YEAR 1 Chestnut & HollyMiss Jackson, Mrs Akroyd and Miss Coatsworth
Welcome to Year 1!
Miss Jackson, Mrs Akroyd and Miss Coatsworth are our Year 1 teachers, and they are supported by Miss Sowerby. Miss Jackson teaches Year 1 Holly and Mrs Akroyd and Miss Coatsworth teach Year 1 Chestnut.
Information about what Year 1 will be learning can be found in our ‘Curriculum’ section.
This week, year 1 visited Druridge Bay for a fun-filled day at the beach! Take a look at our photo gallery to see how much fun we had!read more
To celebrate our fantastic OfSTED report, the children at Winlaton West Lane (and the staff!) enjoyed an equally fabulous ‘fun day’ of whole school, non-uniform, bouncy castle play-time and fun activities. Take a look at some of our class photographs to see how much ‘fun’ we all had…read more
After learning all about pirates this week, Year 1 had a special visit from Captain Sowers! It was all hands on deck…read more
Today, our school was incredibly proud to have a visit from Olympic British volleyball player Peter Bakare – who led our whole school on a sponsored fitness circuit session. Each class was taken through a series of fun, pulse-raisin,g strength and conditioning exercises, followed by a motivational talk from Peter and a demonstration of some key volleyball skills…read more
In science, Year 1 Chestnut have been learning about the structure of plants. The children worked in teams to discuss what a plant needs to grow, before labeling some diagrams showing the structure and features of a plant…read more
Year 1 Holly have been learning about materials and their properties in science – investigating which materials float and sink and which are the most waterproof by testing out some ‘pirate ships’ in shark-infested waters…read more
This month, a former pupil of Winlaton West Lane School has kindly ‘donated’ one of his amazing Snowdogs, (‘Gareth’) to our school to exhibit for the next 2-3 weeks! Please feel free to come in and have a look at Mrs Tetley’s new friend…read more
On the last day of Spring term, as part of our ‘Healthy School’ Initiative, our whole school enjoyed a range of activities – including making smoothies with a pupil ‘pedal power’ stationary bike and a workshop with ‘Cooking for Life’ expert Nick!read more
In our maths lessons, Year 1 have been learning about 3-D shapes. We have learnt the names of: Cube; Cuboid; Cone; Cylinder; Sphere; Triangular Prism and a Pyramid.read more
Last week in PE, Year 1 had a fantastic time learning some ‘Badminton!’ We practised a range of balancing, control, movement and hand-eye co-ordination skills with our coach – using balloons to develop our PE skills further.read more
Last week our school held an extraordinary 'Faith Week', where the children were very lucky to have visitors from different faiths / religions come in to speak about their beliefs. Assemblies were held with special religious leaders and visitors: Cloud Singh (a Sikh);...read more
On our visit to Kirkley Hall, Year 1 went on a woodland walk, handled some animals (guinea pigs and rabbits), had a tour of the zoo and met lots of animals including wallabies, peacocks, fish, frogs, meerkats, porcupines, parrots etc.read more