Author Archives: Miss N. Metcalfe

Year 1 are in Space!

This half term, Year 1 are learning all about space. We have been focussing our learning on outer space and NASA. We applied to be trainee astronauts and were tasked with building our very own rocket so that we could help the moon babies get back to their home.

We read the story Beegu and have been doing lots of lovely writing all about her time on Earth.

The Big Bad Wolf and Year 1

This half term we have been learning through the topic of ‘Once Upon a Time …’ We have thoroughly enjoyed listening to stories, retelling them, acting them out, playing in the Role Play area and writing about them. During our Writing lessons we have been learning how to write questions. We used our question writing…Read More

Reading in Year 1

Year 1 have been working really hard with their reading. In Speedy Sounds we have been helping our partners with new sounds and taking turns to be the teacher. Now we are in Year 1 we are learning to read lots of words. Some of them we need to FRED out but we’re getting better…Read More

Year 1’s Explore Afternoon

Year 1 thoroughly enjoyed their ‘Explore Afternoon’ on Tuesday. We loved inviting parents and grandparents into school and sharing our topic with them. We took them into the Forest School and made pterodactyl feeders, painted dinosaur sculptures, wrote messages in bottles and even made them hunt through dinosaur droppings to find out what type of…Read More

Geography in Year 1

We have been learning about the different countries in the United Kingdom in Year 1. We made passports and explored capital cities. We can locate each of the countries and match their flags!Read More

Science in Year 1

This week Year One have been exploring all of the different ways we use our senses. We used our eyes, ears, nose, mouths and hands to see, hear, smell, taste and touch. We talked about how important each of the sense is and how amazing our body is! Most of all we enjoyed tasting all…Read More

Maths fun in Year 1

Year 1 have been learning how to count backwards! By the end of the week we could put the numbers in order, sort them out and count backwards without any help at all!Read More

Exploring Different Habitats

Year 2 have been learning about ‘Living Things and Their Habitats’ in Science. This week they were given the challenge of advertising different habitats and trying to sell them to animals. In Creative Curriculum they used lots of different materials to make pop up habitats. Look at how beautifully they turned out!Read More

Y2 Visit Beamish!

Year 2 had great fun in Beamish last week. We enjoyed exploring the old buildings in the Victorian town and we even went down the mine. We weren’t too keen on visiting the dentist though as he said he would just pull out our teeth! Our favourite parts were being in the strict old school…Read More