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28 March 2024

Easter Nest Fun in Year 1

Year 1 had a great time making Easter Nest cakes with Mrs Benn. Everyone enjoyed crumbling the shredded wheat into the melted chocolate and stirring it. Everyone was surprised how the shredded wheat made the Easter Nest Cakes look like real nests! The final touch was adding some delicious…

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21 March 2024

Year 1 Karate Kids

Year 1 had a fantastic time learning about karate with former pupil Dylan.  They found out that karate is a Japanese martial art that uses striking techniques with hands, feet, elbows and knees, as well as blocking and grappling, to develop physical and mental discipline.  They enjoyed working…

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15 March 2024

Year 1 Virtual Author Visit March 2024

Year 1 joined Year 2 for a virtual author and illustrator visit this afternoon. The children listened to the author Kelechi Okafor read her latest book ‘Strong Like Me’. It told the children about the importance of strength in all its forms. Afterwards the illustrator of the book Michaela…

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14 March 2024

Strudda Bank Farm Visit

Year 1 had a very wet, muddy but fun visit to Strudda Bank Farm. Farmer Kev and Farmer Vicky explained to Year 1 how they look after the animals on the farm. Year 1 learnt about the ‘farm to fork’ journey that their food goes on. Year 1 were interested how Farmer Kev makes sure that nothing goes…

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11 March 2024

Year 1 at Professor Pumpernickel’s Science Show 2024

What the perfect start it was to Science Week with a visit from Professor Pumpernickel’s Science Show! The children had a lot of fun and got fully involved with the interactivity of the show, repeating key words and answering questions. They were amazed at all the chemical reactions they saw…

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8 March 2024

African Drumming in Year 1

Year 1 welcomed African Drumming teacher Zozo into class. Zozo explained that an African drum is called a ‘Djembe’. Zozo shared some African stories and taught some African songs that Year 1 drummed along to. Year 1 had a fantastic experience and are looking forward to the next lesson.

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8 March 2024

World Book Day in Year 1

Year 1 enjoyed celebrating World Book Day. Everyone either came as a character from a book or in their pj’s.  We talked about our favourite authors.  We enjoyed sharing books with Year 6 in the afternoon.  We had a fantastic time. 
 

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29 February 2024

A day of Beatrix Potter, a boat ride and Brockhole

Year 1 enjoyed a fun filled day in Windermere. Our first stop was to visit The World of Beatrix Potter. We explored all the characters and even crept around Mr McGregor’s garden. After this we walked to the boat. We boarded the Swift and enjoyed the ride to Brockhole. At Brockhole we enjoyed our…

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22 February 2024

‘My Voice Matters’ Year 1 make worry dolls

As part of our learning during Children’s Mental Health Week Year 1 made their own worry dolls. The theme of Mental Health Week was ‘My Voice Matters’. We shared together that all our feelings matter. We role played how to share our worries and to talk to our friends and trusted adults. We created…

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8 February 2024

Y1 Safer Internet Day

Year 1 celebrated Safer Internet Day by sharing what they know about being safe online. We used talk partners to discuss what to do if we see something unsafe.  We reinforced ‘Stop, close, tell’.  We reviewed who our trusted adults are in school and at home.  We shared the story ‘Chicken Clicking’…

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8 February 2024

Year 1 Visit Egremont Library

Today Year 1 enjoyed visiting Egremont Library. We explored all the non-fiction and fiction sections. We also found out that some people visit the Library to use computers. We shared books together and then enjoyed a whole class story of ‘Slinky Malinki’ by Lynley Dodd. Tracey the Librarian made…

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2 February 2024

Number Day in Year 1

Year 1 enjoyed celebrating Number Day to help raise money for the NSPCC.  We had great fun playing Snakes and Ladders with Year 6. We learnt to take turns and count the steps we rolled with the dice. We will definitely play more games together as it was such a success.
 

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