Category Archives: KS1 blog

We have been making our own music

 

Today in music we made our own music in groups using different instruments

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Published Date: 5th October 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

All-write-round-robin

 

We have learnt a new KAGAN structure today!! It’s called All-Write-Round-Robin. We were given a task and we all contribute our ideas and we all write them down. Look what we did in literacy today.

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Published Date: 3rd October 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Contraction caterpillars

 

We made contraction caterpillars today – come and take a look 👀

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Published Date: 2nd October 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

McMillan coffee morning

 

The McMillan coffee morning was a success this morning – thank you to Mrs Matthews for organising it and all the staff that helped set up. A huge thank you to all the parents/carers/staff and children who donated cakes and biscuits in order to make it successful. We had a good turn out and we […]

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Published Date: 29th September 2017
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, School Council, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Shapes shapes shapes

 

We have started our shape unit in maths. Today we were sorting 3D shapes and making 2D shapes using the geometric boards. We had loads of maths fun!

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Published Date: 29th September 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Tiki art

 

Today we had a visitor from New Zealand who did some Tiki art with us! Take a look 👍🏽

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Published Date: 28th September 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Expanding monsters

 

We made some expanded monsters today in maths – they were so scary!!! We have come to end of our place value unit in maths for Autumn 1 and we had a great lesson.

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Published Date: 26th September 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Homophones

 

In literacy we have been looking at homophones and today we were matching homophones using clues. We did a great job!!

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Published Date: 26th September 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Keyboards

 

This is our 2nd week of keyboards and we are learning how to play hot cross buns. We are loving it!

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Published Date: 22nd September 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Exploring poetry

 

In literacy we have been looking at and exploring poetry.

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Published Date: 22nd September 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Welcome to Year One!

 

This half term we moved from Reception into Year One. We have a new classroom and have been getting used to our new routines and responsibilities. In Maths we have been focusing on a number of topics including 2D shapes, counting and place value. In Literacy we have been developing our handwriting and learning what […]

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Published Date: 21st July 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Fun fun fun fun!

 

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Published Date: 19th July 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Through the magic mirror

 

We have read ‘Through the magic mirror’ by Anthony Browne and we have designed our own ‘magic town’. Come and look… 14

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Published Date: 14th June 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Rene Magritte artwork

 

Linked to our text ‘Through the magic mirror’ we have done some Rene Magritte artwork. Look how fabulous it is!

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Published Date: 13th June 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Fact or Fib

 

We have been doing some KAGAN work today. As our team building exercise who will know what the facts are and which is the fib??…

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Published Date: 5th June 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Transition has happened!!

 

We have all transitioned and have our new classes. We are making our new PATHs badges 👍🏽

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Published Date: 5th June 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Easter egg fest

 

Look at these amazing Easter eggs designed by the children.

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Published Date: 24th April 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Toys in Space

 

We have made labels for all our ‘cuddles’! We have absolutely loved Toys in Space by Mini Grey.

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Published Date: 14th April 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Forest school Friday

 

  Today was Miss Smitherman’s last day with Year 3, so we decided to go outside and have some fun. We made a small camp fire, which we had to collect wood and twigs for, to toast marshmallows and boil water in the Kelly kettle for some hot chocolate….we thought they tasted better outside. some […]

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Published Date: 7th April 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 3


 

Special day in Year 2

 

Today was a super special day in Year 2, Mrs Burton and I awarded 3 children their pen licenses! You should see their handwriting, it’s AMAZING!

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Published Date: 5th April 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

D&T – moving Easter cards

 

Today we explored and planned how to make a moving Easter card! The end product is fabulous. Happy Easter, we hope it’s EGG-CELLENT ONE 🐥🐣

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Published Date: 4th April 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Run a mile

 

Today is our first day that we run a mile a day. Year 2 are smashing it!

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Published Date: 3rd April 2017
Category: KS1 blog, sports blog, Year 2


 

Happy Mothers Day

 

Weve had a lovely morning designing our Mother’s Day cards. Hope you love them ❤️

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Published Date: 24th March 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Our ‘cuddles’

 

 

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Published Date: 22nd March 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Zone of relevance – characters

 

We have been reading an amazing book called Toys in Space and we have used a zone of relevance to decide what the characters are like. We worked so hard in our KAGAN groups.  

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Published Date: 22nd March 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

World Book Day 2017

 

We had a wonderful world book day in year one! Lots of us dressed up as our favourite book characters. We enjoyed reading in the book corner. The big books were as nearly as big as us! Arabella the story teller came to visit us. Can you guess which story she read?

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Published Date: 17th March 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

What a cake!

 

Today was Micah’s birthday and his mommy made this cake. How amazing?

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Published Date: 6th March 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Arabella the story teller

 

Arabella the story teller came to read to Year 2 today. We read one of our favourite stories, jack and the beanstalk.  

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Published Date: 3rd March 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Year 3 World Book Day

 

      What a wonderful day we’ve had in Year 3 – witches, super heroes, princesses, and a whole library full of characters came to visit us today. We all had lots of fun dressing up as our favourite characters, and shared our favourite books with our class. Even our teachers dressed up!  

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Published Date: 2nd March 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 3


 

Zone of relevance

 

In Literacy we are reading Beegu and today we looked at her feelings and categorised them into zones, using a zone of relevance.

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Published Date: 17th February 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Science – different animals

 

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Published Date: 16th February 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Science Blog, Year 2


 

Andy Goldsworthy Art

 

Today we braced the cold and went outside and made some environmental art just like Andy Goldsworthy! It was freezing!

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Published Date: 10th February 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Concrete – Pictoral – Abstract

 

Mrs Weblin’s rules for maths. We’re working hard with our multiplication 👍🏽

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Published Date: 8th February 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Researching using the ipads

 

Today we were researching different categories in 7 different countries for our topic lesson, Our World. We will use this research to help us understand how people in different countries live and what their habitats are like.

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Published Date: 8th February 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Science – Woodland habitats

 

Children designed their own woodland habitats today with 3D animals.

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Published Date: 2nd February 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Science Blog, Year 2


 

Multiplication using arrays

 

We are looking at multiplication using arrays. Come and see our work! We are SO CLEVER!

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Published Date: 1st February 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Science – looking at nature and their habitats

 

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Published Date: 26th January 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Science Blog, Year 2


 

Number words

 

This week year one have been learning to read and write number words! We have been practising writing them in sand. And in paint! We even had a challenge to find, read and match the number words!

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Published Date: 25th January 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Science – preparing our wormery

 

The children are looking at habitats in Science and with Miss Melady, the children are making a wormery.

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Published Date: 19th January 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Science Blog, Year 2


 

Birmingham Royal Ballet

 

On Tuesday year one had some special visitors – real ballerinas! They showed us how they learn to perform ballet. We practised pointing our toes. Ballerinas stand with their feet together. We even had to put the soles of our feet together. It made our legs ache! They came from the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Have […]

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Published Date: 18th January 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, sports blog, Year 1