YEAR 1

Y1 Chestnut - Ms Greaves and Y1 Holly - Miss Summers with support from Mrs Sowerby
Year 1 Topic Web

Welcome to Year 1!

Ms Greaves and Miss Summers are our Year 1 teachers and they are supported by Miss Sowerby. 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.

Year 1 Sports Day!

We had a great afternoon participating in the egg and spoon race, the sack race, the sprints and the Race for Life. The children had a fantastic time and particularly enjoyed running the Race for Life with their grown ups! As you can see by the photos, Rosie and I...

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TT Rock Star Day

Look at some of our cool rock stars! We had a fantastic day bringing our TT Rock Stars to life! Congratulations to all of our times table champions.

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What a Wonderful World Book Day!

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...

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Calling all Creative Writers!

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...

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Our 5 senses

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.

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Investigating our bodies!

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...

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Year 1 visit Newcastle Castle

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!

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Year 1 visit to Winton Court

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!

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Year 1 cook for life!

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!’

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West Lane Remember Them…

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!

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Year 1 ‘ava-tar-ific’ time in computing!

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.

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Harvest Festival singing! Our whole school perfoms!

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…

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