Year 1

Year One visit to the Castle Keep

Year One visit to the Castle Keep

Year One had a great visit to the Castle keep this week. First they had a very interesting tour of the castle. The children learnt all about the different parts of the castle and listened to some historical stories. They even pretended to be an invading Scottish army!

    

In the afternoon the children took part in a ‘Castles and Courts’ workshop. The children learnt all about the different jobs in a castle. The children then designed their own shield following the heraldry code.

Multi-Skills Festival

Multi-Skills Festival

Year One were invited to attend a multi-skills festival this week. They had a fabulous time participating in lots of skills based games. They practiced a wide variety of skills such as balancing, jumping, running, dribbling and throwing to name a few. All the children received a sticker acknowledging a quality they brought to the… 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

Year One Collective Worship

Year One Collective Worship

Today a group of Year One children led a reflective worship all about ‘Sharing a Meal’. They chose to gather their friends together into a circle and passed the bible around saying the word Alleluia. Two children shared the word choosing to read a bible story about Jesus feeding the five thousand. Then they asked… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Shine Time Cosmic Stretching

Shine Time Cosmic Stretching

Shine Time activities started today and group of children chose to be part of ‘Cosmic Stretching’. The children all took part in a Harry Potter themed stretching session. The children listened to a condensed version of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. As the story was told the children all tried different stretching positions, for… Continue Reading