YEAR 1 Chestnut & Holly

Miss 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.

Winlaton West Lane ‘bounce’ their way to post-OfSTED fun!

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…

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The day an Olympian came to visit West Lane…

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…

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Year 1 Chestnut investigate plants!

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…

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Gareth the ‘Snow Dog’ comes to West Lane!

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…

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‘Healthy’ end of spring term fun!

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!

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Year 1 Blow up Balloon Badminton!

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.

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Celebrating ‘Faith Week!’

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);...

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Year 1 visit Kirkley Hall Zoo!

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.

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