Orang-utans Class

We are a year 1 class. Our teacher is Mr Ian Meatcher and our Teaching Assistant is Miss Morrison.


February / March 2017

  • This term in English we will be learning about instructions & studying a variety of children’s authors.
  • The children will be introduced to all of the Phase 5 digraphs &  will be reading lots of real and non-words.
  • In Maths we will be leaning to halve and double shapes and numbers, we will be using number lines and hundred squares to help us understand place value & continuing to learn to tell the time to the hour and half hour.
  • In Science we are learning about ourselves and investigating our senses.
  • Geography will include walking the local area &  investigating the school pond.
  • Our History will be linked to Mrs Judd’s visit to Zambia, the children will be learning about David Livingstone the famous Victorian explorer.
  • P.E is gymnastics indoors, the children will be developing their skills on the low apparatus and wall bars.
  • Please continue to use Bug Club   https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0  and Mathletics  https://community.mathletics.com/signin/#/student   at home to support your child’s learning.

Painting under the table in the style of Michelangelo.

The children had to use their sense of touch to predict what was in the sock.

The children followed verbal instructions to safely cross the road.

The children followed a written set of instructions to make jam sandwich.

The children tested various materials to see if they were waterproof.

The children programmed the Beebots to travel around a map.

The children have been using the low apparatus in their PE time.

The Circles Group built a doubles staircase out of Numicon Shapes.