In Year 1 we learned about local amenities in Geography, and we explored structures and strengths of different materials in Design and Technology to construct our own town.
Year 1’s Big Question was Should the big bad wolf go to jail for Eating Grandma and Little Red Riding Hood? The Opposition believed it shouldn’t because if we eat animals why cannot animals eat humans? And the opposition won!
Year 1 have been taken part in the Mosaic Project and have been adding their artistic contributions to the school community.
In maths, Year 1 have been looking at place value; stating how many tens and ones are in a number.
In science, Year 1 thought of many questions to ask about plants. They carried out an experiment to find out how a flower’s petals change colour.
As part of our working relationship with FTSE (Financial Times Stock Exchange), 12 of our Year 1 pupils visited their offices next door to St Paul’s Cathedral on 16th Nov 2016. 10 volunteers heard the children read and did maths games with them to support their learning in these subjects.
In Numeracy, Year 1 are looking at number patterns – 1 more than, 1 less than.
Yr 1 have been learning to work as team while developing their throwing and catching skills in PE.
As part of their topic this term, ‘The Sea’, Yr 1 visited Margate beach.
During Choral Speaking Week, Yr 1 performed the poem ‘The Sea’, by John Kitching.