Year one's imaginary adventure!

Throughout term six, Year one’s class reading book has been ‘Jack and Nancy’, written and illustrated by Quentin Blake. Jack and Nancy go on an exciting adventure. Travel, adventure, and exploration is a running theme through Quentin Blake’s work.

Inspired by his illustrations, pupils created…

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Trees - Year 1

Year 1 have continued to explore plants and nature this term. Within their art lessons pupils have been painting trees. They started by drawing a simple trunk and branches while carefully observing a photograph of a tree. Pupils were asked to try and keep their pencil on the A3 paper (as best they…

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Year 1 make clay leaves

Within their project about plants, pupils in Year 1 have been creating leaf relief prints in clay. Pupils have learnt how to handle and roll clay. Using tools, they pressed a leaf into the clay creating an imprint. They cut their clay leaves out, smoothed the edges and added a hole for hanging.…

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Year 1 drawing

Year 1 have learnt a new word this week – observation! Pupils have been looking very closely at toy animals and have produced some wonderful observational drawings using colour pencils. This task required a great deal concentration by the pupils.

Please see the drawings in the gallery…

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“Where the Wild things are” natural artwork Year 1

In English at the moment we are looking at the book “Where the wild things are”. Today the children worked in small groups to create their very own wild things creatures based on the characters in the book. We used natural materials that we had collected on our Geography field trip on Wednesday.…

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Year 1 field trip around village

On Wednesday Year 1 went on a Geography field trip around the woods in the village. As we walked, we looked for signs of rural life. We saw many signs including crops, woodlands, sheep, fields, styles and even an orchard. We also discussed how urban places would look very different and what we…

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Let the wild rumpus start!

Year one’s topic this term is Curious Creatures. Within their classes they are reading ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ by Maurice Sedak. They are enjoying the wonderful story and illustrations and using them to inspire their own work.

This week pupils made their own rumpus in the playground! With…

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Miss Goddard’s Update

Hi Reception! I hope you and your families are well. It’s been great to see some of your pictures and find out what you’re learning at home. Please keep sending them to the teachers as we all love to know what you’re up to. 

I have got some things I would love to share with you over the next…

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Rainbow Hunt

Miss Smith, who comes into us on a Tuesday, has done a rainbow hunt with her children at home! They found different items in the garden using all the colours of the rainbow. Isn’t it beautiful!

keep an eye out on our blog posts for updates on the reception team and different things they are…

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Leo's Birthday Party!

What a week we have had! On Tuesday, we found out it was Leo's 10th birthday on Thursday and we had to get everything ready for the special celebration! Birthday cards were made, presents wrapped, invitations written and our classrooms were covered in our fantastic decorations. Thursday came…

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Firework Biscuits!

We have had a very busy week this week in Year R learning our new phonemes ‘f’ and ‘b’. We had a great choice of activities to choose from such as firework pictures, building bonfires, practising our letter writing and making firework biscuits! 

Looking forward to seeing as many of you as…

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Learning about Diwali

To begin our new term, we started our celebrations topic looking at the festival of Diwali. Throughout the week, we have done a variety of activities such as learning the story of Rama and Sita, having the opportunity to make Diva lamps, making patterns in rice and learn our new phoneme ‘d’! 


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