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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 a pattern.

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

Rainbow Challenges

Rainbow Challenges

This week Year One were set as series of challenges covering a variety of subjects. R.E. – The children were asked to complete a collage expressing how they think God loves the world and the people in it. Maths – The children practiced counting numbers up to 20 by counting pasta into a bag. The… Continue Reading

Year One Rainbow Challenges

Year One Rainbow Challenges

Each week Year One are set seven rainbow challenges to complete in the afternoons. This week the tasks were… RE – making a lolly-stick puppet of their families. Science-Selecting a tree to observe throughout the seasons in forest school and sorting pictures into season. Geography – learning about the countries of the U.K and locating… Continue Reading

Maths in Year One

Maths in Year One

This week the children have been learning about the value of numbers up to 50. They have used lots of practical equipment to represent numbers and worked with their learning partners to problem solve about two digit numbers. The children were introduced to place value counters and have become very competent at making two digit… Continue Reading