Year 1: Fresh-air Friday

We had so much fun this afternoon! We started by trying to open some conkers. The children tried different ways to break through to find the conker inside.  We explorered the different plants and found that the different leaves had different smells. Some were a lot nicer than others! I think mint was our favourite. … Read more…

Year 1: A new member of our class

At break time today we found a caterpillar outside. We put it into one of our bug nets and brought it inside. We talked about the life cycle of a caterpillar and sang a song. We had the story of the Very Hungry Caterpillar too. We also talked about how to keep them safe and … Read more…

Year 1: Leaf mystery

I am sure that you have heard all about the mystery of the leaves that has been happening in our class. Well, today we had a BIG surprise!  Yesterday, after we’d finished painting, the class had an idea to set a trap using the left over paint. We have been trying to work out how … Read more…

Year 1: Autumn circle time

When I left work last night, I went for a walk to look for signs of Autumn. I took my basket and filled it with different things I found along the way.  This morning, during circle time, we looked at the different things from the basket. We talked about where they grew, when they feel … Read more…

Year 1: Fresh-air Friday

As you may have seen, we are no longer having school photographs tomorrow. So please come to school in old clothes that are suitable for outdoor activities.  Thank you Miss Harper, Mrs Cheetham and Miss Scott

Year 1: Creative

We had lots of fun making autumn tree pictures using finger painting. The children could tell us what happens during autumn and could even use welsh when selecting the colours. #EnterprisingCreativeContributors

Year 1: PE

Bore da, Just a reminder that there’s PE today. See you all shortly, Miss Harper

Year 1: PE

Wow! It was a lovely, warm day today. To make sure the children didn’t get too warm, we had some indoor and outdoor movement activities. Here are some photographs of the class practising their throwing and aiming with the lawn darts. They had lots of fun and were a lot better than I was! Miss … Read more…

Year 1: Phonics

Here are some photographs from one of our phonics sessions. The children had fun forming letters out of Playdoh and making their names too.

Year 1: Message

Good afternoon! Year 1 pupils have settled in so well and we’d like to let you know how proud we are of them. Also, just a reminder that children can come into school tomorrow wearing clothes suitable for PE. On Friday, we have ‘Fresh-air Friday.’ Can you please send children to school in suitable outdoor … Read more…

Year 1: Welcome back

The year 1 classroom is set up and ready for you all tomorrow. Miss Harper will be on the door from 8:45 to welcome you in. We know how smart you will all look in your school uniforms! You do not need to bring a drink because we have new water bottles for you, but … Read more…

Year 1: our afternoon treat

We finished off our busy year with a certificate ceremony and tip tops. The children have worked incredibly hard this year and have given their best. We are so proud of them and have truly enjoyed working with them. We cannot wait to do it all again in September! Miss Hughes, Mrs Williams and Miss … Read more…

Year 1: Pirate Ship Art

Today we have been artists. We have tried our best to draw our own pirate ships. I think you’ll agree they have turned out brilliantly! Well done Year 1.

Year 1: Our Last Muddy Monday

Here are some action shots of our last Muddy Monday in Year 1. We have really enjoyed our outdoor learning this year. 

Year 1: Our Last Muddy Monday

Here are some action shots of our last Muddy Monday in Year 1. We have really enjoyed our outdoor learning this year. 

Year 1: Weekly Overview

This week we have been writing postcards pretending to be on holiday. We had to create our own picture at the front and stick on our own stamp. Yesterday, we took part in a science investigation involving sinking and floating objects. We had to predict which would sink and which would float before we put … Read more…

Year 1: PE Reminder

Please remember to come to school dressed appropriately for outdoor PE tomorrow.  Diolch Miss Hughes 

Year 1: Weekly Overview

This week we have enjoyed learning about directions. We have used the Beebots and followed directions around a treasure map to find out what the Beebot lands on. For PE today, we became beebots and had to give our partner directions/instructions to move. There was a lot of good language being used with instructions such … Read more…