Unit 1 Blog


Purple Mash

Blue Class had a computing lesson about Purple Mash. The objective of the lesson was to explore and use the resource. Children were challenged to create an animal picture with their partner. The children were very successful and really enjoyed Purple Mash.

Children can use Purple Mash at home…

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Posted by Kay Collins on 23 January 2017

Space

We have been learning about the astronaut Neil Armstrong and his life. We found out that he landed and walked on the moon.

 

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Posted by Kay Collins on 18 November 2016

Jo Jingles

Purple and Turquoise Class took part in their Jo Jingles session today. Enjoy some images below.

 

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Posted by Kay Collins on 18 November 2016

Gracie Fields

Today we found out about a lady from Rochdale called Gracie Fields. During the war Gracie would sing songs to the soldiers.

People from Rochdale are very proud of Gracie because of what she did. There is a theatre named after her in the town and recently a statue of Gracie has been unveiled…

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Posted by Kay Collins on 10 November 2016

Poppies for Remembrance Day

Today Unit One have been learning about why people wear poppies for Remembrance day. On the 11th November at 11am we will sit for 2 minutes in silence to remember the soldiers that have died and think about soldiers that may still be in conflict today.

 

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Posted by Kay Collins on 9 November 2016

Learning about light and its sources

We have been learning about where light comes from and how it works. We found out about how the sun shines on us during the day and it shines on the other side of the world during our nightime. We looked at different sources of light from around our home and school. We discussed which are man made…

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Posted by Kay Collins on 7 November 2016

Bonfire Night

We have been learning about why we have Bonfire Night on the 5th of November. 

Guy Fawkes wanted to blow up the King and made a plan to blow up the Houses of Parliament.

We watched a video of a firework display and Reception created some firework…

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Posted by Kay Collins on 3 November 2016

Diwali

Unit one have been learning about festivals of light. We know that Diwali is a Hindu festival and they have Diva lamps.

We listened to the Diwali story about Rama and Sita. 

We made our own Diva lamps. Year One's used clay and sequins. Reception used paper plates, paper and glitter.

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Posted by Kay Collins on 31 October 2016

Autumn Parents as Partners

Over the half term holiday we set the children and their families a task. We asked parents and carers to create an autumn craft with their child.

Here a some of the fabulous creations on display.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTION

  

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Posted by Kay Collins on 31 October 2016

Pumpkin Investigation

Unit One have been carrying out pumpkin investigations. We wanted to find out different kinds of information about the pumpkins.

We described the look and the feel of the pumpkin.

We estimated how many lines there were around the outside.

We measured how tall and how wide the pumpkin…

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Posted by Kay Collins on 19 October 2016

Reception Children's First Few Days

The new reception children are still settling into school. They are exploring their new environment, making new friends and learning through play. 

 

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Posted by Kay Collins on 16 September 2016

Taste Investigation

Today we completed a taste investigation because we have been learning about the five senses. We wanted to find out which fruit the children liked the best. Before we tasted the fruit we predicted which fruit we thought would get the most votes. 

The choices were banana, apple, pear, lemon and…

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Posted by Kay Collins on 14 September 2016