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Sparrows - Year 1

A Warm Welcome to Sparrows

Teachers: Mrs Brindley (Monday and Tuesday)

and Miss Pratt (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Teaching assistant: Mrs Smith

Miss Heslop Wednesday afternoons


Science week day 5. 29.6.18. Sparrows became archaeologists for the morning excavating poo from the Aztec times looking to see what food they used to eat. They found lots of seeds, pips etc. They had so much fun!

Bean seed, week 3. 29.6.18

Un-nature trail. Sparrows enjoyed going on an un-nature trail looking for things in nature which shouldn't be there.

28th June 2018, science week day 4. Escape from the ice. Sparrows chose different places to put the ice blocks and we monitored which figurine would escape first. They made excellent predictions and enjoyed looking at the ice blocks waiting for them to escape!

Science week day 3. 27.6.18. Let's talk chocolate....... Sparrows enjoyed making predictions about which type of chocolate would melt the fastest, we then investigated to see if our predictions were right. We were surprised to find the White chocolate melted the quickest! Sparrows had a great morning investigating!

Mini beast hunt. Sparrows had great fun exploring the school grounds looking for insects, we also found a very handsome rabbit. 21st June 2018

Bean seed. Week 2. 21st June 2018

Prince Louis. Sparrows made cards welcoming Prince Louis into the Royal family and today we received a thank you letter! We were so happy.

Bean seed after 1 week. 14th June 2018

Planting Cress. Sparrows had a great afternoon planting cress in their pots, we can't wait to watch them grow. 14th June 2018

Bean seed day 1. 7th June 2018

Bean seed growing. 7th June 2018 Sparrows have started an investigation looking at the growth and changes of a bean over the term. They have made diaries to record changes.

Capacity. Sparrows have been enjoying learning in a hands on way, investigating the capacity of different containers. 7th June 2018

Summer 2 Topic web, Jack and the Beanstalk

In the style of Peter Thorpe. 3rd May 2018. Sparrows really enjoyed starting their space themed abstract artwork in the style of Peter Thorpe. His work is really something quite fantastic. Keep a look out for the finished pieces 😳

Fundamentals PE festival. Some of Sparrows were really lucky to take part in a PE festival at St Edmunds School. They had a great morning learning lots of new skills. Thank you to Mr Adlam and Mrs Pridden for taking them. The children made our school very proud πŸ‘πŸ»

A material hunt. In preparation for making our material alien Sparrows went looking for different materials around school and what different properties they had. 19.4.2018

Summer topic web on Space

Sports relief fun 23.3.18

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The year 6 children organised some circuits for the the whole school to take part in. Sparrows had great fun!

Sports relief fun 23.3.18

Sweet and sour taste test using Sparrows senses. They loved this activity and they all joined in! πŸ‹ πŸ₯πŸ‹πŸ₯πŸ‹πŸ₯πŸ‹πŸ₯πŸ‹22.3.2018

World book day activities with some fantastic characters. We are challenging ourselves to read as many books as we can!

World book day! 9th March 2018

Maths games. This week we have been playing maths games to help us to know our number bonds.

Supertato! Oh no some vegetables have been captured, Sparrows have to solve the problem.

Fruit kebabs. Sparrows loved trying the new fruit and making their kebabs. They each got to try a slice of watermelon and lived it! πŸ‹πŸŒπŸ‰πŸ’πŸ‘πŸπŸŠπŸ†πŸ“πŸ‡πŸŒΆπŸŽπŸ…πŸπŸˆπŸπŸ˜ 22.2.18

Sparrows trip to Sainsburys. This topic is super me, healthy me, so we went to buy some fruit from the supermarket. 21.2.18πŸπŸŽπŸπŸŠπŸ‹πŸŒπŸ‰πŸ‡πŸ“πŸˆπŸ’πŸ‘πŸπŸ…πŸ†

Term 3 Topic web- The Great Fire of London

Decapo music with Mrs Parsons.

Christmas games in yoga πŸŽ„πŸŽ‰πŸŽΆ

A yoga challenge

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Enjoying a yoga game to the sound of Christmas music to get us feeling jolly 😊
Sparrows have been busy writing cards to Santa and some of his special friends. Can you guess who we has been writing them to?

Writing Christmas cards to some interesting characters!

Relaxation in yoga

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Sparrows always enjoy some great relaxation at the end of yoga using the lavender bags. This is such an important skill for them to learn and Sparrows love the opportunity to just be quiet and still.

Sparrows telling the Christmas story through yoga

Topic web- Weather and Christmas

Sparrows welcome letter

Bring Learning to life through drama. Under the Sea workshop. October 2017