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Meynell Primary School

Aspire, Believe, Explore, Achieve

Year 1

We have been using our ICT skills in our lovely ICT suite today!

NEWS FLASH! An alien has landed in our classroom! She is called Beegu and she is looking for friends!

Happy World Book day! Thank you to parents for all your efforts!

We have been studying Britto for our art day! We have looked at his artwork create our own masterpiece based on Britto's!!

We have been investigating light and dark as part of our Science topic! We have explored different light sources and shadows! Look at the fun we have had!

Look at what we are learning this half term!

We have been learning a story using Pie Corbett actions!

We have been hunting for 3D shapes in our environment! We have found spheres, cubes, cuboid sand cylinders!

Check out our Lucky Money Envelopes! We have enjoyed celebrating Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year! We have been tasting Chinese food!

We LOVE bedtime stories! Thanks to the parents who came to read with us!

Our Bog Babies went missing! Luckily we found them playing in the yard but look how much fun they've been up to this week!

We have been reading The Bog Baby and have found our very own Bog Baby in the quad! He's very good at hiding!

Can you guess what we have been learning about in Homework club....? Yes the seasons! See if you can guess which picture represents which season!

We have finished our DT topic 'Can we make a window?' We have thought carefully about the materials we use, as well as their properties. We have used our cutting and sticking skills to assemble our windows. Look how we did!

Today we have tasted melted chocolate! We have thought of some fantastic adjectives to describe it....gooey, thick, gloopy and smooth were just a few! We are now going to write our own story based on The Magic Porridge Pot, but our story will be about a magic chocolate pot...yum!

We couldn't read The Magic Porridge Pot without tasting some yummy porridge ourselves! Luckily we knew the words to make the pot stop cooking!

The first book of the year that we are studying, the fantastic Dogger, written by Shirley Hughes. We are really enjoying the story!

Curriculum News Spring 1: What we are learning this half-term!

Christmas has landed in Year 1!

Role playing the christmas story!

Halving numbers in Year 1 by sharing amounts! Well done Year 1!

Thank you the parents who came to read us Bedtime Stories today!

We went spotty for Children in Need! Well done Year 1!

we were reading books on Collins Connect this week in Homework club!

What we are learning this half term!

Well done Year 1 to the homework club! We read books and alien words, we went on a shape hunt and still had time for milk and biscuits! Can't wait for next week!

Creating some music with our homemade homework instruments! Well done Year 1!

We have started our art topic about fireworks! We have used the doodle buddy app to create thin and thick lines for our fireworks!

We are raising money for Sheffield Children's Hospital by wearing our PJ's for school! Very cosy!

Can we stomp?

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In our music topic this term we have been asking the question 'can we stomp?' We have been using our bodies to perform percussion with call and response tasks as well as finding the rhythm in a song and 'stomping' rhythmically along with it!


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Re-enacting the story of the rainbow fish on No Pen Day!

Fun in Maths on no pens day!

"What were we like when we were younger?"

Year 1 Curriculum News

We have started the year with an Alice in Wonderland theme! We enjoyed creating our own hats for the Madhatters tea party!