Oak - Year 1

Mrs Smith


Welcome to Year 1 where we are continuing our exciting learning journey and building upon all that we have learnt in Reception.

In Year 1 we know that ‘Jesus loves me’ and we always try to follow His example by living like Jesus wants us to live. We always try our hardest to follow our class rules by being kind, sharing, listening to others, always trying to do our very best, and keeping our classroom neat and tidy.

Every effort is made, especially in the first term, to provide a smooth transition from Reception class. At the start of the year much of our work is carried out through small group activities supported by an adult. We will gradually be progressing to becoming more independent to enable us to work through the Year 1 curriculum.

Our classroom is bright and colourful with lots of displays to support active learning, and to show others in school what we have been doing in Year 1. We also like to show off our best work in our classroom to celebrate our achievements.

In the morning, we usually have RE, Literacy, Phonics and Numeracy and in the afternoon we have Science or Topic, which includes Geography, History, Design and Technology, PE, ICT or Music. As you can see we work very hard.

Mrs Smith and Mrs Towers will be working with us to enable us to achieve success, and to reach our full potential.

Our Class Blog

Korky Paul visit

Our visit from Korky Paul was fantastic. We loved watching him draw a picture of Winnie the Witch and helping to create magic when he retold the story.

Sun, Sea and Sand!

We have all worked our socks off this year so as a treat Reception and Year 1 went to South Shields. We had SO much fun in the morning at the soft play, and the sun stayed out all afternoon while we spent time on the beach. It has been a great year for all and we are...

Cress Success

As part of our topic Plants, we investigated the different conditions for growing cress seeds. We found out that the cress needed water AND sunlight to grow the best cress. We then used our healthy cress to make sandwiches- yum!

Mr Nosey, being Nosey in Year 1!

Mr Nosey left us some magic beans so we planted them and wrote instructions on how to plant a beanstalk. The next day a beanstalk had grew! As the week went on the beanstalk grew bigger and bigger right up to the clouds. Suddenly, some footprints appeared in the...

Year 1 Multiskills

Cardinal Hume invited Year 1 to take part in a Multiskills Festival. The whole class worked incredibly hard and tried their very best at each different station. You did us proud! Well done Year 1.

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