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Money

This week in maths we have been learning about money. We begun the topic by identifying the different coins that we use in England and learning about the value of each coin. Then we worked hard to find different ways to make amounts up to 10p. We had to remember to only use the available …

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DT- Making puppets

In DT this half term we have worked hard to explore, design and make our very own animal puppet. Firstly we look our time to explore different kinds of puppets such as : Finger puppets Hand puppets Sock puppets String puppets After that we designed our own puppet ad chose the colours of our puppet …

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Journey Stories

This half term Year 1 have been learning and writing journey stories. We started by learning a story called ‘The Papaya That Spoke’. We drew a story map and added actions to help us remember it. We also used puppets to retell the story. Have a look on Seesaw to see our puppet shows! We …

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Geography- Bushey Rose Gardens

This week Year 1 took a trip to Bushey Rose Gardens. While we were walking we stopped and completed observational drawings of different landmarks which included: We walked very sensibly using our listening ears and looking eyes. We walked along the paths and crossed the roads carefully with adults helping us. Finally we arrived at …

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World Book Day

Year 1 had a great day celebrating World Book Day. We all wore our pyjamas to school and brought in some of our favourite books. We started the day altogether with an assembly. We talked about the different ways you can enjoy books and shared some of our favourite places to read. We thought it …

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Taking away by counting back

This week in Year 1 we have been learning how to subtract by counting back. We  used the taking away story of first, then and now. For example, first there was 16 birds on a tree, then 8 flew away, now there are 8 birds. After this we practically moved counters from the first to …

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Mini Explorers

Andy Goldsworthy Over the last few weeks we have been looking at Andy Goldworthy’s sculptures. We found out that Andy Goldsworthy uses natural materials to form his sculptures. For example he uses sticks, rocks, leaves and even cow dung! We used the natural objects found in our forest area to design and make our own …

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Vocabulary Day

The children looked splendiferous as they entered school today! We really enjoyed becoming word detectives to find out the meaning of new words as well as celebrating the range of words we knew. Some children celebrated words in their home language, others chose words from their favourite sport and some from books, conversation and films! …

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Sensational Scientists!

Over the last few weeks in Science we have been identifying, grouping and comparing animal groups. So far, we have learnt about mammals, birds, fish and amphibians. In week 1 we learnt that mammals are animals which have hair or fur. In week 2 we learnt about the difference between birds and mammals. We learnt …

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E-books

This half term in computing we are learning about e-books. We started the topic off by looking at books and e-books and comparing them – what’s the same and what’s different. We noticed that e-books could make sounds and sometimes the pictures move too. In week 1 we used Purple Mash to have a go …

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