Alnwick Castle

Year 1 had a fantastic time when we visited Alnwick Castle. We explored the state rooms and learned some interesting facts from the staff there. We had the chance to dress up as princesses and knights (some of us were even brave enough to take on the Dragon’s Quest) and play some medieval games. We… More

Outdoor Learning

We have had a fantastic introduction to learning in the outdoor environment over the last couple of weeks in Year 1. We have found clues that led to the special space story ‘Whatever Next!’, made cookies to show we are ‘Woodland Walk Explorers’, been on an egg box treasure hunt to find interesting natural objects… More

Year 1 Multi-Skills

Some of our Year 1 children were lucky enough to have taken part in a multi-skills festival at Blyth Soprts Centre this week and they had such a wonderful time! They participated in a wide range of activities including golf, cycling, ball skills, racket skills, team games and a bouncy castle! Everyone had lots of… More

Beamish

  Year 1 had the most wonderful day at Beamish on Wednesday. The sun was shining and the children were impeccably well behaved, making us very proud of them indeed! We had the opportunity to visit the school and take part in a Victorian lesson with a very strict teacher who showed us what it… More

Den Building

What a fantastic day we had on Tuesday with Chris the den building man! He brought lots of special equipment with him and we listened carefully to his instructions so that we could work safely as part of a team. We thought carefully about what our den structure was going to look like before we… More

Lots to learn!

This has been one of our busiest week so far in Year 1! We have been continuing our learning about the local area by thinking about our community and how we can contribute personally to its well-being. The children thought that picking up litter and recycling were a great way to help! We have also… More

Another exciting week!

We have had another exciting week in Year 1! We began the story of Everywhere Bear and discovered that our own class Everywhere Bears had gone missing. We set out on a bear hunting adventure and tracked them down! We have also been learning about the seasons in Maths and in Science and we went… More

What a wonderful first week!

What a wonderful first week back we have had in Year 1! The children have settled into school so well and have been happy and smiling coming into school in the mornings. They are adapting to life in Year 1 very well considering the many new routines and expectations! We have begun learning about our… More

Kirkley Hall

We had a fabulous time on Tuesday at Kirkley Hall zoo! The children had the opportunity to see some weird and wonderful animals and even saw some animals that talked! They were able to handle guinea pigs and rabbits, explore the woodland walk and went through the wallaby walk.

Welcome back!

The children have settled in brilliantly during our first week back. They have enjoyed sharing their news about the Christmas holidays and we have loved listening to their stories! We have lots of exciting things going on this  term. Our new topic is based around literature and we will be looking at the stories of… More