Week beginning 5th July.

It has been a very busy and exciting week in class 1. The children have been busy creating their own maps of Finchingfield and I have been extremely impressed with the details they have included. They then, used the maps to make comparisons between Finchingfield and The Isle of Struay. Thanks to the PTA all… Read more »

Week beginning 28th June

This week the children have been busy in their very own post office, writing and posting postcards and letters. Some children have created their own travel brochure’s and have been using these to sell holidays and book tickets for visits in the travel agent and tourist information centre. In geography we have been inspired by… Read more »

Week beginning 14th June

Good Afternoon, It’s been another busy week in class 1 this week. In mathematics this week the children have been comparing numbers. They have talked about which numbers are greater than, less than and equal to and used the inequality symbols to compare numbers. They have also been ordering numbers up 100. The children have… Read more »

Week beginning 7th June

It was a busy week back in class 1. All the children were very excited by our new topic ‘The Seaside’. In their independent learning they were very busy creating their own beach in the role play area inside and running the fish and chip shop in the play house outside. They have also enjoyed… Read more »

Week beginning 24th May

Good Afternoon, Here is some of the learning from class 1 this week. Everyone has been busy making their own books and re-writing the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Year 1 have re-written the story using adjectives to describe the different fruits and reception have created their own sentences and used their phonic knowledge… Read more »

Week beginning 10th May

It’s been a busy week in class 1 this week. The children have all been enjoying the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and they have been very busy sequencing and re-telling the story. They have learned about the different stages in the butterfly life cycle and all made a representation using different pasta shapes…. Read more »

Week beginning 3rd May

Good afternoon, Here is a snippet of some of our learning this week. We have all made our own unique mini-beast from clay which we are leaving to dry so we can paint them next week. In science we have been learning to sort and classify animals. This week we learned herbivores only eat plants,… Read more »

The Big Ask

The Children’s Commissioner has launched the biggest ever consultation with children. Dame Rachel De Souza, Children’s Commissioner for England, has launched ‘The Big Ask’, the largest ever consultation with children undertaken in England. The survey is live until 19th May 2021 and asks children across England to set out their priorities for improving childhood post-Covid. The results from this… Read more »

This week in class 1.

Good Afternoon, This week class 1 have been busy weighing different objects in the classroom. They have had great fun comparing which objects are heavier or lighter using the balance scales. They even investigated finding out the weight of some objects using non-standard units such as multilink cubes and 1 pence coins. As well as… Read more »

Reading Books

I just thought I would share with you our current procedures for changing your child’s reading book in class. Every child has a reading book to read at home. When it is ready to be changed please ask your child to put it in the yellow tray. They will then be asked to choose a… Read more »