This week Year 1 have enjoyed learning about 2d and 3d shapes in numeracy.
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This week Year 1 have been busy measuring using non-standard units.
The children enjoyed some Dough Disco to get their fingers warmed up, before focussing on sentence structure this week.
A super week Year 1, well done!
Year 1 have had a busy week!
Year 1 learnt about the inside of their bodies today, they enjoyed drawing their organs onto a life size body. Super teamwork Year 1!
This week has been fun packed for Year 1.
This week in gardening club the children began to learn about composting.
One Day Creative visited Chapter House and the Year 1 and 2 children took part in a fantastic drama workshop.
In topic this week the children have been testing different ways to join materials in preparation for making their fabric face.
We are proud to announce that our Early Years has been shortlisted in the 2019 ISA awards for Excellence and Innovation in Provision. Thank you to he children, staff and parents for making us ‘outstanding’.
The children and staff enjoyed the first Welfare Walk of the term on Friday.
Year 1 have had a very busy week. In numeracy they have been looking at numbers in numeral and word form.
The new Year 1 class have settled into their new routines well this week.
Year 1 enjoyed the sunshine on Tuesday, taking their maths outside, they went on a times tables treasure hunt.
Year 1 have been busy writing their ‘Something Fishy’ story, based on the animation they have watched. I was very impressed with the variety of adjectives and punctuation used, well done Year 1!!
In science the children have been predicting what items will float or sink.
Continuing with the seaside theme, in literacy the Year 1 children have written some postcards.
The children have been busy making their lunch box for Mr Grinling this week.
This week Year 1 have been evaluating lunch boxes, using what they have learnt to design their own lunch box for Mr Grinling.
Refreshed after the Easter break, Year 1 have been busy revisiting place value and number in numeracy.
Year 1 began the week with some creative writing for our image of the month. The children used lots of adjectives to describe a fantasy world hidden within a magic suitcase.
Key Stage 1 have been busy completing their tile for ‘The Great Garden Street Mosaic’ at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show.
The children have been learning time in numeracy and on Friday, Year 1 followed a recipe and made some delicious fruit scones, which went down well with the staff!
In literacy this week the Year 1’s have watched a short animation called ‘The Way Home’.
This week Year 1 have taken their learning outdoors. In literacy they got inspiration from the Woodlands area to help write a forest setting description.
Year 1 have enjoyed starting their new literacy unit ‘Traditional Tales’. They began by listening to, then ordering and acting out Goldilocks and the Three Bears. They have now started to write the story in their own words.
In literacy the children have followed a recipe to make Crunchy Cookies and then wrote up their own instructions on how to make them.
Year 1 have painted their clay coil pots this week, they also used Austin’s Butterfly to help give next steps to their peers.
This week the children have planned and written their own version of Handa’s Surprise.
This week Year 1 have been reading Handa’s Surprise by Eileen Browne, they have been ordering the story and retelling it using conjunctions and adjectives.
Year 1 and 2 had a fabulous trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park on Tuesday.
Children from Kindergarten, Nursery, Chapter House and King's Magna enjoy hands-on animal experiences with a little help from companies, Zoolab and Nuzzlets.
Year 1 had great fun getting creative on Monday, they painted their African animal in the style of Edward Tingatinga, using lots of bright colours and pattern.
Two students from Chapter House, Liesl and Felicity, have been accepted onto the Leeds Stage Box Minis Team after completing successful auditions recently.
The children began the week thinking of some New Years resolutions in PD.
This week has been busy with lots of Christmas craft activities. We have made and decorated some gingerbread biscuits and made paper plate robins.
Year 1 have certainly been getting in the festive mood this week. The children have completed and evaluated their Christmas baubles, which look lovely on our class tree.
This week the children have continued to learn about fractions in numeracy, they particularly enjoyed the pizza fraction game.
Year 1 have been learning how to halve numbers this week in numeracy.
The Magical Toymaker left another challenge for the Year 1’s on Monday, he asked the children to sort some toys into old and new.
Year One were very excited to find a mystery present on Monday, The Naughty Bus book, a toy bus and a letter had been left in the classroom by The Magical Toymaker!!
Year 1 have continued to learn about 3D shapes in numeracy whilst in literacy they have enjoyed thinking of ingredients for magic potions. Later in the week they will write instructions on how to make the potion.
Key Stage 1 and EYFS had an amazing day celebrating the School Birthday! They all made a party hat and a chocolate lolly before enjoying sticky buns at break time which were delicious.
Year 1 began the week by measuring mass, they have also been learning to identify 2D and 3D shapes.
We have been taking our numeracy outside again this week, using standard and non standard units of measurement.
Year 1 began the week writing sentences about their trip to the Yorkshire Arboretum.
Year 1 completed their fabric faces this week and evaluated them, thinking of two things they liked about it and one improvement.
Year 1 took their learning outside on Monday, they braved the rain and went on a place value treasure hunt.
What a busy week Year 1 have had! The children finished off their self portraits, which are up on display in the classroom.
This week Year 1 have been settling into their new classroom and routines. They have started their topic ‘Marvellous Me’ and have begun to draw their self portrait.
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