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From little acorns grow mighty oaks!
14 July 2017 - 2:36pm
Or in our case, from little Year 1 children, grow mighty, enquiring minds! Such an amazing amount of learning has been absorbed with enthusiasm,...
A day at the races!
7 July 2017 - 2:50pm
As part of our Amazing Animals learning from the spring term, we planned and carried out an investigation today to find out whether the smallest...
The Collage Makers
30 June 2017 - 4:00pm
This week we have been learning about an artist called Peter Blake. He is a famous Pop-artist. He made collages, using different landscapes and...
How much learning can you pack into one week?!?
23 June 2017 - 2:20pm
The answer is a HUGE amount! Our busy week of learning started on Monday when we invited mums, dads, nannies or grandads to come into...
A Ska-lectric day!
25 May 2017 - 2:15pm
What a lovely day (and week!) we have had. Today was our Ska day at school and we have loved every minute of it. We think we all look super...
The Cook Kids!
19 May 2017 - 2:42pm
This week we have continued to learn about Captain James Cook and what happened to him on his thrid voyage to Hawaii. Our frieze frames show the...
12 May 2017 - 4:03pm
This week we have been busy little writers inventing our own stories based on our focus text Pele and the Rivers of Fire. We are all extremely...
5 May 2017 - 2:58pm
This week we have shared our learning about Captain Cook with each other. We have already learnt a lot of facts about him and started learning...
Making it count
28 April 2017 - 2:53pm
In our Maths learning this week we have been finding up to 10 more and 10 less using beadstrings and 'fast tracking' using a 100 square. Mrs...
31 March 2017 - 2:43pm
This week, when we have not been innovating the story of The Gruffalo and creating our own story maps, we have been busy learning about the...
Thirty little Gruffaloes!
24 March 2017 - 2:36pm
In Literacy this week we have been learning the story of The Gruffalo. We have used this story to help with our full stops and capital letters...
It's data time!
17 March 2017 - 2:56pm
This week we have been very busy collecting, handling and presenting data. We have been using tally charts, pictograms, block graphs and Carroll...
Quite simply a wonderful experience!
3 March 2017 - 4:36pm
We have had a brilliant day today at the Sea Life Centre in Birmingham; seeing an amazing variety of sea life animals. The, 'Ooohs,' for the...
Our own amazing animals!
24 February 2017 - 3:58pm
For our class treat, we decided to bring our own favourite animal into school to share with the rest of the class. We talked in our groups about...
10 February 2017 - 3:46pm
What a busy end of term we have had! We had a great time inventing our own stories and showing off all the wonderful writing skills we have learnt...
Budding Bird Watchers
27 January 2017 - 6:09pm
The focus of our Amazing Animals learning this week couldn't have been more appropriate given the cold weather. We learnt about the wonderful...
The frieze makers!
20 January 2017 - 3:18pm
In our Music learning this week, we have been learning a new song about a life cycle. It is about the life cycle of a caterpillar. We looked at...
'Blowing' our minds!
13 January 2017 - 3:59pm
Today we were revising our learning of how to programme a Beebot. We did this using the ipads. We remembered our learning from last term quite...
Term 3, here we come!
6 January 2017 - 2:57pm
Happy New Year to all our mums, dads and families! We're back at school and have already had quite a busy week with our learning. In just...
Merry Christmas to All from 1A!
14 December 2016 - 12:05pm
Wow, how quickly the time has flown by since September. We have had a fantastic time learning in Year 1 - so far! We know there is still...
Little Bakers in the Akers' Class!
2 December 2016 - 3:06pm
What a great way to end another busy week of learning at school! Today, after busily innovating our story, learning how to find the difference...
The Value of Learning!
18 November 2016 - 5:06pm
This week in Maths we have been learning about the value of coins. We have used our place value learning from last week to support us in making...
11 November 2016 - 3:58pm
In Maths this week we have been learning how to partition numbers into tens and ones. This was quite challenging but we showed great perseverance...
It's been Quetza a week!
2 November 2016 - 12:44pm
What a start to our week! Yesterday, we came in from our morning break to find that a dinosaur had rampaged through our Year 1 area and made a...
'dem bones . . . 'dem bones . . .
21 October 2016 - 2:27pm
The final week of this term has brought no let-up to our learning. We have focused most of our learning this week on our amazing human bodies. We...
Super Venn to the rescue!
7 October 2016 - 1:43pm
We have had a busy week learning about Venn diagrams and Carroll diagrams. We used these to sort 2d shapes and dinosaurs. We linked our learning...
30 September 2016 - 2:20pm
This week we have had a lot of fun learning about symmetry. We explored symmetry in lots of different ways and achieved some great results. Take a...
Stomping on with our learning!
23 September 2016 - 3:03pm
This week in our Walking With Dinosaurs learning, we have created our very own dinosaurs and thought a lot about the Stegosaurus. We have learnt...
IT Whizz kids!
16 September 2016 - 2:14pm
Wow! It's already the end of our second week in Year 1. This week we have learnt about how to be responsible when using computers and especially...