Category: Year 1

In Year 1 we loved having our own Victorian school day. The children dressed up like Victorian children and had to pay a penny to come in. The children sat in rows and had to write with chalk on black paper. They practiced many Victorian school traditions, such as: balancing books on their head, singing […]

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We loved our visit to Beaulieu. We were shown around the Motor Museum by Mrs Levitt who told us all about cars in the past. We were then  lucky enough to be able to have a ride in Gumdrop, an old fashioned car. It was really fun. We also visited Beaulieu house and were greeted […]

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In Year 1, we have been learning about different types of homes. On our walk around Calmore we saw: semi detached houses, flats, cottages, detached and terraced houses. When we got back to school we created our own map of Calmore.

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In Year 1 we loved preparing for the scarecrows wedding. We created our own hats using things we found outside, we also made our own leaf necklaces which we wore to the wedding. We also enjoyed doing lots of writing. We wrote our own guest list and things we would need for the wedding. We […]

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Today in Year 1, we enjoyed chopping up lots of different fruit and vegetables, such as: potatoes, courgettes, grapes and plums. We also tasted them to see if we liked them or not. Ask your child at home if they tried anything new. We also had a go at drawing different fruits using pastels. We planted […]

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We were shocked and horrified to read a recent newspaper report that children in England are the most unfit they have ever been!  We couldn’t believe it and wanted to prove them wrong! Everyday for the rest of the term we are going to time ourselves for 5 minutes around the field.  We hope that […]

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We were lucky enough to have the Guide Dog Association come and visit us. The children had prepared questions and found out lots of interesting facts. Ask your child what a guide dog pup can do!

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Year one have settled in brilliantly.  We are so proud of how the children have transitioned from year r. Look at the fun we have had!

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The children in year one were given a challenge to get from one side of the sea to the other side without getting eaten by the crocodile or shark. The children had to work as Bert Bees to think about the best way to get across.  They had to test it with a doll.  Some […]

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We had a WONDERFUL morning in year 1 today.  Longdown Dairy Farm visited with lots of different animals. We found out that ducks have webbed feet to help them swim, goats have skin tags which are useless and chickens are omnivores! Our favourite part of the morning was when we raced a goat and let […]

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