amazing facts about Sir Trevor McDonald and Serena Williams. Did you know Serena Williams has won 357 tennis matches?!

We even got to interview each…

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Puppy Love!

On Monday, Year 1 had a very special guest. We got to meet Miss Saxon's dog, Mabel. This term, our topic is paws, claws and whiskers and Year 1 got to ask Miss Saxon some questions about how she keeps Mabel happy. We also looked at some of our other pets like Miss Saxon's horse and Miss Gardner's…

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Year 1 suggested websites

Here are some suggested websites.

We will add to this in the event of a closure

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/what-we-offer/discovery-education-espresso

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/

 

Khan academy on youtube - eg khan academy equivalent…

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Taxis

As part of our topic 'Bright Lights, Big City' we made some London taxis. We started exploring toys with wheels and looking at their parts. We then experimented with different ways of fixing the axle and chasis. From our testing we came up with a design criteria and made our own taxis. Finally we…

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Materials

In Year 1 we have been learning about different materials and their properties. We used our sense of touch to test the properties of some materials, whether they changed in our hands and whether their properties changed when mixed with another material. 

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Churches

Year 1 went to visit St Francis church to have an explore and see what signs and symbols we could find. We learnt about what things were called and what they are for. We then used this knowledge to create our own churches back in class. We worked as part of a team with a special job, just like our…

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