Welcome to our Year 1 page, below are some slideshows of the work we have been doing over the past year.
Our Topic this term is called Bright lights, big city and is all about our capital city of London. To start the topic off we are having afternoon tea with Her Majesty the Queen! We are turning our classroom into a royal space, complete with posh tablecloths, cups and saucers, and dainty treats.
We will also be visiting the official website of the British Monarchy and take a virtual tour around rooms at Buckingham Palace.
For geography this term we will be naming and locating the four countries of the United Kingdom on a map and locating our capital city of London.
We also learn about the different transport in London. we write sentences about different types of city transport. For ICT we will use animation software to create a short, 2-D stop motion animation of a red double-decker bus, black taxi,
For history we will read the story of the Great Fire of London. Imagine we are Thomas Farriner’s assistant at his bakery in Pudding Lane. Work together to read a set of instructions on how to bake bread rolls. Bake wholegrain bread rolls or buns like the ones sold by Thomas Farriner in his bakery on Pudding Lane.
We will also visit the London Zoo website and take a virtual tour around it using google maps. We will listen to the story ‘The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse’, one of Aesop’s Fables. Talk about the difference in the way the two mice live their lives, and how they felt when they visited each other’s houses.