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Year 1

2017 -2018

Summer Term

A Trip to Aldenham Country Park

Year 1 have been investigating the work of artist Andy Goldsworthy. He creates his work using all natural materials he finds around him. On their visit to the wonderful Aldenham Country Park Year 1 experimented with their own natural art based upon Andy Goldsworthy.

A Trip to the Local Park

Year 1 visited the local play park to investigate the different types of equipment you can find at a park. They would use this detailed investigation to help design their own parks.

Using the Apparatus in a Gym Lesson

The children had a wonderful lesson learning about the different apparatus and trying lots of balances and ways of travelling using the equipment.


Spring Term

History Off the Page – Toy Day

The children in Year 1 were entertained and educated in the world of Toys by the Visiting company, History Off The Page. The children experienced a fantastic hands on education in Toys, both past and present.

A Local Walk

As part of their topic of “Homes and Toys”, Year 1 took a walk around the local neighbourhood looking at houses and facilities so they can compare them to life in the past.

The Tiger who came to Tea

The children in Year 1 had a really big surprise. They had an unexpected visitor in their literacy lesson, the Tiger who came for tea. The tiger investigated their classroom, especially the fridge before having a drink and leaving. What an exciting time in Year 1.

Autumn Term

Year 1 Trip to Whipsnade Zoo

In Year 1 this term they have been looking at the topic ‘Where the Wild Things Live.’ The children had an exciting trip to Whipsnade Zoo to explore classification. The children compared a wide range of animals from tigers to penguins and used amazing descriptive language to sort them into groups.

A Visit from Watford Schools Trust

Year 1 were lucky to receive a visit from Watford Schools Trust. They had a wonderful time learning about Harvest and Harvest Festivals.

Exploring Numbers to 10 with 10 Frames

A fun investigation into number patterns and number bonds using fantastic maths apparatus.