Category: year1

World Book Day 2023!

Happy World Book Day! Year 1 enjoyed making their own books and sharing them with others.

Science Investigation! How animals use camouflage

As part of our Polar Adventures, we are investigating how animals live in the Artic and Antarctica.  We discovered many animals use camouflage, including predators and prey to blend in with their surroundings.

Christmas Production

This year, Early Years and KS1 celebrated Christmas with our production of ‘The Sleepy Shepard’. We are so proud of our classes for their amazing acting and singing skills! Well Done!  

Terrible Tusks!

Year 1 enjoyed following a recipe to make a terrible tusk! We learned about the importance of verbs and nouns and how bossy instructions need to be!

Walk around our local area

In Geography, the children have been learning about our local area, navigating using maps and recognising markers on a map. We went for a walk around our school, spotting recognisable landmarks from our travels to school.


In year 1 we are learning about our local area. I challenged year 1 to follow a map with markers on, and find the different place markers around the school. We found the hall, pirate ship, tyres and welcome shelter using the map.

Last Day Of Year 1

Another year of year 1 completed. It has been a pleasure to get to know our children and watch them grow. A class full of laughter, dance and music! They’ve all worked hard in their learning and I know they will continue to be their amazing, lovely selves in year 2. We will miss your …

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Bouncy Castle Fun!

As part of our sports week, Year 1 have been excited to play in the bouncy castles! We also had a turn at a Whack a mole and obstacle course!

Sports week!

A week full of sports! Year 1 have had a busy week of sports. We have taken part in sports day and tried our best for our houses (congratulations Vikings!). We also had time in dance, golf, multiskills and much more!

Singing Festival

Year 1 were invited to join the singing festival hosted by the Watford School of Music. We participated in singing new songs with other classes from school’s in Hertfordshire. The children also listened to beautiful music from different instruments.