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Class One

Welcome to Class One!





This week we sorted human and physical geographical features.


Paired reading

This week we enjoyed paired reading. We read the tale of Dick Whittington, performed it then wrote the story.

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London buildings through the ages

We researched how buildings in London have changed through the ages and showed our findings through collage.


Urban arts week - performance

Inspired by Stomp, we planned our score then performed in front of the class. We beat boxed, street danced, sang and played our urban instruments.


See the video resource centre for our film clips.

Urban arts week - street dance


We all enjoyed a street dance session with Miss Vicky form Spotlight Dance.

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Urban Arts Week - street art

This week we have drawn ourselves and added our stylised names to create street art.


Urban Arts Week - Beat boxing

We wrote our own picture scores then performed our music in front of the class.


Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur - Sorry Tree

We have been learning about the Jewish festivals of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and thought about saying sorry and forgiveness in our own lives. Today we wrote an apology on a leaf for something we knew we had done wrong then hung it on a tree on a tree to create our 'sorry tree'.



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School council elections

Our hall became a polling station today as we voted in our school council election. School council and elections help us understand democracy.


We've completed our star catchers!

Now we have learnt all the skills to create our star catchers we have finally finished them and are very proud of the results.


ICT - programming

This week we have been learning how to create our own programmes.


Jonah & the Whale - Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

In RE we have been learning about the Jewish festival of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. We heard the story of Jonah and the Whale and thought about its meaning and why the story plays an important part of this festival. 


Next week we will think about forgiveness in our own lives.

28th September 2017

Adding wheels

We will be adding wheels to our star catchers but first needed to learn how to add wheels to a construction. This week we had a practise go at making skateboards.

28 September 2017

How to catch a star

We have read the story How to Catch a Star and have now planned and started to create, our own star catchers.

Shabbat role-play


In RE we are learning about celebrations on other religions and today investigated the Jewish celebration Shabbat.

7th September 2017

The oldest in school!

Now we are in Year Two and are older we are able to just get our heads down and get on with our work.