"There is a rainbow of hope at the end of every storm..."

20th March 2020

Our last day together for the forseeable future so the children have painted rainbows as a beautiful reminder that brighter days are on their way.

Take care "my little sunshines",

Miss Booker x

Y1/2 Rainbows

 

CRESS HEADS!

17th March 2020

As part of our topic looking at plants, we have made cress heads! We are so excited to watch them grow over the next few days.

Y1/2 Cress Heads

 

WORLD BOOK DAY!

5th March 2020

We had such a fabulous day for World Book Day! Miss Booker thought our outfits were amazing. 

Y1/2 Book Day

 

Plant Hunt

25th February 2020

Today... a mysterious letter appeared in our classroom from the 'Plant Detectives'! We had to go on a plant hunt around school. We had so much fun and are now looking forward to the rest of our topic on plants, seeds and growing food!

Y1/2 Plant Hunt

 

Our Class Assembly

12th February 2020

Today we performed our own story 'We're going on a Tiger Hunt' for the whole school and our families. We are very proud of this story because we wrote it as a team. Miss Booker is SO proud of us and everyone has told us how amazing we were!!

Y1/2 Assembly

 

 

NSPCC Number Day

7th February 2020

We have had a non-uniform day and taken part in some really fun Maths activities to raise money for a very special charity - NSPCC. We played lots of Maths games, completed Maths puzzles and went on a Maths treasure hunt! A huge thank you to Mrs Lumby, our Maths Leader, for all the ideas.

Y1/2 Number Day

 

Life Education Tent

30th January 2020

We had a great morning in the life education tent today! Our topic was 'My Amazing Body' and we learnt so many facts!. We talked all about the heart, lungs and tummy. We discussed fruits and vegetables, carbohydrates, vitamins, protein and calcium. We LOVED Harold the Giraffe who kept visiting us and sung a song for us at the end!

Y1/2 Life Ed Tent

 

Jujitsu Workshop!

24th January 2020

We were lucky enough today to be able to participate in a Jujitsu taster session. We were complimented on our lovely manners and sensible behaviour. We had so much fun!

Y1 Jujitsu Workshop

 

Winter Art!

21st January 2020

As part of the Year 1 Curriculum, we learn all about the different seasons. We've explored Autumn and today we thought about Winter.  Miss Booker thinks our pictures are BEAUTIFUL!

Y1/2 Winter Art

 

Explorers!

17th January 2020

We are very excited to have started our new topic 'Explorers'. We will be learning lots of exciting things including facts about Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong.

Y1/2 Explorers

 

Christmas Party & Santa Visit!

17th December 2019

Today has been AMAZING! Our Christmas Party was full of jokes, music, magic tricks and dancing. Then this afternoon we had a HUGE surprise when Santa and Mrs Clause walked through our classroom door!! We each got to meet him and tell him what we wanted for Christmas. It was so magical.

Y1/2 Santa Visit

Y1/2 and Y2 Xmas Party

 

Christmas Jumper Day

12th December 2019

Y1/2 Christmas Jumpers

 

Christmas Yoga!

12th December 2019

Today it was Christmas jumper day and we thought why not relax with some Christmas yoga before tucking into our Christmas dinner!

Y1/2 Christmas Yoga

 

Healthy Heads!

6th December 2019

We are really enjoying our Healthy Heads sessions. Each week we focus on a different value; Kindness, Resilience to name a couple. We do practical and theory and we are certainly learning lots about ourselves.

Y1/2 Healthy Heads

 

Our Lytham Trip!

22nd November 2019

As part of our Geography topic: Our Local Area, we spent the day out in Lytham! We explored St. John's Church, studied the Windmill, walked along the Green, stopped off at Farina & Co for a DELICIOUS meal (huge thank you to one of our generous families), went to see the Christmas tree and the Nativity Scene, sang some of our Nativity songs in the square and then made our way back to school. We had the most amazing day and Miss Booker is SO proud of the children for their behaviour, manners and enthusiasm. 

Y1/2 Lytham Trip

 

Firework Art!

5th November 2019

Today, we have been learning all about Bonfire Night and we created some beautiful firework art, using plastic forks and plastic straws and of course... GLITTER!!

Y1/2 Firework Art

 

Yoga

4th November 2019

We did yoga this afternoon and it was so relaxing. Miss Booker almost fell asleep!!

Y1/2 Yoga

 

Brown Bear Brown Bear

27th September 2019

We have started a new topic where we are looking at poetry. Today, we enjoyed reciting 'Brown Bear, Brown Bear'. Miss Booker thought we were amazing!

Y1/2 Brown Bear Brown Bear

 

Exclamation Mark Hunt!

25th September 2019

Today we have been learning all about exclamation marks. We know what they look like, what they are used for and we even have a special action for them. To show off our knowledge, we went on a hunt to find hidden ones around the classroom. Miss Booker's hiding places aren't very good because we managed to find ALL of them!

Exclamation Marks

 

Number Snap!

25th September 2019

In order to put our skills of recognising numbers 0-20 in numerals and words, we played an exciting game of number snap. Miss Booker thought she would win but she didn't!

Number Snap

 

Tiger Hunt!

13th September 2019

This afternoon we found some mysterious paw prints in our classroom... We followed them and they took us on a trail outside, all over the playground. We ended up in a jungle where we found a... LION!!

