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As part of our Geography learning this half term, the children have been learning about the 7 continents of the World. To help them retain this key information, we decided to get creative! Today, the children have created their own globes using a blue balloon. They have carefully placed each of the continents onto their …

KS1 Green Car Cross Code Road Safety Visit | 19 Jan 2023

This week, we had ZenAuto into school to teach children in KS1 about the Green Car Cross Code. The session focused on road safety and how the ‘Stop, Look and Listen’ message can be applied to electric vehicles which are much quieter than petrol or diesel methods of transport.The children learnt to: Stop, look and …

Today saw the big finale… the moment that Eagles class got to enjoy their wonderful small world areas that they have created. The children thought carefully as to which vehicles should appear in each area of their mat (rail, road, air and sea transport) and had great fun interacting with their mats and playing with …

This half term, our topic is Journeys and Transport. As our entry point, the children worked in pairs to create sections of a small world area. These included air, sea, road and rail transport. Later on, the children will piece these sections together to create a much larger small world area with which they can …

This half term, the children are extending their learning of algorithms in computing. Today, the children have explored Bee-Bots and had tinkering time to see how they work. They then programmed a human Bee-Bot around the classroom. They had to remember that these devices do not have brains and will only follow the instructions they …

KS1’s Fun Christmas Homework

We have been so impressed with the children’s progress this half term. They have worked incredibly hard and as a reward, we are setting this fun Christmas homework. So, down those pens, papers and homework sheets and get ready for family fun, eating and being merry! Wishing all of our families a wonderful Christmas. We …

Today was KS1s Muddy Puddles Day and despite the especially cold weather, the children enjoyed a wide array of activities in the wonderful great outdoors. The morning’s activities focused on knots. The children learnt to tie a one thread and two thread knot before progressing on to tying their shoe laces! The children persevered so …

Exit Point – Year 1 Visit Abbey House Museum | 22 Nov 2022

This term our topic has been ‘Toys’. As part of this unit, the children have learnt about old and new toys and how toys have changed over the years. As our exit point, we went on a trip to Abbey House Museum in Kirkstall, where the children were given the opportunity first hand to explore …

KS1’s Muddy Puddle/Outdoor Learning Day (Tuesday 29th November) Tuesday 29th November is KS1’s Muddy Puddle Day for this term. On this day, please do not send your child into school wearing their school uniform. Instead, the children should come to school in clothes that they don’t mind getting dirty. As we will be outside for …
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