Eagles

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You will find all of our news and homework organised by type on a handy one-stop page!

Reception to Year 1 Transition 2022-2023

Routines in Eagles Adults in Eagles
PE Indoor — TBC Mrs Gibson
PE Outdoor — TBC Mrs Wright
Spellings – Monday Mrs Hill

Book Bag Days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. More information can be found in the front of the children’s reading diaries.

Eagle Class governor: James Davis

This Week’s Homework – Click the title for more.

KS1 Weekly Homework 2021-2022

Each week, children will bring home a weekly homework sheet and new spellings to learn. We will alternate between SPaG and maths worksheets.  Homework will be sent out in book bags on Mondays and should be completed by the following Monday. There are 3 levels of difficulty and we will always send the middle ability …

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This Half-Term’s Topic Homework & Knowledge organiser – Click the title for more.

KS1 Homework Grid & Knowledge Organisers Summer 2nd

Please find attached the Homework Grid for our topic this half-term, Local Geography Study. The Knowledge Organisers for Topic, English, Maths and Science are also attached. These are also posted on Google Classroom. KS1 – Homework Grid Local Study Geography 2022 Local Geography Study KS1 Knowledge Organiser- Summer 2nd Cyc 2 2022 English Knowledge Organiser Summer …

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Local Area Study – Eagles Class

As part of our local area study, the children have explored aerial photographs. They looked closely at key features of the Tranmere Park Estate and sorted them into those that were examples of physical or human geography. We ended the lesson by being geography detectives and finding the location of Barnaby Bear who had gone …

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We are the UK!

As part of our local geography study we have been learning about the UK. We have learnt to identify the countries, capital cities, landmarks and seas surrounding the four countries of the United Kingdom. We have played lots of practical games and have used atlases to deepen our understanding.

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Practical Maths – Equal Groups

As part of our work on multiplication, Eagles class have been recognising equal groups. Today, they extended this learning by adding together equal groups using different methods to calculate the answer. Mrs Wright was incredibly impressed with the children’s independence and enthusiasm in today’s lesson. Well done Year 1!

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KS1 Entry Point – Around the UK!

As part of our local geography study, the children have kicked off this half term’s topic by visiting the four countries of the United Kingdom. They have taken part in the Highland games in Scotland, completed a quiz in Wales, used atlases to explore England and learnt some Irish dancing in Northern Ireland. The children …

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Eagles Animal Workshop

Wow! What a fantastic workshop we have had. AnimalsUK visited KS1 and we got to learn about lots of different animals. The children had the opportunity to hold and feel a tortoise, snake, skunk, tarantula and a meerkat. The children had so many excellent questions for Laura too. What an exciting opportunity!

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We Are What We Eat – KS1 Exit Point

Today saw the end of our ‘We Are What We Eat’ topic which the children have thoroughly enjoyed. Over the last half term we have been busy learning about the work of Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo. We’ve completed observational food based sketches and paintings, learnt about healthy eating and rounded it all off with a …

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KS1 Make Clay Pots

Children created their own clay pot to be used as a dipping bowl as part of our topic work. They used many skills including rolling and coiling. They also used slip and smoothing tools to attach the coils together. When the bowls dried, we decorated them using paint, ensuring a secondary colour was mixed. We …

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Eagles partition numbers!

This week, Eagles have been continuing their learning of numbers to 100. Today, the children partitioned numbers to 100 into tens and ones or in the case of 100, hundreds, tens and ones! The children used practical apparatus to deepen their understanding and showed an excellent understanding of today’s mathematical vocabulary. Well done Eagles!

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Observational Fruit Drawings and Colour Mixing!

As part of our topic work, the children have been completing observational drawings of a broad range of fruit. The children have used their recent learning on colour mixing to support their painting. The children mixed the secondary colours and used white and black to lighten/darken their shades of colour. They also utilised their recent …

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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

This summer, Queen Elizabeth II has her platinum jubilee – the longest reign of any British monarch! In the 70 years that she has been queen, the world has changed in many ways. Each year group at Tranmere Park have researched a decade and created a collage. These collages, collected as one, tell a story …

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Eagles work on their brush strokes

As part of our art work we have been working on our brush strokes. First we had a first attempt at painting a tree. The concentration was intense and there are some really good results. We then have used thick and thin paint brushes to practise different techniques. Take a look at our work. We …

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Class discussion in Eagle Class

As part of our topic work, we have been learning about the Eatwell Plate and what our bodies need for a healthy diet. We talked about the fact that our bodies need a range of foods to be healthy and that foods high in sugar/fat should be eaten less frequently/as a treat. Our lesson today …

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KS1 Science Glitter Germs

KS1 learnt how important it was to have good hygiene and wash their hands carefully this week. We pretended that different coloured glitters were different germs. The children chose a glitter and rubbed it onto their hands. Next, they shook hands with their classmates and discovered how easily it spread. We discussed all the times …

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More fruit fun!

To conclude our fruit based activities this week, (linked to the work of Giuseppe Arcimboldo) the children practised their food technology skills preparing a fruit salad. The children used the bridge and claw techniques to cut the fruit and to prepare it for eating. We then spent a moment in the sunshine enjoying our creation. …

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Eagles Practical Maths – Subtraction

This week, Eagles have been learning to subtract two numbers where they have had to cross ten. We have used tens frames and counters to calculate our answers and have practised writing calculations using – and = symbols.

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Fruit Glorious Fruit! – Eagles do observational drawings

Thank you to all of our families who sent in a piece of fruit for our topic work! Today saw the first of our fruit based activities – observational drawings! The children explored a broad range of fruit including dragon fruit, avocado, pomegranates, passion fruit, mango and much more. The children spent time carefully drawing …

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Practical Maths in Eagles Class

Today Eagles class have been consolidating their understanding of number bonds to 20 by making links with number bonds to 10. The children took part in a range of practical activities using part whole models, Ipads, pegs and problem solving tasks!

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KS1’s combined not so muddy, ‘Muddy Puddles Day’ and Entry Point

The children took part in a range of activities including measuring and comparing the size of their hands, planting a range of seeds (linked to our topic work on food – lettuce, radishes, cress, peas etc) and learning about the wind. The children enjoyed finding the direction that the wind was travelling in and using …

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Eagles class get colour mixing!

As part of our topic work this half term, Eagles have been learning about primary and secondary colours. Today, the children identified the 3 primary colours (red, yellow and blue) and learnt how to mix the secondary colours using these. The children effectively used red and blue to make purple, blue and yellow to make …

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Measuring in Eagles

This week we have been measuring using non-standard units and centimetres.  We compared lengths and heights, using the vocabulary longer, shorter, taller and smaller. We measured physical objects and drawings. We were very good at estimating too.  

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