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Miss Purves and Miss Houldsworth

 

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michelle.purves@pudseyprimrosehill.co.uk.


We look forward to sharing our learning journey with you on this page.

 

Our topic for this half term is:
 

The Animals Came In 2 By 2

Maths - Addition

This week we have been working hard on our addition skills. Children have used tens frames and numberlines to work out some tricky problems. We have even been solving some missing number problems as well. We are really impressed with how hard everyone has worked and the determination used to solve some complex problems.

Maths - Addition
Christmas PartyChristmas Party
Christmas Week!Christmas Week!
Wild Thing WritingWild Thing Writing
Twas the Night Before Christmas
Year 1 Trip to the Church

We have learnt about the Christmas story and done some Christmas crafts at Pudsey Parish church.

Year 1 Trip to the Church
Our Week's Learning 7.12.18

This week we have been doing work around the book 'Where the Wild Things Are'. We have been writing book reviews about traditional tales we have read and been practising for the Christmas play.

Our Week's Learning 7.12.18
Our Week's Learning 30.11.18

This week our learning has been based around the book 'The Enormous Turnip'. We have also learnt how to label a picture on an iPad on a programme called Skitch.

Our Week's Learning 30.11.18
30.11.18 DT Super Learning Day

Today we have been become 'wild things' from the book 'Where the Wild Things Are'. Then we designed wild thing puppets and made them in the afternoon.

30.11.18 DT Super Learning Day
Our Week's Learning 23.11.18

This week our learning has been based around the story of The Gingerbread Man. We have retold the story with puppets, made and decorated gingerbread men, built bridges for him and did some brilliant writing of the story, by hand and on the computers. In maths we have been comparing numbers between 11-20 using images and solving problems about them. We have used the language more, less, greater than, less than, fewer than and equal. We have learnt how to take photos on iPads, of other people and ourselves! In RE we learnt about Jewish people celebrate Sukkot.

Our Week's Learning 23.11.18
Our Week's Learning 16.11.18

This week we have done PE with a Leeds Rhinos Coach, worn odd socks and talking about being different and special and raised money for Children in Need. We have worn sporty clothes, completed an obstacle course and some children 'did their thing' on a stage in front of Year 1. As well as all that we have been saying, acting out and writing the story of the three little pigs and working with numbers 11-20 in different ways. In science we have been learning about the senses and went on a hunt outside using our senses.

Our Week's Learning 16.11.18
3D Shape Song
Odd Socks Day Song

The message is 'all different but all special!'

Remembrance Day

We have all helped to make a remembrance day wreath and talked about why people wear poppies this week.

Remembrance Day
Our Week's learning 5.11.18

What a busy first week back! We have learnt about bonfire night, diwali and remembrance day this week. In maths we have been learning about shapes; describing them, naming them and making pictures and models with them. In english we have been saying and writing words that end in ed and ing. In DT we have been experiment with clay and then made diva pots to help us understand the festival of light, diwali. We have also started some Christmas singing to practise for the nativity.

Our Week's learning 5.11.18
Around the World Focus Week 21.10.18

This week we have received postcards from Wally from different capital cities in the United Kingdom. To help us learn about the different countries that make up the UK we have been reading, watching videos, making models, painting flags, tasting foods and dancing. The children have made some wonderful information books about the UK showing their new facts.

Around the World Focus Week 21.10.18
Our Week's Learning 19.10.18

This week we have learnt about a place called Baffin Island. We have learnt it is colder than England because it is further north and further away from the equator. We have all logged onto Reading Eggs on the iPads and in the computer room we went on Espresso to find out about materials. The children are getting much better at using the mouse and keyboard. We have been practising subtraction in maths and had a go at a maths problem today using a part whole diagram. All the children took a copy of their writing today as they were all amazing. Everyone tried really hard to write sentences with capital letters, finger spaces and full stops about the seaside.

