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.
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!read more
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!read more
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…read more
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…read more
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…read more
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…
This week, year 1 visited Druridge Bay for a fun-filled day at the beach! Take a look at our photo gallery to see how much fun we had!read more
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…read more
After learning all about pirates this week, Year 1 had a special visit from Captain Sowers! It was all hands on deck…read more
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…read more
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…read more
Year 1 Holly have been learning about materials and their properties in science – investigating which materials float and sink and which are the most waterproof by testing out some ‘pirate ships’ in shark-infested waters…read more