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Archive for January, 2017

Victorian cooking

• January 27, 2017

We have been exploring Victorian recipes this week and helped make apple crumble pies. We got stuck in and really enjoyed the yummy results!

Chinese New Year

• January 27, 2017

  We heard all about Chinese New Year in assembly today and then came to the Oak Hall for our special Year 1 workshop. We made Chinese paper lanterns. It was quite tricky to cut carefully, but we did really well! To finish off, we were given our own special red wallets to take home, […]


• January 19, 2017

This week we have been learning how to measure lots of things around the classroom using cubes and rulers.

Minion Efforts!

• January 11, 2017

Just so that you are aware, the children may be talking about how much effort they are putting in and what minion they are behaving like. In line with the Holme Grange Way and work ethic, there are a set of minions which are age-appropriate to give the children examples of what effort looks like […]

Happy New Year!

• January 11, 2017

Welcome to 2017 in Year One! We hope you all had a restful, fun break. The children have settled back in very well and are keen to learn about their new topic – Then and Now. We will be particularly looking at childhood in the Victorian era (linking in nicely to our Victorian School Day […]