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Year 1 – ‘Bright’ and ‘Carle’ Blog

09 November 2018

A week all about Remembrance!

This week in Year 1, we have focused our learning around Remembrance Day. In topic, children have been finding out more information about the war by asking a variety of questions. We have used the book ‘Where the Poppies Now Grow‘ by Hilary Robinson and Martin Impey, as a hook for our work. In English […]

14 October 2018

Traditional Tales in Year 1

This week we have been busy learning about traditional tales, place value, animal groups and Native American houses. In English we have started a unit of  work on ‘The Three Little Pigs’. This week we have read and learnt the order of the story to enable us to create comic strips. Through enhanced provision children […]

05 October 2018

Harvest Morning in Year 1

We had a wonderful morning on Wednesday with our Harvest Festival celebrations. Thank you to all the parents, Grandparents, brothers and sisters that attended the morning, it was lovely to see you all. j During the Harvest morning the children moved around four different activities with their family member. They made scarecrows, Harvest cards, corn […]

28 September 2018

Native American Art in Year 1

This week we have been busy interpreting our own Native American patterns as part of our topic work on Pocahontas. The children used oil pastels to create colourful patterns. Madrid and Paris class were fantastic at interpreting the art work and creating their own patterns using vibrant colours. They looked really effective! In English we […]

21 September 2018

Number sense, labels and captions in Year 1

We have had a very busy week this week learning about numbers, labels and captions and Pocahontas. In Maths we have been working on reading and writing numbers 0-20 with our main focus being on teen numbers and making sure the digits are in the right order. Throughout the week the children have been working […]

14 September 2018

Welcome back Year 1!

Welcome back to our new Year 1 classes. We have had a wonderful first week back in school and all of the children have settled into their new classes well. During the week the children have had time to get to explore their new classrooms. Throughout the week children have been showing us their number […]

28 June 2018

Key Stage 1 Superstars!

As we come to the end of our sporting calendar in Key Stage 1, it is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the success of all of our teams this year. This has been our most successful sporting year in Key Stage 1 winning all three of the cluster competitions this year, an incredible achievement! In […]

28 June 2018

More Athletics Success for Key Stage 1

Well done to our Key Stage 1 athletics team who competed against 8 other schools to win the primary athletics competition at Ellesmere on Tuesday. Children competed against cluster and academy schools during a wonderful morning of sport. The sun shone all day for the athletes whilst they took part in track and field event. […]

25 May 2018

Active Week in Year 1

Wow it has been a very busy week this week in Year 1! We started our week off with sports day on Monday. It was great to see so many parents and family members out supporting all of the children in the Key Stage. The children were brilliant all morning showing fantastic sportsmanship, team work […]