Category: Year 1

This week Year 1 have been learning about the Chinese new year.  This Chinese new year is the year of the pig, the children made pig and dragon masks and Chinese lanterns.  We also had a go at some Chinese writing and found out if they were born on the year of the dragon (2012) or

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This term in our science work we are going to be investigating the properties of materials.  We have started learning some new words including transparent and opaque, absorbent and not absorbent to help describe the properties.

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Since January 2018 Year 1 and 2 have been involved in a '10 minute mile' to improve their fitness and get active.  The children are encouraged to improve their stamina through walking, jogging or running for the allocated time. This outdoor physical activity focuses on the personal achievements of each individual child.  The Young Governors

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Invasion games festival was held on 25th January 2018 and hosted at Gomer Infant School.  11 children from Years 1 and 2 were chosen to represent the school at the festival.  They competed in year group teams, against 3 other schools, and participated in a range of games including hockey, basketball and  football.  Despite the

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Butterflies went into the forest this morning and took part in some fun activities.  The children worked as a team to find hidden pieces to a dinosaur puzzle.  They found some dinosaur fossils by digging carefully and even discovered a dinosaur tooth!  We also measured out the real size of a Brachiosaurus and realised how

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On the morning of Tuesday 12th December 2017,  Year 1 pupils performed to their families their carol concert.  The performance was well attended and the children enjoyed singing their songs to everyone.  Thank you to all the parents for supplying the wonderful costumes for the children to wear today.

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In Year 1's PE lesson this week the children used the PE apparatus to show balances.

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In this week's Primary League Stars lesson the Year 1 children watched a film about self esteem and discuss what this means.  The children then drew a picture of themselves and wrote about self esteem.  The children also played a variety of teamwork games with cross curricular links including literacy and geography on the topic

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Year 1 have an exciting opportunity to take part in a project ran by Premier League Stars this term.  Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skills.  This is available to every primary school in England and

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Today in the forest we have been learning and exploring different types of leaves.  We found leaves that are wavy edged, toothed edge and smooth edge.  We sorted them into the different groups.  We also started to look at the veins on the leaves and learnt some new words - pinnate, palmate and parallel veins! We then

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