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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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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Great Fire of London

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

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