Super Sports Day

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Puffins and Penguins had a fantastic time at sports day. We were very proud of the children’s resilience and attitude to the games they played and how they cheered their friends on all they way round the course. Thank you to all the parents who came to support us. It made the afternoon even more… More

Alnwick Castle

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Year 1 had a fantastic time when we visited Alnwick Castle. We explored the state rooms and learned some interesting facts from the staff there. We had the chance to dress up as princesses and knights (some of us were even brave enough to take on the Dragon’s Quest) and play some medieval games. We… More

Centre For Life

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What a wonderful day we had at the Centre for Life.  The children demonstrated excellent behaviour, as always, and Simon who taught us about space said he had never met a school with so much knowledge! We took part in a range of activities: Lab work:  Identifying objects to see if they were alive or… More

Outdoor Learning

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We have had a fantastic introduction to learning in the outdoor environment over the last couple of weeks in Year 1. We have found clues that led to the special space story ‘Whatever Next!’, made cookies to show we are ‘Woodland Walk Explorers’, been on an egg box treasure hunt to find interesting natural objects… More

Whatever Next!

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The children went on a lovely walk in the school grounds to find clues for the next story we will read.  What strange items we found hanging in the Woodland Walk! Whatever could they be for? We made a list of everything we found to discuss when we went back to class. The children discovered… More

Snow Fun!

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This week Year One went outside to explore the brief but very exciting snow shower.  We made snow balls, drew Beegu (our friendly alien) in the snow, made snow angels and looked closely at the different patterns on the sole of shoes.  Some of us even had a go at Dancing on Ice!  Most of… More

Beamish

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  Year 1 had the most wonderful day at Beamish on Wednesday. The sun was shining and the children were impeccably well behaved, making us very proud of them indeed! We had the opportunity to visit the school and take part in a Victorian lesson with a very strict teacher who showed us what it… More

Den Building

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What a fantastic day we had on Tuesday with Chris the den building man! He brought lots of special equipment with him and we listened carefully to his instructions so that we could work safely as part of a team. We thought carefully about what our den structure was going to look like before we… More

Lots to learn!

This has been one of our busiest week so far in Year 1! We have been continuing our learning about the local area by thinking about our community and how we can contribute personally to its well-being. The children thought that picking up litter and recycling were a great way to help! We have also… More

Another exciting week!

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We have had another exciting week in Year 1! We began the story of Everywhere Bear and discovered that our own class Everywhere Bears had gone missing. We set out on a bear hunting adventure and tracked them down! We have also been learning about the seasons in Maths and in Science and we went… More