Miss V Wilson

Making our aeroplanes!

Making our aeroplanes!

In DT, Year 1 have designed their own bi-plane inspired by our history topic - The Wright Brothers. This week we have constructed our plane out of the materials that we had gathered and ended the week by covering the plane in papermache ready to add the moving...

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Month of Our Lady

Month of Our Lady

Throughout May, Year 1 have been celebrating the month of Our Lady. We have joined together in prayer, worship, liturgy, liturgical dance and reflections. We are all looking forward to our school collective worship and procession next...

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Super Science!

Super Science!

This week we have looked at forces. We have spent time investigating how we make things move. We have explored the forces push, pull and twist. We were able to talk about and demonstrate the force acting upon an object to make it...

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Our School’s History

Our School’s History

We have enjoyed learning about our school and its history. We have used artefacts, paintings and photographs to help us explore and build our understanding. We have used our new knowledge of our school's history to build a timeline, beginning in the...

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Perfect Punctuation!

Perfect Punctuation!

We have been learning about question marks and exclamation marks. We have worked hard to use this punctuation in our work and have enjoyed looking for it in our books. We have tried to use this punctuation to help us use our 'storyteller voice' when...

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KS1 Multi-skills Festival

KS1 Multi-skills Festival

Our teams from Year 1 and 2 did a fantastic job at the recent multi skills festival at St Thomas More school. The children took part in 10 different activities which included throwing beanbags and different size balls, jumping over hurdles, kicking balls, dodging...

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Tens and Ones

Tens and Ones

After using Numicon, ten frames and counting sticks to represent numbers to 20, Year 1 have been introduced to a new Maths resources this week. We have been using Dienes to partition numbers into tens and ones. We have used the part-whole model to support our...

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Poetry and Rhymes

Poetry and Rhymes

Year 1 have started to explore poetry by reading and performing some traditional rhymes and poems. We have enjoyed rehearsing with our partner for a performance. We had to make sure that we kept in time and rhythm with our...

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The Gunpowder Plot!

The Gunpowder Plot!

Year 1 really enjoyed our first History topic, learning all about the Gunpowder Plot! We know why the Gunpowder happened and know some of the key historical figures involved in the plot. We can also retell the story of the Gunpowder Plot. We shared our research how...

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Part-Whole Model

Part-Whole Model

This week we have been using the part-whole model to explore how 2 parts make a whole. We have used this throughout the week in many different ways. We will continue to use this when exploring number bonds to 10 and...

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