Year 1


Class One go to the Post Office

Following on from all the work we have been doing on the Jolly Postman, today Class One enjoyed a trip to the Shadwell Post Office.  The children were able to ask lots of questions about what happens to the post after it has been put in the postbox and what else happens at the Post Office. Thank…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 22 October 2018

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Royal Tea Party

The children were excited to invite their families into class on Wednesday for our Royal Tea Party.  They recited their version of The Jolly Postman, sang our fabulous harvest song about the Big Red Combine Harvester and finished with a rendition of the National Anthem.  Afterwards the children…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 19 October 2018

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The Jolly Postman

Our focus text this half term has been The Jolly Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg.  This week the children have written their own versions of the story, made maps of the postman's route, recreated the fairytale village and made puppets of the characters.  A busy week…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 14 October 2018

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No Pens Day

Class 1 did lots of speaking and listening on No Pens Day.  They listened carefully to the story of "Katie in London", before describing London landmarks to their partners who had to guess what they were thinking of.  The children were great at this, using lots of interesting vocabulary in their…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 4 October 2018

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Welcome to Class 1

We have had a very busy first day in Year 1. The postman delivered lots of fantastic postcards from the children's holidays and we shared these, together with those brought into school today.  The children loved talking about what they had been doing this summer and they all completed their first…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 6 September 2018

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When we were in Reception Class ...................

Posted by Mrs Hilton on 1 September 2018

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Farming Fun in Class R

This half term we have been learning about animals and farms.  The children have made butter from cream - and enjoyed spreading and eating it!  They also made bread and found out where flour comes from by reading The Little Red Hen.  In the classroom a farm shop has appeared, with products priced…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 25 March 2018

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Class R's Sport Relief Fun

Reception had great fun on Friday enjoying our Sport Relief activities.  In the morning we had an impromptu maths lesson as they all spotted numbers on each other, getting particularly excited when they found our new number of the week, number 9.

In the afternoon we enjoyed using the trim…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 25 March 2018

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Reception's Chinese New Year

This week Class R have been finding out about Chinese New Year and celebrating the Year of the Dog.  The topic was brought to life by a special visitor who told us all about how it is celebrated by Chinese families around the world and brought in lots of special Chinese decorations.  We found out…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 25 February 2018

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National Railway Museum Visit

This half term our topic has been "Transport", because the children had been showing a keen interest in planes, trains and other modes of transport.  A trip to the Railway Museum therefore seemed like a perfect way to extend our topic.

This week Class R had an absolutely wonderful trip to the…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 7 February 2018

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From maths to pizzas!

In Reception our learning is very much child-led and this week the children led us in a very unexpected direction!  Whilst investigating the number 6, the children suggested we use pizza to practise sharing 6 pieces between two.  They continued their learning independently in the playdough area,…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 13 January 2018

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Winter Explorer Day

Class R had a wonderful day exploring our outdoor environment during Winter Explorer Day.  We were very lucky with the weather, enjoying blue skies and a lovely calm day. We looked closely at the changes that had occurred since our Autumn Explorer Day, sketching the big oak tree and revisiting the…

Posted by Mrs Barrett on 8 January 2018

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