Category Archives: Year 1

Year 1 blog

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


 

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


 

Year 1 and 2 Maths Inspire Workshop

 

For our latest Inspire workshop we focused on money and time. Lots of parents and carers were able to attend and share in the fun learning activities with the children. Everyone had a great time…                                                       […]

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Published Date: 13th March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1, Year 2


 

Maths INSPIRE workshop

 

The atmosphere today was amazing in our Year 1 and 2 INSPIRE workshop. We focused on money and time and had activities in the hall and both classrooms. Thank you to all the parents that came!

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Published Date: 13th March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1, Year 2


 

The Winners Are…

 

We held a competition for the best dressed character from Nursery to Year 6. Take a look at our winners: Ladybird in Nursery Tiger in Reception  Cat in the Hat in Year 1 Mary Poppins in Year 2 Goth Girl in Y3 Willy Wonka in Year 4 Hetty Feathers in Year 5       […]

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Published Date: 1st March 2018
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Chinese New Year – The Year of the Dog

 

In Year One we have been learning all about Chinese New Year… We enjoyed the Chinese Zodiac story and it was fun putting the animals into the correct order. This was a good opportunity to learn our ordinal numbers. We worked out that the dog came eleventh in the race.   We tasted Chinese food. […]

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Published Date: 16th February 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Year One Goes to Forest School

 

Today we took our learning outside… At forest school we learned new skills and had lots of fun.            We used nature to make self portraits. We roasted marshmallows on the fire. We can’t wait for our next forest school session!

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Published Date: 15th January 2018
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Merry Christmas From Year 1

 

After a busy half term we enjoyed some festive fun during our last week. On Monday Mrs McKenzie led us into the school hall where we were amazed to meet Santa! He kindly gave us presents and we were able to ask him lots of questions…    Thank you Santa! We also enjoyed and participated […]

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Published Date: 22nd December 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Movie night

 

Shhhhhh…. it’s KS1 and Receptions movie night 🎬 Mmmmmmm snack time

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Published Date: 19th December 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

The owl who was afraid of the dark

 

We had another treat today – we are being so spoilt this week! We watched The Owl who was afraid of the dark  

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Published Date: 19th December 2017
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Santa workshop

 

EYFS and KS1 had a lovely surprise this morning. One of Santa’s elves came to visit and performed a magic show for us! Oh no Mrs Ward… you were chosen for the cream pie game 😃

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Published Date: 18th December 2017
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Mathletics in the snow!

 

Dear Year One, While the snow is keeping us all away from school, why don’t you spend some time practising your maths on Mathletics? There are new activities available for you to work on – go on, have a try! Best wishes, Mrs McKenzie

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Published Date: 11th December 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Elfis the Elf Comes to Year One!

 

Today we were amazed to discover that we had been visited by an Elf! Elfis Presently left us a note and a gigantic gift bag containing a Christmas tree and lots of shiny decorations. We had so much fun decorating the classroom and now it looks ready for Christmas.                  […]

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Published Date: 1st December 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Children in Need: Best Dressed Bear Competition

 

This year, to raise money for BBC Children In Need, children from every year group dressed up their bears in all sorts of different outfits. We were SO impressed by your creativity and imagination, and awarding prizes was verrrrry difficult. Thank you all for your generous donations – we hope to have the total added […]

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Published Date: 21st November 2017
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

KS1 reading INSPIRE

 

What a fabulous, inspiring morning we had today. The classrooms and hall were buzzing with reading excitement and everyone got stuck in. Come and take a look…  

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Published Date: 20th November 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1, Year 2


 

The Magic Porridge Pot – Book Review

 

This week, Year 1 completed their work on The Magic Porridge Pot – a traditional tale from Germany. This included writing their version of the story with their chosen food. Children were very imaginative and had some great ideas. Some parents had the opportunity to view and enjoy this work at the recent Parent Consultation. […]

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Published Date: 9th November 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Magical maths is back!

 

Today we had a magical maths assembly and the clubs will be starting again in January. The clubs will be after school every Wednesday for 6 six weeks. You can join by visiting the website or calling the telephone number on the flyer that was handed out today. There is a cost for the workshops. […]

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Published Date: 7th November 2017
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

What a busy half term!!

