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

Settling into Year 1.

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This week we have been learning about our new classrooms, our new teachers and our new friends. We have learnt that year 1 is still fun but it is very different to EYFS. We feel very grown up because we … Continued

1H – Animals

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This week the children have been learning about different animals from around China. We all became zookeepers and walked around the classroom looking at 7 different animals. We also wrote simple sentences about them, describing what we saw. As you … Continued

1C – Kite Making

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In Year 1 we have been using our science and DT skills to investigate the best materials for making kites. So far we have tested tissue paper and sugar paper. We found out that the paper tore too easily so … Continued

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