Speaking and Listening

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 their friend and drew a picture for them. It is lovely to read the messages the children wrote to each other and to see the smiles they bring!

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

Year 2: Liturgy

Year 2: Liturgy

In year 2 today, children (liturgy group 3) decided that they wanted to do a liturgy on the theme of ‘happiness’. In preparation, children selected the Advent wreath, a cross, and the bible and placed these special items on our prayer table. The children wanted relaxing music to play as children gathered in a circle… 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