Welcome to Year 1!
Ms Greaves and Miss Summers are our Year 1 teachers and they are supported by Miss Sowerby and Mrs Bullock. Miss Summers teaches Year 1 Holly and Ms Greaves teaches Year 1 Chestnut.
Information about what Year 1 will be learning can be found in our ‘Curriculum’ section and above under the Topic link.
Here at West Lane, we love book all year round and we love reading EVERY day, not just World Book Day! However, this special celebration of stories is a great chance to share our favourite stories and ideas with our friends and share the buzz about books that we have...read more
Are you an aspiring author? Do you have an incredible idea for a gripping narrative? Do you really just love writing stories? Well, this is your invitation to a wide world of imagination: enter the 500 Words competition by following this link! What is 500 Words? The...read more
Year 1 this week have been learning and exploring their 5 senses. On Thursday we tasted pineapple, apple, pepper, blue berries and raspberries. We talked about what they could smell and what they tasted like.read more
Year 1 have become excellent scientists this week as they investigate parts of the body inside and out. The children showed great teamwork skills whilst labelling parts of the body they could see and also demonstrated great understanding by discussing how we use those...read more
The children were fantastic on their trip! All the children behaved beautifully and would be welcomed back to the castle. First, we walked around and impressed the staff with our knowledge of castles. Then we became knights at knight school. What a fantastic day!read more
Year 1 had a fantastic afternoon at Winton Court. We sang our Christmas songs for the elderly and then introduces ourselves to each one. We would love to go back!read more
Year 1 had an amazing experience on Friday! We looked at the foods which are grown in the UK and made a tasty Shepherds pie with Nick, from ‘Cooking for Life!’read more
In the week leading up to Remembrance, our whole school participated in a remembrance project – where pupils decorated Winlaton community with pebbles (carefully designed and decorated by the children themselves, with the names of soldiers from World War 1 and 2) for residents to find!read more
In computing lessons with Miss Westgarth, Year 1 have been continuing to use ‘Purple Mash’ – creating their own avatar’s, as part of their learning and understanding about the idea of ‘ownership’ of work online and online safety.read more
This week, Mrs Nugent and Miss Grayson held an very informative whole school assembly to celebrate ‘Harvest’ time. They talked to us about the meaning of Harvest at this special time of year and encouraged us all to think about others who are less fortunate than ourselves – to give thanks for all the things we have…read more
It was a pleasure to take 30 children for a 100% attendance trip on Wednesday (bowling and a McFlurry) – to celebrate getting into school every day last year! No mean feat!read more
Our Key Stage 1 children enjoyed a fun-filled, spooky afternoon today at their Halloween disco…read more