Welcome to Key Stage 1!
(Years 1 & 2)
Rec & Year 1 - Conkers Class Year 1 & 2 - Poplar Class Year 2 - Elm Class
In Year 2 we have been reading The Pumpkin Project by Katie Smith and have been inspired to write a set of instructions on how to make a yummy jam sandwich for the main character's mum, Mrs Parsons.
To help us with this, we made our own yummy jam sandwiches to inform our planning for writing. We can all now spread butter and jam onto bread and cut sandwiches with a knife. Some of us have even found a new love of jam! They were exceptionally delicious and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Keep an eye out for our completed writing which will be shared soon!
End of topic showcase - Africa!
On Monday 19th October we celebrated our Africa day where we learnt lots about the Masai Mara tribe - we had a focus on Black History month alongside this. We made our own Kenyan Flag discussing what each part represents, used our retrieval and inference skills when looking at a picture of the Masai tribe, took part in a jumping dance competition - our winner jumped a whopping 21 cm high, made Masai-inspired necklaces, repeating pattern mud huts and a tribal figure using our cutting, folding and following instructions skills. We had so much fun and really enjoyed celebrating such an exciting topic from the half term.
What a great start to the Autumn term!
We started the week with chaos in the classrooms! After looking at all of the clues and watching CCTV, we found out that a lion had visited our school! This has led into our learning - reading the Lion King and describing the Savannah in Africa as well as measuring lion footprints using our knowledge of numbers to 20!
Life in Key Stage 1