Key Stage One

Apr
04

Y1 Easter Egg Search

Year 1 had a fantastic time designing and following directional clues written by their partners to find Easter treasure! They used their phonics skills to carefully explain where to start, how to turn and how many steps were needed to find the next clue. Lots of investigation, trial and error and perseverence were needed to […]

By jrowson | Key Stage One
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Mar
10

Getting Creative

Over the next few weeks the whole school will explore activities linking to Hull, the City of Culture for 2017 - our first whole school creative topic.  To launch the topic children  all through the school worked in mixed-age 'Family Groups' taking part in sessions which included: bridge building; ipad artwork; orienteering based on Amy Johnsons moth trail; and [...]
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Nov
02

Budding artists in Year 1

The children have been looking at famous artists including Piet Mondrian and used some of their mathematics skills to measure and align vertical and horizontal lines. They had to use very steady hands to control their brushes, loading paints and methodically filling block colours. The concentration on their faces was evident!
By J Havercroft | Key Stage One
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Oct
05

Science Week

This week all our pupils have been putting their thinking caps on, enjoying a fun science themed week in school.  Our youngest pupils have been feeling the force experimenting with magnets and getting messy with bubble mixture making experiments.  Higher up the school pupils have been making parachutes and exploring friction with balloon races. We've even been making [...]
By B Blount | Key Stage One . Key Stage Two . Other
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May
26

Ofsted ‘Good’ News

Ofted published our new report for the school yesterday which rates the school as ‘good’ in all key areas, and ‘outstanding’ for pupils’ personal development, behaviour and welfare. During the two day visit, the inspectors were extremely impressed by our pupils who told them they ‘love school’ and can’t wait to go to the ‘happy, friendly, caring place.’ They […]

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Mar
01

Year 1 Dinosaur discoveries.

Year 1 had a scientific adventure exploring frozen dinosaur eggs. As true professionals we donned our lab coats and used our super observational skills to investigate how we could help our dinosaurs to hatch! It was tricky work and we had to find ways to help speed up the melting process, trialing lots of ideas […]

By J Havercroft | Key Stage One
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Feb
09

Year 1 are ‘flipping’ fantastic!

Year 1 Celebrating Shrove Tuesday     With recipe at hand Year 1 prepared, weighed, mixed, whisked and cooked pancakes to perfection. With creative flair they set up their own pancake parlour outdoors and used their developing writing skills to write their own instructions for class R to have a try at making their own.   The […]

By J Havercroft | Key Stage One
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Sep
25

Judo Demonstration

Our pupils were treated to an exciting demonstration by our school judo club team. [Not a valid template]

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