Category Archives: Year 1

What do you aspire to be?

Another busy week! Time is flying by to quickly. English: We have been looking at suffixes. We have been adding ‘er’, ‘ing’,’ed’ and ‘est’ to root words and putting them into sentences. We also wrote about what we aspire to … Continue reading

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Fiction or non-fiction?

English; We have been looking and learning about fiction and non-fiction. We have been reading non-fiction texts in order to help us write our own one about our own country. Maths: We have been learning to tell the time to … Continue reading

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Phonics Week!

English: We have been revising for our phonics test this week doing lots of phonics activities. Maths: We have been looking at measuring. We have measured using cubes and began to look at using a ruler.   We have looked at … Continue reading

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Year 1- Have you seen Mondi?

English:We have been reading the story Handa’s Hen this week. We have been using our senses, we have been writing words with ‘ed’ added to the root word. We have been looking at adjectives and describing what we could see … Continue reading

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Money, money, money

Wow we have crammed five days work into four!!!! Maths: We have been looking at money. We are recognising coins and their value. We have begun to add them together. English: We have started reading one of my favourite books … Continue reading

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Week 2 – Owl Babies

English: This week we have written the beginning, middle and Ending of the Owl Babies story only to put it together for our final sustained piece of writing. We looked at question marks, exclamation marks and inverted commas (although we … Continue reading

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The Great Fire of St Josephs – Year 1

History: How can I not begin with our Great Fire of St Josephs.  The children absolutely enjoyed making and painting their Tudor Houses. We lined them up tightly together and watched as the fire fighters lit the bakery and the … Continue reading

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Year 1 – Bake off!

English: We have been learning how to write instructions using imperative verbs. We wrote instructions on how to make bread rolls but before we could write our instructions we had to bake our own bread rolls. We followed a simple … Continue reading

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Year 1 – Bossy verbs!

English: We have been looking at imperative verbs and how they tell us what to do. We will be using them in our instruction writing next week. Maths: We have been looking at number bonds to 20 and using lots … Continue reading

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Year 1 – All Scienced out!

What an amazing and busy week we have had. English; We have been looking at plurals and when we add s or es to a noun. Maths: We have been finding lots of different ways to make the same total … Continue reading

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