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Puffins, Year 1, 2020/21

Welcome to Puffin Class 

Mrs Cottee is Puffin Class Teacher and Mrs Wilcockson is our Super Hero Teaching Assistant.

Summer 2 - Welcome to your child's last term in Puffin Class. This is a really busy but fun term. Our topic this term is 

LONDON ROCKS 

This week our text in English is The Queens Hat

Tuesday 15th June - Today we did Wow Write, the children worked hard to write The Queen’s Hat story.

Look at our WOW writing

Monday 14th June 2021 - Today the children enjoyed spending their morning play drawing with chalk.

This weeks Hero - we are really proud of you!

Friday 11th June - Using bar models.

This week the children have been learning about verbs. They have written sentences using verbs about The Queen’s Hat.

Thursday 10th June - Today the children have been reading and writing split vowel digraphs.

Wednesday 9th June 2021 - Today the children listened to and talked about the story then sequenced the pictures in the correct order.

We also had an exciting delivery today! We received a letter from Sir Thomas Percival who came to tell us about The Great Fire of London a few weeks ago. He said how much he enjoyed meeting us and liked the letters we had written to him about the things we had learned.

Tuesday 8th June 2021. - The children came back to school full of beans today. They all enjoyed talking and writing about the things they had done over half term. In the afternoon we did our PE session outside in the lovely sunshine.

Summer Term 2021 

Welcome back we hope you had a great Easter holiday.

Our topic this half term is 

Knowledge Organiser Summer Term 1 - The Great Fire of London

Our PE session this term is Tuesday so please make sure all ear rings are removed. We will fit in additional PE slots when we can so it would be really useful if children brought their PE kit on a Monday and left it at school until Friday. Many thanks. 

Friday 28th May 2021 - Today the children became architects like Christopher Wren and designed how London could be redesigned after The Fire of London.

Thursday 27th May - This week the children have been using a computer to make their own Naughty Bus story using photos that they have taken themselves.

Tuesday 25th May 2021 - In PE today the children worked with a partner to mirror movements.

Monday 24th May 2021 - Today we used the photos we took last week to make our own Naughty Bus story using the laptops.

Friday 21st May - Alfie is Puffin Class hero this week. He has worked his socks off this week to write an amazing non-chronological report about The Great Fire of London. Well done Alfie we are very proud of you!

Friday 21st May 2021 - This week the children have been taking photos to make their own version of the Naughty Bus story.

Thursday 20th May 2021 - Today the children having been learning about life cycles of plants.

Wednesday 19th May 2021 - Mrs Wilcockson’s phonics group had fun today learning tricky words.

The children also wrote the next part of their non-chronological report on The Great Fire of London.

Tuesday 18th May 2021 - Today the children started writing a non-chronological report about The Great Fire of London.

PE - Playing partner games

Monday 17th May 2021 - Today the children have been doing fact families in maths and learning about sources in history.

Week beginning 17th May 2021 - Our English text for the next two weeks is

This week Puffin Class Hero is Mila. She has worked incredibly hard on her writing over the last few weeks!

Friday 14th May 2021 - Great Fire of London art afternoon.

Thursday 13th May 2021 - Practising our handwriting

Having fun outside

Monday 10th May 2021 - Our computing topic this term is photography, today the children took photos of an object (our class puffins) and also a selfie.

Thursday 6th May - Busy with Power Maths

Wednesday 5th May 2021 - Today the children have been learning about how houses were made at the time of The Great Fire of London.

Tuesday 4th May 2021 - today the children wrote a letter to Sir Thomas Percival.

Wednesday 28th April 2021 - Today we had a visit from Sir Thomas Percival who lived at the time of The Great Fire of London. He told the children lots of information about the fire and life at that time.

Fire Fire! Great fun was had trying to put out the fire.

Tuesday 27th April 2021 - Today the children have been learning about the events of the Great Fire of London. They read the captions and as a class put them in the correct sequence.

We have been learning alternative spellings for OO as in moon.

Monday 26th April - Starting our day getting moving to Jump Start Jonny

Friday 23rd April 2021 - Well done to this week’s Hero.

Friday 23rd April - Today the children were thinking of questions they wanted to find out about The London Eye. They worked with a talk partner, shared these with the rest of the class then wrote their own questions.

Wednesday 21st April - Today the children started finding out about the past by looking at pictures and sorting them into NOW or THE PAST,

Tuesday 20th April 2021 - The children have come back to school raring to go! They have got stuck into phonics, maths and enjoyed PE outside in the sunshine.

Wk beg 19th and 26th April 2021 - Our English text for the next two weeks is

Thursday 1st April 2021 - Look at our Easter chicks

Wednesday 31st March 2021 - the children have worked so hard since coming back to school so today we had an Easter Egg Hunt in the sunshine and doing Easter crafts.

Tuesday 30th March 2021 - Today in computing the children made tally charts using data they had collected.

Monday 29th March 2021- This term the children have been observing their bean plants growing.

Friday 26th March - our bean plants are growing well.

Thursday 25th March 2021 - Today’s PE session.

Tuesday 23rd March - We had a whole morning of computing where the children learned to drag and drop to group objects.

Two weeks ago the children planted beans and are now observing how they grow.

Monday 22nd March 2021 - another busy day. In English we wrote about our picture of the day, in maths we recorded numbers up to 20 and in science we went into the school grounds to find and identify plants and trees.

Friday 19th March 2021 - Today the children designed their own super hero.

Thursday 18th March 2021 - Today the children wrote about the story SUPERTATO, this was their first WOW WRITE since December and what an amazing job they all did.

Wednesday 17th March 2021 - Today the children explored 2D shapes and make shape pictures.

Tuesday 16th March - Today was International Maths Day. Puffin Class sent a day learning about 3D shapes using the book Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes.

The children sorted 3D shapes, described their properties and learned their names.

This afternoon the children had great fun learning about the properties of 3D shapes by building their own space ships using reclaimed materials.

Monday 15th March 2021 - Today in science the children were learning about deciduous and evergreen trees.

Wednesday 10th March 2021 - Art session inspired by the artist Archimoldo.

Tuesday 9th March 2021. This week out text is SUPERTATO we had great fun making our own using real potatoes.

SUPERTATO TO THE RESCUE