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Useful links for parents.

During this time it is important that children are able to access learning at home. Here are a list of useful links for year one parents to use at home that closely follow our year one curriculum. Phonics play is a fantastic website offering resources and games that the children can access for free on […]

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Teddy Bear Tales!

    Year one have been enjoying their new topic ‘Teddy Bear Tales’. Our favourite teddies joined us today for a teddy bear picnic where we read to our cuddly friends and shared a snack. The children are very pleased that the teddy robber has returned our class bear after being reminded of our core values.  

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Year one trip to Lewisham

Year one went on a trip to Lewisham where we explored our local community. We wondered around the Temple and discussed the different statues. We went to the market where we each had £1 to spend on something to bring back to school. After the market we had lunch and enjoyed playing in the fields. […]

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Story boxes.

This week year one made story boxes using scenes from their favourite monster books. They have collaborated with their peers to create a scene for their very own monster story.              

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Monster Madness!

Welcome back from Year 1! Year 1 have been welcomed back to our new topic ‘Monster Madness’ They have produced some incredible home learning pieces and bought them in to show their classes.

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This week in year one we have been baking gingerbread men! We have been reading the traditional tale and using our gingerbread men to create our own stories. They were also very tasty.

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Leeds Castle

This week year one visited Leeds Castle as part of their history learning. They explored the castle and took part in a Swan Princess workshop. They dressed up as the different characters and worked their way though a scripted story. They learnt about the different features of the castle and also who has lived there. […]

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This week in year one we have been planting our very own beanstalks! We have been looking at Jack and the Beanstalk and creating instructions on how to plant a beanstalk.

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Family Portraits

In year one we have been learning about our community and the people around us. We have made our own family portraits out of wooden frames and pictures. We used our learning attributes to help us put our best effort into the frames.

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