We loved our autumn walk today. We found lots of signs of autumn like different coloured leaves on the ground, blackberries growing, pine cones and muddy pathways. We even found some apples and pears which had fallen from the trees in the orchard. It was great fun recording everything we found on our clipboards.
We absolutely loved making these fruit faces in Year 1! We ate a variety of fruits in the classroom before planning which we would use for our fruit faces. We then evaluated our designs and talked about how we could improve them or what changes we would make if we made them again. The photographs of our designs are displayed outside of our classroom for all to see.
We have read the story of 'Oliver's Vegetables' as part of our Harvest celebrations. We painted lots of fruits and vegetables to show our parents and carers during our Harvest celebration assembly and we know that we must eat at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables every day to help us to be healthy.
Come and See
Thank you so much to the parents and carers who came to visit Year 1 during our 'Come and See' morning. We had lots of fun comparing sets of objects using mathematical language like 'more' and 'less', 'greater' and 'fewer'. We also enjoyed thinking about our senses while writing in the first person as the tiger from the story of 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' by Judith Kerr.
We have enjoyed studying our faces this week and producing a painting of ourselves which will be displayed in the classroom for all to see.
The Great Exhibition of the North
We've only been back to school for a few days and we've already been on a school trip. Today we visited
the Quayside to look at exhibits from the Great Exhibition of the North. We arrived at the Sage first and watched a special animation called Bridges. It was about a fisherman and his dog on a journey up the Tyne. Afterwards we listened to different pieces of music through headphones. We had to create our own graphic score, using shapes and colour to draw what we thought of when we listened to the music. While outside, we watched the water fountains in the River Tyne and then headed to the Baltic. We looked around the Baltic at some of the exhibits about the future of where we live. We also got to see the Millennium Bridge turning to let a boat come through. We behaved so sensibly and really enjoyed our time at the Great Exhibition of the North.