14.12.21- Year 1 had a very special Zoom call with architect Pauline Paulson! We got to ask her lots of questions and learn all about her life as an architect and see some of her amazing drawings. We were inspired.
10.12.21- Year 1 are so excited to be in school with their Christmas Jumpers. We are looking forward to a fun filled festive day!
23.11.21- In Year 1 we have loved writing our kind words to send to the Liverpool Women's hospital. "One kind word can change someone's entire day".
17.11.21- One of our lovely children in Year 1 brought in a sunflower head. We have popped it out on the balcony so that the local birds can feast on the seeds. We hope to see lots of lovely birds visit our sunflower. #riverfordsunflower
16.11.21- We couldn't believe our luck today... the teachers let us write on the tables, we were so excited! What a great way for us to show our fabulous maths!
2.11.21- In Year 1 we are so excited to celebrate Diwali on Thursday. We have been designing our very own henna hands today. Aren't they beautiful?
20.10.21- In Year 1 we designed our own buckets and wrote lovely things about our classmates and added them to their buckets. We understand how important it is to be kind to make somebody feel good. We are all bucket fillers!
19.10.21- For Black History Month Year 1 have loved exploring the life of Wangari. We created artwork inspired by leaves and patterns found in the Kenyan rainforest.
5.10.21- In Year 1 we have some children who are very keen to become astronauts. They had to complete an application to go to the moon. Excellent writing Year 1!
6.10.21- Year 1 have had a fantastic afternoon, designing their very own planets then beginning the process of making them. We had the best time getting very messy!
1.10.21-Year 1 have been Captain Collaborative to compare numbers. We have loved exploring the concepts of greater than, less than and equal to through playing lots of games. Play your cards right and rock, paper number were particular favourites!
30.9.21- In Year 1 we are so confident with our number bonds to 10 now, we are now super speedy at matching them up.
24.9.21- The aliens have landed to join Year 1 in celebrating maths party day. We have loved practising our subtilising skills, learning our number bonds to ten, estimating alien eyes and exploring different ways we can measure and compare heights and lengths. We are Captain Discipline!
21.9.21- Year 1 have loved learning about the inspirational astronaut Mae Jemison today. We wrote her some questions we would ask if we got to meet her.
14.9.21- Year 1 have loved focusing on their number formation this week, writing their numbers in trays containing lots of different textures.
9.9.21- In Year 1 we have loved being Captain Discipline by learning a new art skill. We learnt all about the three primary colours and how if we mixed them together they made other amazing colours.
2.9.21- Year 1 loved their first day in school! We had so much fun being Captain Inquisitive as we took part in Scavenger Hunt around the classrooms to familiarise ourselves in our new environment. The Year 1 staff were all so impressed with how wonderful and grown up the children were. Well done Year 1!
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