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Fairy Tale Ball - 19 December 2017

Welcome to Year 1 talk - PPT

Guided Reading - outside. We had such a lovely afternoon reading together in the shade, learning about sun safety.

Science: Summer Walk

World Cup Day activities

We had fun playing Kick Rounders against Green Class!

Science - we had a walk around our school field to look for different plants. We also identified evergreen and deciduous tree. We drew some leaves from these trees, deciding whether they were evergreen or deciduous.

Synagogue Trip - today we visited a synagogue in Cheltenham. We learnt and saw lots of interesting things.

We went on a Spring walk around our school to see what signs of Spring we could spot.

We brought in our seaside models that we made over the Easter holidays and shared them with the class. Miss Higgins was very impressed!

Geography: today we had a carousel of activities linked to our learning about Kenya.

Science Week: Exploring and investigating our animal poo to see what we can find, and work out whether the animal is a carnivore, herbivore or omnivore. We recorded our findings.

Maths: making arrays using peg boards

Maths - today we were making arrays outside, we tried writing a number sentence for the array that we had made. Miss Higgins was very impressed with our first multiplication session!!

Science Week: Investigating poo! Today we became scientists and made some carnivore, omnivore and herbivore animal (fake) poo. We had great fun deciding what needed to go into the poo to make it the poo of one of these groups of animals!

Writing Cafe - today we had our writing cafe. We used our imagination to write a story about a turtle, and had a biscuit too.

P.E: We have been learning the skills of hockey. We have been concentrating really hard and learning how to hold the hockey stick and tap the ball whilst controlling it.

World Book Day: check out our costumes! Miss Higgins thought they were all fantastic!

Science: We have been learning about herbivores, carnivores and omnivores. We sorted animals into these groups.

We have been learning about African weaving, and have been practising weaving with paper and cloth.

African Drumming Day! Alex taught us lots of drumming techniques and songs. We all had a turn with drums and other instruments. Alex also told us some West African folk tales. We had a super day and were impressed when some of our parents joined in too!

Printing Day - we had lots of fun exploring different Adinkra stamps and printing

Maths - We sorted 2D and 3D shapes and created our own criteria.

Phonics - We have been practising our split digraphs.

Our walk round Prestbury village to explore our local environment

We learnt some self-defense. We really enjoyed it.

Take a look at our African projects that we did over the Christmas Holidays, Miss Higgins was very impressed!

Christmas Craft Day. We had lots of fun making Christmas crafts. Yellow Class were the photographers too!

We were so excited when Father Christmas and his elf visited us!

We helped to decorate our class Christmas tree.

D + T: We designed and made our own 3-D Christmas decorations. Miss Higgins was very impressed.

History - We brought in some teddy bears from home, and from family members. We enjoyed looking at all the different styles of bears - old and new, and comparing them.

Athlete Visit: Today we had a visit from Jack Rutter - a paralympian athlete. We worked really hard and were really proud of ourselves.

Life Bus: We had great fun and learnt lots in the Life Bus today with Harold the Giraffe

Science: We went on an Autumn Walk, and described Autumn using our 5 senses.

Art: We had a 'Drawing Day', where we focused on drawing lots of different types of lines within our drawings.

Science: We learnt about 3 different types of cloud - cirrus, cumulus and stratus, and went outside cloud spotting.

Science: We have been learning about why we have seasons. We learnt that the Earth tilts and moves around the sun. We used a 'sun', a globe, and a torch to help us to see this.

Art: We made a fantastic Fairy tale paper sculpture, based on the work of Su Blackwell. Miss Higgins and Mrs Harvey were super impressed!!!

No Pens Day Wednesday: We did lots of fun learning activities, including judging a Shrek karaoke, and acting out Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Computing: We have been learning what an algorithm is, and exploring using Beebots.

Music: We were learning to play the glockenspiels to the beat of the music.

Geography - We have been learning about Brazil, and tried some fruits from this country. We tried papaya, mango and watermelon. Ask us what we thought of these fruits :)

Computing: We brought in and talked about our programmable toys.

Take a look at our amazing fairy tale projects that we made over the holidays. Miss Higgins was very impressed with them!

Topic Letter Autumn Term 1 2017