Chinese New Year celebrations Y1

In year 1, we have had a Chinese Celebration morning for Chinese New Year which starts today-it's the year of the pig 2019.

We started the day with grammar (joining using the word 'and') then guided reading, singing in the hall then back into Y1 for a Chinese celebration meal!  we talked about…

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A flavour of activities in Y1

Autumn term 2018 (Y1)

I moved from year 3, into year 1, September 2018. I have thoroughly enjoyed teaching the curriculum, I've been able to adapt our themed teaching to support the children, challenging them to achieve their full potential.  My high expectations have created a real buzz for…

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Christmas in Y1

It's a busy time in year 1, we have made the classroom very festive. The children are working very hard in their writing, reading and maths, it sometimes has a Christmas theme but hey! themed cross-curricular writing.


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Autumn in Y1

Well, It's nearly Christmas and the children are very excited about our Christmas Carol Service.  Our classroom is looking amazing, full of the children's work and examples of great artwork, plus lots of prompts to support their everyday learning.


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Sportshall Athletics

Congratulations to all of Year 6 who were involved in the Sportshall Athletics competition at Lostock Hall Academy yesterday. The team competed in a range of running and field events against 9 other schools and performed brilliantly to achieve a 3rd place finish overall.

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English in Y1

It’s 13 weeks into the new school year and I’m ever so pleased with year 1. They’ve impressed me with their determination to do well at reading and writing.  Here is a few photos of us completing different activities in class.

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We are recapping on our colours in Spanish- have a go at this catchy tune.

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Maths-No Problem

We have just started Maths No Problem, and love it.

The children start each lesson with a challenge and are encouraged to work it out, showing as many different strategies as possible.  They often lead the lesson with different strategies and ways of explaining-this challenges their thinking,…

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Diwali Celebrations

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The Great Plague

In Autumn 2 Year 4’s topic is The Great Plague. We will be investigating what London was like in the 1660’s. This will include finding out what the great plague was and how it spread it. We will be looking at recounts of people living through the great plague of London and information retrieved…

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Sparks Might Fly

In Autumn 1 Year 4’s topic is Sparks Might Fly. This is a science based topic where we will be finding out lots about electricity. We will be making circuits, researching the dangers of electricity and broaden our understanding how important electricity is to us. During this topic we will also be…

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Great Fire of London

Baking in year 1-linked to out 'Great Fire of London' theme (Watch our slide show)

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