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Year 1

Please find available to download the presentation from the Year 1 parents evening of 14th September 2016.

Mrs Clements' maths class homework booklet can be downloaded here. 

Year 1 termly newsletter

 

Topic - Where in the world are we?

PE - Gymnastics and movement

RE - Creation story amd Christmas

Art - Natural art and seasonal fruits

ICT - Coding

Outdoor learning takes place across the curriculum. Parents will be informed when wellies etc are required.

PE

 1st half term  2nd half term

 1R: Monday

1C: Thursday

 1R: Thursday

1C: Monday

 

 

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  • Mrs A Clements

    Class teacher

    Mrs J Rendall

    Class teacher

    Mrs S Abusahmen

    PPA cover supply teacher

    Mrs C Everett

    PPA cover supply teacher

    Mr D Cowell

    Additional needs support teacher

    Miss E Smith

    Teaching assistant

    Mrs J Carter

    Teaching assistant

    Miss A Coburn

    Teaching assistant

    Mr B Robertshaw

    Sports coach

  • First day in 1C

    We had a great first day in 1C. We agreed our class rules and made our own imaginary thinking caps to help us to think. We listened to The Paper Dolls story before designing our own doll and writing down our favourite holiday memory to keep in our heads forever. …

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  • Y1 Mr Twit's Beard

    Roald Dahl's birthday

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  • Y1 Andy Goldsworthy

    Year One exploring natural materials and creating our own Andy Goldsworthy inspired art!

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  • Y1 Blog: Autumn fruit salad

    We have been making Autumn fruit salad. In Year 1 we have been learning about seasonal changes. We talked about the different fruits that grow in Autumn and made our own fruit salad to eat. We had to be very careful when cutting the fruit. We had to cut it…

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  • Y1 Crazy Cats!

    The trainee wizards & witches in Year One needed their own witches' cats to help them with their spell casting at Halloween. The children created their own cats with a flick of their magic paintbrushes!

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  • Y1 Big Pictures of Malvern

    We have been working this term on human & physical features on maps and aerial photographs of our local area. Each of the classes have created their own collaborative picture of Malvern. We have practised drafting, improving and redrafting pictures of our houses, using the critical appraisal of our peers…

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  • Y1 blog: Bonfire Night

    Year 1 have been writing poetry about fireworks. We learned about similes and used them to describe what we had seen on Bonfire Night. We also created some beautiful art work at home.

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  • Y1 blog: Remembrance Day

    Year 1 have been remembering the people who have fought in the wars this Remembrance Day. We learned about why we wear poppies and created our own to help us remember them.

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  • Y1 blog: Zoolab visit

    Our Science topic is year 1 is “All About Animals.” We have been thinking about different sorts of creatures and the things that make them similar and different. We had a visit from some very exciting creatures and got to see them up close. It was so interesting to find…

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  • Y1 Blog: Beware the Whale Shark!

    We are learning about animals in Year 1 and we took the opportunity of some wintry sunshine to compare the world's smallest fish at 1cm, with the whale shark which is a whopping 12m long. One of us volunteered to lie in the 1.5m wide mouth to see if he…

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  • Y1 Blog: African Sunsets

    We have been learning how to mix our own colours using only primary colours this half term. We brought this together with what we have learnt about blending and brush control to paint our own African sunset pictures last week. Cutting skills has been a focus too and we cut…

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  • Y1 blog: Merry Christmas!

    We've had a lovely last day of term with cards, presents, Christmas food & festive fun. Father Christmas even visited us today when we were in the middle of our party games!

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  • Y1 blog: Observational Drawing

    We had a great couple of days when we returned to school last week, with the children brimming with their reminiscences of Christmas but full of energy for the new term.  We focused our efforts on improving our observational drawing skills. The children closely observed the inside of different fruits…

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  • Y1 blog: All hail, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I!

    Year 1 zoomed back 450 years in their time machine to revisit the coronation of Queen Elizabeth I. We learned about why she became Queen and what it would have been like to be at the coronation. Ably supported by her guards as she processed through the streets of London,…

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  • Y1 blog: Materials walkabout

    We are learning about how to distinguish between objects and the materials that they are made from in Year One. We went on a walk about school today to see how many we could spot. We were material detectives and found lots of different things. Miss Coburn talked to us…

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  • Y1 blog: Hampton Court Palace Chimneys

    We have designed our own ornate chimneys like Elizabeth I had for her palace chimneys. Look at our repeating ornate designs!

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  • Y1 Blog: Tudor Sewing

    We have been learning how to do a running stitch in History today as we have talked a lot about the different jobs that servants would have in Queen Elizabeth's Hampton Court Palace. We are also lucky enough, in our class, to have one of the descendants of Rowland Berkeley who was…

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  • Y1 blog: Making drawbridges

    Year One have been learning about life in Tudor times.  Lots of castles had a drawbridge to keep enemies out of the castle. In Year 1 we used cardboard and string to make our own drawbridges. First we folded the card and cut the doorway. Then we knotted the string.…

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  • Y1 blog: Wondrous Writing

    We have been learning to add colour to our writing by using adjectives and conjunctions. Look at these wonderful pieces of imaginative writing about Jim & the Beanstalk, yes, Jim!

