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Eagles have continued their topic work on ‘Time Travellers’ and have started to travel back in time beyond living memory to 1666 and the time of ‘The Great Fire of London.’ Today, the children learnt about London in the present day using Google Earth and aerial photographs. We used these tools to help us to …

This week we have been learning about Neil Armstrong and ‘The First Moon Landing.’ We have read a range of interesting books and have watched clips in order to find out more about him and his exploration into Space. Today, we worked in pairs to mind map facts about Neil Armstrong. We then shared these …

Eagles have been learning how to subtract using a number line. Today, they worked practically to solve calculations and a range of maths challenges. Here we are at work!  

Today is national ‘No Pens Day’ so Mrs Wright has hidden all of our pencils and pens and we are enjoying a day of speaking, listening and practical lessons. In maths, we used practical equipment to represent numbers and number fans to demonstrate our understanding. We enjoyed talking through different maths problems with the class …

This week, year 1 visited Bradford Industrial Museum. As part of our topic ‘All Dressed Up,’ we wanted to learn how cloth is made from wool. We got to complete the process ourselves – sorting the wool, carding, spinning and finally weaving. We learnt about the life of children in the mills over 100 years …

In Maths, the children have been exploring number bonds. Using practical apparatus, they investigated pairs of numbers that add together to make numbers within 10. The children enjoyed investigating these number facts and worked well to record their findings using the addition and equals symbols. Great work Eagles!

Eagles Exit Point – Art Gallery | 15 Nov 2023

Today KS1 had their exit point for out topic ‘Hooray, Let’s Go On Holiday!’ Throughout our topic, the children have used pastels, pencils and charcoal to create a wide array of art linked to our work on the seaside. Today, the children showcased their work to Kingfishers class and opened our classroom as an art …

In art, we have been investigating different pencils and the variety of tones that can be created using these. We have also explored charcoal – experimenting with its dark tone and ability to blend. Linked to our work on holidays, the children drew a cliff using pencil. They then used charcoal to highlight areas of …

KS1 Computing Day

Today, the children had a topic themed day to conclude our computing unit for this half term. During this half term, we have been learning about the different parts of a computer and input devices. To round off our topic, the children investigated, went on a technology safari and invented their own creations which required …

In art, Eagles have been learning about the work of Alfred Sisley, a French artist. Today, we have utilised our pastel skills (from earlier on in our topic) to create our own seaside images in his style. We looked carefully at images of Filey, Whitby and Saltburn by the Sea and drew what we could …
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