On 7th Sep 2021 our Year 1 pupils visited the roof top learning garden where they discovered the courgettes and pumpkins which had grown over the summer. Some of the pupils’ comments were: “It is a water melon” “I think it looks a cucumber” (pointing at a courgette) “It is not …
As part of their Science studies, our Year 1 pupils visited Colchester Zoo on 25th June 2021. It was a fantastic opportunity to discover and observe the amazing range of animals looked after at the zoo.
Year 1 learned how to make biodegradable plant pots by using recycled paper and they sowed sunflower seeds. If everything go as plan our Keir Hardie Primary school will display a big show of sunshine in a form of golden sunflowers!
The children in Year 1 had a great time during Work Week learning about emergency services. Here are some great pieces of work they produced!
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.