Year 1 at the Pantomime.

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Year 1 had a great time at the pantomime ‘Sleeping Beauty’ today along with Reception and Year 2. They had fun joining in with the chanting and laughing at all the jokes and unusual costumes. There were lots of happy, smiling faces on the way home.


Year 1 Curriculum enrichment

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Golden Ticket

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Congratulations to Archie who found a ‘Golden Ticket’ when we visited Egremont Library. The ticket was hidden within a book as part of celebrations for Roald Dahl Day.  Archie was lucky that it was within his chosen book. The Library have sent Archie his prize of his own Road Dahl book to keep!…

English Year 1 Reading

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Y1 History Interview

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As part of our history work learning about ‘Shopping in the Past’ Mrs Stead came in to talk to Year 1.  Mr & Mrs Stead owned a shop on Egremont Mainstreet years ago, it sold newspapers, groceries and sweets. Mrs Stead explained that contactless was not invented when she had the shop, so customers…

Year 1 History

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Y1 Part-Whole Models

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In maths year 1 have been learning how to use Part-Whole Models. Today we explored creating these practically with our partners. Partner 1 added the parts using counters. Partner 2 added the parts together and wrote the whole.  Both partners self checked and then swapped around. Great work. 

Maths Year 1

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Year 1 Explore Seasons at Whinlatter

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Year 1 enjoyed a very wet Whinlatter trip to learn more about the changing seasons.  We explored the Forest with Ruth looking for signs of seasonal change. We found pine cones and a couple of sharp eyes spotted some red squirrels. We found evergreen trees that keep their leaves all year round and…

Science Latest News Year 1

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Year 1 Vote

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Year 1 enjoyed voting in their first School Election. Those who volunteered to be candidates gave speeches to explain why they would make good councillors. We then held a vote and used an ‘X’ on the voting slips to make our choices. Year 6 helped to organise the voting. The votes were counted and…

School Council Year 1

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Y1 Visit Egremont Library

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Year 1 enjoyed their visit to Egremont Library. Tracey the Librarian explained how we can use our cards to borrow books. We explored different book choices before choosing one to take home. We enjoyed a class story time together and then checked out our books. Thank you Tracey we will look forward…

English Year 1

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Year 1 Pet Encounters

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Thank you to The Brilliant Cumbria initiative for organising a pet Encounters to visit today. We enjoyed being challenged to face our fears and to learn about the animals.  We were all very brave and had so much fun. Thank you to Pet Encounters.

Latest News Year 1

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Move Up Day in Year 2

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This morning the Year 1 children moved up to Year 2 to spend some time in their new classroom. They listened to the story ‘The Dot’ by Peter Reynolds then created artwork of their own that started with a dot. They produced many wonderful and imaginative creations. Later on they wrote about their…

Year 1

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African Drumming with Zozo

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Zozo returned for our final session learning and playing the African ‘Djembe’ drums. Zozo reviewed all the previous learning and celebrated the learning achieved.  Year 1 followed Zozo’s rhythms and copied the patterns.  Then Year 1 enjoyed listening to an African story where some children were…

Year 1 Music

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GB Paralympian Visit

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Today we welcomed Jonathan Paterson a GB Paralympic Footballer.  He captained the Paralympics GB side on the his Games debut at Beijing in 2008 and also at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Games.  Jonathan was born with right sided cerebral palsy and has always been motivated to prove any doubters or…

Physical Education Latest News Year 1

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