Year 1


A Super Sports Day

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Posted by Miss Barnard on 17 July 2017

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A Super Sports Day

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Posted by Miss Barnard on 17 July 2017

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A Super Sports Day

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Posted by Miss Barnard on 17 July 2017

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Meeting a Zoologist

Today we had a real treat when Hayley, Mrs Blackwell's daughter, came to talk to us about her job. She is a zoologist and works in Botswana studying elephants. She showed us photographs of the animals and of where she lives. She sleeps in a tent and can hear the elephants outside at night! Thank…

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 19 June 2017

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Allotment fun!

As part of our new Science topic 'Plants and Growth' this week we have been learning all about vegetables that grow in the allotments. We dug up potatoes, tasted chives and planted seeds. Thanks also to Mrs Karran who came to talk to us about the allotments and showed us how to plant.

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Posted by Mrs Doherty on 26 April 2017

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A Tennis Taster Lesson

Year 1 enjoyed a tennis lesson today with the coach running our after school tennis club. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 7 April 2017

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Our Favourite Book Characters

All the children looked fabulous in their World Book Day costumes. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 5 March 2017

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Year 1 Have been Very Creative!

Well done to all the children for their wonderful dioramas and thank you to all their parents for helping make their wonderful creations. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 27 February 2017

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Story Dioramas

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 27 February 2017

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Story Dioramas

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 27 February 2017

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Our Wonderful Dioramas

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 27 February 2017

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3D Shape Models

We made some wonderful models, using cones, spheres, cubes and cuboids. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 22 February 2017

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Making 3D Shape Models

We have been making models using 3D shapes. How many cones, spheres, cubes and cuboids can you see? 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 22 February 2017

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Police horses!

We were so lucky this week to have a visit from two police horses- Copperfield and Steele as part of our Science topic. We learnt so much about the important job they do and also how to care for horses. We are also really happy that St Hugh of Lincoln have adopted Steele! Thanks GMP and thanks…

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Posted by Mrs Doherty on 26 January 2017

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Football with Manchester United

Year 1 are really enjoying improving their football skills with coaches from the Manchester United Foundation. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 22 January 2017

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Manchester Transport Museum

We enjoyed seeing a horse drawn bus at the museum and learning about the job of the conductor. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 22 January 2017

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Manchester Transport Museum

The children saw many buses from the past. They were able to see how buses have changed and they enjoyed sitting in the driver's seat. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 22 January 2017

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Our trip to Manchester Transport Museum

Year 1 enjoyed seeing a fire engine from the past at Manchester Transport Mueum.

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 22 January 2017

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Our Non Fiction Books

We know a lot about fire engines now so we have made our own books. We are very proud of them! 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 12 December 2016

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A Visit from the firefighters at Stretford Fire Station.

Today the children had the chance to get inside a fire engine, use the hose and look at the equipment used by the firefighters. We had a fun and interesting time. Thank you to the firefighters for their visit. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 12 December 2016

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Our visit from Nibbles and Misty

Thank you to Mrs White for bringing in her two Guinea pigs 'Nibbles' and 'Misty' as part of our Science topic 'Pets'. We all had a little hold and enjoyed feeding them spinach! 

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Posted by Mrs Doherty on 30 November 2016

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Our visit from Blue Cross

We were really lucky to have a talk all about looking after pets from Paul who works for the charity Blue Cross.  We really enjoyed his puppet dog 'Dubie' and learning all about the work Blue Cross do. Thank you Paul!

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Posted by Mrs Doherty on 30 November 2016

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Wearing our Fraction Hats and our Fraction Outfits.

Everyone looked fantastic today, dressed as a fraction and wearing a fraction hat. Each quarter of our hats is decorated in a different way. They are really colourful. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 12 November 2016

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Fraction Week

This week we have been learning that a fraction is part of a whole. Some of our activities have involved folding shapes to find a half and to find a quarter. Here we are in our fraction hats. We decorated each quarter of our hats in a different way. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 12 November 2016

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Our Minibeast Hunt!

As part of Year 1 Science we have been learning about minibeasts. Today on our hunt we found 9 different types of minibeasts in a variety of habitats-great work Year 1!

