Category Archives: KS1 blog

RRSA workshop

 

Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 had a brilliant morning learning more about our rights during our workshop today. We made shelters, talked about how we stay clean and healthy, discussed our different rights with each other, sorted our wants and needs. Thanks very much to our Rights Respecting School Ambassadors for helping and […]

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Published Date: 2nd April 2019
Category: Early years, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2


 

Rally Coach Maths

 

During Maths today Year 1 used one of our new kagan skills – Rally coach. Great teamwork, coaching and support for each other.

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Published Date: 27th March 2019
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1
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Teamwork makes the dream work!

 

We had such a lovely PE lesson with Miss Meah, Miss Hale and Nursery. It was our turn to be the coaches this time!

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Published Date: 11th March 2019
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, sports blog, Year 1


 

World book day and paired reading

 

We had a lovely world book day 2019. Our morning involved making bookmarks, designing book covers,making pants for aliens and using lego to make a book character. We loved reading with year 5 too – thanks year 5!

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Published Date: 11th March 2019
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 1, Year 5


 

British Science week is off to a flying start!

 

Year 1 had a fun afternoon learning about Forces and air resistance. We made our own paper aeroplanes and measured to see how far they could fly!

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Published Date: 11th March 2019
Category: KS1 blog, Science Blog, Year 1


 

World Book Day

 

Year 2 had a wonderful day dressing up in their favourite costumes!  We made bookmarks to use in our reading books at home. Reading with Year 6 was very exciting. They listened very carefully and helped us along. We hope to read with them again soon!

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Published Date: 7th March 2019
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Steering Group Assembly and Bronze Award

 

The Tiverton RRSA Steering Group took over yesterday’s assembly to teach us all about UNICEF’s role in disaster relief. We also had the exciting news that our Bronze Award certificate has arrived. Congratulations to everybody on your hard work!

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Published Date: 13th February 2019
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Mad Hatters 🎩

 

During Autumn Term and the beginning of Spring term Year 1 have been completing their topic – All Dressed Up. As part of our Design Technology project we designed and then made our own hats. We learned lots of new skills and tried to add them to our hats. Then Mrs Matthews and Mrs Ward […]

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Published Date: 3rd February 2019
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Science Blog, Year 1


 

Year 1 and the Birmingham Royal Ballet

 

Year 1 had a dancetastic afternoon with Birmingham Royal Ballet. Mrs Matthews and Mrs ward thought we were amazing – we listened, joined in and had so much fun! Check out our beautiful Ballet moves. Year

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Published Date: 30th January 2019
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, sports blog, Year 1


 

True or False….

 

We practised a new kagan skill last week during Guided Reading #Kagan skills We were in mixed groups and we had to read a sentence from our class text Millie’s Marvellous hat 🎩. Then we decided in our teams whether the sentence was true or false!

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Published Date: 26th January 2019
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1
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What time is it?

 

This week we have been learning about time to the hour and half past with Miss Baugh our student teacher. Can you see what times we have made? We even decorated some time biscuits.

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Published Date: 26th January 2019
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Wants and Needs

 

We have been busy planning and teaching lessons this week. In our meeting, we explored different activities using the RRSA Wants and Needs cards. Which of the images show things which are essential to our survival and wellbeing, and which are extras, or ‘wants’? Some pictures had us discussing different situations, for example the bicycle. […]

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Published Date: 25th January 2019
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Term WINNERS!!

 

We are very happy and excited to find out that our KS1 Lego Club has come in 1st place in the inter-school Competition for the Autumn Term. They have done extremely well as the competition is out of 92 schools. A big thank goes to the children for all their hard work and fantastic builds. […]

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Published Date: 21st December 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Lego Club


 

A Special visitor for Reception

 

We heard the bells, we heard “Ho Ho Ho!”…and then… Santa!! Thank you Santa for our kind gifts!                                

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Published Date: 17th December 2018
Category: KS1 blog


 

Reception are using Mathletics

 

Reception children have started to use Mathletics. Excellent Maths Reception!

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Published Date: 17th December 2018
Category: KS1 blog


 

Alexander Calder

 

Take a look at us making our Akexander inspired mobiles.

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Published Date: 13th December 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 5


 

Rainbow Fish 🐟

 

This afternoon Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are enjoying a performance of the Rainbow Fish. We loved the singing and dancing!

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Published Date: 11th December 2018
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Hand made Christmas 🎄

 

We have been busy bees 🐝 this week. Look at our wonderful trees all ready for our Christmas hoop to go on display in the hall.

