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.
Despite the weather last week, Year 1 had a super (but soggy!) time visiting Ouseburn farm! We fed and stroked the farm animals and planted our own seeds – there was so much to see and we had a fantastic time, as you can see from our photo slideshow!read more
Last week, our school had a visit from our local All Stars Cricket representative – who told us all about this summers’ exciting scheme!read more
This week in Year 1, we have been exploring TEETH! We borrowed some animal teeth from the Hancock (Great North) Museum and looked at teeth from: a Great White Shark; a mammoth (18 thousand years old!); a Baryonyx dinosaur; an Iguanadon dinosaur; a horse; a sheep; and a Sabre -Toothed Tiger!read more
Year 1 have been VERY excited this week, as we had a delivery of some VERY special chicken eggs – they arrived on Monday, started to wobble on Tuesday, one started to hatch on Wednesday and then when we came into school on Thursday morning 7 had hatched!read more
Before half term, Year 1 started learning about Christopher Columbus – his 3 ships (The Pinta, The Nina and The Santa Maria). Since then, we have investigated materials (and their properties) further and have made our own boats. We tested them and…..every single one of them floated!read more
During the past couple of weeks at after school Art club, the children have been making Valentines hearts using clay. They finished painting and decorating them this week – we hope you agree that they all look fantastic!read more
This week in Year 1, we had a visit from Claire at ESH Construction Company – who told us all about builders and the different careers which are involved in the construction industry! We had the chance to explore and play with different building materials and some of us got the chance to role play some jobs as a quantity surveyor, a builder, a site boss and an architect!read more
In maths this week, Year 1 Holly have been learning about halving and quartering. We explored these mathematical concepts in a fun and practical way – by halving and then quartering some slices of bread!read more
In topic, we have been learning about Christopher Columbus’ voyage and have learned many facts about him – including his 3 ships.read more
Please find attached this weeks newsletter 02.02.2018 and RRSA Silver ‘Rights Aware’ UNICEF school report:read more
This has been a proud week for our school – as we have gained the UNICEF (silver level) Rights Respecting Schools Award! We are pleased to announce that we are now an official UNICEF Rights Aware School!read more