Key Stage 1
Phase Leader KS1
Nadine Jenoure Hannah Akinpleu
The latest Year 1 Learning Update!
Toys Glorious Toys
Year 1 have fully immersed themselves in our Topic Toys. In our History lessons we will be looking at toys throughout history. How toys have changed over time and how they have evolved and developed. We have started with bringing in our own toys (living memory).
We also made and wrote instructions on how to make ‘Forky’ from ‘Toy Story’ in our English lessons. In our Geography lesson Children explored “our school” – showing their toy around.
Well Done Year 1 we are proud of you. Keep Going for Gold!
The latest Year 2 Learning Update!
Year 2 have really enjoyed being authors this week. We used the story of ‘Amazing Grace’ as a model to help us write our own story. We started off the week creating story maps to help us remember the sequence of the story. We then spent a lesson using talk for writing actions to retell our story to our peers which then helped us write our story over two days.
In Maths we have been comparing numbers. We started the week off looking at different representations of number which then helped us to compare objects. Towards the end of the week, we were able to use our knowledge of place value to compare numbers, using inequality symbols.
We had so much fun in Art where we looked at a range of collaging techniques and then had a go at creating our own collages using these different techniques.
In RE we recapped the different places of worship of the religions we have previously learnt about. We then looked at the Jewish place of worship, the Synagogue. We learnt about the different parts of the Synagogue and talked about the importance of each part. We know that our Jewish friends had a special celebration this week called ‘Yom Kippur’ this week!
We learned all about Mary Kingsley in History and found out that she was an inspirational person because she found many different species of insects, one new species of fish and an unknown snake. She even fought off a crocodile and a hippo and survived a tornado! We enjoyed writing about what we think we saw along the way.
In computing, we have continued our learning of algorithms. This week were able to set a timer to the program to make a rabbit disappear and then re-appear again.