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Tricky Words and Sight Words Song

Please help your children practise their tricky words by watching this video.

Why not help your child master their handwriting at home?

Autumn 2019

'Can heroes also be villains?'

 

We will be learning about heroes and villains and wondering what the difference is between heroes and villains. We will be exploring this through the traditional tales of Little Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks and the Historical story of Guy Fawkes.

 

 

We will be researching famous landmarks around the world with a strong focus on Portsmouth. We will move onto designing and drawing our own landmark image and these will be turned into something special! We are looking forward to celebrating our successes with you in a festive celebration.

 

 

Welcome to Year 1

Ash class teacher - Mrs Ryan

Ash class teaching assistant - Miss Smith

 

Holly class teachers - Miss Tinsley (am) and Mrs Brace (pm)

Holly class teaching assistant - Mrs Larcombe

Year 1 support - Miss Brown


 

 

If you have any questions, comments or ideas for us over the year please pop into class and see us. We are looking forward to a great year of learning with your children! 

Welcome to Year 1 2019-2020! 

 

How to make minibeast insect bug hotel

We worked together in small groups to make a minibeast hotel. Then we hid them around the school.
Why not have a go at making your own minibeast hotel at home!

The Great Poo Investigation

The Great Poo Investigation 1 We had to investigate which poo was which!
The Great Poo Investigation 2 Poo number one ...
The Great Poo Investigation 3 We found bones!
The Great Poo Investigation 4 Poo number two ...
The Great Poo Investigation 5 We found leaves!
The Great Poo Investigation 6 Poo number three ...
The Great Poo Investigation 7 We found berries, leaves and seashells!
The Great Poo Investigation 8

Marwell Zoo Visit ... which was your favourite animal?

Exploring the essential question ...

Exploring the essential question ... 1
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Exploring the essential question ... 5
Exploring the essential question ... 6
Exploring the essential question ... 7
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Exploring the essential question ... 13

 Is it fair for animals to be kept in a zoo?

 

We were visited by Ali from Monkey World who told us about how and why they rescue monkeys.

We then worked as Rescue Detectives to save an endangered monkey.

Pop-Up Pop Art Gallery

Pop-Up Pop Art Gallery 1
Pop-Up Pop Art Gallery 2
Pop-Up Pop Art Gallery 3
Pop-Up Pop Art Gallery 4
Pop-Up Pop Art Gallery 5

Aliens love underpants!

Aliens love underpants! 1 An 'Aliens love underpants' inspired story!

Sound Challenge

We have been learning the sound 'ar'. 

It can be written in different ways ... 'ar' 'al' 'a' 'au'

For example - far  calm father laugh   

How many different words can you write down using the sound 'ar'?

Bring them in to show your teacher!

V.I.P.

George-Lucas is the V.I.P. from Ash Class for his enthusiastic approach to his learning!

Well done George!

 

❄️ Snowy Day ❄️

❄️ Snowy Day ❄️ 1 Neive's super writing inspired by the snow!

Sound Challenge

We have been learning the sound 'air'. 

It can be written in different ways ... 'air' 'are' 'ear'

For example - hair  care  wear   

How many different words can you write down using the sound 'air'?

Bring them in to show your teacher!

V.I.P.

Lexi is the V.I.P. from Ash Class for her quiet determination to be the best she can be!

Sienna is the V.I.P. from Holly Class for impressing her teachers with her amazing writing!

Puppy Training with Sid

Puppy Training with Sid 1 We found out about how to train Sid.
Puppy Training with Sid 2 We found out about how to train Sid.
Puppy Training with Sid 3 We found out about how to train Sid.
Puppy Training with Sid 4 We found out about how to train Sid.
Puppy Training with Sid 5 We found out about how to train Sid.

V.I.P.

Farren is the V.I.P. from Ash Class for his determination to rise to a challenge.

Frankie is the V.I.P. from Holly Class for showing respect in all areas of school life.

Sound Challenge

We have been learning the sound 'or'. 

It can be written in different ways ... 'or' 'aw' 'au' 'ar' 

For example - fork  draw  autumn  warm  

How many different words can you write down using the sound 'or'?

