Year 1 – Class 4

Mrs Healy and Mrs Orfanou

In class 4 we love learning new things! We enjoy listening to and reading stories. We love art and painting. We are really good at ICT and like our PE sessions. We are learning new things in Maths and trying hard with our handwriting.

Puppet Show

This week we made our own puppets. Some of us chose hand puppets and some chose stick puppets. A few of us made sock puppets. We designed them first, listing the materials and drawing a design. We tried to copy our designs. some of us made changes and improvements and...

Sunflower Power

We planted sunflower seeds, thinking about what they need to grow. We have taken them home. In July, we will measure them and see who has the tallest sunflower. The tallest flower wins a prize. We looked at Va Gogh's sunflower paintings. We used torn paper to make the...

What’s in the garden?

We planned and made our own fairy garden in small groups. First we, each, designed and made an object for the garden. The we built the using soil, gravel, coloured stones and other objects. We added our things to the garden. we sprinkled on some cress and mustard...

Thaumatrophe trickery

We learnt that  toys in Edwardian time were very simple and sometimes home made. We made a thaumatrope using card and string. We drew a picture of a flower on one side of the card and a bee on the other. We added string to each end. We went spun our thaumatropes and...

Class 4 unmasked!

We looked at the decorative masks made in Venice, Italy. We talked about the theme and features of the masks. Then we made our own masks using a variety of materials. Can you guess who we...

Frohe Ostern – Happy Easter

We learnt about the traditions of Easter in Germany. In Germany, people paint eggs and hang them in trees in their garden to celebrate the season. We decorated egg shapes and hung them in a tree in the school garden...

Let’s Dance

We worked with The Baretoed Dance Company to explore the painting that we were studying. We made ourselves into furniture and explored the space using scarves and material. We watched each other's performance and said what we liked about...

Back to the chalk face

We had a fantastic time at Beamish Museum with Class 3. Our day started with a visit to a school house. We travelled through time and had a lesson and met a very strict teacher. We had to call her Ma'am. We used slates and sand boxes for writing and pegs for counting....

Votes For Women

We looked at the life of Emily Davison who was  local to Morpeth. We discovered some facts about her early life including the fact that she studied at Oxford University. We learnt that she joined the Suffragette movement. We found out lots of information about the...

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