Year 1 have been working so hard this half term whilst learning about the Queen. We have enjoyed learning about the Queen's coronation, The Crown Jewels, the Royal Coat of Arms and the Commonwealth. During this time, we have had a go at observational drawing. Everyone in the Class has tried to draw a [...]
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After weeks of hard work and planning, the children finally got to make fruit kebabs for their client. Each child got a chance to write their own shopping list of fruit, collect what they needed for their kebabs and carefully cut each piece to size. The children were skilled when it came to cutting [...]
The children got straight to work in our Design and Technology lesson as we taste tested different fruits for our fruit kebabs. We tried to decide which of the fruits we would recommend to our client and why. We practised cutting the different pieces of fruit to get to grips with different tools. We [...]
What a super first week back we have had in Year 1! First, we started off with a senses experiment in science where we looked at a couple of different items and thought about whether or not we thought the smell was good or bad. As a class, we agreed that vinegar was a [...]
The children thoroughly enjoyed their trip down to The Parade to compare how the area has changed in the past 50 years. The children used their incredible detective skills and a picture of The Parade from the 1970s to identify which parts were the same and what had changed. I was really impressed by [...]
The children in Year 1 had a lot of fun in STEM using their sense of touch to try and identify the secret objects contained in the mystery box. I was very impressed by their skills of deduction - they recognised all the objects in the box. I did also sense a Generation Game [...]
This week in Year 1 The children spent some time practising their art skills with paint. We looked at 3 different brush strokes and talked about the effects and texture they gave on the page. [...]
Boomwhackers Club has returned to Willow Brook and it has been fantastic to see how enthusiastic the children are to play. We have enjoyed learning how to play the Boomwhackers correctly and have begun to add songs to our repertoire.
To mark Windrush day, the children in Year 1 created beautiful paintings depicting the original journey of the HMT Empire Windrush from the Caribbean to England. On board, more than a 1000 Caribbean people coming to England to help rebuild after the war. [...]