This half term, Year 1 have been learning all about Christopher Columbus and his voyage of discovery. We learnt all about the sailors’ journey including tasting food (such as sardines and dry biscuits) and singing sea shanties. Then we imagined what it would have been like landing at San Salvador. Everyone enjoyed tasting the sweet … Read more Columbus Fun in Holly Class
We have made a fun start to our new Design and Technology topic! The children all made finger puppets today and really enjoyed putting characters to their animals. Also, a big thank you to everyone who has brought in a puppet to share with the class – we’ve seen some amazing hand puppets, sock puppets, … Read more Finger Puppets
In our science lesson today Holly class were learning about the different properties of materials. We had lots of fun sorting the objects into different groups – flexible or rigid, smooth or rough.
Holly class enjoyed performing their version of The Snowman for the Christmas performance. Everyone was fantastic and looked great! Let’s hope we get some snow this winter, so we can build some snowmen of our own.
Key Stage One had a very special visitor on the last day of term! They were extremely lucky to have a visit from Father Christmas. He read us all a story and then each class sang him a Christmas song. Before he left he also gave all of Key Stage One a present to take … Read more Key Stage One’s special visit 🎅🏼🎄
What a fantastic time we had on our art days! Holly class were given Bancroft and the challenge was to create buildings in the style of Freidrich Hundertwasser. We started by experimenting with pattern and learning about complimentary colours. Then, with just three colours, we were able to mix paint on the paper to create … Read more Art Days in Holly class
What an interesting day we all had at The Shuttleworth Collection! We started the day looking around the hangars at the huge collection of aeroplanes, which included a scale replica of the Wright Brothers record making plane, a de Havilland Comet and the original Bleriot XI from 1909. There was so much to see and … Read more Year One Visit Shuttleworth
Thank you to everyone who brought in a remote controlled toy for our computing lesson last week. We had a great afternoon trying out all the amazing toys. There were talking and shooting robots, a voice activated dog, a wind up robot and all kinds of remote controlled vehicles – we even had a car … Read more Up, Down, Flying around in Holly Class
Great Explorers assembly by Holly class.