YEAR 1 Chestnut & HollyMiss Jackson and Ms Greaves
Welcome to Year 1!
Miss Jackson and Ms Greaves are our Year 1 teachers, and they are supported by Miss Sowerby. Miss Jackson teaches Year 1 Holly and Ms Greaves teaches Year 1 Chestnut.
Information about what Year 1 will be learning can be found in our ‘Curriculum’ section.
This week in science, Year 1 Chestnut have been exploring and identifying different parts of the human body, using different objects (non-standardised units of measurement) to measure parts of the body…read more
In Maths, Year 1 have been exploring 2-D shapes and their properties. Last week, we went outdoors with our learning and we searched the school grounds for 2-D shapes!
We found circles, squares, rectangles, pentagons, hexagons and octagons…
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