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.
Year 1 have been VERY excited this week, as we had a delivery of some VERY special chicken eggs – they arrived on Monday, started to wobble on Tuesday, one started to hatch on Wednesday and then when we came into school on Thursday morning 7 had hatched!read more
Before half term, Year 1 started learning about Christopher Columbus – his 3 ships (The Pinta, The Nina and The Santa Maria). Since then, we have investigated materials (and their properties) further and have made our own boats. We tested them and…..every single one of them floated!read more
During the past couple of weeks at after school Art club, the children have been making Valentines hearts using clay. They finished painting and decorating them this week – we hope you agree that they all look fantastic!read more
This week in Year 1, we had a visit from Claire at ESH Construction Company – who told us all about builders and the different careers which are involved in the construction industry! We had the chance to explore and play with different building materials and some of us got the chance to role play some jobs as a quantity surveyor, a builder, a site boss and an architect!read more
In maths this week, Year 1 Holly have been learning about halving and quartering. We explored these mathematical concepts in a fun and practical way – by halving and then quartering some slices of bread!read more
In topic, we have been learning about Christopher Columbus’ voyage and have learned many facts about him – including his 3 ships.read more
Please find attached this weeks newsletter 02.02.2018 and RRSA Silver ‘Rights Aware’ UNICEF school report:read more
This has been a proud week for our school – as we have gained the UNICEF (silver level) Rights Respecting Schools Award! We are pleased to announce that we are now an official UNICEF Rights Aware School!read more
This week, Mrs Tetley led us in a ‘Rights Respecting’ assembly to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King – who fought for the rights of African Americans in the 1960’s. This assembly focused upon the United Nations Convention on the Rights of The Child: Article 1 (Everyone under the age of 18 has all the rights in the Convention) and Article 2 (The Convention on the Rights of the Child applies to everyone without exception and Governments should take all measures to ensure that children are protected against all forms of discrimination.)read more
On Wednesday this week, we went on a plant hunt to discover what is growing around our school. Every time we found a tree, bush or flower we took turns to take photos on the ipad. We then went back to the classroom to conduct a scientific observation – using our own planted seeds.read more
This week in Year 1, we have had fun measuring – using tape measures and rulers to measure the height of objects and people! We then used our maths skills to record the different heights in centimetres (cm).read more