Year 1 2018-19

/Year 1 2018-19
15 02, 2019

Poetry Week!

By | February 15th, 2019|Year 1 2018-19|

This week in Year 1 we wrote our own class poems based on the months of the year. We had great fun adding actions and learning our poems which we then performed to Year 3 and 4.

7 02, 2019

Chinese New Year!

By | February 7th, 2019|Year 1 2018-19|

This week in Year 1 we have been celebrating Chinese New Year. We learnt about their new year traditions as well as The Great Race between the animals.


1 02, 2019

Which material is waterproof?

By | February 1st, 2019|Year 1 2018-19|

This week in Year 1 we wanted to find out which material was the most waterproof so we worked in groups to plan and conduct our own investigations.

19 12, 2018

The Gingerbread Man visits Heathbrook!

By | December 19th, 2018|Nursery 2018-19, Reception 2018-19, Year 1 2018-19, Year 2 2018-19|

What a treat for the children in Early Years and KS1 this morning, when Olivia from the company Teach It Through Drama came to tell us the story of the Gingerbread Man. With lots of audience participation, humour and laughter, Olivia brought the story to life […]

18 12, 2018


By | December 18th, 2018|Year 1 2018-19|

This week we have been learning all about 2D and 3D shapes. We went on a shape hunt outside and have explored their properties through a range of activities.


18 12, 2018

Delicious Hot Chocolate!

By | December 18th, 2018|Outdoor Learning, Year 1 2018-19|


We had great fun building a fire in the wildlife garden and making hot chocolate!


12 12, 2018

Magical Moments Show

By | December 12th, 2018|Music, Year 1 2018-19, Year 2 2018-19|

Year 1 and 2 enjoyed acting in their Magical Moments show all about London. They based their concert around a book they were reading called ‘Katie in London’, travelling through St Paul’s Cathedral, Trafalgar Square and the Tower of London, sharing some of their favourite winter songs with us.

We heard renditions of Jingle Bells, Let it […]

7 12, 2018

Story Boxes

By | December 7th, 2018|Year 1 2018-19|

This week we have made story boxes based on a scene from the story ‘Augustus and his smile’. We planned our project with our partner and thought about our design and how best to create it!

30 11, 2018


By | November 30th, 2018|Mathematics, Year 1 2018-19|

We have been looking at a variation of pictorial representations of number bonds to 10 including the ten frame, part-whole model and the bar model. We are representing these using concrete objects as well as on whiteboards as mathematical  statements.


19 11, 2018

Vauxhall City Farm

By | November 19th, 2018|Year 1 2018-19|

We loved our visit to the farm. We learnt about which farm animals are herbivores, omnivores and carnivores. We got to handle and feed a range of animals which was so much fun! A great experience linked to our topic this term.