News from Class 1

21 06, 2021

We cannot walk alone – 2021 Refugee Week

By |2021-06-20T22:20:25+01:00June 21st, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on We cannot walk alone – 2021 Refugee Week

This week in our assembly time the children are learning what it means to be a refugee. At least 82.4 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes. Among them are nearly 26.4 million refugees, around half of whom are children. The terms “refugee”, “asylum-seeker” and “migrant” are used to describe people who [...]

13 06, 2021

A Summer Whole-School Journey

By |2021-06-13T17:23:05+01:00June 13th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A Summer Whole-School Journey

Our whole-school topic this half term is all about Journeys. In history, each year group is going back in time to walk in the shoes of some well-known travellers... From the Ancient Egyptians making their final trip to the afterlife to those who stepped aboad the Titanic and the Mayflower, we will be using [...]

6 05, 2021

A First Class Hero

By |2021-05-06T14:30:16+01:00May 6th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A First Class Hero

Dear Willow Brook, A little extra homework from me… I hope that you will be inspired to think ahead! Next Friday, like many other children across the country, everyone at school will be entering a very special competition. For more than 50 years Royal Mail’s Special Stamp programme has commemorated British history and achievement. [...]

26 03, 2021

The Great Willow Brook Balloon Debate

By |2021-03-26T20:08:22+00:00March 26th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on The Great Willow Brook Balloon Debate

This morning we got together with 7 people who had been chosen by the Willow Brook classes to set off on a balloon ride. After a week of investigation, the children had nominated their heroes - someone who they considered to be a world changer. It would be our honour to spend time with [...]

11 03, 2021

Year 1- Floating or Sinking Science Experiment

By |2021-03-11T20:37:29+00:00March 11th, 2021|Class 1|Comments Off on Year 1- Floating or Sinking Science Experiment

Today in Year 1 we tried a number of different objects to check if they would float or sink. We were all surprised by a couple of objects. Take a look at our results and test yourself.

9 03, 2021

Year 1- Science experiment Non Newtonian Liquid

By |2021-03-11T13:28:51+00:00March 9th, 2021|Class 1|Comments Off on Year 1- Science experiment Non Newtonian Liquid

Today for our science project in Year 1. We looked at Non Newtonian Liquids. When force is acted upon a Non Newtonian Liquid it acts like a solid and becomes hard. Once it stops moving it becomes a liquid again. You can try this at home with cornflour and water. Add a little food [...]

8 03, 2021

Year 1- Lava lamp science experiment

By |2021-03-11T13:30:10+00:00March 8th, 2021|Class 1|Comments Off on Year 1- Lava lamp science experiment

Today for Science Week, Year 1 took part in an experiment to create a homemade lava lamp. The children were all very excited to see the results of using a variety of everyday ingredients. Bicarbonate of soda Vinegar Vegetable oil Food Colouring. [...]

1 03, 2021

Year 1 Home Learning WC- 01.03.21

By |2021-02-28T21:25:14+00:00March 1st, 2021|Class 1|Comments Off on Year 1 Home Learning WC- 01.03.21

Hello again Year 1, I have what will hopefully final week of online learning for you. This week we are going to be poets and create our own 'Everything' Pizza. We also have live teaching sessions every morning at 9:15am - please do your best to join me. Last week was very positive with [...]

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