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.

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...

Building Engineers

We talked about the story of the Three Little Pigs and we decided that the wolf in the story was really good at testing the building materials to see which was the strongest. We chose our own materials to test. We talked about the properties of our materials and...

Super Movers

We have been waking up our muscles and working our brains this week by joining in with Premier League Super Movers on CBBC. We tried out a new routine each day. Our favourite routine is Question Marks and Exclamation Marks which teaches us about when to use these...

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...

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