During work week, the children in year 1 were given the opportunity to learn about our emergency services. We had a visit from a police officer in school and also visited the Plaistow fire station and we had great fun.
For our R.E topic the year 1s visited River Church. The children were able to strengthen their understanding of the Christmas story.
As part of the year 1 History topic the children have been learning about toys from the past and present. We visited the Childhood Museum and had opportunities to look at different toys.
In Science, Year 1 pupils have been learning about plants and trees. Pupils were given the opportunity to explore their local environment and raise questions about the different plants, leaves and trees they saw.
In Science, Year 1 pupils have been learning about plants and trees. Pupils visited Cody Dock gardens and were given the opportunity to explore and identify different types of trees and look for differences between evergreen and deciduous trees.
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.