Year 1

Welcome to Year 1. Our classes are:

Trinidad class - Mrs. Manners

Tobago class - Ms. Wells

 

Autumn term 1 - ‘People from the Past’

For our inspiration day last term we learnt about significant artists e.g. Pablo Picasso and Kandinsky. The children created their own Weeping Woman in the style of Pablo Picasso and also created their own pebble art in the style of Kandinsky.

In Literacy the children have written their own versions of the Man on the Moon by Simon Batram. The children used the story map to help them retell the story. The children changed parts of the story to make it their own e.g. the name of the character, the name of the planet, what their character had for lunch and what items they sold in the shop.

In Maths the children have been practicing lots of different things e.g. to count forwards and backwards in ones to at least 10, writing the numbers in words, using the language and symbols for more than, less than and equal to when comparing amounts. The children have also looked at the part, part whole model e.g. if 10 is the whole, it can be split into two parts 8 and 2. The children then went on to write their number bonds to 10 collaboratively within a group.

In Science we have learnt about different lights sources. We then discussed shadows and how they are made. The children practised making different shaped hand shadows. The children then made their own shadow puppets that they used to retell their story in Literacy.

Year 1 Latest News

This month, Belmont is taking part in the November - Barvember Singapore Bar Maths Challenge.
Every day we are sharing problems that can be solved using the bar method being taught across the school.
Have a look at the problems and have a go at home!

Posted: Thursday 16th November 2017, 7:34am

Christmas is just around the corner and our thoughts are now turning to our Christmas performances. Once again, families will be welcomed to come and celebrate this special time with us.
Below are details of dates and times of performances. Tickets are limited to 2 per family

Posted: Thursday 9th November 2017, 2:39pm

All of our children have now settled into their new classes.
Here are some pictures of our exciting learning environment

Posted: Tuesday 12th September 2017, 11:02am
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