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16 May 2024

Wild About Wildlife in Year 1

Year 1 had a fantastic day visiting The Lake District Wildlife Park in Bassenthwaite. They were given a workshop by Lucy to learn about animal classification and conservation. Then there was time to explore the different animal enclosures around the park. Particular favourites were the lemurs,…

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13 May 2024

Y1 Visit Pony Pals Lakeland

Year 1 were invited to visit Lexi’s farm at Pickett Howe. Lexi’s mum Sam also runs ‘Pony Pals Lakeland’ where she offers Equine human therapy sessions. Year 1 walked up to the farm and had the best time. They loved grooming the ponies, helping to muck out and even decorating the ponies with…

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9 May 2024

Year 1 Visit Egremont Library

Year 1 had a fantastic time visiting Egremont Library. They enjoyed exploring the different sections of fiction and non-fiction.  It was lots of fun having time to share stories with friends and adult helpers. Year 1 enjoyed a whole class story together before checking out their new books with…

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2 May 2024

Crudités Chefs

Year 1 tackled making crudités with peppers, cucumber and carrots. They developed their knife skills by learning how to use the claw and bridge technique to keep fingers safe. To compliment the crudités, they made a simple tzatziki dip by using Greek yoghurt, mint and cucumber. Year 1 recapped how…

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26 April 2024

Year 1 Chefs make ‘Rainbow Wraps’

Year 1 are learning about food and nutrition in Design and Technology. By making ‘Rainbow Wraps’, they explored the sensory qualities of food. They were given the opportunity to experiment with new flavours and textures. Year 1 were taught the culinary skills of using a grater and ‘ribboning’ by…

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25 April 2024

African Drumming with Zozo

Year 1 welcomed back Zozo to learn more about African drumming.  Year 1 took part in call and response songs. They learnt to maintain a steady pulse through accompanying songs with clapping. The children enjoyed Zozo’s interactive story telling. Year 1 have developed their skills and confidence in…

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24 April 2024

Year 1 Cricket

Year 1 enjoyed a fantastic Cricket session with Matt. The children learnt how to catch the ball effectively with two hands. Then they worked on their batting skills and finished with a fun bowling activity to improve their accuracy. Great work everyone.
 

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28 March 2024

Easter Nest Fun in Year 1

Year 1 had a great time making Easter Nest cakes with Mrs Benn. Everyone enjoyed crumbling the shredded wheat into the melted chocolate and stirring it. Everyone was surprised how the shredded wheat made the Easter Nest Cakes look like real nests! The final touch was adding some delicious…

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21 March 2024

Year 1 Karate Kids

Year 1 had a fantastic time learning about karate with former pupil Dylan.  They found out that karate is a Japanese martial art that uses striking techniques with hands, feet, elbows and knees, as well as blocking and grappling, to develop physical and mental discipline.  They enjoyed working…

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15 March 2024

Year 1 Virtual Author Visit March 2024

Year 1 joined Year 2 for a virtual author and illustrator visit this afternoon. The children listened to the author Kelechi Okafor read her latest book ‘Strong Like Me’. It told the children about the importance of strength in all its forms. Afterwards the illustrator of the book Michaela…

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14 March 2024

Strudda Bank Farm Visit

Year 1 had a very wet, muddy but fun visit to Strudda Bank Farm. Farmer Kev and Farmer Vicky explained to Year 1 how they look after the animals on the farm. Year 1 learnt about the ‘farm to fork’ journey that their food goes on. Year 1 were interested how Farmer Kev makes sure that nothing goes…

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11 March 2024

Year 1 at Professor Pumpernickel’s Science Show 2024

What the perfect start it was to Science Week with a visit from Professor Pumpernickel’s Science Show! The children had a lot of fun and got fully involved with the interactivity of the show, repeating key words and answering questions. They were amazed at all the chemical reactions they saw…

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