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Published Date: 1st December 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 1


 

An important delivery 📦 🎅🏼

 

This week year one have been writing their letters to Santa. We are trying really hard to use our phonics in our writing. Can you see what we would like for Christmas? Off they go! Ho ho!

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Published Date: 30th November 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

The 5 Senses

 

Year One had a sensational Science lesson today. We learned all about how the 5 senses work. Some of us were even smelly experts!

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Published Date: 26th November 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Science Blog, Year 1


 

Attendance Celebrations in Reception

 

Today we said a big well done to those Reception children who achieved 100% attendance in Autumn One. 

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Published Date: 13th November 2018
Category: KS1 blog


 

Reception Celebrates Black History

 

Today Reception, Nursery and KS1 celebrated Black History with music and dance. Wearing our vibrant head wear we enjoyed singing and watching others perform… So much fun! Enjoy some of the pictures from the event.       

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Published Date: 8th November 2018
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Reception


 

 

Harvest 2018

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Published Date: 11th October 2018
Category: KS1 blog


 

KS1 Lego Club

 

We have been having lots of fun in our Key Stage 1 Lego club this half term. We have been learning facts about America and building some brilliant things, all linked to the topic. We are currently 2nd in the national leader board of 79 schools. Please help us to get to 1st place by […]

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Published Date: 10th October 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Lego Club


 

KAGAN – Rally Coach

 

We have been working really hard with our Literacy and working as a team. We have learnt how to do Rally Coach and we are amazing partners helping to coach one another if we’re stuck…  

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Published Date: 10th October 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Y3 National Poetry Day

 

For National Poetry Day today, Year 3 wrote some poems based on Lila from The Firework Maker’s Daughter’s journey up Mount Merapi. Below are just two of the amazing poems produced today, which were focusing on interesting vocabulary and using prepositions.

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Published Date: 5th October 2018
Category: KS1 blog


 

Expanding monsters

 

We have been working really hard with our place value in maths and to finish our unit we made expanding monsters. Take a look but beware, they’re scary…

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Published Date: 5th October 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Internet Safety

 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/ Have fun exploring internet safety on the ThinkUKnow site. I was impressed by how much you know about keeping safe online this morning!

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Published Date: 5th October 2018
Category: KS1 blog


 

UNICEF rights respecting school

 

Tiverton Academy is now on its way to become a UNICEF rights respecting school. The class votes have been cast and we now have our first ever steering group! There are 2 children from each class (year 1 to year 6) We all had to attend our first meeting together on Thursday – it was […]

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Published Date: 30th September 2018
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

It’s only been 4 weeks!

 

Year one have had an amazing start to their Autumn term. We have continued our work on The Flower 🌺 by John Light in Literacy. During our Maths lessons we have been learning about place value and one more and one less. In Science lessons we have been studying flowers 🌺 and looking at the […]

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Published Date: 30th September 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Science Blog, Year 1


 

Reception learn how to stay safe on the stairs

 

This morning we walked up and down the stairs to learn how to stay safe. We shared our ideas of why we should hold onto the railings and why it is dangerous to run, jump or push.  

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Published Date: 21st September 2018
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Reception


 

Day out to Hampstead Hall

 

Today we went over to Hamstead Hall with Tom and James. We drove in their minibus and met Justin and Eddie there too. Check out what we did… The  

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Published Date: 17th September 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Rally Coach

 

A great start to multiplication today. We worked together as partner A and B to complete long multiplication questions; we definitely needed support as the questions got harder.

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Published Date: 17th September 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 5
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Letter to the Colonel

 

We planned our letter to the colonel through the use of drama and freeze frames today.

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Published Date: 13th September 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 5


 

Fun Factors

 

We have been extremely hard in maths this week on our factors and multiples.

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Published Date: 11th September 2018
Category: KS1 blog


 

Nearly Quarter Past Eleven

 

Finally Grandama Wolf moves out but things become difficult in the Peaceful family. Year 5 work with their partner to answer some comprehension questions.

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Published Date: 10th September 2018
Category: KS1 blog


 

Entry point – categorising animals and making animal masks

 

Today we were introduced to our new topic, animals! We started off by categorising different animals then we made animal masks!  

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Published Date: 7th September 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

A fun day with Tom

 

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Published Date: 16th July 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Dippy on tour

 

Guess who we saw today at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery?… We had so much fun learning about Dippy, fossils and other animals. We caught the train from Selly Oak to Grand Central. It was a fun but tiring day out 👍🏽

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Published Date: 6th July 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Keyboard concert

 

I was extremely proud of the class today as they performed amazingly in their keyboard concert.

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Published Date: 11th May 2018
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 2