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the-great-plastic-pick-up As part of a National campaign for litter picking, all of the children in Year 1 joined in to pick up litter from around the school. We wore gloves and...
african-rainstorm We worked in groups to make our very own African rainstorm. We used our bodies and a variety of instruments. We looked at rhythm and dynamics....
africa Caterpillars and Dragonflies are learning about Africa. We watched videos about Memory and Semeni who live in Africa and found out about the differences...
forest-school-activities Caterpillars explored Forest School. We did many different activities and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.    
amazing-arrays Caterpillars and Dragonflies went outside and made different arrays using the P.E. equipment. We practiced writing the number sentences and counting...
sport-relief Meadows First School took part in Sport Relief, on Friday. Everyone ran for a mile around the school field. Caterpillars and Dragonflies had fun and...
animal-visit Laura came to school to show the Caterpillars and Dragonflies lots of different animals. She brought a cockroach, a royal python, a corn snake, a...
looking-for-minibeasts Caterpillars and Dragonflies have been thinking about which small creatures can be found in the soil. We know the names of lots of insects that we...
measuring-time Year 1 worked outside, using stop watches to measure time in minutes and seconds. We worked with a partner and timed each other doing 10 star jumps....
sorting-animals This afternoon, we worked in teams to decide which animals were carnivores, herbivores and omnivores. We sorted them into rings.    
palm-sunday We listened to the story of Palm Sunday when Jesus was welcomed as a hero as he entered Jerusalem. Christians remember this when they worship in...
our-assembly Year 1 performed our assembly to our familes and the school. We have been learning about Bromsgrove and thinking about the jobs that people do. We...
christening In R.E., we thought about how a baby is welcomed into the Christian Church and named at their baptism. We used role play to explore the idea and made...
poetry   With our assembly coming up, we are deciding which poems we want to learn for it. Dragonflies practiced 'A Country Child'. We recited it...
programming-with-beebots   In computing, we have been looking at algorithms using BeeBots. We first designed our very own town and worked together in groups to program...
after-the-storm   Year 1 have been reading 'After The Storm', a Percy the Park Keeper story, by Nick Butterworth. We wrote about the story, putting our own...
forest-school Caterpillars had fun at Forest School building dens and making animals and faces with clay. We even made a clay face for a tree!    
sporty-year-1 This term, Caterpillars are learning cricket skills with Sam and Dragonflies are doing Yoga with Ceri. We all enjoy ourselves and do our best to follow...
people-who-help-us Fe the nurse and Sam the firefighter came in to talk to us about their jobs. We were very interested, listened very carefully and asked lots of...
salty-seas Mr Tunicliffe told us that grapes float and sink. He set us up an experiment to prove that what he said was true. We had 2 cups of water, some salt...
floating-and-sinking  Year 1 decided to look at what will float and what will sink, as part of the Polar Explorers project. We had a range of objects made from...
insulation-experiment Dragonflies and Caterpillars thought about Polar Explorers and how they keep warm in the freezing conditions. We decided to set up an experiment to...
ice-investigationAs part of our STEM topic on Polar Exploration, Year 1 decided to look at ice. We thought about different things that we wanted to know about ice. We...
geography-walk-to-asda Year One walked to Asda, as part of our Geography project. As we walked we investigated our locality, looking at the natural and man made features...
christmas-party Caterpillars and Dragonflies had a great time at our Christmas party. It was the perfect way to end the term.      
measuring-the-playground After we had measured with unifix cubes, we thought about what unit of measurement would be best to measure the Key Stage 2 playground. We decided that...
measuring We have been looking at the best way to measure things. We started off by cutting strips of paper and ordering them by length. Then we decided we...
toy-museum The Caterpillars and Dragonflies worked hard and made our classrooms into Toy Museums on Friday. We drew and painted pictures of our toys to decorate...
hartlebury-museum-visit   Abbie, from Hartlebury Museum, spent a session in the classroom with us. She brought in a selection of toys, of different ages, from...
children-in-need The whole school celebrated Children in Need day by wearing spots and raising lots! Caterpillars made Pudsey bears by cutting out a bear outline and...
is-it-waterproof   Caterpillars and Dragonflies want to make Teddy a raincoat and have been researching materials to find out which ones are waterproof. First, we...
jon-the-potter   Jon the Potter from Eastnor Pottery came to work with us. We rolled out clay and made coils, which Jon put together to make a large pot. Then...
investigating-materials Year 1 are looking at different materials in Science. We handled different materials, including metal, plastic, cloth and wood and talked about how...
investigating-shapeYear 1 have been investigating 2D and 3D shapes. We have discussed their names and counted the sides and corners of the different shapes and sorted them...
toys   This half term we are learning about new and old toys. We are hoping that you will be able to help us by lending us some old toys. We would...
big-draw-2017 The theme for this year's Big Draw is Living Lines, so Caterpillars and Dragonflies decided that as we had collected leaves to use in Arts Week, we...
arts-week   Year 1 continued our topic of Autumn when we did our Arts Week activities with Mrs Dwyer. We made Autumn leaf spheres by sticking different...
windsocks Caterpillars and Dragonflies have been noticing the changes in the weather and seasons. When we were on our Autumn walk we felt how windy it can be in...
autumnYear 1 have been finding out about the changes that happen in Autumn. We went for a walk around the school grounds and Forest School to see what we...
computing Year 1 have been busy working in the computer suite. We have been mastering the drawing programme, Paint. Firstly, we learnt how to draw a face and...
avoncroft-museum-visit Year One visited Avoncroft Museum of Buildings as part of our topic on Materials. Each class had a go at brickmaking and investigated using wattle and...
the-three-little-pigs Caterpillars and Dragonflies are investigating different materials and have been talking about the story of The Three Little Pigs. We talked about the...
pop-art Caterpillars have been looking at Andy Warhol and his pop art. We noticed that he used repeated images and bright colors and we decided to have a go...
we-love-mathsCaterpillars and Dragonflies are enjoying our maths work. We have been ordering and comparing numbers, in the classroom and outside.  
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