Author: Mrs Barrett


Class One's Return

It has been wonderful to welcome so many Class One children back this week.  The children have adapted very well to the new routines and bubbles and both Mrs Barrett and  Miss Ings have been impressed with their amazing attitudes.  They were all so excited to be back with their classmates and seem…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 24 June 2020

Category: Year 1

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World Book Day

From Stickman to Snow White and Horrid Henry to Matilda, Class One was full of wonderful book characters on Thursday.  Following the School theme of poetry, the children learnt "The Sound Collector" by Roger McGough.  To pick up some tips about how to perform poetry we watched Joe Coehlo - the…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 6 March 2020

Category: Year 1

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Our amazing bodies

After learning about the different animal groups last half term, Class One are now finding out about humans.  We started off by drawing around each other and labelling different parts of the body.  Over the next few weeks the children will add to their labels as they learn more about our amazing…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 1 March 2020

Category: Year 1

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Jamaican maths

In Class One we have been learning about Jamaica and comparing it to the United Kingdom.  We have compared the weather, the landscape and the foods and today the children had the chance to sample some real Jamaican products.  However, first they had to find the length and mass of each of them,…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 13 February 2020

Category: Year 1

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Pirates Ahoy!

The pirates of Class One put on a fabulous performance today of what they have been learning as part of their music curriculum this half term.  Everyone loved dressing up and singing to an audience.  Well done me hearties - you really aarrrrrgh great! 

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 7 February 2020

Category: Year 1

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Shapes and Shadows

To finish their recent maths topic on shape, the children in Class One have been doing some problem solving tasks.  On a lovely sunny day they were investigating which 3D shape could have made the 2D shadows.  The children demonstrated some fantastic reasoning skills when explaining their answers…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 6 February 2020

Category: Year 1

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Whose poo?

Class One have been nature detectives today, trying to determine whether animals are carnivores, herbivores or omnivores.  First they watched  Mrs Barrett and Mrs Ibbetson dissect an owl pellet and were amazed to see the tiny bones inside showing them that the owls were clearly carnivores. They…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 27 January 2020

Category: Year 1

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Pirates and Explorers!

Class One really got into the spirit of our new English topic when they all came to school dressed as pirates and explorers.  They found a treasure map in the classroom which led them on a long  journey around school until they finally found their treasure in a sandy basket hidden in the hall. …

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 14 January 2020

Category: Year 1

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Into space in the Wonderdome

Class One journeyed into space when the Wonderdome visited Shadwell today.  We explored the moon (and saw Neil Armstrong's footprints!), travelled through the solar system and then explored the constellations, joining the stars together to see the shapes that they made.  We found out that stars…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 2 December 2019

Category: Year 1

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Testing Materials

Class One have continued their investigation of materials this week by testing a range of materials to determine their properties.  The children particularly enjoyed pouring water on all the materials to check if they were waterproof and pulling them to find out if they were stretchy.  They then…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 22 November 2019

Category: Year 1

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Off to the moon

Class One blasted off to space today to launch our new history topic about Neil Armstrong and the first moon landing.  When they arrived on the moon, the children went for a quick moonwalk before sampling some real astronaut food - neapolitan ice cream sandwich!  The young astronauts then made the…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 5 November 2019

Category: Year 1

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Algorithms are fun

In Computing Class One have been learning about algorithms.  To begin the lesson they had to give verbal step by step instructions to Mrs Barrett so she could make a jam sandwich.  Everyone thought it was hilarious when "put the jam on the bread" resulted in a jar of jam sitting on a slice of…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 3 November 2019

Category: Year 1

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