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.
In Year 1 Holly, we’ve been learning about where we live – our planet Earth, our continent Europe, our country England (UK), our city Gateshead / Newcastle, our village Winlaton and our school Winlaton West Lane Primary!read more
Why is it getting so dark, so early lately? Do you know how shadows are made? How are night and day made? In year 1, we have been exploring this topic, using a football, torches and some puppets to help us answer these questions…read more
In topic this week, Year 1 have been learning about the world around us. This week we have focused on the seven continents – learning a song to help us remember the names of all the continents. Take a look at our video and amazing singing skills…read more
On Monday this week, Mrs Nugent led KS1 and KS2 in two ‘Rights Respecting School’ assemblies – where the theme of ‘difference’ was considered to recognise the importance of celebrating the wonderful diversity within our school, families and community.read more
This week in Year 1, we have been learning about why we wear poppies during a special ‘Remembrance Assembly’ held in our school.read more
Year 1 Chestnut have been exploring word types / classifications – looking at different adjectives to describe a noun.read more
Last week, Year 1 Chestnut celebrated Diwali, the Hindu ‘festival of light’, by making some lovely ‘Happy Diwali’ cards…
Wow! Our Key Stage 1 children had an amazing time this afternoon, at their end of half-term ‘Halloween themed’ disco! There were some VERY strange costumes dancing to some spooky tunes – as you can see from our photo gallery slideshow!read more
As part of our whole school ‘Art Week’ initiative led by Mrs Young, this week all of our children have had great fun creating a range of ‘artistic masterpieces’ to showcase to parents at our school Art Exhibition on Wednesday 1st November 2017!read more