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  • Y1 blog: Winnie the Pooh

    We have been corresponding with Winnie the Pooh about a variety of problems that he has been experiencing. First, he wrote to us asking for some advice about what umbrella he should buy. We conducted an experiment & advised him that he should buy a plastic one and not a…

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  • Y1 blog: Safer Internet Day

    We have explored what we mean by the internet in Year One today and have thought about what it is safe to post online. Our challenge was to design an All About Me picture sheet that showed what we like, and was individual to each of us, without revealing our…

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  • Y1 blog: Discover History

    Year 1 had a visit from the Discover History team. They told us all about life in Elizabethan times. Elizabeth the First was a very important and powerful queen. She is famous for being the daughter of Henry the Eighth and Anne Boleyn, for defeating the Spanish Armada and sending…

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  • Y1 blog: Cookie monsters

    We rounded off the half term in 1C by making Smartie Cookies. Yuuuuuummy!! We made them independently in groups and gobbled them all up before home time!

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  • Y1 blog: Tudor pomanders

    We followed instructions to make a Tudor pomander in English to protect us from smelly people! We read the instructions independently, made the pomanders & left them to dry out. We then wrote our own set of instructions & later in the week, designed our own pomanders with detailed instructions.

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  • Y1 blog: Ask the experts: Rough or smooth?

    We have continued learning about materials and how to group them. We have begun to investigate how different materials differ and spent a lesson grouping materials based on whether they were rough or smooth. After much debate, we then ordered them from roughest to smoothest!

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  • Y1 blog: Team castle construction

    Over the last couple of weeks, we have designed, constructed and decorated our own castles in teams. This helped the children to observe detail in pictures of Hampton Court Palace, to work out how to replicate this in their constructions, and then how to decorate them. Look at the results…

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  • Y1 blog: World Book Day

    We sent leaf letters from Beegu today asking for help and describing how lost and lonely she was....can anyone help??

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  • Y1 blog: Take me home!

    If only Beegu had a spare escape rocket, she could have got back to her mummy & daddy sooner. Year One were commissioned with designing a rocket that would get her back to her family. We used a double straw combination commonly used by aeronautical engineers, but top secret to…

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  • Year 1 blog: Duck and cover!

    We took part in our own dramatization of an air raid in Year One today! We are learning all about what Winston Churchill did in World War 2 and the children are brimming with questions: parents get ready!

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  • Y1 blog: Seasonal Pottery

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  • Y1 blog: trip to Sudeley Castle

    Year One visited Sudeley castle this week. Sudeley Castle is where Queen Elizabeths step mother Catherine Parr lived. Elizabeth visited Sudeley three times during her reign as Queen and celebrated the defeat of the Spanish Armada there with a three day long party! We had a talk from one of…

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  • Y1 blog: Mum's the Word!

    We made cards with celery print flowers telling our mums how much we love them and why. Then we made baskets of flowers for them! Happy Mother's Day!

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  • Y1 blog: 1R Personal Safety PE Lesson

    With TJK trainer Ross Iannoccaro

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  • Year 1 blog: Dragon Rustlers!

    In Mrs Clements' English group we have been caring for the dragon eggs that were laid under the teacher's desk at the weekend. We have heard rumours that dragon rustlers are on the prowl, looking to steal our eggs! We have written notes to Mr Hansen explaining how to protect…

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  • Year 1 blog: Romans and Celts

    Caractus had his last stand on British Camp. The Celts (girls) found it much easier to hit the Romans (boys) with their 'spears' than the other way round. Ask your children why!

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  • Y1 blog: Hockey stars

    Year One have been learning the skills we need to play hockey. Mr Robertshaw taught us how to hold the stick, dribble a ball and tackle safely. We even played mini games against each other.

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  • Y1 blog: Cat in the Window

    In Mrs Clements' English group this week we have started to look at poetry. We have imagined what a cat would see as it gazes out of the window. Look at these children's quality written work.

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  • Y1 blog: Wheatfield with Crows

    We have started to look at the artwork of Vincent Van Gogh in art in Year 1 this term. The first painting that we are studying is Wheatfield with Crows. We have sketched it out and we are now recreating his short stroke technique using oil pastels.

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  • Y1 blog: A Rainy Day

    We kept ourselves amused today while the rain poured at every break!

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  • Y1 blog: Tweet tweet!

    In our bid to attract more wildlife to the KS1 playground, Mrs. Clements' class designed, wrote instructions for and then made a range of different bird feeders. Great problem solving in evidence. Lucky birds!

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  • Y1 blog: Bella Pizza

    Year One were in fine form today during their trip to Ask where they made their own pizzas which were cooked in the pizza oven. There behaviour was exemplary and as well as having a lovely time they were a wonderful advert for Somers Park. Even children who thought they…

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  • Y1 blog: Maths in action

    In Mrs Clements' maths group today we have started to use concrete objects and pictorial representations to show our understanding of addition and subtraction as part-part-whole.

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  • Y1 blog: As bright as the African sun!

    To celebrate the arrival of our African visitors this week, we have been making Ndebele houses with geometrical patterns. They look glorious!

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