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Our Magic Rucksack

• June 22, 2016

The Magic Rucksack Written by Ruth Merttens Year One collected objects which took our interest this week and put them in our ‘Magic Rucksack’ based on a story we have been reading. We thought of some great adjectives to describe what our object was like and wrote sentences independently. I wonder if anyone’s object was magic?


We have a new Science topic: Sound

• June 20, 2016

As an introduction to our new Sound topic in Science, we went on a Listening Walk inspired by the story ‘The Listening Walk’ by Paul Showers. We practised our listening skills and some of us were surprised by the sounds we heard! Can you do a Listening Walk at home and see what you hear? […]


World Book Day in Year One

• March 3, 2016

On World Book Day, we began the morning by presenting our costumes to our classes. We explained who our character was and from which book. Some of us even knew the author of our favourite books! Before lunch we were able to go on the Story-telling bus where we took part in telling the story […]


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 […]