Key Stage 1 Multi-skills.

Last week some children from Year 2 accompanied Miss Blackie and Miss Taylor to St.Thomas More for a Key Stage 1 multi-skills fielding and striking event. The children had lots of fun and were a credit to our school. As a reward for fair play we received a certificate for being one of the best behaved schools.

Special people in Year 1.

Year 1 have been thinking about our special people and all that they do for us. We have been praying for our special people at home, at school and in our neighbourhood, and we have asked God to take care of them all.Continue Reading

Designing, making and visiting a castle keep.

For our latest Design and Technology project Year 1 designed, made and evaluated model castles. This was linked to our work on Fairy Tales in literacy and homes from long ago in History. As well as hearing stories featuring castles, the children also had a fantastic day trip to the castle keep in Newcastle to…Continue Reading

World Book Day

On Friday Year 1 had great fun coming to school ready for bedtime stories. It was really strange wearing our pajamas and slippers in class. However the children enjoyed pairing up with each other to share their favorite book from home, and then it was even more interesting sharing their texts with the boys and…Continue Reading

My Money Week in Y1.

Year 1 enjoyed My Money Week. We had stories about money and watched a BBC DVD about understanding money. In Numeracy lessons the children practised learning the value of coins and notes and making different amounts using a variety of coins. They also played shop keeper and customer and had to pay for items and…Continue Reading

Be Bright! Be Seen!

Year 1 recently attended a workshop in school with Marcus. He came to tell us about how to avoid accidents in the dark by being seen through wearing brightly coloured clothing. The children gained some good advice on how to add sparkly touches to their clothes and accessories on these dark mornings and evenings. Even…Continue Reading

Homes and Toys from the past

On Friday, Year 1 met ‘That History Bloke’ for the first time. The children enjoyed a ‘hands on’ workshop which was delivered in two parts throughout the morning First the children learnt about homes from 100 years ago, and then investigated the toys children would have played with in those days. The day was lots of…Continue Reading

A Family Liturgy

Year 1 have been learning about families in our RE lessons over the last four weeks. The children have enjoyed bringing in their family photographs to share with the class and they recognise that God loves and cares for every family. To celebrate the end of our class topic the children planned their own Liturgy…Continue Reading

Grassroots Gymnastics

Year 1 are very fortunate to have be given the opportunity this term to have some gymnastics coaching from a company called Grassroots. After a few weeks the children are already able to to do pencil rolls, forward rolls and some amazing balances. Take a look at our photographs and see how good we are!  Continue Reading

Year 1 Little Rescuers

On Monday, Year 1 enjoyed a workshop with ‘Little Rescuers’ where they learned about keeping themselves safe and helping other people to be safe. The children were very good at picking out dangerous situations and household objects and they enjoyed learning the postcode song for calling an ambulance.     Continue Reading