It was SO exciting, even Miss Booker was looking through the binoculars because she couldn’t believe her eyes!

Watch out for our class story that we are going to be writing next week: We’re Going on a Tiger Hunt. We’ll tell you all about what happened on this magical day!

Y1/2 Tiger Hunt

 

Outdoor Maths

13th September 2019

We have been working on our counting skills all week and Miss Booker thought we had done so well completing all our work and challenges that we were able to put all our knowledge to the test in a fun outdoor maths lesson!

Y1/2 Outdoor Maths

 

Animal Art!

3rd September 2019

This afternoon we created some beautiful art work linked to our topic on animals. Miss Booker thought we were professional artists!

Y1/2 Animal Art

 

Mr. Green's Lost Animals!

2nd September 2019

Today was our first day in Year 1/2 and we went on an exciting hunt around school to help Mr. Green find his escaped animals! Miss Booker thought we did a fantastic job.

Y1/2 Animal Hunt

 

 

 

 

Growing up fast!

Our babies don't look like pink newborns anymore. Their bodies have changed a lot. All eyes are open now and they are fighting for food and space in the nest.

 

Not long left now

Playground designs DT

This term we looked at lots of parks and talked about what we enjoy at the park. We decided to design create a piece of playground equipment to make year 1/2 a small world park. We discussed what materials we could use and what properties the materials had to make building with them a good idea. Here are some of the fantastic creations

DT YR 1/2

Hungry chicks 

Our lovely chicks are growing very quickly now, the wings are developing and their eyes are beginning to open. They are constantly being fed by Mummy and Daddy Blue tit. 

Hungry mouths to feed

 

Sports Day Practice

The children are excited to start practising for sports day. Running was their favourite this week. 

 

PE year 1/2

5 baby chicks!!

Today has been very exciting! Our Blue tit eggs have started to hatch . So far we have five baby chicks. Mummy and Daddy have been very attentive and have been feeding them all day. We hope to see more tomorrow. 

A cracking good day

Egg-static event 

We now have 8 eggs!!. After doing a little research, it turns out The Blue tit lays once a day and she has probably been hiding her eggs for some time. She decided to let us share her joy. We have also found out that none of the eggs will hatch until the Blue tit had completed laying all her eggs. 

Egg-sactly 8 eggs

 

 

Egg- citing news!

Our lovely Blue tit has laid eggs this afternoon! The children were so excited! She has been popping in and out all afternoon to make sure her eggs are safe and warm.

Bird update

 

Bird box update 

Our lovely bird visitor has decided to stay and nest and we couldn't quite believe how busy she has been. Look at the nest now.

 

Bird box update

DT lesson- Making a Fruit Salad

This week we have been looking at healthy foods in particular fruits and vegetables we decided to design a fruit salad. The children practiced using pealing, chopping and grating skills. We all managed to keep all our fingers! All the children did a fantastic job.

DT - Make a fruit salad

 

Mothers day baskets 

Lots of the children took great pride in arranging beautiful planters With Greg for a special person on Mothers Day.

 

Mothers Day YR1/2

Bog Eyed Jog 2019

Year 1/2 thoroughly enjoyed their sponsored run, wearing pajamas today.

 

Bog-eyed Jog

 

 

Bird Watch

At the beginning of the spring term we had a fantastic bird box attached to the side of the school building. It is  just out side the year 1/2 classroom. We are so so lucky because it is fitted with a camera. In perfect time for our first arrival. The children are super excited. This week a Bluetit has begone to collect material for nest building. 

 

Bird watch

British Science Week 2019

Today we have been following instructions for making a helicopter, that  moves in the same way a sycamore tree seed disperses it's seeds. We investigated the design to see; What happens to the speed and motion that it travels when you change the size or weight?

 

Paper helicopter investigation

 

World Book Day 2019

Today we had a fantastic time in our book day costumes. We spent the day creating character descriptions, bookmarks, designing book covers and playing guess the fairy tale charades. We also took part in a wonderful drama workshop of the 'Enormous Turnip'.

Year 1-2 drama workshop

Number Day

Friday 1st February

We have had so much fun today doing so many activities all to do with numbers. We have thrown some super moves along with BBC Super Movers. Our addition number hunt was super exciting. We also counted socks and gloves in 2's and 5's and we played Connect 4 addition. 

 

Year 1/2 Number Day

Printing with fruit

This week we have been making repeated patterns by printing with different types of fruit. Some of them looked like wallpaper!

Printing

2-D Shape

We have been making 2-D shapes on the Geoboards and playing a shape sorting game in pairs.

2-D Shape

Sense Detectives

We have been using our senses to solve a problem. Ella lost her teddy bear on the train so we have been trying to identify which teddy bear was hers from the clues we were given.

Senses Investigation

English

We have been acting out the story of "The Three Little Pigs" in small groups.

Three Little Pigs

Making Patterns

In maths we have been making patterns using numbers, shapes and objects. 

Making Patterns

We has a great time in our Drama workshop with Mrs Cleasby. We acted out the story of "The Lion King."

Music, Art & Drama Week

We have been looking for minbeasts in our school grounds. 

Year 1/2 Minibeast Hunt

Here are some photographs from our "Common and Wild Flower Hunt" around the school grounds.

Y1/2 2nd May 17