World Book Day!

March 2, 2018

We had a fantastic day in year one yesterday. It was so lovely to hear all about the children’s favourite stories and book characters! Thank you so much for all of the effort that was put into their costumes, the children looked great! A quick update: I have put bookmarks in each of the children’s bookbags. These are for a reading challenge that the school is taking part in. It would be really appreciated if you could record the number  of minutes your child reads everyday on this bookmark and return it next Thursday (8th). Enjoy the snow and I look forward to seeing you on Monday! ☺️

Buddy’s big workout!

February 27, 2018

Well done year one for taking part in Buddy’s workout challenge! You were brilliant! Thank you so much to everyone who helped raise money for the NSPCC, it is very much appreciated! ☺️

A busy week in year one!

February 23, 2018

We’ve had a really busy week in year one and the children haven’t stopped! Just a few updates – Firstly, the new homework grid shall be sent out next week and I have sent out the spellings for this week. The spellings are all in the children’s bookbags. Also, just a reminder, any completed NSPCC sponsorship forms need to be handed in asap please – this can be either to myself or to the office.

 I hope you’ve all had a lovely and relaxing half term and I shall see you on Monday, thank you. ☺️

Talk out loud!

February 9, 2018

Today we spoke about the different ways we can keep our minds and bodies healthy. We also spoke about how we can be kind to ourselves and to others.


Year one one bubble launch. ☺️



Speak out. Stay safe!

February 9, 2018

A lovely lady from the NSPCC came to talk to us about staying safe and looking after ourselves. The children got to meet Buddy the speech bubble. He taught the children about who to talk to when they are in trouble. ☺️

This morning the children became the guards patrolling Prince Hamlet’s home, Elsinore castle. We walked on the castle walls and listened to the noises that we could hear around us. A few of the children said that they could hear their ‘hearts thumping loudly’ the ‘wind howling throughout the castle’ and the ‘rain hammering against the pavements. All lovely descriptions generated from our drama for learning!


How can we describe Hamlet?

February 5, 2018

We were getting to know Hamlet last week. The children focused on describing Hamlet’s appearance and character by generating adjectives in groups. They’ve produced some amazing writing and have really begun to work well in teams! 🙂

The children did so well at taking numbers away from 10 today. We counted out 10 cubes and then practised taking away some of our cubes to give to our partner. The children worked really hard! 🙂





The children did an amazing job at getting into role last week! We used our drama for learning to help us understand how Hamlet and Gertrude might be feeling. The children were able to show me the emotions of characters using their acting skills. The children said Hamlet was feeling upset, angry and devastated and thought Gertrude was heartbroken, guilty and worried. Good job year one!


The children loved working as a team to work out the properties of plastic! 🙂