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Posted by Mrs Doherty on 7 November 2016

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Phonic Workshop for Parents

The phonic workshop for Year 1 and Year 2 parents will be on Thursday 10th November 5:30 to 6:30.

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Posted by Miss Barnard on 4 November 2016

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How to carve a pumpkin

Today Year 1 have enjoyed carving pumpkins. They were experts and are ready to write their own instructions tomorrow! They also enjoyed looking at some spooky books and choosing their favourite parts. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 31 October 2016

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Halloween

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 31 October 2016

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Halloween

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 31 October 2016

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Carving Pumpkins

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 31 October 2016

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Carving Pumpkins

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 31 October 2016

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Dot Day

Year 1 have really enjoyed reading The Dot by Peter H Reynolds. Afterwards we created our own colourful dots. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 19 September 2016

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Domino Maths

Children in Year 1 have enjoyed learning to play dominoes. They have been learning to recognise arrays without counting. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 19 September 2016

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Maths in Year 1

We have been busy in Year 1; counting, ordering numbers to 20 and finding missing numbers in a sequence. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 19 September 2016

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Look how we've changed!

As part of our science topic we have been looking at how we've changed from when we were babies.  We were discussing the question 'How do we change over time?'  In our first lesson we enjoyed looking at photos and clothes from when we babies.

 

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Posted by Mrs Doherty on 19 September 2016

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Making an Ascension Model

Working together to make our model of the Ascension. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 9 May 2016

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The Ascension

Today we learnt that Jesus ascended into Heaven. Together we enjoyed making a big cloud out of cotton wool. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 9 May 2016

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We are TV chefs!

We are making our own cooking programmes which will show viewers how to make healthy fruit flapjacks. Today we enjoyed being presenters and then eating the flapjacks. In our next lesson we will be learning how to edit our programmes. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 29 April 2016

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We are Poets!

Today a poet called Andy Tooze helped us to write our own poetry. He gave us lots of tips to help us become better poets. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 16 March 2016

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World Book Day

All the children looked fantastic today, dressed as their favourite book character. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 3 March 2016

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A Musical Day

We have had fun in Year 1 singing, dancing and playing some instruments. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 1 March 2016

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Odd or Even?

Today we were investigating odd and even numbers by building towers with multi-link. We saw patterns and found out that even numbers end in 2,4,6,8 or 0. Everyone worked really well in their group to complete the investigation. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 22 February 2016

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Programming in Year 1S

We have been using the bee bots in class. The children have been learning the names of the continents as part of our topic work so they programmed the bee bots to move around the world. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 11 February 2016

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Sea Collages

We have been working on sea collages in art after looking at sea paintings by J.M.W. Turner. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 8 February 2016

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Working on Our Collages

We used scissors to create the straight edges on the boats and tore painted paper to create the wave effect of the sea. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 8 February 2016

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Sorting 3D Shapes

We have been sorting 3D shapes into groups- those that have curved faces and those that have flat faces. The children saw that some shapes belonged in both groups so we needed to overlap our sorting hoops.

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 7 February 2016

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Role on the Wall

Today Year 1 were thinking of adjectives to describe The Lonely Beast. They worked really well in their groups and came up with lots of words to describe him like worried, brave, quiet, unhappy and tearful. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 27 January 2016

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Reading to Reception

Year 1 had a lovely time this morning when we visited Reception to read the books we have been making. All the children have worked hard writing and illustrating their books and we are very proud of them. Thank you to Reception for listening so well to our stories. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 22 January 2016

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Our books are almost finished!

We have almost finished writing our own books. We are completing the illustrations and then they are ready to read to Reception. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 20 January 2016

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Writing Books

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 20 January 2016

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Writing Our Own Books

We have read two counting books; Handa's Hen and We All Went on Safari. After that we enjoyed being authors and illustrators as we wrote our own counting books. Here we are making our books. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 20 January 2016

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Celebrating Goals!

More football fun today when Year 1 played mini matches. Everyone enjoyed themselves. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 14 January 2016

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Year 1S football with Manchester United

Our first lesson was all about controlling the ball. Year 1S really enjoyed themselves. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 9 January 2016

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Learning new skills with Manchester United.

