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.

School Parliament Breaking News!!

This week, we held our second school parliamentary meeting of this academic year. We discussed a range of issues raised by our elected class MP’s (on behalf of pupil’s throughout KS2) and also welcomed a visit from Mrs Tetley – who wanted to share some exciting plans and possible developments with us all!


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Year 1 head off to the shops…

On Monday afternoon, Miss Greaves class went to the shops – to buy ingredients for baking some cakes for our school fundraising ‘Macmillan Coffee Morning’. The children then wrote cake making instructions and recipes!

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Year 1 visit some famous local landmarks!

This week, Year 1 went on a fun-filled trip to visit some local landmarks – calling in at The Quayside, The Bridges of The River Tyne, The Angel of The North, Saltwell Park and The Sage and Baltic buildings! Take a look at our photo slideshow to see how much fun we had!

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100% Attendance Award winners go bowling!

To celebrate their 100% Attendance from 2016-2017, some of our pupils enjoyed a fabulous treat with Mrs Tetley and Miss Little last week – an afternoon of bowling! Take a look at how much fun we all had…

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This week in Year 1 science…

This week in our science lessons, Year 1 Holly have learning some more about the human body – drawing around our own bodies and labeling the external body parts. Take a look at our photographs to see how much fun we had…

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Y1 Chestnut become scientists!

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…

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Year 1 Holly go on a shape hunt!

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…

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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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