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Year 1 – ‘Bright’ and ‘Carle’ Blog

17 January 2022

I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house down!

I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house down! All children loved Forest School last week, the Big Bad Wolf greeted us and Mrs Griffiths challenged us to see if we could build shelters for the pigs to keep them safe from the Wolf. 

15 December 2020

Festive Fun!

In Forest School Donaldson class read one of their advent stories ‘Pick a Pine Tree’. They spotted some pine trees in the forest and decorated them, they had to be careful as they were prickly! Their forest looked very festive afterwards!

01 December 2020

Tom and the Island of Dinosaurs

Reception/Year 1’s story of the week has been ‘Tom and the Island of Dinosaurs’ which they have absolutely loved! The children were excited to find a letter in a bottle just like the one Katy had sent. They wrote letters back to Katy asking her questions to help them find out where she was. The […]

13 October 2020

Who’s that trip trapping over my bridge?

This morning we have been very busy building a bridge for the Billy Goats Gruff to cross. We also made traps for the mean troll.

25 February 2020

Fairytale mini mission hook day!

Year 1 had a magical launch to their mini mission! Our new mini mission for the next 3 weeks is Fairytales. The children came in dressed up as fairytale characters and were invited to a medieval banquet. The banquet was inspired by the literacy book focus of ‘George and the Dragon’ by Chris Wormell.

02 December 2019

What a busy week for year 1

This week has been very busy, with lots of visitors coming into class to watch the children in Maths, English and Phonics. They all coped extremely well and showed off how AMAZING they are! In Maths we have continued to write addition equations from a picture, bar model and cherry model. We have learnt about […]

14 November 2019

Dinosaur Captured on Camera at Ellesmere Primary School

We have had a very exciting week in year 1 this week. From a newly painted classroom, a dinosaur being spotted at school on Monday to the owl man visiting on Wednesday. This week we have been learning all about dinosaurs and the dinosaur was captured on camera leaving an egg outside the school doors! […]

08 October 2019

Sharing the Planet in Year 1

Our new mini mission up until half term is ‘Sharing the Planet’. We will be focusing on ocean animals, their habitats and the effects of plastic pollution (see photos attached for the hook we delivered to start the topic). This week in English we have begun learning facts about ocean animals to support our poetry […]

24 September 2019

Our Week

This week in English we have continued to write labels and captions. These have been linked to the human body and what we use our senses for. This has linked in well with our science work where we went on a senses walk. Our main focus has been to continue to use sounds and also […]