Year 1

Year 1 Kandinsky Class

Teachers: Mrs C Price
Teaching Assistant: Mrs J Brierley
 

In year one and two we are studying Castles Dungeons and Dragons as our topic for terms one and two.  We have been looking at how castles have changed over time and what it was like to live in a castle, as well as considering why castles were built in the first place. We will be visiting Bodiam Castle to experience history first hand and taking part in an object handling workshop while there.

 Alongside our Castles topic, in English we have been studying fairy tales such as Jack and the beanstalk and Rapunzel which have a castle in the story. We have written stories, conversations, predicted what might happen next, written lists and instructions for making Medieval bread to name a few of the tasks involved.  In Art we have produced pictures inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry and the Castle and the Sun Picture by Paul Klee.  We are making cardboard castles with moving drawbridges ad designing our own shields.

  In Science we have been learning about all sorts of Materials and their properties.  We have looked at the effect of heating and cooling these materials and which materials are strong, waterproof or absorbent.  In music we have been learning some traditional rhymes relating to castles as well as some new songs too.  In Religious Education we have thought about what it means to be a Christian and looked at stories that help us understand what Christians think about God and Jesus.

In term two we will continue our Castle topic looking more closely at the Knights and the myths about dragons.

 

 

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Thursday 15th November 4pm-6 30pm
Parents Evening
Wednesday 28th November 9am
Year 4 Class Assembly
Wednesday 12th December 2pm
EYFS Christmas Production
Thursday 13th December 1 30pm and 6pm
Infant Christmas Production (x2)
Friday 14th December
FoHPS Christmas Present Fair
Tuesday 18th December 6pm
Christmas Carol Service
Wednesday 19th December
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Wednesday 30th January 9am
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Thursday 15th February
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Tuesday 19th March
Parents Consultation Evening
Thursday 21 March
Parents' Consultation Evening
Wednesday 27th March
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Thursday 4th April
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