Year 1 Topic

Autumn Term 2019

“Squires, Swords & Shields” is the topic the children are studying this term.

Summer Term 2019

The topic this term is “Wild & Wonderful”.

To start their topic the children learned about nocturnal animals, sorting different animals into night-time and day-time animals.



Visit from Sussex Wildlife Trust

Squirrel Class had a great time on their Wildlife Day - there was pond dipping, mini beast hunts, looking at animal skeletons and creative natural art. A fun day for everyone!


Careful studying!

Year 1 made their own 'minibeast' music scores and performed these in groups. Well done for keeping in time!



Year 1 learnt about the butterfly life cycle. They watched the caterpillars grow over the week and are looking forward to seeing the butterflies emerge.



Spring Term 2019

“On The Move” was the topic in Year 1 this term.

“On The Move” Dancing

Year 1 enjoyed a half term of dance learning a racing car dance to the Grand Prix music and then travelling for a Bollywood dance. Some brilliant dancing from all! 

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“On The Move” Dance

Scooting & Skateboarding

The children had a fun morning learning to scoot and skateboard safely.





A gentleman from the Penny Farthing Club came in to school to teach the children about the penny farthing and to let them have a ride.


A penny farthing


Having a try!

Year 1 walked to the park to find different adjectives to describe the park before using them to write their own exciting poems.


Collecting ideas to create poems.

Autumn Term 2018

Our topic this term was “In A Land Far, Far Away”.

Dancing, eating and drinking were great fun at the Key Stage 1 Ball.



Year 1 have been learning the stories of Hansel and Gretel and The Little Red Hen. They made bread and it was lots of fun!

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Making bread.

The children made porridge for The Three Bears.

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Tasting the porridge to make sure it was perfect!

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Making porridge

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