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.

Who Is It?

We found some artefacts in our classroom. We looked closely at each one and tried to workout what they were and, then, who they are connected with. There was a painting of a steam train, a train ticket to Manchester, a design for a lamp, a drawing of a steam train. a...

King for a Day

Today we looked at how people in France celebrate the Feast of the Kings. We listened to the last part of the Nativity story and learnt about the meaning of epiphany. We all had a piece of galette. If we found a jelly bean in our piece of galette then we became king...

Starry Starry Night

We looked at the painting of a starry night by Vincent van Gogh. We discussed the colours and the shapes that could be seen. We each painted a star in the same style. The paint was mixed with PVA glue to make it thicker. We painted using our fingers to shape the star....

Making Connections

Class 4 talked about what makes a good friend. We thought about the children in our class and said why they made a good friend. We used some wool to make a web of friends.Each person chose a friend to join up with. We found that we had lots of friends to choose from...

Treasure Chest Nets

Class 4 have made our own treasure chests. We used a net of a cuboid and folded it to make the correct shape. We had to cut  and fold the shape carefully. We know that a cuboid has 6 faces or surfaces. It also has 8 vertices and 12 edges. We counted these features on...

On the Mat

Class 4 had a taster session for Judo. We learnt about the origins of the sport and we tried out some basic moves. We learnt about balance and how important this is in Judo. we learnt about using our body weight to stop an opponent from moving. We loved the session...

A Pirate’s Life for Me!

We talked about the life of a pirate. We took turns to pretend to be a pirate and went onto the hot seat. Our friends asked us questions about our lives and likes and dislikes. We chose our own pirate names. We used the information we got from the interviews to write...

Terrific Take Away!

We used frames to help us to do subtraction calculations. We worked with numbers to 10, 15 and 20. We used the cubes to show how we worked out the problems. Sometimes we moved the cubes or we covered the cubes with our hands. We wrote down many different ways to make...

Island Makers

We have turned ourselves into island makers this week, We planned and designed a class island and added features. We used things around the classroom to raise the level of the land. We learnt the names of the features such as mountain, river, beach and bridge. Then we...

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