Year 1 – Class 3

Miss Hays

In Class 3 we enjoy working as a team! We enjoy phonics and reading stories. We love PE and exercise. We are really good at Art and drawing. We are learning lots of new things in Numeracy and love learning about Science, especially animals!

Ship Shape!

Last week we designed and made our own pirate ships for homework. They were fantastic! We also looked at which materials would be good at floating and sinking for our pirate ships. We tested: metal, clay, paper, felt, wood and plastic.  We were surprised that some of...

Paul Klee

We have been looking at 2D and 3D shapes. We have learnt about the work of Paul Klee and made our own version of 'The Castle and Sun', using 2D shapes. Our pictures were just as good as the real...

Let it Snow!

In Class 3, we have been practising the sound, 'ow'. We learnt that the saying for 'ow' is 'ow-blow the snow.' We made and blew our own pretend snow to help us to practise our ow sound. We then had a go at writing words with the 'ow' sound on whiteboards which we were...

Island Ahoy!

We have started to look at pirates in Class 3. We became explorers and investigated an unknown island which had just been discovered. We added map symbols to the island and discussed different geographical features and where we would find them on the island. We looked...

Room on a Broom Comic Strip!

Last week we looked at the story Room on a Broom. We acted out parts of the story and thought about what the characters would day to each other. We made our own comic strip, thinking about what the characters would say to each other in the speech...

Coders of the future!

In ICT we have been using the iPads to learn about coding. We have looked at what an algorithm is. We enjoyed making our own algorithm and codes to make the class move in different ways. We have looked at how to make our characters (sprites) move using different...

Happy Number Families!

In Class 3 we have been looking at number families and their related number facts. We enjoyed learning how to switch the number facts around and making the different number...

Leafy Art!

We have been looking at natural objects in art this week. We used leaves which we had collected for our art lesson. We made leaf collages and found by adding legs the leaves looked a lot like insects or hedgehogs! We made leaf rubbings using oil pastel and could see...

Veggies to the rescue!

While learning about Harvest and celebrating the Harvest Festival we have been learning about vegetables and fruit. We looked at the story Supertato and for our homework we designed our own veggie people. We then got to make our veggie and fruit superheroes in class....

Monster Bites!

We have been learning about time conjunctions and ordering instructions on how to make a monster biscuit. We focused on using words such as; first, next, then, after that, now and finally. We enjoyed making our monster biscuit and taking it home to eat!...