Year 1 - Cherry Class

Cherry Class News

Week commencing 3 July

Cherry class had a wonderful time at Kew Gardens. We saw lots of interesting plants, including some masters of disguise and the Big Stink. It was awesome!

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Cherry class have been making eBooks about the seaside. We have learnt how to copy and paste images, add sounds and change fonts.

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Week commencing 5 June

Cherry class had great fun during our tiddlywink target practise. We used our brains to find our scores by adding 3 numbers together.

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Week commencing 15 May

Cherry class enjoyed visiting the Genius Hour gallery this week. The children explained their projects and answered questions. Everyone was impressed by the work on show.

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Week Commencing 8 May

Cherry class had a great time on our Outdoor Classroom Day. The water race proved to be particularly popular!

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Week commencing 24 April

Cherry class enjoyed taking photos of the many signs of spring around school this week. We also learnt to make collages of our photos on the iPads.

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Week commencing 27 March

This week Cherry class shared some of their Genius Hour projects during assembly. It was great hearing about all the exciting learning that has been taking place, there were authors, game developers and model makers. It was amazing!

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Week commencing 13 March

The naughty bus visited our school and left a terrible mess in the library. We wrote an incident report for Miss Taylor. We thought of questions we would like to ask the naughty bus.

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Week commencing 27 February

We have been measuring in year 1. We used balance scales to compare the weight of different items. We measured length using non standard units. We took photos of our work and made our own digital books about measuring.

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Week commencing 30 January

This week we have been learning about fractions in maths. We found halves and quarters of shapes. We discovered that two quarters are the same as one half.

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Week commencing 16 January

Weigh to go Cherry class!

Cherry class have been using numicon to find different ways to balance numbers. After weighing up our options, we recorded some using the equals sign.

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Week commencing 2 January

This week we have been learning to tell the time. We used clocks to make different times. We matched times to clock faces.

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Week commencing 5 December

Last week, Cherry class went on a world tour with Google Earth. We visited famous buildings all around the world. We even managed to go inside some of them. It was amazing!

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Week commencing 21 November

Cherry class have been busy coding this week. We have learnt how to change characters and backgrounds, and make our characters move across the stage and turn around. It was very exciting!

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Week commencing 7 November

In Maths we have been comparing numbers using the symbols for greater and less than. We used the numicon and scales to balance numbers. We found that if two numbers add to make a total they also balance on the scales. What a discovery!

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image2 Y1C (WC 10 Oct)Week commencing 10 October

In Cherry class we have been making lots of different patterms. We made repeating number patterns and showed them using a variety of items, including cubs, coins and numicon. We even looked at increasing and decreasing number patterns. We particularly love counting in tens, there's just no stopping us once we start!

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Week commencing 26 September

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Cherry class have continued to learn all about our amazing senses. This week we have focused on our sense of smell. We smelt lots of mystery aromas and discussed wether or not we liked them. Some of us even tried to guess what the items were using just our sense of smell.

It was great fun, even if some of the smells weren't too pleasant!

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Week commencing 12 September

In Cherry class, we have had a brilliant first week back at school. We have been learning how to use Numicon shapes and equipment to help us learn important number facts. We used the Numicon shapes to solve problems with numbers to 100! We also used them to complete and understand number patterns. It has been lots of fun and we have learnt so much already.  

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