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Archive for October, 2015

Service in Year One

• October 21, 2015

At Holme Grange one of our focuses this term is ‘service’. This afternoon, Year One trudged through the mud and rain to raise money for charity. We treated ourselves afterwards with delicious cakes. Yum!     Great work guys! Have a super half term – you deserve it!


Our Victorian Experience at Reading Museum

• October 21, 2015

How were Victorian children treated in school? What toys did Victorian children play with? Well, we found out  during our visit to Reading Museum on Tuesday, where we had the full experience of what it was like to be a child during the Victorian period.       Well done to Year One on your […]


Extreme reading

• October 15, 2015

Here are a few snaps of the Kite class’ Extreme Reading session today. The children were to choose a book and read in a strange environment.U


Bee-Bots ICT

• October 13, 2015

In our ICT lessons this week, the children have been practising planning and testing algorithms to direct robots to find treasure. The children worked in pairs to plan their instructions on whiteboards and then tested these using the Bee Bots. Well done Year One on your excellent team work and clear instructions. . Poppy and […]


Year One Harvest Festival

• October 9, 2015

This year, Year One made a video for Harvest Festival at Holme Grange. We are very fortunate in that we have our own Poly-tunnel to grow produce at school. Our video highlights the different ways in which we use this produce. A big well done to all the children for making our contribution to Harvest […]


Science task

• October 8, 2015

Tomorrow we will be learning about pets and their needs. If you have a pet at home or somebody in your family owns a pet, please can you bring in a photo to share with your class? We can’t wait to meet them! Miss Carberry and Miss Barnet


Science topic ‘Ourselves’

• October 5, 2015

In Science, Year One’s topic is ‘Ourselves’ in which we are learning about humans and animals bodies. Last week we investigated our human senses. Can you remember the five senses? Do you think animals have the 5 senses that we have?  


Bee – Bots in Year One

• October 5, 2015

Year One are currently learning about giving instructions (algorithms) to a robot to move it around our Treasure Map and find treasure. If you have access to a tablet or smartphone, there is an excellent (free) Bee-Bot app to download which will help your child with sequencing, predicting and giving instructions in order to move […]