Bring them in to show your teacher!

Space Launch Day - Monday 7th January 2018

Sound Challenge

We have been learning the sound 'igh'. 

It can be written in different ways ... 'igh' 'ie' 'i_e' 'i' 'y'

For example - night  tie  smile  kind  sky

How many different words can you write down using the sound 'igh'?

Bring them in to show your teacher!

Christmas Craft: We had lots of fun making Christmas decorations with our parents! What a fun afternoon!

Christingle: Can you perform our Christingle poem to your family?

Christingle: Can you perform our Christingle poem to your family? 1
Christingle: Can you perform our Christingle poem to your family? 2
Christingle: Can you perform our Christingle poem to your family? 3

🐻 A new chair for Baby Bear 🐻

🐻 A new chair for Baby Bear 🐻 1 We designed and made new chairs for Baby Bear!

Sound Challenge

We have been learning the sound 'oo'. 

It can be written in different ways ... 'oo' 'ew' 'ue' 'u_e'

For example - moon  screw  true  tune

How many different words can you write down using the sound 'oo'?

Bring them in to show your teacher!

V.I.P.

Paul is the V.I.P. from Ash Class for his positive attitude to his learning and persevering even when things are hard.

Isabelle is the V.I.P. from Holly Class for being an all round superstar and always following our moral compass.

Sound Challenge

We have been learning the sound 'ow'. 

It can be written in two different ways ... 'ow' 'ou' 

For example - cow  shout

How many different words can you write down using the sound 'ow'?

Bring them in to show your teacher!

V.I.P.

Aiden-Jay is the V.I.P. this week for his consistent positive attitude to school life and persevering in all tasks, no matter how tricky they are!

Maths Challenge Week: 12-16 November

V.I.P.

Jayden is the V.I.P. this week for working hard on his writing and his amazing behaviour on our school trip.

Sound Challenge

We have been learning the sound 'er'. 

It can be written in different ways ... 'er' 'ur' 'ir'  'or' 

For example - mixer  fur  shirt  work  

How many different words can you write down using the sound 'er'?

Bring them in to show your teacher!

 

Our trip to see Peter Rabbit

Our trip to see Peter Rabbit 1 We were so excited to go to the cinema!
Our trip to see Peter Rabbit 2 We spotted some remembrance bunnies on the way in!
Our trip to see Peter Rabbit 3 Our teachers were so impressed with our behaviour!

V.I.P.

Dougie is the V.I.P. this week for impressing us with his helpfulness and constant positive attitude to school.

'oa' challenge

'oa' challenge 1 Some completed 'oa' challenges!
'oa' challenge 2 Some completed 'oa' challenges!

Challenge Time!

 

Our sound of the week has been 'oa'.

It can be written in different ways - 'oa' 'oe' 'o' 'ow' or 'o_e'.

For example - goat, toe, go, snow, home.

Can you write a list of different 'oa' words and show your class teacher?

VIP News

 

Our VIP's this week are...

 

Leah for being an all round superstar.

 

Nabil for impressing all the adults in Holly Class. 

 

Ellie-Mai for showing us all how to respect each other and the classroom.

 

 

 

Well done! 

 

 

 

Autumn 2018

'Why do we remember villains?'

 

We are now in the middle of a very exciting and busy term! We have been learning about heroes and villains and wondering why we remember villains. We will be exploring this through the traditional tales of Little Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks and the Historical story of Guy Fawkes.

 

Image result for guy fawkes

We have researched famous landmarks around the world with a strong focus on Portsmouth. We will move onto designing and making our very own landmark for Leigh Park and these will be showcased towards the end of the Autumn term. We are looking forward to celebrating our successes with you in a festive celebration.

 

Image result for portsmouth

 

Welcome to Year 1

Ash class teacher - Mrs Ryan

Ash class teaching assistant - Miss Smith

 

Holly class teachers - Mrs Lyndon (Wednesday - Friday) and Mrs Clark

Holly class teaching assistants - Miss Watts


 

 

If you have any questions, comments or ideas for us over the year please pop into class and see us. We are looking forward to a great year of learning with your children! 

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