Welcome to 1CW!
We are a Year 1 class and we have three members of staff: Mrs Walker and Mrs Cross are the class teachers and Mrs Laight is the learning support assistant.
We hope you enjoy looking at what we have been learning about in class and out and about. We always have lots of fun!
It is now the Easter holidays so no new work will be set for the next two weeks. Time to relax and have some Easter fun at home with your families! (and probably eat a chocolate egg or 2! )
Hopefully the sun will come out and you will be able to play in your gardens and maybe even have an Easter egg hunt!
We miss you lots and so have loved seeing your photos showing us what you have been up to and we think you are all doing a super job!
We will set more challenges for you after Easter and will look forward to seeing more photos.
Stay safe everyone!
love Mrs Cross, Mrs Walker and Mrs Laight xxx
Here are my two cheeky bunnies too, Thumper and Lily! They said 'Hoppy Easter' to you all! :-)
Tuesday 7th April
Good afternoon 1CW, even though it is the Easter holidays, Lucas has been busy working hard on telling the time. Super effort Lucas. Mrs Cross and I are very proud of you.
Wednesday 1st April
Good afternoon 1CW, I hope you are all still having fun at home and managing to stay safe. Sophia has logged on to Charanga and done some music which is fantastic. Well done Sophia; keep it up! :-)
Good afternoon 1CW. I am really enjoying reading all your emails and seeing the photos of your home learning; it certainly puts a smile on my face.
Here are some more photos from Esme. She has been reading and doing some work from her pack.
Well done Esme; keep up the good work!
Imogen has been very creative today!
Today, Imogen has been using arts and crafts materials to create cards for her grandparents. She's been very busy!
Look what Lucas has been doing!
Lucas has been searching through his encyclopedia to find lots more animals to sort into sets. He has been using his phonics to read lots of new and very tricky words and his scientific skills to sort them into sets! Super learning Lucas, well done. :-)
Well done Sophia; keep up your home learning, you're doing a super job!
Super Student Peyton!
Peyton has been working really hard at home doing Maths, Phonics, reading and even researching Spain! She has been a VERY busy young lady! Have a look at her photos. :-)
Esme has been very helpful today, looking after everyone in the Mitchell household. She even wrote a shopping list for Daddy! Well done Esme! I hope he managed to get everything on the list! ;-)
Cheering up the elderly! :-)
Carter has been keeping a diary of what he has done each day. It will be lovely to read when we see you again. He has also been making 'Stay Safe' leaflets/pictures to send to his family and elderly friends. They will really cheer them up at this difficult time Carter; what a lovely idea.
A beautiful keepsake! :-)
Imogen has been having fun making playdough with her sister. They have made a beautiful family keepsake which you could try too. :-)
Lucas's home learning!
Good afternoon 1CW. Lucas has been working very hard with his mum doing some of the science work about animals. He has drawn sets into his book and written the animals that his mum has given him into the correct sets. Well done Lucas! :-)
From Mrs Walker.
Monday 30th March 2020
Esme and Daniel have sent us photos of what they have been up to during week 1 of being at home. Hope you enjoy them! What have the rest of you been up to? We would love you to send us emails please! firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com xx
Friday 27th March
Good afternoon 1CW, look at the fun Imogen has been having with her home learning! She has made up a new game which I hope she will be able to teach us when we get back to school.
Thank you for sending your photos Imogen; I hope you enjoy the slide show! :-)
Keep sending your pictures and we will share them with the class.
Wednesday 26th March
Good Morning everyone!
We would have been learning about Peculiar Pets in school right now. I know you are all learning about them in your packs but if you look at the Edinburgh Zoo web page they have lots of live web cams, where you can see what the animals are up to in real time. I have just been watching the penguins playing!
Let me know what you see and choose an animal to find out more about. Are they a carnivore, herbivore or omnivore? Are they nocturnal? Are they a mammal? What is their diet? Draw or make your animal too!
love Mrs Cross
Try some of these activities:
Youtube video with Anthony James showing you how to create a dinosaur with junk modelling.
Choose any story to listen to for free! 😊
Join in with Jo everyday at 9am for a PE session!
Maths, English and topic videos to dance to.
This allows you access to any learning resources or games you might like.
A variety of experiments you can carry out!
Wednesday 25th March
Hello 1CW, I hope you are all managing to stay safe at home and find lots of fun things to do to help your learning. It is very quiet working from home and I am missing all your happy faces in the classroom. Remember to keep reading every day and to practise your speed sounds with your adult.
Here is a little video to help you. :-)
Speak to you soon,
This week we would have been starting to learn multiplication.
Watch this little video on how to make equal groups then try making and counting groups of 2, 5 and 10. Use objects that you have in your house to make the groups; pasta, beans, buttons or coins then see if you can record it into your home learning book.
A Squash and a Squeeze by Julia Donaldson
Listen to the story then draw a picture of your favourite part in your home learning book. Write some sentences to say what is happening.
In Science, we have been learning about predicting and investigating. Mrs Cross taught us about the special curved shape of an egg which makes it very strong. We predicted whether we thought we could walk on eggs and then we tested it out!
We were very shocked when we were able to walk on them without them breaking! We too have super powers!
As part of our topic we invited some real life Superheroes in to help us learn about their jobs and how they help people. We had lots of fun finding out what makes them superheroes.
We were taught how to look after our teeth. The Dentist showed us how to brush our teeth and talked to us about which food and drink were good to keep our teeth healthy.
Mr Jackman came to visit us. He told us about how a Paramedic helps people and showed us some of the equipment he uses. As you can see from our faces, it is very heavy!
We were also lucky to be able to go inside his ambulance!
We have also learnt that animals can be super heroes too. Laura brought her guide dog, Hestor, in to visit. She showed us how Hestor helps her find her way around and how he helps her at home.
We tried some special glasses on to give us an idea of what it is like when you are blind.
We have had a visit from some firefighters. They came to Year one to teach us all about fire safety and the importance of their role. We learnt about smoke alarms, what to do in a fire (stop, drop and roll), what a firefighter has to do in their job and what equipment and uniform they have to wear. Mrs Cross even got to dress up as a firefighter!
P.C. Ford and his colleague, from Warwickshire Police Force came into Year 1 to teach us all about their jobs. We had lots of fun learning about what they do each day and how they help others. We tried on their uniform, looked at some of the equipment they use, learnt how to direct traffic and even got to go in the back of the police van!
In DT, we have learnt about super foods and thought about which super foods Superheroes would like to eat to keep them strong and healthy. We designed a smoothie, helped to make it and then got to taste it!
We used bananas, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackcurrants.
We all dressed as different Superheroes and practised our Superhero poses!
How many different superheroes can you see?