Category: year1

Multi Skills

Year 1 had a fun afternoon developing their skills in jumping, throwing and catching, agility and running.  Great work Year 1!  


In year 1, we have been planting our own bulbs ready for the Spring! We used  trowels to dig a whole deep enough to put our bulbs in. Now we wait for them to start growing!


In Year 1, we have been exploring the Hindu celebration of Diwali! We learned that it is called the festival of lights, and we listened to the story of Rama and Sita. We used coloured rice to create our own Rangoli Patterns!  

Material Investigators!

In science, we have been investigating different materials in our classroom and garden! We’ve been looking for objects made from metal, wood, plastic and fabric. We enjoyed going on a material hunt, and creating a tally of how many different materials we could find. We found mostly metal and wood! We are also starting to …

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Year 1 Walk around South Oxhey

Year 1 took a walk around South Oxhey last week.  We posted letters home to our families and described the physical and human features of our town.  We had lots of cheery hellos from the public who were delighted to see us out and about learning.

Hand print artwork.

Wow!This week Year 1 were challenged to create hand print artwork… and they did not disappoint!

Year 1’s favourite books.

Here are some of Year 1’s favourite books, starting with Miss Wilkins’, Mrs Jefferis’ and Mrs Irwin’s. Some of the children couldn’t pick one because they loved so many books!

Super home learning

Another very busy week for the Year 1’s! Our Maths focus this week was mostly 3D shapes, the children did shape hunts at home with some writing and then were challenged to build their own shapes and build things using the 3D shapes! We had a very impressive bridge built by Jayden. The English this …

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Year 1 home learning.

Another busy week of working on money and writing letters to Floyd. Thankfully the sun reappeared for us this week and the children definitely loved being able to get out and enjoy it!

‘Stuck’ in home learning!

Our English work was around ‘Stuck’ by Oliver Jeffers this week, the children listen all of the objects that Floyd threw into the tree, drew story maps, wrote about what they would do to get the kite down and in maths were working on number bonds and halving shapes. Super work as always, Year 1!