Black History Month – Y1 Oaks

In Oaks today we talked about Black History Month. We looked at famous black people from the past and present and discussed what they had achieved. We talked about the meaning behind Black History Month and how we should treat everybody fairly no matter their skin colour. The children really Read more…

African Art

Year 1 have been learning all about African art this week – as lots of the animals we have been learning about come from African! We looked at the colours and patterns that the Ndebele tribe use to decorate their rugs, baskets and walls. We then used pencil crayons to Read more…

Magic Maths ⚖

Oaks have been super busy in maths this week! First, we learnt about weight – using balance scales to compare different classroom objects to see which was heavier and which was lighter. Next, we learnt about capacity. We used different types of containers and used water to show full, half full, Read more…

Big Cats – Y1 Oak

As part of our Paws, Claws & Whiskers topic, we have been learning all about big cats! In Geography, we have learned about the continents and have learned which continents tigers, lions and jaguars live in. We stuck pictures of big cats on to a map of the world to Read more…

Reading in Year 1 Oaks

In Oak class, we love exploring and reading books! We have enjoyed looking at the pictures and trying to read and retell some of the stories from our class library this afternoon. Here are some photos of some of us really concentrating and enjoying the stories…

Y1 Oaks – Long or Short?

Today we began to learn about measure in our maths lesson. We used multilink cubes and had a competition to see who could make the longest caterpillar. One of our caterpillars was more than 30 cubes long! Then, we lined all of our caterpillars up in order from shortest to longest and compared them Read more…

Y1 Oak Learning At Home

It has been wonderful to speak to mummies, daddies and children over the phone this week and to hear that you have all been very busy and working hard! I am super impressed with your phonics work and your sentences about the Three Little Pigs! Some of you have even Read more…

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