YEAR 1 Chestnut & Holly

Miss 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 Holly explore where we live!

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!

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Year 1 Chestnut explore shadows!

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…

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Year 1 sing on seven continents!

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…

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All different all equal…

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. 

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Year 1 remember them…

This week in Year 1, we have been learning about why we wear poppies during a special ‘Remembrance Assembly’ held in our school.

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Halloween disco time fun for KS1!

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!

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