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  • 19 Mar 2019

    Potion making

    Today, we arrived to school to find a letter from The Giant asking for our help to make some magic potions. The children have been learning about capacity and measuring liquid in milliliters, so year 1 were able to measure the ingredients carefully using their maths skills. Here are some photographs from our exciting morning. 

  • 15 Mar 2019

    Spring 2 Newsletter

    Year 1 Spring 2

  • 14 Mar 2019

    Exploring 3D shapes

    Year 1 have explored 3D shapes this week. The children have been on a 3D shape hunt. They have built castles using a range of 3D shapes, naming each shape and its properties. They have sorted the shapes according to their own criteria. 

  • 07 Mar 2019

    World Book Day

    Year 1 had a fantastic World Book Day! Here are some photographs of the children’s brilliant Mr Men and Little Miss costumes and of our paired reading time.  

  • 03 Mar 2019

    Measuring

    Year 1 received a message from the giant telling us that we had lots of measuring to do! The children measured the giant’s footprints using non-standard units of measure to begin with. The children chose to measure using cubes, counters, pencils and glue sticks etc. We then worked using standard units of measure. We used […]

  • 03 Mar 2019

    Planting beans

    This week we have explored Jack and the Beanstalk. We planted our own bean seeds and are looking forward to watching them grow.   

  • 03 Mar 2019

    Role Play

    Year 1 have been enjoying learning in their new role play area this week. We have linked our role play area to our topic of Traditional Tales. Here are some photographs of the children in their new area.     

  • 25 Feb 2019

    Have you filled a bucket today?

    We read and discussed the book ‘Have you filled a bucket today?’ The children created freeze frames in pairs. Each pair’s action would either be a ‘bucket filler’ action or a ‘bucket dipper’ action. We decided as a class whether these actions would fill our invisible happiness buckets or take away from them. We made […]

  • 25 Feb 2019

    Wind socks

    We took our wind socks outside to decide which direction the wind was blowing in.

  • 11 Feb 2019

    Science

    In Science, we have continued to learn about the weather and the seasons. This week, we learnt about the wind. We have each made a wind sock to determine the wind direction. We each created our own version of a Beaufort Scale. This is a scale which shows what we would observe outside in different […]

  • 11 Feb 2019

    Year 1 trip to the Saddleworth Museum

    Year 1 visited the Saddleworth Museum. We learnt about people and events from history that are significant to our local area. Firstly, we learnt all about the Rushcart festival, what it is and why and how it is celebrated both in the past and today. We made our own Skedlock flower sticks and flower hats […]

  • 04 Feb 2019

    Finding the difference

    In Maths, Year 1 are working on finding the difference between two numbers.

  • 04 Feb 2019

    Snowflake art work

    Year 1 have been interested in snowflakes. We read the story ‘Snowflakes’ and used the internet to search for photographs of snowflakes. We tried drawing lots of different types, remembering that they have 6 ‘arms’ and are symmetrical. Then, we used a white wax crayon to draw our final design and used watercolour paints over […]

  • 01 Feb 2019

    Snow writing

    Last week, year 1 embraced the snow! We went outside and experienced the snow and thought about how we could describe the snow using all of our senses. The children came up with fantastic adjectives which they used in their sentence work. We have been reading the story ‘Snowflakes’. We wrote a letter to the […]

  • 30 Jan 2019

    Gymnastics

    Year 1 have been working on their skills of point balancing and balancing on one leg. There were many faces showing lots of concentration! 

  • 21 Jan 2019

    Making a rain gauge

    Year 1 have made rain gauges to observe and measure how much rainfall we have each day this week. 

  • 17 Jan 2019

    This week’s learning

    This week, year 1 have become weather reporters. The children have enjoyed creating a forecast and sharing their report with the class. We looked at Mondrian’s art work and recreated our own version of his famous paintings using colours that represent winter time. In Maths, we have been practicing counting in steps of 2s, 5s […]

  • 11 Jan 2019

    Y1 Spring term homework

    Please click the link for year 1’s homework sheet. Homework Y1

  • 11 Jan 2019

    Year 1 Spring 1 Newsletter

    Please click on the link for Year 1’s newsletter. Year 1 Spring 1 Final  

  • 11 Jan 2019

    Beginning the Spring term

    Year 1 have started learning about the four seasons. We have observed signs outside that it is winter, read books about the seasons and written what we have learnt into sentences. We have made a calendar for the new year based on our learning. The children have enjoyed learning in their new role play area – […]

  • 20 Dec 2018

    Father Christmas

    Key Stage 1 had a very special visitor to their Christmas party; Father Christmas! Here are the children receiving a present from Father Christmas. 

  • 05 Dec 2018

    Maths

    Year 1 have been working hard on addition. The children have represented numbers in part-part-whole models and tens frames and have completed fact families based on addition facts they know.

  • 05 Dec 2018

    Christmas Activity Day

    Year 1 thoroughly enjoyed Christmas Activity Day. We made Christmas decorations with an influence from India, Spain and Greece and learnt about the Christmas traditions from each of these countries .

  • 22 Nov 2018

    Spellings Menu

    Here are some different activities to help practice spellings:  

  • 13 Nov 2018

    Role Play Area

    Year 1 have an exciting new role play area; Santa’s Workshop! Children can use the area to practice writing their Christmas shopping lists and letters to Father Christmas. They can practice their cutting skills by choosing wrapping paper and bows to cut, stick and wrap up a parcel and choose their gift tag to write. […]

  • 13 Nov 2018

    Road Safety

    Year 1 took part in road safety walks. Afterwards, the children created posters of important information and tips to help teach others how to cross roads safely.

  • 13 Nov 2018

    Remembrance Day

    Year 1 have taken part in various Remembrance Day activities including a P4C session, creating poppy inspired art work and listening to and reflecting on stories such as ‘Flo of the Somme’. 

  • 13 Nov 2018

    Year 1 Homework

    Homework Y1  Please click on the link to view Year 1’s new homework page.

  • 13 Nov 2018

    Year 1 Autumn 2 Newsletter

    Please click on the link to view the Year 1 Autumn 2 Newsletter

  • 11 Nov 2018

    Enhancing safety and confidence online.

    In the modern technological era, it can be difficult to know how best to ensure our children are safe and confident online. With this in mind Digiworld have come up with a fantastic website to build these skills in a fun and interactive way. Digiworld is a curriculum designed to help children, aged between 5 […]

  • 21 Oct 2018

    St Anne’s CE Lydgate school song

    Follow this link to hear our school song, written and performed by our pupils.  

  • 25 Sep 2018

    Year 1 Homework

    Please click on the link below for this half-term’s homework. Year 1 Homework Autumn Term 1

  • 25 Sep 2018

    Year 1 Newsletter

    Please click on the link below for Autumn 1 Newsletter. Year 1 Autumn 1 Newsetter

  • 15 Nov 2017

    Year 1 Homework Autumn 2

    Click to see Autumn 2 Homework.

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