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Visit from Zoolab!

As part of our focus week, we had a visit from Zoolab. We met some amazing creatures, here are some photos...

Visit from Zoolab!
All Creatures Great and Small!

Last week was our focus week. Our week started with a trip to Cannon Hall Farm. Here are some photos!

All Creatures Great and Small!
Our Trip to the Pond!

On Friday we visited the new pond area in the Key Stage 2 playground. We had a look to see if we could spot any froglets. We saw a newt and some water snails! Here are some photos...

Our Trip to the Pond!
Science Blast!

This week, for our Science Blast, we investigated leaves. We observed the leaves to decide which leaf belonged to each tree. Here are some photos.

Science Blast!
Apprentice Challenge Focus Week

This week for our focus week we have focused on the schools' new nursery. We began the week by designing a new logo and the interior for the extended services room. After that we made our logo's and room design's. We then evaluated our work. We have also played the role of a journalist writing a report about the new school build! Here are some photo's of our learning this week...

Apprentice Challenge Focus Week
Piet Mondrian!

This week we have been learning about a famous Dutch artist named Piet Mondrian. Here are some paintings we created inspired by him...

Piet Mondrian!
Where is Rosie?

Today we watched some footage from our camera and discovered that the big bad wolf has taken our class pet Rosie! We are now going to create some wanted posters in order to find Rosie and the Big Bad Wolf! Here is the footage...

The Big Bad Wolf!

This week we have used our knowledge of materials to design a wolf-proof house. We began the week by designing and describing the our house. We then made our house out of different materials that we thought would prevent the wolf from getting in.

The Big Bad Wolf!
The History of Pudsey Primrose Hill

This week we have been learning all about Pudsey Primrose Hill Primary School. On Tuesday when we came in from lunch we travelled back in time to the Victorian period. Miss Reynolds was our Victorian teacher (she was very strict!). We had to copy the alphabet and the boys and girls were separated! Here are some photos!

The History of Pudsey Primrose Hill
Moving Vehicles!

Here are our finished moving vehicles...

Moving Vehicles!
Balance Ability!

Today we had a visit from Balance Ability. We learnt how to balance on a bike using a range of activities.

Balance Ability!
Moving Vehicles...

Today we started making our Moving Vehicles as part of our On the Move learning. We began the day by writing the steps we needed to take in order to make the vehicle; this is called a design plan. We then designed how we wanted our vehicle to look at the end of the week. After that we began sawing our wood. We measure the wood and sawed it into four pieces. We measured in cm.

Moving Vehicles...
On the Move Focus Week!

We launched our focus week off with a trip down to see the diggers. We were amazed when we saw the digger, the dumper and the roller in the building compound. We all had a go at sitting on the digger and we had our photo taken. We then observed the builders digging the foundations! Here are some photos...

On the Move Focus Week!
Science Blast!

BLAST OFF... This week for our Science Blast we experimented with liquids. We discussed how everyday we mix liquids, for example water and juice, milk and water (for tea). We predicted what would happen if we mixed water and oil. Some of predicted that the bottle would explode, others said that it would make the water change colour. The test: We mixed the water and oil and shook the bottle. The liquids mixed and then began to separate!

Science Blast!
Solar Eclipse!

On Friday morning we went into the playground to observe the Solar Elclipse. We noticed that it was getting darker and the birds were getting ready for bed. When we went back into class we discussed how the Solar Eclipse happens and why? We then made our own pictures inspired by the Solar Eclipse...

Solar Eclipse!
The Wright Brothers...

This week we are learning about the Wright Brothers and the first flight. We made some paper ariplanes and had a competition outside!

The Wright Brothers...
World Book Day

Here are our illustrations of Peter Puffin we made on World Book Day!

World Book Day
Science Blast

This week for our science blast we continued our learning about materials. We discussed what materials would keep an ice cube solid for the longest period of time. We all then chose different materials and timed our cubes. The best material to use was the bubble wrap.

Science Blast
Science Blast!

As part of our learning about the History of Transport, we decided to make a boat and use different materials to get it to float! We then linked this to our science learning and discussed materials. Here are some pictures of our first BLAST OFF!

Science Blast!
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The Year of Positive Thinking 2014-2015

Important Dates For the Diary!
  • Thursday 5th March - World Book Day
  • Friday 6th March - Fairtrade Friday
  • Week commencing 23rd March - On the Move Focus Week
  • Monday 30th March - Parents Evening
  • Wednesday 1st April - Parents Evening
  • Friday 3rd April - Break up for Easter Holidays
Chinese New Year!

