Author Archives: Mrs L Young

RE in Year 1

RE in Year 1

As part of their RE topic on Belonging, Year 1 went to church to learn about Baptism. The children took part in a role play of a baptism taking on the parts of the parents, Godparents, priest, reader and friends of the family.

 

P.E. in Year 1

P.E. in Year 1

Today Year 1 took part in the daily mile. The children ran 3 laps of the school yard without stopping as their warm up for their lesson. The children then practiced the skills of throwing and catching in groups of 4. They used an under arm throw and then tried the bounce pass.   Continue Reading

Black History in Year 1

Black History in Year 1

Year 1 have been learning about Barak Obama who was the first African-American President of the United States of America. He was the 44th President. They learnt that he was born in Hawaii and lived in Jakarta in Indonesia. When Barak was a child he was called Barry and he loved to play basketball. Barak… Continue Reading

Maths in Year 1

Maths in Year 1

Year One have started learning about addition and how a whole number can be split into parts. Today the children were focusing on the number 4 and using bits of pasta to find as many different ways as they could to split the number 4. The were also challenged to see if they could find… Continue Reading

Forest School -Year 1

Forest School -Year 1

Today Year 1 had a great time in forest school. The children had all previously designed a rain catcher   and today they followed those designs and made the rain gauge. The children attached a measure to their bottles and then decorated their rain gauges with natural objects so they blended into the environment. All the children… Continue Reading

Rainbow Challenges in Year 1

Rainbow Challenges in Year 1

This week the children were set 6 challenges to complete over the week. R.E. – The children have been learning about Judaism and enjoyed listening to the story about how God promised Abraham that his family would number as many as the stars. The children then complete their own collage of stars. Science – the… Continue Reading

R.E. in Year 1

R.E. in Year 1

The children enjoyed working on their R.E. topic of Families. Today the children compared their family life to that of Jesus and the holy family. They had a great discussion about what they thought Jesus would have done when he was 5 or 6 years old. Them the children recorded the thoughts in pictures.  … Continue Reading