Amazing Maths

Recently Class 1 have been learning numbers and shapes through different activities and tasks. We used our interests and fascinations to explore different areas of provision which support our maths learning. Lots of rich opportunities to develop a deeper understanding of maths were found, and we…

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We had visitors in Class 1...

The Gingerbread Man!!

 

To our surprise, the gingerbread men came to visit us in class one! They made quite a mess and the children enjoyed the mystery of trying to find out how they got in. 

                                                   

Excitingly, they did leave us with a new…

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The Gingerbread Man and Diwali

The Gingerbread Man and Diwali

 

In Class1,  we have had a very busy two weeks!

We have thoroughly enjoyed reading The Gingerbread Man, retelling the story together, and sequencing the story. We also enjoyed making lots of gingerbread men out of playdough.

Then we had a day learning…

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Our outdoor learning

Our Outdoor Learning 

 

Class 1 have had a great start to the New Year, we are thoroughly enjoying learning in our outdoor areas. This week we have been looking at 2D shapes and explored how the wind affects different materials - it's been great fun! 

 

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What makes ice melt the quickest?

Class One wanted to conduct an experiment on ice. We decided to find out the answer to the question, what makes ice melt the quickest? We came up with our own ideas of what we could use in the experiment and settled on: salt, heat and water (with one block of ice as a control where we did nothing…

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Diwali

Inspired by our enjoyment of the fireworks on Bonfire Night, Class One have explored the Hindu 'Festival of Light ' Diwali. Diwali is celebrated with lots of fireworks!

We have been learning about how Hindus prepare their houses for the festival and how they celebrate with their families. Some…

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Year 6 Buddies

Buddies

Class 1 loved meeting their Year 6 Buddies for the first time. The Year 6 children were so mature and nurturing towards the new children and it was a real pleasure to see and hear the buzz about reading together. Class 1 can't wait for Friday's play time now!

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Exploring the outside space

Class One really enjoyed exploring our outside field area today. The sun was shining and we all had smiles on our faces.

We were travelling with confidence and skill on the balancing and climbing equipment; throwing and kicking the ball and negotiating space successfully playing tig.

We…

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Is it magnetic?

Theo used the building resources to create a treasure hunter. This led to discussions about machines that can detect treasure and magnetic objects. We got out the magnets and enjoyed exploring what we could find that was magnetic. We sorted the objects into a Venn diagram - items that were…

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Gardening with Diane

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Class One at Fairburn Ings

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Dragon Dance

Dragon Dance

A belated post to show pictures of Class One's dragon! A group of children worked tirelessly over a number of weeks to create their own Chinese Dragon. To celebrate Chinese New Year we took to the playground to dance with our dragon head, along with the painted red tail and musical…

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