Category Archives: Year One


Welcome Back!


The children are doing great settling back into schools and new routines. It is a big jump from reception to year one with lots of changes! I have already sent home a simple information sheet, providing information/a rough guide of what the children will be learning this half term. Although the time table may alter […]

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Australia!


Yesterday in our geography lesson we pretended to visit Australia. We watched some videos and imaged that we were on a plane and then when we got there we thought about what it is like there. We looked at the Sunshine coast in preparation for doing some work on comparing this location with Suffolk. Afterwards […]

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Phonics screening


With the phonics screening just around the corner, instead of homework, please can you focus on reading and phonics practice. I have linked a couple of websites below with some good games that you can play. Focus on any sounds that you know the children struggle with. “igh” has been a real problem in our […]

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Oceans big and small


We looked at the five oceans and talked about how they are different from on another. We looked at what animals might be found there, where they are located and how big they are. Then we worked together as a class to write this lovely poem!

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Busy Busy Busy!


It feels like we never even had the Easter holidays, we have been so busy! The children have learnt how to write letters and have written some fantastic letters to different creatures. In maths they have been practicing their division and multiplication. They even solved some algebra problems and learnt about remainders (left overs)! I […]

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castle day


  We are having great fun pretending to be knights, kings, queens, princesses and a jester! The children have completed a fantastic big write where they wrote a leaflet about a castle. we have been listening to medieval music while we work and helping each other to make a split pin knight. Later today we […]

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a busy week


The children have had a very busy week this week with lots of changes to routine. They have had a different teacher, an afternoon with beach bonkers, an afternoon in reception and lots of tests and big writes. They have coped very well and I am very proud! For this reason I am not setting […]

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Assembly


Well done year one children for being so brave and showing all of the other children (and some parents) what we have been up to. We started our assembly by listed 22 different ways of making/showing the number 8. We then asked our audience if they had any other ideas and they did not disappoint!. […]

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Day at the beach


What a lovely day we have all had! Even though the sun didn’t come out, the children were wrapped up warm and ready to explore the beach. We began our day in two groups. One group spent some time litter picking whilst the other group worked with a lady from Beach Bonkers, who taught us […]

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Super Spellings


The children tried really hard this morning with their spelling test and most of them really surprised me with how well they did. You should all be very proud. They have worked so hard on them, this week I have decided not to set spellings so that they can instead focus on their homework project […]

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