Year 1

1Nov2017

Year one have been learning how to programme a bee-bot to solve problems. The children had to use the controls – forwards, backwards, turn left/right and go – to instruct their bee-bot to find the flower. It was rather tricky to begin with! Well done boys and girls.

1Nov2017

Year one have been learning about our wonderful world and what they can do to look after it. The children read ‘Leaf Man’ by Lois Ehlert. Then, the boys and girls went on a leaf hunt to collect autumn leaves of all different shapes and colours. Using the leaves they had collected, the children made

1Nov2017

Year one have continued to learn about Captain Beastlie and his spotlessly clean crew. The children worked with a partner to put the illustrations in order from the start to the end of the story. The boys and girls then used their story sequence to think of a sentence to describe what was happening

1Nov2017

In their maths lessons, year one have been learning to count in 2s. The children have sorted cubes into groups of 2, recording the correct multiple alongside each group. Some of the boys and girls were even able to count up to 30!

1Nov2017

Year one have been learning their number bonds to 10. The children used tens frames and counters to work out which numbers could be added together to make 10. Some children even recognised a pattern in their number sentences.

1Nov2017

Year one have been continuing to learn about Captain Beastlie and his pirate crew. The children have been thinking about questions Captain Beastlie might ask his crew. In partners, the boys and girls thought of their own questions and acted out the answer. For example, ‘Can you dig for treasure?’

26Sep2017

Year one have had lots of fun completing their busy bee jobs. The children made their very own pirate hats decorated with a skull and cross bones. Some of the boys and girls even made their own pirate hook using a cup and foil. Ahoy, me hearties!

26Sep2017

As part of their ‘Pirate’ topic, year one have started reading a new book “Pirates Love Underpants”. Unfortunately the golden underpants were stolen from our school! The children used a map to locate them. Along the way, the boys and girls passed by sharks, crocodiles and even a sleeping pirate on t

25Sep2017

In maths, year one have been learning to find one less using tens frames. The children used counters and cubes to discover that they needed to take one away to find the answer. Year one even had a go at putting their answers into sentences, ‘one less than 4 is 3’.

25Sep2017

In maths, year one have been counting out objects and recognising numbers up to 10 in words. The boys and girls had to go shopping and count out the right number of objects in a bag. Year one have also started to read numbers in words. The children even had a go at finding numbers in a word search!