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Archive for November, 2015

Christingle Afternoon with Father Richard

• November 27, 2015

      What a wonderful way to finish the week – Father Richard came in to teach us how to make Christingles.  We had a lovely afternoon discussing advent; our preparations leading up to Christmas and what Christingles represent. I wonder if you can remember what each different part represents? We would like to […]


Not A Stick 1K

• November 25, 2015

As a basis for our Non-Fiction unit in Year One, we began by reading ‘Not A Stick’. We discussed what the characters imagines his stick is on each page. We then used this as a drama opportunity to imagine what our own ‘not a stick’s’ are. The children pretended they had an object in their […]


Takings turns at being ‘teacher’ 1K

• November 23, 2015

On Friday, the Kite class were practising our spellings by taking turns at being the teacher and testing each other. The children made excellent teachers and thoroughly enjoyed having the responsibility of marking one another’s work.


The Owl’s Performance Poem: Opposite Day

• November 11, 2015

1 Owls – Opposite Day from Hannah Barnet on Vimeo.


Diwali 2015

• November 11, 2015

It was fantastic to learn so much about Diwali as our topic this term is ‘Festivals of Light’. What a great way to kick start the topic! Thank you Mrs Chandegra, we hope everyone celebrating Diwali has a wonderful week. The Year One Team 🙂


1K – Inter-House Poetry

• November 9, 2015

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Spelling homework

• November 9, 2015

Well done Year One on your spellings today. We will be checking spellings every Monday from now on. Just a reminder: Spellings will be stuck into your Think Write books every Wednesday. The spellings are linked to our phonics during the week. Please practise using the ‘look, say, cover, write, check’ method (see below for […]


Manga High – Maths games

• November 4, 2015

Dear Parents and/or guardians, Manga High is the Mathematics learning platform which we will use to set Maths homework. Each week, the game is linked to what we are learning in Maths. Your child will bring home their login on a slip of paper on Wednesday. Please type the following link into your browser and […]