The Year 1 pupils have been exploring and learning about the different types of herbs, parts of plants and care that different plants need. The children used their art skills to draw an object next to key words such as: sun, seeds, soil, stem, flower.
Our year 1 pupils have been thoroughly enjoying their outdoor learning in the beautiful sunshine while planting on the school roof playground.
Year 1 went on a science learning walk to Ashburton woods during our topic about Plants. Children had the opportunity to have a close look at different types of leaves and raise questions about them. Also we explored other plant parts in our lessons.
During Work Week in our PSHE lessons we were learning about the Emergency Services. We visited the local fire station to discover more about the job of Firefighters. Also we had a visit from the local police officer and he shared information about what the job involves and what they do.
For our Geography topic, learning about our local area, Year 1 went on a local walk using a map and directional language to explore.
For our year 1 project in Design and Technology we explored designing and making our own class Textile tree. This also linked with our Science, Art and History topics about different types of Materials and their uses.
EYFS to Year 1 pupils performed an amazing Christmas concert filled with hearty singing, fantastic acting and magical storytelling!
On the 17th of October, 12 Yr 1 pupils had the wonderful opportunity to visiting the FTSE at their offices located close to St Paul’s Cathedral. The children were inspired by their surroundings and enhanced their learning by reading books, solving maths problems and drawing with the FTSE volunteers.
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.