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  • 23/04/20

    A message from Mrs Newman

    Hello everybody, Isn’t this a funny situation we are in? I wonder what I would have done all day if school closed like this when I was six? We only had three television channels and no computers or hand-held devices! Perhaps I would have been reading all day or playing board games with my...
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  • 23/04/20

    A message from Mrs Keane

    Dear Carle and Freedman class I hope you are all well and staying safe. I know this is all very strange for you, it’s very strange for us grown ups too! I’m sure you’ve all been busy with home school work but I also hope you have been spending some precious time with your family...
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  • 23/04/20

    A message from Miss Smith

    Hello Year 1 I hope you and your families are well and you are enjoying the beautiful sunny weather we are having at the moment. It’s been a while since we’ve been at school now and I am missing you all so much so I thought I might share with you some of things I’ve been doin...
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  • 23/04/20

    A message from Mrs Parkwill

    Hi Freedman and Carle class  I hope you are all keeping safe and well at home. I'm missing all your lovely smiles and working with you all at school. It's a tough time for everyone but it's important that you all keep safe and we all support our families at home. Here's a...
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  • 23/04/20

    A message from Miss Hussain

    Hi Freedman Class and Carle Class, I hope you are all well and keeping safe. It is a strange time for us all and I am really missing not being at school with you. I think about you every day, wondering what you are up to with your families. It is also a difficult time for us adults. I can...
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  • 26/02/20

    TT Rockstar Day

    In January children in Year 1 enjoyed a day where they have revisited their 5 times tables by doing a variety of activities such handprints, making towers of 5 and number mazes. Even our Luton music service teacher had songs and dances to help us learn. We have had a great day which started with 24...
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  • 14/02/20

    Higgins Museum

    To end our topic on toys we went to Higgins Museum in Bedford. We had a fantastic day exploring Victorian toys and making toys out of paper. It was a lovely end to our History and DT and the children's knowledge shined through when the museum staff asked them questions. We also met someone...
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  • 08/11/19

    Fireworks!

    Year 1 have spent the afternoon learning about fireworks. It was a fun afternoon where children used a variety of vocabulary to describe fireworks. The children also used shapes to make a rocket to link with our maths learning. They also created sound effect words to link with our phonics and d...
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  • 11/10/19

    Cecil

    In English children were introduced to the text Cecil the caterpillar. As a starting point children in year 1 explored a variety of vegetables. Fun included, tasting, observational drawings, printing, making vegetable people and vegetable hats. Children also learnt that vegetables are healthy and th...
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  • 20/09/19

    Special Ladies

    We introduced our English text Smart Aunties and enjoyed two days of making accessories for our Aunties. the crafts included tissue paper flowers, hats, designing dresses and making knecklaces. The children had great fun and enjoyed talking about special ladies in their life.
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  • 22/07/19

    Pirate Day

    To end our year in year 1 we had a pirate day where all children and staff dressed up as pirates. We started the day by having a 'walk the plank' fashion show to show each other what we were wearing. We then returned back to our classes to make a variety of pirate craft. To end our day...
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  • 28/06/19

    Pirate show

    "I be a pirate, that I be. I speaks piratically!" In year one, we have often boasted of an exciting curriculum.  Today the excitement was off the scale judging by the roars of laughter and "garrrs" coming from the Key Stage Two hall.  It  was our much-awaited Tr...
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