Category: Year 1

What a fantastic day we had in year one today! This  morning consisted of cutting and preparing the vegetables to cook for our soup.  We wrote a prayer to read at the supper and baked some delicious rolls.  Then some of our family members joined us for our Harvest Supper.  We hope you had as much […]

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To get ready for our Harvest celebration we have been learning all about where our food comes from. We have used pastels to draw the vegetables and then we enjoyed using knives to cut them up and see what was inside them.  We have baked some bread and enjoyed tasting it.

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We had a nurse visit us on Monday.  She told us all about her job and how she cares for people who are sick.  The children enjoyed asking questions and looking at the equipment she uses. In Calmore Hospital we had lots of caring nurses ready to look after the sick.  They practised using a […]

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Year 1 were lucky enough to have Pat and her puppy Sansa visit us in school today. We found out about the difficult training the dogs have to go through.  We were really impressed with all the things that they learn to do. The children asked Pat questions that they had written in literacy this […]

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What a busy week – and it’s only Tuesday! So far this week we have created our own hutch for the rabbits using junk modelling, mixed paint, created our own stage to perform on and even made our own cement to fix the holes in the wall!! Mr Roy will be pleased.

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We explored our sense taste today. The children were able to tell us which foods tasted sweet, sour, bitter and salty.  The lemon was the least favourite!

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We have been on the hunt for numbers to 20.  Some of the numbers were missing and the children wrote the numbers with chalk and multi-represented them using leaves, feathers and grass.

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The children have had a great first week. They have enjoyed mixing paint to create their skin tone for a self-portrait; PE and music; and setting rules for their new classroom.  In child initiated time the children have enjoyed feeding and handling the class rabbits.

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To celebrate the end of a fantastic term we decided to have a superhero day in Year 1 following our work based around the book ‘Supertato’. The children had a fantastic day making their own superhero capes and masks. We decorated our capes by sewing on different materials and also using paint and sponges to […]

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Year 1 were lucky enough to partake in a cricket festival hosted by the school and run by New Forest School Sport. The children were joined by 3 other local schools and spent the morning learning cricket skills and participating in team activities. The weather was glorious and the children had a fantastic time. The […]

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