Base 1 news

Home » News » Base 1 news
IMG_1279
IMG_1020
IMG_1014
IMG_1007
IMG_1003
IMG_0984
IMG_1001

We have had a brilliant week in Base 1. In our literacy lessons we have read a little more of our story, Stuck. Floyd really does get in a pickle when not only his kite gets stuck in the tree, but also his favourite shoes. After discussing different emotions and feelings we thought about how Floyd would be feeling. Each of the children got to sit on a special chair where they became Floyd and could say exactly how frustrated and annoyed they were to have all these things stuck in the tree. The year 1 children worked on using 'and' effectively in a sentence to join words and ideas and they then practised this in their writing about a new character in our book, Mitch the cat.

In maths the year 1 children have been working on giving 1 more and 1 less than a given number. They have made their own number tracks to use in maths lessons and some have started to explore the 100 square to help them find 1 more or less than some bigger numbers. We have also started to have a go at some problem solving questions and next week we will continue to work on strategies to answer these questions. The reception children have been working hard on their number recognition and have played lots of different games to help them remember the number names. They have also been working on counting out different numbers of objects.

As Summer now seems to have well and truly left us, we have been learning all about autumn this week. On Tuesday we went out on an autumn walk around the school grounds and collected lots of lovely leaves and acorns and conkers that made us think of autumn. We brought all of our finds back into the classroom and used them to create some beautiful natural artwork. The children also created some lovely paintings showing how the leaves change colour in the autumn and start to fall to the ground.

On Thursday it was World Peace Day and we took it as an opportunity to talk about what peace means and looks like. We read a story about some red rectangles and green lizards who were at war and as a class we tried to work out what they were fighting for. The children thought really carefully about the problem and came up with lots of ideas, they all decided in the end that they should stop fighting and try to live peacefully with each other. The children all listened carefully to each other and shared their own thoughts beautifully.

I hope everyone is having a lovely weekend and getting lots of rest ready for another busy week next week!
Miss Pitchford

popular recent articlesAlso in the news

Image: 321D5511-88A5-4B53-9041-20A082EE0A43
Mr Lindop: Sun 12 Jul 3:35pm

Another lovely week in our key worker bubbles in school this week!In Base A, our year threes have been taking our writing about portraits last week one step further in art by creating our own self portraits. We used charcoal and rubbers to look at light and shade from black and white photographs of ourselves. The children learnt that it took a lot of observation and perseverance, but they did...

Image: 1F0A4F23-5A3F-4520-AF7B-7D6D9BE1A0AA
: Fri 10 Jul 8:30pm

What a lot of space-tastic fun we have had this week! I can't quite believe how much we have done. We have been busy making space robots and spaceships — we also made a space caravan would you believe! The children created ramps and raced the space men down it- they looked at lots of different ways to speed them up and to catch them at the end. We thought about what we wanted to be when we...

IMG_4865
Mrs Dopierala: Fri 10 Jul 4:07pm

Base 1 have been learning about owls this week. We have been finding out about different types of owls and where they nest. We read the stories Owl babies and The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark. We are making an owl using natural objects gathered from our outdoor area and Mrs Winward's garden. We have been looking at the life cycle of a barn owl. Mrs Charlesworth brought some owl pellets for...

Coming events

Latest news

Image: 321D5511-88A5-4B53-9041-20A082EE0A43
Base A and B news
Mr Lindop: Sun 12 Jul 3:35pm
Image: 1F0A4F23-5A3F-4520-AF7B-7D6D9BE1A0AA
Little Wrens 2
: Fri 10 Jul 8:30pm
IMG_4865
Owls and more
Mrs Dopierala: Fri 10 Jul 4:07pm
Image: 3F449DED-07A8-4648-9E9F-C753E730AA87
We are all made of stardust
Mrs Agnew: Wed 08 Jul 3:42pm