Year 1S really enjoyed their first football lesson with Manchester United. We can't wait until next week!

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 9 January 2016

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Silver Trail

Thank you children for bringing in all those silver coins, our line was over seven metres! 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 17 December 2015

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Working Hard to make our Advent Wreaths

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 17 December 2015

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Mixing ingredients to make Avent Wreaths

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 17 December 2015

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Tasty Advent Wreaths

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 17 December 2015

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Tasty Advent Wreaths

Today we made tasty Advent Wreaths. We mixed melted marshmallows and cornflakes and added green food colouring. Then we made circles and decorated them with red skittles for berries. We are looking forward to tasting them! 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 17 December 2015

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Netball

Well done to the Netball Team who achieved another excellent result in tonight's match against Urmston. 

Well done, girls! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 9 December 2015

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Ready, Set, Go!

After putting the wheels and axles on our vehicles we took them into the hall to test them. The vehicles travelled really fast on the wooden floor. All our vehicles were different; some had seats and steps inside and some had lights and windows. We really enjoyed designing and making…

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 7 November 2015

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Testing our Vehicles

We had fun today, testing out the vehicles that we have made. We were amazed at how fast they travelled. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 7 November 2015

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Drama: NOT A STICK

The children acted out different uses for a stick after reading the book called NOT A STICK. They thought of imaginative ideas like a back scratcher, a paddle, a walking stick and a rocket! 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 14 October 2015

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NOT A STICK

We have really enjoyed reading NOT A STICK by Antoinette Portis. The main character imagines that his stick is lots of exciting things like a sword, a baton and a dumb bell. We have thought of our own uses for a stick and enjoyed acting them out. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 14 October 2015

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Inspired by Jackson Pollock

The children are really trying to roll their marbles to make an interesting pattern. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 29 September 2015

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More Pictures of Year 1S artists!

Rolling paint covered marbles creates an interesting background for our abstract art work. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 29 September 2015

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Art Work Inspired by Jackson Pollock

Year 1S had fun today when they began their abstract art work which is inspired by artist Jackson Pollock. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 29 September 2015

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Abstract Art

Here the children are busy rolling marbles to create patterns.

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 29 September 2015

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Our class Mass

Father Michael celebrated mass with Year 1S on Wednesday. We have been talking about all the beautiful things that God has created in our world and we made a big rainbow together. Thank you to Father Michael and all the parents and parishioners who celebrated mass with us. 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 24 September 2015

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A sporty morning!

We decided that our end of year party was going to be quite energetic! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 14 July 2015

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Models of Islands in Geography

Our finished islands are complete with bays, lochs, piers and houses! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 14 July 2015

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Our finished Islands!

Year1/2 are really proud of their finished islands! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 14 July 2015

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Our trip to Lyme Park

We had a lovely day at Lyme Park today. The children were so interested in everything we did; the Gruffalo Trail, the art work of Axel Scheffler, looking round the house and of course the adventure playground! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 6 July 2015

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Busy painting models!

Year 1/2 are busy painting their island models. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 3 July 2015

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Katie Morag Islands

We have enjoyed reading some of the Katie Morag stories and making our own islands.

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Posted by Mr Smith on 3 July 2015

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Singing with Mrs Cooper

We really enjoyed our singing lesson today with Mrs Cooper. We learnt some new songs with lots of actions! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 8 June 2015

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Making Badges

Today we made badges in our religion lesson, to remind us that the Holy Spirit is with all of us. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 29 April 2015

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Father Michael explains the Paschal Candle

Today we learnt about the Paschal Candle. Father Michael explained how important the candle is. We learnt about Alpha and Omega and the ancient symbol for Jesus Christ; Chi Rho. We enjoyed listening to Father Michael and then making our own models of the Paschal Candle. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 20 April 2015

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Egg decorating in Year 1/2

Well done children for your amazing egg decorating! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 1 April 2015

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Easter Crispy Cakes

Thanks to Mrs White and Mrs Barlow, Year 1/2 made Easter crispy cakes today. They followed the instructions and talked about fractions and measuring the ingredients. Their cakes looked very tasty! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 31 March 2015

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Pyjama Day for St Joseph's Penny.

