Year 1 2018-19

/Year 1 2018-19
20 03, 2019

Watch our orchestral piece! Where The Wild Things Are pt2

By | March 20th, 2019|Music, Year 1 2018-19|

We completed our piece of music to a accompany part of the story from ‘Where the Wild Things Are’.

Our music depicts the following scene (with a bit of our own imagination)….

Max has been told off by his Mum, he stomps up the stairs and slams his door. As he does, vines begin to grow on […]

19 03, 2019

Visit from the Wild Things

By | March 19th, 2019|Year 1 2018-19|

Year 1 had a visit over the weekend from the Wild Things! We found footprints going through our classrooms and  a letter asking if anyone at Heathbrook would be suitable to be their new king or queen. We have spent this week replying to their letter with our suggestions. […]

14 03, 2019

Wild Things Orchestra

By | March 14th, 2019|Music, Year 1 2018-19|

In Year 1 we have been sorting instruments into their material groups (metal, wood etc). The children enjoyed identifying the different instruments and came up with their own group of instruments… animal skin/bone.

We then looked at an orchestra and looked at the families of instruments. Using this information, we created our own orchestra, using our […]

8 03, 2019


By | March 8th, 2019|Year 1 2018-19|

Today we made pancakes and enjoyed trying them. We wrote our own recipes and took part in making them. Yum, yum, yum!


8 03, 2019

Heathbrook Fringe Festival

By | March 8th, 2019|Year 1 2018-19|

We have had a great week celebrating Heathbrook Fringe Festival and World Book Day. We created our own plays in small groups based on traditional tales and then performed them in class and assembly.



1 03, 2019

Programming at the CLC

By | March 1st, 2019|Miscellaneous, Year 1 2018-19|

This week we had great fun at the CLC learning how to program using Scratch Junior. We will be using this in class and it is an app which is free to download on any device, so you can use at home too.


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 […]