Year 1

Collective Worship in Year 1

Collective Worship in Year 1

A group of children shared a beautiful Collective Worship with their friends all about the feast of Pentecost. The children gathered together to the song, ‘Shine the light of Jesus,’ then two boys read a passage from the Bible about the story of Pentecost. The children were asked to respond by making a sign of… Continue Reading

Maths in Year 1

Maths in Year 1

Today the children were learning about sharing amounts into equal groups. We talked about real life situations such as sharing sweets and how the counters could represent the sweets. The children shared different amounts into 2 groups using ten frames. They used mathematical sentences to explain what they did such as ‘ten counters shared equally… Continue Reading

Phonics fun in Year 1

Phonics fun in Year 1

Today the children were recapping the diagraph ‘ie’, they played a dice game to practice reading lots of words containing this sound. The children had to roll a dice and read the word that matched the number. It was super to hear the class working with their learning partners and confidently segmenting and the blending… Continue Reading

Earth Day in Year 1

Earth Day in Year 1

Year 1 learnt all about what happens to rubbish after it is thrown away. They were very interested in the process of recycling and were keen to share what they knew about this subject in a lively class discussion. The children then went out into Forst School and shared their views on our wonderful world… Continue Reading

Collective Worship in Year 1

Collective Worship in Year 1

Today a group of children shared a lovely Collective Worship with their class mates in Forest School. The theme of the worship was Earth Day. The children were gathered togethered by the sound the sound of bells, they listened to the word from St John’s Gospel about Jesus’ Ascension, they listened to a song called… Continue Reading

Lenten Activities at St Teresa’s

Lenten Activities at St Teresa’s

Pupils in all our classes have been journeying together during Lent, towards Holy Week and Jesus’ resurrection on Easter Sunday. We began our journey by making a Lenten promise to God, and during Lent we have tried hard to do three things: to pray, to fast (give up something small) and to give to charity… Continue Reading

International Week – Spain Y1

International Week – Spain Y1

Today Year  One have been learning to count to 10 in Spanish. They sang counting songs and did action games using numbers up to 10. The children then went on to learn the names of the colours and got really good at recognising the the colour words and saying them. Year One enjoyed watching the… Continue Reading

International Week in Y1- Europe

International Week in Y1- Europe

Today Year 1 were treated to a Spanish lesson from Ms. McLaughlin, the children really enjoyed it and learnt how to count to five, how to say some colours and the days of the week. They met two very funny puppets called Coco and Pepe who wanted to be their friends and enjoyed the story… Continue Reading