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Odds Farm Trip

• June 29, 2016

St Pauls Church visit

• March 14, 2016

During our last week of the Spring Term, Year One were very fortunate in that we were able to visit Father Richard at St Pauls Church in Wokingham. When we arrived, Father Richard asked us to think of some adjectives to describe the Church. We thought of some fantastic describing words such as: Bright and […]


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 […]


How to make pancakes!

• January 27, 2016

Year One have been preparing ourselves for Shrove Tuesday. We spent the morning making pancakes with Mrs Harling and then wrote instructions on how to make them in our English lesson. We made sure we included the ingredients, the equipment you need and even some time openers and bossy verbs! Some of us helped Mrs […]


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 […]


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 […]


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