Author Archives: Mrs L Young

Well being Wednesday

Well being Wednesday

Every week the children in Year One participate in a well-being session and this week the children were thinking about the qualities of their friends. Each child in the class picked out a lolly-stick with a name on and then went away and thought about this friend. The children then wrote a short message to… Continue Reading

Bar Modelling in Year One

Bar Modelling in Year One

The children have been working on adding by counting on. Today the children used the bar model whilst solving calculations. As the children completed each calculation they told their learning partner a math number story that included the key words first, then and now. The stories were very entertaining and were as varied as including… Continue Reading

Computer Science in Year One

Computer Science in Year One

Year One have started learning about coding following the computer program Code.org. Today the children learnt about how to use the mouse and how to complete the actions of click and drag. They completed lots of challenges that became increasing harder. The children all had a great time and worked independently and it was great… Continue Reading

Year One-Christmas Party

Year One-Christmas Party

Year One had a fabulous afternoon at their party. They all thoroughly enjoyed dancing together and playing party games. The highlight was pass-the-parcel. The children then tucked into their party food whilst singing along to Christmas songs. A fun-filled afternoon! Continue Reading

Year 1: Instruction Texts

Year 1: Instruction Texts

This week, Year One have been learning about instruction writing. The children all made jam sandwiches and took notes about what they did step-by-step. The children then reviewed their notes and compiled clear, precise numbered instructions on ‘How to make a jam sandwich’. The children learnt about the importance of using imperative ‘bossy’ verbs to… Continue Reading