Science in year 1

The children have started a new topic learning about materials. For our first lessons, we explored materials found around the school. The class talked about what they were, how they felt and how they could be used. The children had a great time exploring the materials using their senses.



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Year 1 visit the church

The children went to the church to re-enact a baptism at the end of our sacraments topic, the whole class enjoyed using the actual baptismal font and those of them who had been to a baptism shared their experiences with the other children.

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Pattern in Year 1

This week in year 1 the children are making patterns using cubes. They started by using 2 colours then 3 colours. We then challenged the class to create their own patterns with cubes. They all accepted the challenge and told their friend about their pattern.

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BMX track in Beckenham Place Park

There is a open day this Saturday 30th September from 2pm-5pm. The children can bring their bikes or scooters and try the new BMX track. For anyone who does not have a bike they will have some at the track and helmets.

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History in year 1

In history year 1 are learning about castles and the children built castles using lego, and other construction materials.

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Owl Babies

In year 1 the children have been reading Owl Babies. The children made masks and acted out the story as either Sarah, Percy or Bill. 


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Maths in year 1.

Year 1 have been learning about capacity. The children have been using education city games to help learn the vocabulary empty, full and half full. The class completed an activity using cubes or other objects to fill different size containers and had to describe how full it was. The challenge was to predict how many objects it would take to fill the container each group had.

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Year 1 visit Horton Kirby

We had a lovely day, the sun was shining. In the morning we spent time thinking about what to wear for each season and what animals do in each season.

After an early lunch we went to the woodland nearly and saw the wheat growing,the trees and some flowers that were blooming. The children got to make nests for birds and we saw some lambs. The walk in the woodland was a perfect way to end our day at Horton Kirby.


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Balance bike workshop

The children in year 1 took part in a workshop. They had a great time and played games where they had to go through obstacle courses on the bikes to avoid the crocodiles and catch the spider. The children learned how to control the bike, balance and move around on the bikes in a safe way.

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For 2Feet spent the day in school working with Years 1 and 2 on Scooter Safety.  The children received 45 minutes of training – 20 minutes in the playground and 25 minutes on the pavements around the school.  The training included a safety check of equipment, scooter control games, hazards they may encounter while out scootering and safe places to cross the road with a scooter.  All children who took part enjoyed their session and came back full of enthusiasm and knowledge of scooter safety.

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Humpty Dumpty

As part of our DT topic the children made a safe mode of transport for Humpty Dumpty. The children use bubble wrap, cotton wool and ribbons to create soft seats and seat belts for Humpty to wear.

Humpty Dumpty

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Computing in Year 1

In Year 1 we have been using the laptops to access Active learn. The children have enjoyed using the various maths games and can now log on by themselves.


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Firework pictures

In year 1 the children have learned about how to be safe at a fireworks display, They learned about Guy Fawkes and how bonfire night got its name. The children then made their own fireworks pictures using black paper and pastels. The results are beautiful.

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