Welcome to class one

This class is taught by Mrs Brabant, Mrs Chalmers and Mrs Davies. Our Reception/ Year 1 class is small and has high adult child ratios. This means we can address each child’s individual needs to help them make good progress. We provide children with opportunities to develop essential skills for learning including; collaboration, creativity, curiosity, imagination, independence, resilience and resourcefulness. We follow the Read Write Inc scheme to teach phonics, reading and spelling. This is a very successful program which aims to get children reading and writing quickly and in an enjoyable child friendly way. We believe that the classroom […]

Balance Bikes

For our PE lessons this half term we have have been using the balance bikes with Lucy from The Sports Partnership. We have now got three of our own balance bikes but Lucy brings along enough for everyone to have one. For those children who can already ride a bike independently Lucy has also been teaching Class 1 some tennis skills.

Class one welcome the new year

We have had a busy start to the new year in Class 1 and our topic of Journeys has given us lots of exciting learning experiences. We have acted out The Gingerbread Man story in groups and made our own puppets. We also investigated why the Gingerbread Man might not have wanted to get wet and how he could have kept himself dry without getting a ride from a greedy fox. We have also made lanterns, lucky money pockets and  hand drums to celebrate Chinese new year and had a dragon week when we did lots of dragon art, maths […]