Thursday, 6 April 2017

Year One

This week has been busy in Year One! We have been practicing really hard for our school performance The Three Billy Goats Gruff.

In math we have revised some previous work like our daily routine and time of day in order to move on to learning about time after the holidays.

In Creative Curriculum we have been using the designs we made to make our own bird feeders. We are doing this independently in order to learn how to problem solve when making something and copying a design. We are able to say why we choose this design and why it works well as a bird feeder.

In English we have been focusing on writing facts about Africa and cursive handwriting.  We continue to work on phase 5 sounds and tricky words!

Here are our photos enjoy.

Monday, 3 April 2017

Last week Year 1 looked at homemade bird feeders, gave an opinion on them, designed their own and made their own.  Take a look at the final products -

Also they have been learning the story Handa's Hen because we are learning about other cultures.
They sequenced the story in order showing they understand and know the story well.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Year 1 this week

This week Year 1 really enjoyed our trip to The Fruit Market. We bought lots of healthy fruit and then made tasty fruit salads in class. We also created some lovely African sunsets, learned about the points of the compass and the different areas of Africa.    

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Spring 2

We have had a busy week in Year One.

This week in maths we have been learning about 2D shapes and their properties and working out how we can make new 2D shapes from other 2D shapes. We are also learning ordinal numbers and the right order they come in.

In Creative Curriculum we continue to focus on learning about Kenya in Africa. We enjoyed discussing Safari animals, climate and about the Masai tribes that live there. We really enjoyed painting our African sunset skies.

In English we have been focusing on learning about stories from another culture and the students have been fantastic at sharing interesting things about their culture and sharing them to the rest of the class. We showed songs, art, dance, clothing that are special to our particular nationality. We discussed the differences between Kenya and Doha in contrast to what is different and similar. We wrote about these in our books.

 We continue to explore and learn new computer skills and this week we have begun a new project to make a power point presentation about Africa.

Here are our photos!