Christmas dinner day!

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As Christmas draws closer, Year 1 (and the whole school) thoroughly enjoyed making hats and eating Christmas dinner together, even with some teachers too! The children said they enjoyed the Christmas songs, tasty food and wearing their crowns. We are … Continued

Celebrations!

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Thank you for the lovely decorations! We made some more decorations in class today and our Year 1 classrooms are going to look very festive. Last week, Daniel from St Margaret’s visited us and we enjoyed asking questions and learning … Continued

Anti-bullying week

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This week it has been anti-bullying week. The theme for 2019 has been ‘Change Starts with us’. The children had 4 different activities where they learnt that bullying behaviour is unkind, unfair, deliberate and repeated. They then considered how they … Continued

Remember the 5th November

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Our new topic this half term is called “Remember, Remember in November and December” we will be looking at current events like bonfire night, remembrance Sunday, and of course Christmas! This week year 1 will be learning about ‘The Gunpowder … Continued

Music workshop

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Before half term, we had a visit from a wonderful musician! We enjoyed listening to her play a clarinet and saxophone as well as dancing to some music.   We also learnt about how music can be fast, slow, high … Continued

Interviewing Josie

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On Monday, Josie came and visited our classes. She is a local Christian who has moved from America and now works for Oxford Schools Chaplaincy. The children asked Josie some brilliant questions to find out more about baptism: “Why does … Continued

Becoming independent

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Well done to all of the children that have been coming straight into the cloakrooms all by themselves. We are very impressed with the children who can hang their own coats and bags up on their own. We are also … Continued

What is an alien?

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We have been learning and writing an alien fact file! We have drawn text maps, rehearsed it with actions and written it. Below is 1BC’s class text map and here is the alien fact file we have all been learning: … Continued

Old and New

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In history this week we have been looking at old and new things. We looked at old coins, old toys and old books. We even looked at an old mobile phone. A child in 1C said “That is a very … Continued

Year 1 learning

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In our English lessons, we have been learning about the different letter families: curly caterpillars, long leg giraffes, one-armed robots and zigzag monster letters. We have learnt how to form lower case and capital letters. We practised our letter formation … Continued

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