Despite the cold weather 12, year 1, children went to the Financial Stock Exchange trip. They were warmly welcomed by the volunteers. Children had a great opportunity to practice counting and reading in a different environment and at the same time explore how people work in offices.
The second group of 12 year 1 children visited FTSE at the London Stock Exchange on Thursday 29th November. As well as reading and doing some maths with the FTSE volunteers, they enjoyed looking through the windows of the meeting rooms and drawing pictures of St Paul’s Cathedral and the big Christmas tree which is …
In the Autumn Term, the Happy Puzzle Company came in to do some Maths workshops with different year groups!
Keir Hardie’s excellent working relationship with the volunteers from FTSE/Russell at the London Stock Exchange is continuing this year and on 11th October, 12 pupils from year 1 had the fantastic opportunity to visit the volunteers at their offices in the London Stock Exchange. The volunteers support the children with reading and maths and also …
Our Year 1 pupils visited the the spectacular Colchester Zoo on 13th June 2018. They met lots of interesting and wonderful animals and learnt about their different habitats and behaviour.
Year 1 visited the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace and looked at the royal carriages used for the coronation ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II as part of our History Topic.
Year 1 did a workshop on Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953. The children looked at artefacts from the day and experienced what it was like for people attending the historical event.
We visited a Catholic Church to explore a Christian place of worship for our Easter topic in RE.
As part of a Science investigation, we grew our own bean plants to observe how they grow and then we planted them on the roof.
We performed a poem called The Big big Sea by Martin Waddell. We used lots of different choral speaking techniques like body percussion, volumes, pitch and echo.