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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1!

 

Hello Year 1 children and parents. It's good to see that you are visiting our class page! This will be the place to find out important and interesting things that are happening in Year 1.


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We have been learning about the Hindu Festival of Divali. Mrs Smith dressed in a sari. We ate some Indian food, made Rama and Sita puppets, made clay divas, mehndi patterns and Rangoli patterns. We had a lot of fun!

We investigated our sense of touch. Mrs Smith had some feels bags and we had to guess what was inside just by feeling. Some if the things were really tricky to guess!

Year 1 have had lots of fun with Mrs Smith investigating their sense of smell! They had to guess what was inside the pots by smelling through the tiny holes.

We all loved getting creative and making our own Superhero Masks! We followed our plans to create our masks and got very messy in the process! We loved cutting, choosing and gluing everything together to create our finished masterpieces! 

We had lots of fun creating our own 'Super Kid'! 

We all had so much fun on our Superhero hunt! After dinner we all put on our Superhero disguises and set off on a hunt to find the Superheroes who had hidden themselves around our school! We had to look high and low, but eventually we found them all! We also all really enjoyed practicing our own Superhero poses! 

As part of our Superhero topic this half term Year 1 have been looking at real life heroes. We were very lucky to have Alice and Craig from Retford Police Force come and visit us in school. They told us all about what it takes to work for the Police and the kind of jobs they have to do in order to keep us all safe. Some of us were given the opportunity to try on some of their uniform and we were all allowed to sit in the back of the Police Van - we decided that we didn't like that very much as it was really cold inside! Alice and Craig then put on the sirens and even let us have a go at putting them on, they were very loud! We had lots of fun and really enjoyed our afternoon!

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