Class 1 mini-productions of 'Cinderella' using the 'Stop Motion' app on our school ipads. The children took the clips and moved their characters themselves. They edited and added voice overs.
10.01.19 - Our first school swimming lesson! Some of the children in Class 1 had never been swimming before! We saw nervous faces soon change into beaming smiles. So incredibly proud of how well the whole class took to the water! Well done Class 1!
Gingerbread men cont.... - The mixing and Making :-)
3rd & 4th January - Welcome back to our spring topic - Fairytales. The children designed and then made gingerbread men. They Intricately followed their designs. They used left over dough as playdough and role-played making it all over again.
17th and 18th of December 2018 - Class 1 and 2 visited Don Thompson house and Limecourt. The children moved the residents to tears of joy with their singing and beautiful company. They made us proud by singing their hearts out and chatting away to the resisdents. It meant an incredible amount to the residents to see their smiling faces.
14.12.18 - Craft sharing with our parents/carers/family - We had such a lovely morning and a great show of visitors making the most of all the Christmas craft on offer. Making stockings, decorations, gift bags, baubles and cards. Thank you to those who were able to join us.
12.12.19 Christmas dinner, jumper and hat day! We LOVED this school tradition and embraced designing and making our own hats!
Week beginning 10.12.18 - Retelling of the Christmas story!
7.12.18 -PE - Moving over, under, on and through in a variety of ways. Balancing and jumping safely.
week beginning 7.12.18 Creating a class 'band!' Christmas stocking making and sewing! Class one showed real perseverance with this task and worked with great control of their needles.
27.11.18 - Making an advent calendar to count down the days until Christmas. Thinking about time and what time we do things or what part of the day we do them in. Weighing Christmas parcels.
Our Christmas topic began! week beginning 25.11.18 - making our Jesse tree in preparation for Christmas, snow small world play, paper chain decoration making and measuring.
Week beginning 19.11.18 - STICKMAN! We made our own stickman! Worked in teams to design and make a new home for him and his family. Ordered sticks according to their length and retold the story in our writing.
13.11.18 - We are getting to know numbers more and more and confidenty read and order them.
GRUFFALO CONTINUED: We made and designed our own Gruffalo hats, we wore this in the orchard when we acted out the story. We took part in other Gruffalo crafts and selected our own resources.
Week beginning 12/11/18 -THE GRUFFALO. Here we are making Gruffalo story maps to help us retell the story! We were great at quoting the story. We also role played and measured pretending to make Gruffalo crumble. We also made dens for the animals to hide in.
7.11.18 - Autumn topic week. We explored the Autumn season thinking about what we can see, feel, hear, smell and taste.
The children have been enjoying their Forest School session on a Monday afternoon. They have looked at the changes that have taken place in our forest as the season has changed, this has included the changes of colour and appearance of the trees. They have also thought about what might live in our forest and looked for evidence of these animals. Miss Bere November 2018
16.10.18 The Firestation! Great fun was had by all at our firestation. We were able to explore the station, sit inside the engine, use the water hose and learn what a fireman does. Mrs Wiltshire also dressed up in their heavy uniform.
October - Year 1 working on contractions in their grammar lessons.
October - Year 1 working on their bonds to 10
15.10.18 SHAPES!! We went on a shape hunt, created shape pictures, made lego shapes, make shapes with ribbons, and explored the properties of shapes.
9.10.18 - People who help us. Making fingerprints, role play, pc badges, photo id and small world play
9.10.18 PC Emanuel vistited us to tell us all about how the police help us. We were so excited to learn about how they keep us safe.
28.09.18 - Making the fruit salad! We selected our own fruits and chopped them up ourselves. It was YUM!
Getting FRUITY! Making supertato, releasing frozen veggies, ordering potato sizes and 28.09.18 we went to the Friday market to buy some fruit to make fruit salad. It was such a lovely experience and the children ordered their own individual fruits and handed over the money to the kind stool owner.
Week beginning 24/09/18 SUPERTATO! Such fun was had with this topic! Potato printing, role playing the story with real life veg, carrot pens, fruit collages, floating and sinking, and much more!
17.09.18 - My incredible family: Learning about what makes a family, being unique and thinking about our own unique skills, being super heroes! Discussing family dynamics and linking it to those in the incredibles.
10.09.18 Our first week at shool - getting to know one another, showing what we like and don't like, talking about ourselves and exploring our new environment