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Autumn 2

In Design Technology, we have been busy planning how to make our own cold dish. We had to think about the ingredients we would like to use, then make a plan and then think about the equipment we would need to tackle the task. Due to following 'covid rules', we were not able to share equipment in the way we usually would, so after carefully washing our hands, we decided to use individual kebab sticks. This meant we could pierce individual pieces of fruit and then push the pieces up the stick. Some of us were very creative and made fruit patterns. The final task was to evaluate our project from beginning to end. We all concluded that we enjoyed 'eating' the best!
In RE we have been learning to understand that different faiths have different celebrations. One of the celebrations we looked at was the Jewish Festival of Sukkot, which reminds Jewish people of their ancestors 'Exodus from Egypt'. We found out that whilst the Jewish people were travelling in the desert, they made shelters called Sukkah's. We made our own Sukkah shelter using natural materials.
In PSHE, we have been learning about communicating and the skills that effective and successful communicators use. These skills include thinking about what you want to say, making eye contact, talking clearly, being concise and waiting for and listening to the response. To try these skills out, we were given a subject that we had to talk about, some of these proved quite difficult e.g. 'if could climb a ladder into the clouds, what do you think you could see?' or 'Which 3 story characters would you invite to tea and why?' Have a try at home, it is not as easy as it sounds, especially when you have to remember to use all of the skills!
This half term in PE we are looking at developing our ball skills. We have been throwing balls at cones. We have also been throwing balls in hoops and in the air and catching them.
In maths we have been learning about 2d shapes and 3d shapes. We have carried out triangle investigations, made our own quadrilateral shapes with straws and constructed our own 3d shapes.
Look around your home - can you see any of the 2d shapes, or the 3d shapes we have made?

Autumn 1

Welcome to Year One! We hope you had a really fantastic holiday and are looking forward to your new adventures in year one. Throughout the year, we will be learning lots and having so much fun together. We know you will impress us with your outstanding attitudes to learning this year. This is our class page where we will post different pieces of your work/achievements from lots of different subjects. When you feel proud of something, please let us know, so that we can post it onto our page. Remember to keep visiting throughout the year to explore some of the hard work that you have completed. On our page, you can also see what we are going to be learning about in our topic brainstorm. You can access this page at home so if you would like to, you will also be able to share your learning with your grown-ups. 

Welcome to Year One!

Mrs Cole and Mrs Watson 

Autumn Term Topic- 'Me, Myself and I'

On Friday 9th October we celebrated #HelloYellow day to increase awareness of youth mental health. In our PSHE lesson we talked about feelings, emotions and why we were wearing yellow. The children had a better understanding by the end of the day.
In English we have been following instructions and using bossy (imperative) words (verbs). We have made fruit faces using bananas, strawberries, grapes and satsumas. We were able to enjoy eating them after we had made them. We have also followed instructions to make jam sandwiches.
In maths we have been looking at number and place value. We have been making amounts using different objects from around the classroom. We have also been looking at counting and writing numbers. We have been using what we have learnt to add and subtract numbers as well as find number bonds to 10.