In Science this term we have been learning all about plants. At the beginning of the term we planted our own seeds, we have given them lots of water and watched them grow into tall bean plants! We are going to take them home and watch them grow even bigger! We also learnt about the different parts of a plant.
In English this term we have been reading a story called ‘I Really Want the Cake’. As part of our learning, we learnt all about instructions. We followed some instructions to make our own chocolate cake and even got to eat it! It was delicious! We then used this to help us write our own instructions for making a chocolate cake.
This term in our Science lessons we have been learning all about animals and classifying them in to different groups. We went on a School trip to Wingham Wildlife park to see all the different types of animals and we got to see what some of the animals eat and what their habitat is like.
As a School we celebrated World Environment Day. In Year 1 we talked about recycling and how some of our rubbish can be made into something new. We used lots of different recycling material to make our own robots! Having our robots at home will remind us to recycle our rubbish.
In our Understanding the World lessons this term we have been learning all about Toys. We have been comparing toys from the past and toys we play with today by looking at the different materials they are made from. We even made our own toy sock puppets to play with!
In RE this term we have been learning all about the Easter story. Keely from Riverside church came in to tell us all about the story, we even got to wave our own palm leaves!
This Term, in our Understanding the World lessons, we have enjoyed learning about the work of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole. We learnt about all the soldiers they looked after and cared for in the Crimean war. We even created our own portraits of them which are now displayed in our classroom.
This Term in our English lessons, we enjoyed being detectives as we tried to solve the mystery of the crime scene that appeared in our classroom! We discovered that it was the big bad wolf who had been caught from our book, Fairytale News.
This term we have been learning about Guy Fawkes. To celebrate Bonfire night, we created our own firework pictures using the technique of flicking the paint.
For Remembrance day we made some poppies to remember all the soldiers who fought for our country in the wars.
1BU have been very excited this term counting down to Christmas! We have been busy making holly wreaths for our class Christmas hoop. In RE we made a class advent calendar using the characters from the nativity. It is even full of chocolate coins!
This term we have been learning all about the United Kingdom. We spent a day learning all about the different London landmarks, we even designed and created our own London landmarks using junk!
We also learnt about the different countries and capital cities that make up the United Kingdom.