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Year 1 – Rabbit

Welcome to Year 1, this year finds us starting the National Curriculum.

Suddenly we are very busy with Literacy, Numeracy, Science, Computing, History, Geography, Art, D&T, Music, RE and PE.

We follow the letters and sounds approach for phonics and use Oxford Reading Tree Scheme for Reading.

Please speak to your child’s class teacher if you would like more information about the curriculum.

  • Four Seasons

    This week we have finished our science topic on ‘seasonal changes’. We played a science game where we tried to match the pictures to the season. 
     
    We have also been busy practising our Christmas play for you all to see! 

  • Young designers

    Rabbits have been designing  their own playground equipment. This week we explored different ways of joining parts to make them move.  Now we just need to make them a bit stronger!

  • Exploring the outside

    This week we had a special multi-skills PE lesson and we worked really hard to improve our agility. 
    In science we went outside to explore the playground area for signs of Autumn.
     
  • Food for the Gruffalo!

    This week in English we went outside to make some food for the Gruffalo. We used our sounds to label our dishes.
    In Science we became weather forecasters. We thought about what the weather may be like at this time of year.
  • Sporty Children in Need day

    Rabbits have had such an active day today! We have spent the day learning new physical skills and games, including hockey and speed stacking, whilst raising money for children in need.  We’ve also been learning about good sportsmanship and the importance of being a humble winner or a gracious loser!

  • Working hard

    In maths this week we have been learning to find the parts and whole of a cherry model using addition and subtraction.
    In handwriting we have been working hard on our letter formation. We practised the letter s, e, q and f from our curly caterpillar family.
     
  • Investigating!

    This week Rabbit class have been investigating which material would be best to keep a teddy dry in the rain. We used 4 different materials as an umbrella for teddy and investigated if they were waterproof.
    We also finished the week with the laptops, we used the paint tool to create a picture.
     
  • Instructions!

    This week we have been looking at the book ‘Gruffalo Crumble’. We followed instructions to make our own fox sandwich.

  • Another busy week

    We have been working really hard on the laptops this week. We made our own avatar using purple mash.
    We also had lots of fun during golden time. We made different letters of the alphabet in our warm up in PE and enjoyed the instruments in music.
     
  • Harvest Week!

    This week during harvest, we have been learning about where our food comes from. We found out how bread is made and how cornflakes are made too! We drew some super pictures of fruits and vegetables. 
     
    We have also been finding different ways to make 10 in maths and practising our sounds in phonics – we practised writing our sounds on our partners backs.