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  • Bottoms, Burps and Body parts!

    Published 06/03/19, by Jade Herbaut

    Bottoms, burps and body parts!

    Year 1 children have been taste testing healthy foods this week. We are ready to design and cook a healthy dinner as part of our new topic.

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  • Space Fantastic Finish

    Published 11/02/19, by Jenny Townely

    A massive thank you to all the parents that attended the Year 1 fantastic finish for our Space topic last week. We all enjoyed a fun packed afternoon creating some amazing space crafts including rockets that blasted off into the air, alien hats and some brilliant flying saucers. The children always absolutely love these afternoons working alongside their families!

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  • Snow day!!

    Published 01/02/19, by Jenny Townely

    Wow! We woke up on the  1st of February to snow! 

    This was perfect for our science topic which is 'Winter'.

    We wrapped up warm and put on our wellies and went off to explore...

    We were so lucky to find different tracks in the snow and tried to guess which animals would have made them. We also saw a big magpie nest and watched the bird fly to and fro collecting things to make his nest warmer.

    What an exciting day!!

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  • Alien arrival?

    Published 14/01/19, by Jenny Townely

    What on Earth has happened here?

    On our first day back to school we were absolutely amazed to find a space craft had crashed into our outside area! There was green slime all over the playground, nuts and bolts scattered, and PANTS hanging from the tree.

    We went to investigate the evidence and found a letter that had been written by an alien! 

    What a shocking start to the term... hopefully if we learn enough about Space and the planets, the alien will find his way back home again!


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  • Superhero Fantastic Finish

    Published 19/11/18, by Jenny Townely

    What a 'Super' afternoon!

    We had an amazing afternoon celebrating the WOW starter for our new topic HEROES!

    We couldn't believe how many families attended and helped to make the afternoon such a success which was thoroughly enjoyed by all of our children and staff.

    Whilst Spiderman played on the big screen, we got busy with a whole host of Superhero crafts. There were shields, masks, cuffs, capes, some wonderful puppets and some colouring in! What a great way to get our children fired up for our new topic, Thanks so much for coming!

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  • Year 1 Den building extravaganza!

    Published 08/10/18, by Jenny Townely

    Den building extravaganza!!

    What do you do if you need a place to camp out but don't have tent? Build a den!!

    The Year 1 children were given different materials alongside rope, string and pegs today and asked to create their own dens to provide a stimulus for our writing topic this week. What a brilliant job they did, I'm sure you'll agree. We can't wait to read the recounts that will follow.

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  • Going on a Bear Hunt

    Published 06/09/18, by Jenny Townely

    Exploring the school ground to find a bear!

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  • Year 1 Pirate day

    Published 23/05/18, by Andy Mari

    Year 1 have had an amazing pirate day!

    Well done to all the children for coming into school dressed as a pirate. We have had a great day hunting for treasure around the school and we even had a visit from the mysterious Pirate Pete.

    Can we also say a big thank you to all the parents who came into school and got creative with the children.

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  • Traditional tales in Year 1

    Published 16/01/18, by Admin

    What an amazing start to the New Year! The children have been working very hard reading lots of different Traditional tales. I was so happy to see all the fantastic models and pictures that have been coming in relating to the children's favourite stories. 

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  • New Blog Post

    Published 01/11/17, by Admin

    Our new topic about Castles and Knights

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  • Spider visit in Maple

    Published 02/10/17, by Admin

    A visit from a spider in year 1 today! To get the children's imaginations going we had a mystery visitor who left behind a web of clues. This will help to inspire your children's writing. We can't wait to read their stories at the end of the week.

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  • Welcome back.

    Published 06/09/17, by Admin

    Welcome to Elm class! We have had a lovely start to the term and are looking forward to a great year ahead.

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