World Music Day – Year 1

World Music Day – Year 1

As part of World Music Day, Year 1 explored reggae music. We learnt that Bob Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, guitarist, and songwriter and was considered one of the pioneers of this genre of music. We listened to a range of his songs and danced along to them. We...
Year 1 Diversity Week

Year 1 Diversity Week

We loved reading the story book ‘Little Glow’ which was all about different families celebrating different festivals throughout the year. We discovered how the festivals of Chinese New Year, Hanukkah, Diwali , Ramadan and Christmas were celebrated. We...
Year 1 Observational Drawing

Year 1 Observational Drawing

This half-term, we have developed our sketching skills. We used different media such as charcoal, pastels and crayons to draw the same objects. We then developed our observation skills when we drew shells. We paid attention to shape, lines and light and dark.
Coastal Explorers Year 1

Coastal Explorers Year 1

In our geography lessons, we have been learning the vocabulary: beaches, cliff, coast and sea. It was great to be able to see these features first hand on our recent visit to South Shields. We made some fabulous labelled sketches.
Marvellous Money – Year 1

Marvellous Money – Year 1

Year 1 have really enjoyed their unit of work on money. They now recognise different coins and their values and are able to apply their knowledge of counting in 2s. 5s and 10s when counting amounts of money. We loved setting up our own shop where we took on the roles...