 

In Maths we have covered several topics, including place value, calculation and geometry.  We demonstrated our understanding of place value by, for example, using dienes blocks and ordering numbers. We performed addition calculations in different ways, including outside on the field using natural objects. We learned about geometry in a tasty way by making 2D […]

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Published Date: 27th October 2017
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

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, Rights Respecting Schools Steering Group, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

New Year New Topic

 

Year 1 have been excited to find out about our new topic! We had to look at pictures from around the school to find where the clues would be. Where could they be? We decided to talk in our groups about where the clues might be. Some of us even drew a map to help! […]

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


 

Elmer – it’s ok to be different

 

We had a wonderful time today watching an Elmer performance from an amazing theatre company. It’s ok to be different, embrace it!

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Published Date: 9th January 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, Year 1, Year 2


 

A BUSY CHRISTMAS WEEK IN YEAR 1

 

We have had a busy week in Year 1. On Monday, Jangle the elf rewarded us for our beautifully written letters to Santa. He placed a gold coin in our empty water bottles… What a surprise! Later that morning we joined EYFS and Year 2 to watch the magic of Flip the Clown. We enjoyed the […]

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Published Date: 16th December 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Magical Christmas show with Flip

 

We’ve had a lovely Christmassy magic show with Flip the Clown this morning 🎄 We even face timed santa 🎅🏼

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Published Date: 12th December 2016
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2


 

Jangle the Elf

 

It was a very strange start to our afternoon in year 1. We found a trail of green glitter leading into our classroom! Jangle the Elf was sitting on Mrs Matthews chair with a big bag full of goodies! We had the magical green sparkles all over us! He gave us lots of exciting treats! […]

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Published Date: 1st December 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

We were all INSPIRED!

 

Year 1 and year 2 welcomed parents today for our reading INSPIRE workshop and it was a great success. The children and parents had the best time circulating around the year 1 classroom, year 2 classroom and hall. We provided the children and parents with lots of different reading activities such as reading sacks, non […]

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Published Date: 14th November 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1, Year 2


 

Children in Need

 

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Published Date: 9th November 2016
Category: eyfs blog, KS2 blog, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Super Scientists

 

In Science this week year one have been learning about materials. We have been learning the names of different materials and exploring their properties. Can you see the different materials we have explored? Chloe made a circus tent using different materials in the art studio. We also looked on the ipads to learn about other […]

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Published Date: 23rd September 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Science Blog, Year 1


 

Amazing apparatus

 

Year one were very excited during PE this week. Miss Meah helped us to learn how to use the apparatus. We climbed up safely – some of us even got to the top!

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Published Date: 23rd September 2016
Category: KS1 blog, sports blog, Year 1


 

Eid Mubarak!

 

It’s party time in year one! Year one had a wonderful afternoon celebrating Eid ul-Adha with our friends on Friday afternoon. We learned that Eid ul-Adha is a day of happiness and forgiveness. Check out our dance moves to the song Happy – its one of our favourites! We also made some Eid crafts during […]

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Published Date: 18th September 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Circus Day!

 

Year 1 and year 2 were very lucky to have Juggling Jim join us for a fun filled day. He taught us many circus skills. We learnt how to spin plates – it was very tricky to keep the plates level! Next we practiced a balancing trick with cups and boards – we had to keep […]

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Published Date: 18th September 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Year 1


 

Busy bees!

 

Wow! What a start to the new school year! Year 1 have already been busy working hard all last week! During Literacy we have been practising writing sentences about our holidays.   In Maths we have become measuring experts! We have been learning how to use metre sticks to measure some really long objects around our school. […]

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Published Date: 12th September 2016
Category: KS1 blog, sports blog, Year 1


 

We’re MAD about science!

 

We had a great assembly when Mad Science came in to do a fantastic assembly for the whole school. It was such fun science experiments. Some children have now joined the Mad Science Club after school. Watch this space for more information about their progress!  

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Published Date: 26th May 2016
Category: Science Blog, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6