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Year 1

2018 -2019

Summer Term

Visiting Aldenham Country Park

Year 1 had amazing weather for their brilliant trip to Aldenham Country Park. The children explored the woods and park grounds before turning their hand to producing some fantastic nature art, inspired by the artist Andy Goldsworthy.

A Visit by an Ambulance

Year 1 were visited by an Ambulance and Paramedics. The children experienced what life is like for a Paramedic and all the life saving equipment aboard the ambulance. An amazing learning experience.

A Visit from Watford Schools Trust

Year 1 were lucky to have another visit from the Watford Schools Trust. The children learnt about the amazing story of David and Goliath.

Spring Term

Build a Castle

Year 1 used their knowledge of 3D shapes to build amazing castles.

Road Safety

The children in Year 1 had a very special and important workshop run by Hertfordshire County Council, how to be safe near and on roads. The children had practical activities on how to cross roads and who is around to help them.

Height and Length

As part of their learning in maths the children practised their skills in measuring. The children used their practical skills to find the height and length of items around their classroom and school.


Autumn Term

Save the Orangutans !

Year 1 looked at the power of persuasion and protest. They investigated the poor plight of the Orangutans and how the habitat is being destroyed by companies harvesting Palm Oil. They children created their own placards and took to the school to protest their treatment. They even wrote to Nestle.

Trip to Whipsnade Zoo

In Year 1 this term their topic is ‘Where the Wild Things Live’. They arranged an exciting trip to Whipsnade Zoo where the children explored classification. They compare da range of animals from tigers to penguins and used descriptive words to label and sort them into groups.

Boat Making

Year 1 took to the waves by designing and building their own model boats. They had to decide which materials would keep the boat afloat. They then tested them.