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24 01, 2020

Performance Poetry

By |2020-01-24T16:44:11+00:00January 24th, 2020|Year 1 this week's learning|

 

To conclude our exploration of ‘Lila and the secret of rain’ the year one children composed, rehearsed and presented their very own performance poetry. We used musical instruments, dynamics for emphasis and our creative spirit to welcome and thank the rain that fell over Lila’s village.

 

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17 01, 2020

What’s that material?

By |2020-01-17T14:54:36+00:00January 17th, 2020|Science, Year 1 2019-20|

This week in Science we have been exploring different materials and their properties. We wanted to find the best material to protect Lila’s roof from the rain, so we designed an experiment to see which materials were waterproof. We worked in small groups to conduct our experiment and record our findings. […]

19 12, 2019

Save the Orangutans!

By |2019-12-19T15:02:23+00:00December 19th, 2019|Year 1 2019-20|

In Literacy we have been reading ‘There’s an Rang-Tan in my bedroom’, a story that explores the effects of deforestation on Orangutan habitats. One of the characters in the story takes action on this issue by writing a letter to the boss of a ‘chocolate company’, to use palm oil in a sustainable way. Year […]

8 11, 2019

Bringing stories to life…

By |2019-11-22T14:18:59+00:00November 8th, 2019|Year 1 2019-20|

This week we have been reading, ‘Augustus and his smile’, by Catherine Rayner. We have been exploring this text through drama, discussions, writing and illustrations. Today we worked creatively in small groups to design a story box that depicts a scene from the narrative. The children worked eagerly on this project and were very proud […]