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 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
This month, a former pupil of Winlaton West Lane School has kindly ‘donated’ one of his amazing Snowdogs, (‘Gareth’) to our school to exhibit for the next 2-3 weeks! Please feel free to come in and have a look at Mrs Tetley’s new friend…read more
On the last day of Spring term, as part of our ‘Healthy School’ Initiative, our whole school enjoyed a range of activities – including making smoothies with a pupil ‘pedal power’ stationary bike and a workshop with ‘Cooking for Life’ expert Nick!read more
In our maths lessons, Year 1 have been learning about 3-D shapes. We have learnt the names of: Cube; Cuboid; Cone; Cylinder; Sphere; Triangular Prism and a Pyramid.read more
Last week in PE, Year 1 had a fantastic time learning some ‘Badminton!’ We practised a range of balancing, control, movement and hand-eye co-ordination skills with our coach – using balloons to develop our PE skills further.read more
On our visit to Kirkley Hall, Year 1 went on a woodland walk, handled some animals (guinea pigs and rabbits), had a tour of the zoo and met lots of animals including wallabies, peacocks, fish, frogs, meerkats, porcupines, parrots etc.read more
In Year 1 this week, Paul (from Discovery Zoo) came in to teach us all about mini beasts!read more
Wow! What an awesome response we have had to our reading challenge! After we unveiled an amazing new reading scheme at Christmas, we launched it with a brand-new reading challenge. Every time we bring in our reading book, signed by someone who looks after us to say...read more
Year 1 Holly have been making pizzas, to help us understand halves and quarters.read more
Year 1 have been having great fun recently, running their ‘mile a day’ (laps around our school playground) with Miss Coatsworth!read more