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Year 1 English

Year 1 English

This half term, we are reading stories from different cultures. We have been reading 'Handa's Surprise' and  'Meerkat Mail' and produced some fantastic writing in our English lessons based upon these books. Here are some of our amazing writers...  ...

Year 1 Computing

Year 1 Computing

In Computing, the children have been learning how to create their own booklet using a 'book creator' app. They have learnt how to add text, images, change the colour of a background and add sound clips. They have started to create a booklet to show information on...

Geography

Geography

In Geography this week, we have been learning about continents and oceans. We studied Africa and learnt all about the Maasai tribe in Kenya. We made African necklaces, wrote facts about Africa, created maps of the world and artwork as part of our learning.

Year 1 Geography

Year 1 Geography

In Geography, we have begun learning about continents, seas and oceans. This week, we studied the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. We created our own reef using recyclable materials to make sea creatures and coral.

Year 1 Cooking

Year 1 Cooking

This afternoon, we made noodles in our cooking lesson to celebrate Chinese New Year. Here are some of our fantastic chefs... Y  

Year 1 Geography and Science

Year 1 Geography and Science

This week, the children have been learning about the United Kingdom in Geography. They used an atlas to label the countries of the United Kingdom and they learnt about the culture of each country. In Science, we were learning about the weather. The children presented...

Drama club

Drama club

Drama club have been working extremely hard over the Autumn term towards their performance of Shrek! The children received their scripts just 11 weeks ago and have spent each week rehearsing to put together a truly fantastic and very funny show! With lots of lines to...

Year 1 Christmas Party

Year 1 Christmas Party

Year 1 had lots of fun at their Christmas Party. We danced, played games, and ate lots a delicious party food. There were lots of prizes for the winners of our games and for the best dancer. We can't wait for our next class party!  

Year 4 Roman Day

Year 4 Roman Day

Today Year 4 have been out on a Roman adventure in Chester. We started our day at the Grovesnor Museum where we spent some time looking at Roman artifacts before moving up to the education room. Here we learnt the importance of Chester as a Roman fortress and had the...

Year 1 – Geography Autumn 1

Year 1 – Geography Autumn 1

Over Autumn 1, we have been learning about our local area. We have learnt about different types of houses, human and physical features in our environment and how to read and use maps. We went on a walk around our local area to make observations to help us create a 3D...

Year 1 – History Autumn 2

Year 1 – History Autumn 2

This week we started our new History unit 'Why is London Burning?' The children have started learning about the Great Fire of London and have produced some fantastic artwork to show the event.

Year 1 Maths – Autumn 1 (place value within 10)

Year 1 Maths – Autumn 1 (place value within 10)

Over the last couple of weeks in maths, we have been learning about place value within 10. We have been practicing counting forwards and backwards from any number, finding one more and one less and comparing numbers. Here are some of our amazing mathematicians...

Year 1 Party

Year 1 Party

Year 1 have enjoyed their end of year party. We played lots of games, had a buffet and took part in a quiz. The children said, "I loved playing musical statues and Just Dance", "I loved the party food!" and "I loved inventing our own game, musical pencils!"....

Pan in the Park

Pan in the Park

The pupils who attend Dane Bank steel band club represented the school at Pan in Park. They did themselves, the school and the steel band teacher very proud.      

Foundation Sports/Fun Morning

Foundation Sports/Fun Morning

We've had a lovely time enjoying the sunshine and having fun on our sports morning! All the children took part and were able to show case the skills they have been learning which Christiano, the Early Years P.E Coach, has been teaching them. Well done everyone!...

Bring your dog to work day

Bring your dog to work day

We have had 2 very exciting visitors today in class. Mrs Wilson's dog Nellie came in and then we had an extra surprise when Willow came in for a quick visit to see everyone.

Cafe Enterprise Project!

Cafe Enterprise Project!

Whilst many of the Year 5 and 6 children were on a residential trip to Robinwood, some very lucky children were involved in a Cafe enterprise project with Mrs Bridge! Amazingly, the children created/made every cake, decoration and advertisement for the project. As...

Baby Rabbits Visit Foundation

Baby Rabbits Visit Foundation

This week three baby rabbits arrived in the Foundation Unit. We have been learning about how to care for them. We've already discovered that they love eating apples and radishes. We have had lots of opportunities for cuddles!

Being Creative with Wool

Being Creative with Wool

This week the children have been learning to weave and make pom poms with wool. This is helping them to improve their fine motor skills and hand-eye co-ordination. They have had lots of fun learning this new skill.

Year 1 – Jack and the Beanstalk

Year 1 – Jack and the Beanstalk

The children have been planting beans as part of their Science lessons. They will be observing them grow under different conditions. They have also painted their own magic bean and wrote questions on the back of them related to our English unit around 'Jack and the...

Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Everyone in Year 2 had a wonderful afternoon at the Teddy Bear's Picnic! We are so happy the SATs are over so we decided to celebrate with a party!       

D&T project: making purses

D&T project: making purses

After the visit to the Hat Works, year 2 decided to use their piece of felt that they had made to make a purse. The children spent lots of time designing, making and evaluating their purse. They all worked incredibly hard and the purses look outstandingly good!...

Year 1 Topic Work

Year 1 Topic Work

Year 1 have been learning about where different animals live around the world. The children worked in pairs to recreate an animal habitat. They made African deserts, The Great Barrier Reef and The Amazon Rainforest.