Over the past week Chestnuts have been showing exemplary manners in the dinner hall and have earned themselves lots of golden tokens. Today, they celebrated winning by enjoying their dinner […]
In Chestnuts this morning we have continued to learn about circles and triangles. We did a guided draw of a fish blowing bubbles using only and circles and triangles. The […]
In Class 1 we have been working exceptionally hard at creating an information text all about composting. We have then published these onto triaramas. First, we created a background and […]
Year 1 had a fantastic morning taking part in a teddy bear’s picnic. We set out onto the school field covered in suncream for a morning of outdoor activities that […]
In class 1 this week we have been writing some poetry about our class’ recycling super hero ‘Rainbow Recycle.’ The children worked together to create their own superhero and then […]
Today all of the children in KS1 took part in a P4C related to mental health week. We read the story ‘Lucy’s blue day’ about a young girl whose hair […]
In board games club we have been unleashing our competitive sides with some exciting group games. We tested our memory in a memory game, our precision in the ‘Humpty Dumpty […]
In class 1 we have been learning about the artist Ellie Edwards and her work printing food. We have used her work as inspiration and today used different vegetables and […]
On Thursday evening, KS1 and Chestnuts had the privilege of performing at the Spring concert at the Rotherham Minster. We performed 2 solo songs and then joined in for the […]
Class 1 were incrediblu lucky enough to have a visit from ‘Alfresco Learning’ this week. In an outdoor workshop, the children were fully immersed into the experience of being a […]
For mental health week, we have created some affirmation bookmarks. We have thought carefully about the character strengths we have and how we could celebrate these. We put these on […]
Today we celebrate #WearRedDay to raise money for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund, these are a fantastic organisation that with children who require life saving heart operations. Throughout the week, […]
In KS1 today we were lucky enough to have another workshop with WMIM. Today we created our own worry monsters using craft materials that we can take home and use. […]
In Class 1 today we had a go at an ENRIH maths investigation. We were working with our partners to do this and were given di. We had to roll […]
In Class 1 we have been exploring the different patterns we can make in clay. We used lots of everyday materials to create our patterns then had a go at […]
As part of our addition learning in maths, class 1 have been using ladybugs to find all of the different number bonds for numbers within 10. We worked systematically to […]
In RE we have begun to look at that Christmas story. To coincide with our nativity practice we have been learning all about Mary and Joseph and their journey to […]
In Class 1 we have conducted an investigation using a part whole model to find out how many ways we can make one number. We used counters to represent the […]
In Class 1 we have been learning all about Hans Christian Andersen and all of the fabulous fairy tales he wrote. We have written and performed some poetry about him […]
Today in class 1 we used different materials and leaf printing to create some harvest images.
This week Class 1 have been describing Florence Nightingale. As an added challenge we did some drama to try and add dialogue to our work. We have thoroughly enjoyed learning […]
In Class 1 we have been practicing our sketching skills in art. We used these skills to sketch a picture of the Queen to celebrate her life and leadership.
In History this week, Class 1 have been learning all about Florence Nightingale. We researched some fun facts and made them into fact file. We then used this to make […]
In Class 1 and 3 this afternoon we buddied up to read our story books. We enjoyed sharing our stories and seeing how much progression the year 2’s have made […]
Today in art, class 1 printed their wave designs onto their own tote bags. These designs were created earlier in the year and were transferred onto polystyrene ready for the […]
In Class 1 this week we have been learning how to use a running stitch. It took a lot of resilience as we found it quite tricky to grasp at […]
In French, Class 1 have been learning how to say the different types of weather in French. We used the green screen and iMovie to create our own weather reports.
In class 1 we have been using our class text ‘Sally and the Limpet’ to write our own creative stories. This is one that we created called ‘Billy and the […]
As a part of our topic ‘Towers, Tunnels and Turrets’ we went on a day trip to Bolsover Castle. We fully immersed ourselves into the day and learnt lots of […]
Class 1 became musicians today and created an improvisation on the glockenspiel. They enjoyed playing the instrument and finding the pulse to the song.
In Literacy this week, Class 1 have been working extremely hard at writing our own Haiku poems about Dragons. We’ve enjoyed performing these using talk for write.
In Art today, Class 1 used clay and clay tools to create intricate patterns on a tile. This tile was designed to be fit for a castle. We had lots […]
To launch our topic of Towers, Tunnels and Turrets we have dressed up as people associated with castles. We designed and created our own shields and even made our own […]
Today in Class 1 we took a ‘trip to Australia.’ This started with children coming to school in their holiday clothes and getting a boarding pass to come on the […]
In class 1 we are getting into the festive spirit early, learning to play a Christmas song on the glockenspiel.
In Class 1 this week we have been working hard to create a poem about the animals we saw at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We enjoyed creating this and recording it […]
In class 1 we have been thinking about what we could do to help the animals in our local environment. We have designed and created so,e bird feeders this week […]
In Class 1 we have been using T4W to create descriptive writing about the character of Pete from Pete’s peculiar pet shop. We added actions to our words to help […]