As next week is Chinese New Year, our focus for this week in Y1R has been Chinese New Year! We completed our Write On this week based on our visit to the Chinese Restaurant where we tasted lots of yummy Chinese food. Here are some photos of our leanring!

Chinese New Year!
Write Now Focus Week- Mad Hatters Tea Party Write Now Focus Week- Mad Hatters Tea Party
Write Now Focus Week- Missing Alice!
PE- Cheeky Monkeys

This week in PE we have been practicing our 'seated balance'. We have used the Cheeky Monkey song to show how well we have done...

Katie and the Starry Night...

On Thursday we read 'Katie and the Starry Night'. Here is some of our artwork based on the story. The paintings are inspired by Van Gogh.

Katie and the Starry Night...
Music with Mrs Haley
BREAKING NEWS!

Here are our newspaper reports about the missing Van Gogh painting...

BREAKING NEWS!
Vincent Van Gogh

This week we started learning about the famous artist Vincent Van Gogh. On monday we produced some fact files about him. Today we were given a special job... Vincent Van Gogh's famous painting 'The Red Vineyard' was stolen from a museum. We were given the job to write a newspaper report about it. All of a sudden Vincent Van Gogh arrived in our classroom. He had time travelled from the past...

Vincent Van Gogh
How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

This week we have been learning about 'The Grinch that Stole Chrismtas'. We have created our own Grinch character. He are some of our plans for our stories. We have used storyboards to plan what is going to happen in our version of the Grinch!

How The Grinch Stole Christmas!
Bright Sparks Focus Week!

Today we we looked at circuits and tried to get the light bulb to light up. It was tricky but we worked as a team and completed the task!

Bright Sparks Focus Week!
Bright Sparks Focus Week!

Here are our Shadow Puppet performances. We created our own stories!

Bright Sparks Focus Week!

Today we made some puppets for our 'shadow puppet' performance. Here are some photos!

Bright Sparks Focus Week!
Bright Sparks Focus Week!

This week in maths we have been collecting data. We asked 'What is your favourite colour christmas light?'. Here are some photos of us collecting data.

Bright Sparks Focus Week!
A Monster That Moves House !

This week we have been writing a story about a monster who moves house. We have created a setting for our story and made our very own monsters!

A Monster That Moves House !
Children in Need !

Here are some photo's taken in the Pudsey Bear Photo Booth!

Children in Need !
Gym Magic!

Here are some video's from Gym Magic!

Gym Magic!

Here are some pictures of what we have been doing at Gym Magic!

Gym Magic!
Stories from another culture...

This week we have been writing our own stories set in Japan. Here are some performances of our stories!

Japanese Cinderella Puppets!

We have been writing our own Japanese versions of Cinderella. Here are some puppets we made!

Japanese Cinderella Puppets!
Buzzwords

Buzzwords is a spelling lesson we do three times a week. Here are some photos of the practical activities we do to practice our spellings!

Buzzwords
Halloween...

On the last day of half term we did some activities linked to halloween. Here are some photos!

Halloween...
Storyboards...

This week we having been planning our own stories from another culture. Our stories are based on all of the things we have learnt about Kamakura. We have produced some creative and imaginative stories!

Storyboards...
Kamakura!

Last week we had a visit from Mrs Altinors as part of our learning about Kamakura, Japan. We learnt lots of new and exciting things and even got to see some items from Kamakura.

Kamakura!
Y1R's Trip to Filey!

We had a fantastic time on our trip to Filey. We ate our lunch on the beach, had a yummy ice lolly and built sand castles. It was a brilliant sunny day!

Y1R's Trip to Filey!
Croissant inspired writing!

Today we tatsed some croissants and described how they felt, tasted and what we could smell. They were yummy!

Croissant inspired writing!
Our Trip to Paris!

This week during our trip to Paris we visited lots of famous landmarks inlcuding the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, The Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame. We made our own landmark out of clay. As a class we made a giant Eiffel Tower to share with other classes!

Our Trip to Paris!
Cities Around the World Focus Week

Today we made some Le Choco Fondant as part of our trip to Paris. We measured ingredients out using cups. The Choco Fondant tasted delicious! We all have taken a recipe home!

Cities Around the World Focus Week
Cities Around the World Focus Week!

Today we flew to Paris! When we arrived in Paris we discovered lots of interesting facts and listened to some classical French music!

Cities Around the World Focus Week!
Making Apple Crumble!

This week we have been learning about instructions. We all followed instructions on how to make apple crumble. After we had baked the apple crumble we got to eat it!

Making Apple Crumble!
Instructions!

This week in English we have been learning about Instructions. We had fun following instructions!

Instructions!
Achievement Award!

For a fantastic and enthusiastic start to the school year.

Achievement Award!
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