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.
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
Year 1 have been discussing God and the creation of the world – asking the question ‘Is all the world the same?’ The children initially thought that all children in the world live in similar circumstances to themselves, however after they had watched a video of children in the Third World, Year 1 Chestnut were shocked at what they saw…read more
On Monday, Year 1 made models of various buildings in Winlaton. They designed, created and then evaluated / critiqued their model…read more
Year 1 Chestnut showed off their excellent geographical / fieldwork skills and their knowledge of maps and directions this week, to create individual maps of Winlaton.read more
Year 1 have been investigating and observing plants – noticing how the trees are beginning to change colour as the weather becomes colder…read more
In Computing lessons with Miss Westgarth, Year 1 have been developing their coding skills – learning how to use and read through combined blocks of code, using the ‘Purple Mash 2Code’ program.
Some pupils were so confident with their coding skills, that they were even able to ‘debug’ some of the more challenging and complex coding activities – demonstrating their skills to the rest of the class…
In Science, Year 1 Chestnut have been investigating plants – looking at the different parts of a plant and learning about the functions of each part…read more
This week Year 1 have been focusing on using their fieldwork skills, to investigate how a map is created. We used viewfinders to look at 4 different viewpoints: Bird’s eye view; Insect view; View from below and Framing picture view…read more