Class 1 Blog

Class 1 Blog

  • 20
    Jan

    RE - Calming of the Storm

    Posted by Miss L Heward
    Class 1 explored the theme of friendship through the story of The Calming of the Storm. We created our own floating boats using pears and practised folding techniques by making origami boats. We recreated the calm and angry storm together using a parachute.
  • 18
    Jan

    PE - Balancing

    Posted by Miss L Heward
    Today, Class 1 worked together to practise 4 and 3 point balances. We focused on making sure we had a secure balance (no wobbling) and point limbs and toes.
  • 17
    Jan

    Art - Observational Drawing

    Posted by Miss L Heward
    Today, year 1 spent time practising our observational drawing skills. We looked carefully at the castle image to identify details to include in our drawing. We also developed our sketching abilities by holding the pencil further up to press lightly on the paper.
  • 13
    Jan

    Weather Reporters

    Posted by Miss L Heward
    We enjoyed being weather reporters in our outside area today. We gave forecasts for weather all over the UK. The children even spent time recording each other giving full reports too!
  • 13
    Jan

    RE - Friendship

    Posted by Miss L Heward
    Class 1 spent time discussing what it means to be a friend and how we can show friendship. We also considered whether it is always easy to show friendship and be good friend.
  • 12
    Jan

    Science - Observing the Weather

    Posted by Miss L Heward
    Today, Class 1 took some time to observe the weather. We used our different senses (see, touch, smell and hear) and discussed what we experienced. We used these observation to answer questions about the day's weather including what someone should wear in this kind of weather. We dressed a person with appropriate clothing.
  • 10
    Jan

    Hook Day - Flight Around the UK

    Posted by Miss L Heward
    We had our WOW day today! We had a trip around the 4 countries of the UK. We looked at each flag of the country and famous landmarks within their capital cities. We also tried some traditional snacks including Scottish shortbread, Welsh cakes and scones.
  • 07
    Jan

    New Classroom Additions

    Posted by Miss L Heward
    With our new theme we have transformed the class room and made some additions to the outside area. The children have enjoyed exploring these new additions including our castle role play area, reading tent and the outside small world and construction area.
  • 05
    Jan

    Theme Book Covers

    Posted by Miss L Heward
    This term, class 1 will be recording their theme learning in theme books! We began by creating a front cover for our new books. We created a Union Jack flag using our art skills from last term - printing! We used different materials and objects to print including sponges, bricks, bubble wrap and our fingers. We looked closely at the flag to decide where each colour went.
  • 04
    Jan

    Guided Reading

    Posted by Miss L Heward
    Our story for this week will be Zog. We will be introducing our reading VIPERS which BPS use as part of guided reading. We use the VIPERS to think deeper and answer questions about the text. V - Vocabulary. I - Infer. P - Presict. E - Explain. R - Retrieve. S - Sequence. Each weak we will use the VIPERS to explore a new text.