Our Week's Learning 19.10.18
Maths Problem SolvingMaths Problem Solving
Travelling and balancing
Our Week's Learning 12.10.18

This week we have been learning and writing about a story called 'The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch. We have been adding in maths in various ways. In the computer room we have logged on, practised typing and saved our work. We have finished our seaside collages in art. In music we practised playing rhythms and keeping the pulse (see the video). In provision we have been playing in the new ice cream shop, making sand pictures and collages from magazines. Also lots of brilliant reading and maths activities.

Our Week's Learning 12.10.18

Listen to the children performing this poem fluently and with expression.

Seaside CollagesSeaside Collages
Music

We have been chanting, tapping, clapping and playing different rhythms and practising keeping a steady pulse.

The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch

This week we have learnt the story 'The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch'. We have practised saying it with expression, written sentences from the story and it has inspired the provision activities around the classroom.

Our Week's Learning 5.10.18

This week we have learnt how to write sentences with capital letters and full stop and wrote postcards from Filey. In maths we have been adding using different resources. In art we have learnt what a collage is and have begun making seaside collages. I have been so impressed with how the children have been taking their time with them.

Our Week's Learning 5.10.18
Upon a Beach Poem - National Poetry Day
Upon a Beach Poem - National Poetry Day
Science Super Learning Day

We have become scientists today and learnt all about forces and new science words. We have made predictions during a floating and sink experiment, investigated pushes and pulls and sorted results into a Venn diagram. We have also made kites to test the wind direction. Also as part of science day we planted some bulbs outside and talked about roots and shoots.

Science Super Learning Day
Our Week's Learning 28.9.18

This week we have been learning about pirates and the seaside. In Literacy we have learnt that names of people and places need capital letters and named pirates and places on maps. In maths we have been ordering numbers and working on number bonds. In computer we practised our logging in skills, mouse skills and learnt to save a document. In science we continued to learn about materials and looked at some sea glass. In PE we have been practising ways to travel such as side stepping, galloping and hopping. In provision the children have been making flags to take to the beach, models of pirate ships from lego, pirate hats and writing postcards.

Our Week's Learning 28.9.18
Trip to Filey

We've had such a lovely day in the sunshine at Filey! We've built sandcastles, found interesting things, had a picnic and an ice lolly. Then we went for a walk to see seaside shops, boats and the lifeboat station. All the children have been amazing!!

Trip to Filey
Our Week's Learning 21.9.18

This week we have continued to learn about autumn and the changes in the season. We learnt about harvest and picked apples from the school orchard. In music we practised some clapping patterns with a partner to a steady beat. In PE we made up a new Wake up Shake up routine to a Little Mix song. In computers we learnt how to log on with our own usernames and played maths games on espresso. In maths we have practised comparing numbers using the words more, less, most, least, fewest and equal. In literacy we have written captions about pictures from Aliens Love Underpants. We know that captions need to have a capital letter, full stop and finger spaces. Well done to all the children for their fantastic learning both adults and independently.

Our Week's Learning 21.9.18
Our Week's Learning 14.9.18

Maths and literacy work.

Our Week's Learning 14.9.18
Our Week's Learning 14.9.18

We've had another lovely week in school. We've made alien biscuits and wrote lists of ingredients. In maths we have been working out more and less than numbers in different ways. On the computers we have been practising logging on and using a mouse. In science we have begun looking at different materials, learning their names and describing them.

Our Week's Learning 14.9.18
Our Week's Learning 7.9.18

This week we have been recapping the numbers 1-10. Counting accurately, working out missing numbers in sequences forwards and backwards and writing numbers correctly in numerals and words. We have writing labels concentrating on forming letters correctly and writing all the sounds in words. We have learnt how to log on and off a computer and to create a picture by clicking the mouse. In music we have sung some songs and learnt about how to keep a steady beat/pulse.

Our Week's Learning 7.9.18
Choosing Time

See how the children have chosen to learn through our 'Aliens Love Underpants' theme. Some children managed to collect all the colours of the rainbow earning 5 extra dojo points!

Choosing Time