All the children in Key Stage 1 wore their pyjamas today and donated one pound to the St Joseph's Penny Collection. Thank you to all the children and their parents. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 27 March 2015

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Quick Feet!

Year 1/2 had to have very quick feet today as they practised their skills on the ladders. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 26 March 2015

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Fractions of chocolate bars- yummy!

Today we found halves and quarters of a chocolate bar and of course we had to eat it afterwards!

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Posted by Mr Smith on 23 March 2015

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Painting in the style of George Seurat

Today we looked some paintings by the artist George Seurat. We saw how his paintings were made up of dots and we tried this ourselves!

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Posted by Mr Smith on 23 March 2015

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Solar Eclipse

We had our whole school assembly outside today and Alfie showed his special piece of equipment for viewing the eclipse safely. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 20 March 2015

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Irish Dancing

Saoirse and Ffion 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 20 March 2015

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Irish Dancing

We had a special treat today when Saoirse and Ffion danced in front of the whole school. They were fantastic! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 20 March 2015

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Football Skills in Year 1/2

We are becoming very skillfull in Year 1/2 thanks to our Manchester United coaching! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 19 March 2015

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Skeleton Shapes!

Today we enjoyed making skeleton shapes in maths. We made pyramids, cuboids, cubes and prisms, counting the edges and the vertices. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 18 March 2015

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World Book Day in Year 1/2

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Posted by Mr Smith on 5 March 2015

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Counting Coupons

We love the story, 'There's a Lion in my Cornflakes'. The two characters Eric and Dan have to collect 100 coupons, to get a free lion. In maths we helped them count the coupons by putting them into groups of 10. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 3 March 2015

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Maths

This group cleverly counted these coins by putting them into groups of 5.

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Posted by Mr Smith on 3 March 2015

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We Loved Playing Tennis!

We all enjoyed learning how to play tennis this week! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 7 February 2015

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Great Fire of London art work

We enjoyed using charcoal to sketch houses like those in 1666. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 18 January 2015

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Telling the story of Jairus' Daughter

Year 1/2 have enjoyed acting out the story of Jairus' Daughter in religion this week.

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Posted by Mr Smith on 18 January 2015

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Peppermint Creams!

Year 1/2 are proudly showing the peppermint creams they made today,  with the help and expertise of Mrs White and Mrs Barlow!

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Posted by Mr Smith on 17 December 2014

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Christmas Crafts!

Thank you to everyone for contributing towards our Christmas party, the children had a lovely time. 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 16 December 2014

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Christmas party games and a visit from Father Christmas!

Exciting team games and some quieter games! 

 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 16 December 2014

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Christmas Party Fun!

Decorating a friend like a Christmas tree was a popular activity at the year 1/2 Christmas party!

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Posted by Mr Smith on 16 December 2014

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Poppies in the style of Georgia O'Keefe for Remembrance.

Year 1/2 enjoyed looking at poppy paintings by Georgia O'Keefe. We then painted our own! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 27 November 2014

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Budding actors in Year 1/2!

 

Year 1/2 used their imaginations and some fantastic props to become part of a pirate story. 

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Posted by Year 4 on 26 November 2014

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More catapults!

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 1 March 2014

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Catapults

Combining our work on forces and castles we measured just how far we could launch marshmallows using the catapults we made! 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 1 March 2014

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Football Fever!

Year 1S really enjoyed their first football session with Manchester United and are looking forward to next week! 

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 1 March 2014

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A visit from baby Leo!

As part of our topic on Changes, Year 1 had a visit from baby Leo and his mummy. We really enjoyed watching Leo as he tried to crawl to reach his toys. We learnt a lot about how we have changed since we were babies!

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 9 October 2013

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea!

Year 1S were taking the register when there was a knock at the door. It was a big, furry tiger! "Do you want to stay for tea?" asked the children. "Yes please" replied the Tiger.

We had a lovely afternoon when the Tiger Came To Tea!

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Posted by Mrs Smith on 20 September 2013

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