Year 1

Key Stage 1 fun with computers

Who could have guessed you could play a paper piano! On Wednesday, Key Stage 1 took part in a computer workshop delivered by Gateshead Library. The children discussed what an algorithm was along with how to make a complete circuit. Using the Makey Makey mini computer, an A4 sized piano, Scratch and the Makey Makey… Continue Reading

Year 1 – Information Texts…

Today the children in Year 1 had lots of books on their desks. Their task was to sort them into story books and information books. Once they had sorted these, the children went though the information books and found the different features. Great job Year 1! Continue Reading

Year 1 – Forces!

This week Year 1 went outside and experimented with forces. The children used a skateboard and put different weighted objects onto it and decided if they would need to use a big or small push to move it. They discovered that the heavier the object, the more force they needed to move the skateboard! Continue Reading

Year 1 – Designs come to life!

In Design Technology, Year 1 have been learning about moving vehicles. They started by looking at different ways vehicles moved and began to think about how they would make their own using different materials. Having decided on the materials to use, they designed their vehicle and today they started to make them! Great start Year… Continue Reading