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  • 20/11/20

    In a world where you can be anything, be kind.

    Year 1 have been thinking about friendships, kindness and respect. We have introduced 'rainbow sticks' as a way of acknowledging kind behaviour. In Donaldson, the children have been busy making handprints to create a heart of kindness. 
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  • 25/09/20

    Surprise!

    Year 1 had a surprise visit from a very special guest. During the week, Auggie travelled all the way from America to spend some time with our children. We asked him lots of fantastic questions and found out so much more information about his life. 
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  • 26/06/20

    Letter from Mrs Light

    Hi Year 1, it's Mrs Light here. I’m just checking in to say hello, as it has been such a long time since I have seen most of you. Whether you are still working at home, or you have returned back to our new school bubbles, it certainly is still a new experience for us all. Did you...
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  • 26/06/20

    Year 1 Learning

    We have been busy in school with lots of outdoor learning in the sunshine! We took our handmade binoculars out for a colour hunt around school and found lots of different things. After that, we went to the field and made our faces using all of the natural materials we could find - can you guess...
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  • 17/06/20

    A Message from Miss Hussain

    Hello Year 1s,   Hope you are all well and keeping safe. It is still a very strange time however we can start to get out a little bit more which I have been enjoying.   Last week some of your friends have come back to school. It is a little different for them as they have to wo...
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  • 17/06/20

    A message from Miss Smith

    Hello Year 1,   It’s been so lovely seeing some of your happy faces since we’ve been back at school. It still seems very quiet though and we’re missing all of you still at home and are looking forward to when we are all together again.    Our “new n...
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  • 06/06/20

    A message from Mrs Newman

    Hello year one learners. It was so lovely seeing some of you back in school on Monday. Wasn’t it a peculiar day! In Carle Class we listed everything that we found was peculiar about being back in school or about our experience of the lockdown. I love this word.  It means stran...
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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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