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Collective Worship in Year One

Collective Worship in Year One

Today a group of children led a Collective Worship on the theme ‘Growing Up’. The children brought in items from home that were precious when they were babies and they put them on the prayer table. They had a planned a worship that included singing, watching a short clip about Jesus at the Temple, a reading, prayers, sharing the peace and all the children were engaged and prayerful.

Reading at St. Teresa’s

Reading at St. Teresa’s

This week, Mr Turner and Mrs Mackenzie had the pleasure of visiting all the children’s classrooms looking at their learning environments. It was wonderful to see all the children’s work and all the great learning displays on show. Each class have fantastic areas that promote the love of reading to all our children. Children can… 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

Weather Forecasts in Year One

Weather Forecasts in Year One

Today the children investigated the weather. They worked in groups and recorded what the weather was like before school, at school and what they thought it would be like after school. The children then coloured and cut out different weather symbols discussing what each represented. Then the children watched a BBC weather report and then… Continue Reading