Category Archive: Year 1

Oct 31

Halloween Disco

Here are some photos from this year’s Halloween Disco! We all had a fantastic time! Congratulations to our Best Dressed winners and runner’s up. Reception/KS1 KS2

Oct 23

Autumn 1 2013 – Drumming with Junior Jam

This term year 1 and year 2 have been learning how to drum using Djembe drums – they have had a fantastic time with Mr Sharp from Junior Jam! We even ran an after school club! Have a look at the performance we gave for the parents today! Well done to all the children.

Oct 23

Autumn 1 2013 Homework Projects

Wow, Brilliant, Amazing, So proud -The standard of work is getting better every time, thank you parents for supporting your children. We are immensely proud of all the children who completed their projects!

Apr 24

Year 1’s pushes and pulls


Feb 07

Year 1’s Marvellous Measuring! on PhotoPeach

Nov 22

Year 1 Space Camp

Year 1 have had a fantastic day.  In the morning an alien visitor to our class arrived to take us into space and help us learn all about it.  We even managed to link up with Neil Armstrong on the moon.  Take a look at our photos to see what we did.Year 1 Space Camp …

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Oct 22

The Art of Noticing

During half I would like to set you a challenge! Wherever you go take a little notebook and note down the sites, sounds and smells. The notes you make not matter how small can then be turned into a fantastic descriptive poem. This one was written by a 9 year old girl after a short …

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Feb 06

Safer Internet Day 2012

Safer Internet Day (SID) aims to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. Safer Internet Day 2012 will take place on Tuesday 7 February 2012, centred on the theme “Connecting generations and educating each other”, where they encourage users young and …

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Feb 04

Snowing – Wahey

Is it snowing in Greengates? The video below shows the snow from my front door. Why don’t you post a comment about what you are looking forward to doing in the snow? or after you have been out, write a recount of what you did.

Jan 28

Picture of the week

Have a look at the picture below, What can you see? Where is it? What is the weather like? What do you like / dislike about the picture. Once you have had a think about the questions, you could go the Can we write a story page and add to our group story!! A story …

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Jan 25

(No title)

Well done Mrs Allan, what a great idea to start a story from the photo of the week. Have a look children, can you continue the story? Can you leave it on a cliff hanger for the next person? I can’t wait to hear how the story continues……….

Jan 24

Extreme Reading update

Get the Dolch Word Game widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info)Calling all Extreme Readers, I would like to see as many photos as possible by the end of the week please, remember to be safe but have fun when reading. You can email the photo to …

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Jan 24

Panoramic Picture of the week

Where do think this is? What would life be like here? Would you like to live here?

Jan 18


We are very aware that homework can be a chore at home! However it is an integral part of your child’s learning, we hope s/he will develop a responsibility for a learning, consolidate their understanding, share thoughts and ideas with their parents and foster a lifelong love of learning. Therefore we have revamped our Learning …

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Jan 17

Aesop’s Fables

We have been learning about Aesop and the fables he wrote, Aesop was a slave in Ancient Greece 2500 years ago. He wrote a series of fables, which all had a moral. The morals teach us about the correct way to live our life. Many of his morals can be applied today and applied to …

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Jan 09

Picture of the week

To develop our creative thinking we are going to discuss a different picture each week. What can you see in the picture ? What title would you give this picture and why?

Nov 22

Red fan dance

  How’s everyone’s Multi-cultural week going. In Year 1 and 2 we had a “fan”tastic morning Fan dancing. A really enjoyable experience for everyone!

Nov 22

Children in need

Did you enjoy all the activities that we did for Children in Need? What did you enjoy doing the most?

Oct 17

How to blog safely

A blog can be very exciting, it allows people from all over the world to read our work and make comments. We need to remember to follow a few simple rules to stay safe and to get the most out of our blog. Children are to only use their first name when commenting. Parents who …

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