Year 1: Blog items

Year 1 - Rapunzel, by Mrs Harris

Date: 29th Apr 2022 @ 9:38am

Year 1 were amazing!!!!!!! 

The first time they have ever had to create a story with movement, based on Rapunzel 👏👏👏👏👏

RNLI Water Presentation, by Miss Markey

Date: 5th Apr 2022 @ 3:27pm

Year 1 were very lucky to have an RNLI volunteer in school today to talk about water safety. The volunteer showed the children different symbols, signs and discussed different ways that we can stay safe near water. We even had time to dress up and practice throwing a life ring to help Brenda, the RNLI teddy bear! Super work, Year 1!

Y1C - RNLI Visit, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 5th Apr 2022 @ 2:42pm

Year 1 were very lucky to recieve a visit from Tony Banks from the RNLI. Tony taught the children the importance of water safety and what to do incase we see anyone in danger in the water. We also learnt about the warning signs they might see near water, as well as some flags which have important meanings! The children loved dressing up as a lifeguard and a member of the RNLI, they even had a go at throwing a lifering to save the RNLI bear!

Thanks RNLI and Tony for the visit!

Girls Easter Football Camp- LFC Foundation, by Miss Flynn

Date: 28th Mar 2022 @ 9:18am

LFC Foundation are delighted to announce that they will be running a Girls Only Easter Football Camp at Solar Campus, the training venue of LFC Women. The camp is open to children aged 4-14 and will run on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th April from 10am-3pm at a cost of £15 per day.

More information and the link to book can be found below:

Liverpool FC Women (@LiverpoolFCW) / Twitter

Making 3D shapes!, by Miss Markey

Date: 16th Mar 2022 @ 12:00pm

Year 1 have been learning about different 3D shapes this week in Maths. Today, the children used sticks and playdough to recreate 3D shapes practically! Super learning Year 1!

Buckingham Palace, by Miss Markey

Date: 15th Mar 2022 @ 3:33pm

Year 1 had a special treat this afternoon.... they explored some of the 775 rooms in Buckingham Palace! They were able to look, touch and discuss the different items, using facts and labels to learn about the different artefacts. The children then drew/wrote all of their learning onto big paper and shared what they had learnt at the end of the lesson. Super teamwork Year 1!

Y1M Sing for Ukraine, by Miss Markey

Date: 14th Mar 2022 @ 8:17am

Y1M made us SO proud on Friday! We hope you enjoy it as much as we did. 

Y1C Sing for Ukraine, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 11th Mar 2022 @ 4:42pm

Year 1C Reading with Year 6, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 11th Mar 2022 @ 4:09pm

Year 1C were very lucky to get a visit from Year 6 today! Year 6 read so nicely with the Year 1s and everybody had a great time together. We can't wait for another visit from them in the future!

Y1C The Queen Timeline, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 9th Mar 2022 @ 4:59pm

Y1C had an amazing time creating their own timelines about The Queen's life. We talked about all the important dates in The Queen's life and ordered them on a timeline. We then were able to decorate our timelines with everything we know about The Queen! Well done Y1C!

Reading Buddies, by Miss Markey

Date: 4th Mar 2022 @ 3:15pm

Year 1M have had some visitors this afternoon.... Year 6 came into our classroom to read some children's books to each child. The children thoroughly enjoyed being read to and can't wait until next time!

World Book Day! Y1C, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 3rd Mar 2022 @ 3:57pm

Year 1C had a fabulous World Book Day! They looked amazing! They enjoyed creating bookmarks and front covers for their favourite books, as well as listening to some fantastic stories during the day. 

World Book Day! Y1M, by Miss Markey

Date: 3rd Mar 2022 @ 1:57pm

Year 1 have enjoyed some fabulous World Book Day activities today! They have discussed, drawn and written about their chosen costumes, designed bookmarks, talked about their favourite author, designed book posters, completed special maths questions and enjoyed being read to by Miss Markey and Mr Jones during the day (Our favourite book that we read was 'The Dinosaur who Pooped the Past'. We even had time to take some pictures of their AMAZING costumes! What a fun filled day we have had. 

Year 1 Church Visit, by Miss Markey

Date: 17th Feb 2022 @ 3:28pm

As part of our learning in RE, Year 1 went to Our Lady's and explored the different parts of a church. The children were able to identify the altar, lectern, statues, pews, the Bible, the tabernacle, the font, a cross, the Easter candle, stained glass windows and the Stations of the Cross. Fr Michael was very informative and we had so much fun! 

Girls Football Camp, by Miss Flynn

Date: 15th Feb 2022 @ 1:45pm

The LFC Foundation will be holding a GIRLS ONLY football camp at Woodchurch Leisure centre on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd February.


It will run from 10am – 3pm at £15 per child, per day.


 The days will consist of high quality football sessions, fun games and small sided games delivered by highly qualified LFC coaches.


Link for booking on to the camp is here


If you require any further information please get int ouch with


What can we do in a minute?, by Miss Markey

Date: 11th Feb 2022 @ 2:14pm

In Maths we have been learning about time. Today the children were given different activities and had to complete them within a one minute time frame. We had so much fun estimating and writing our results!

The Dentist and the Crocodile!, by Miss Markey

Date: 9th Feb 2022 @ 10:27am

In English today, the children heard the story 'The Dentist and the Crocodile'. The children applied their phonetic knowledge to segment and blend words together and we discussed the different types of punctuation and their effect. They were also brilliant at answering tricky comprehension questions about the text and then used their new learning to write sentences using adjectives to describe the crocodile's teeth! Super proud of you Year 1! 

Clapping using rhythm, by Miss Markey

Date: 4th Feb 2022 @ 2:03pm

In Music, the children used clapping techniques to form different rhythms, using different tones of pitch and tempo. We then applied this technique when we performed the song 'In the Groove'. The children had so much fun singing and clapping along to the rhythm! 

Sign Language Club - Year 1, by Mrs Harris

Date: 3rd Feb 2022 @ 9:30am

Year 1 Sign Language Club have been learning to sign their colours this week. This performance is just after 1 session! We'll have some fluent signers very soon! Well done! (Apologies for the camera wobble, Mrs Schultz was signing and filming at the same time!).

Sign Language Club, by Mrs Harris

Date: 28th Jan 2022 @ 5:53pm

Year 1 and 2 have had a very successful first week in Sign Language club. We have been learning the finger spelling alphabet so we can say ‘hello’ to all our friends and teachers in school! The children took an alphabet home so they can learn their family names too! See if you can spot our super signers, in and around school, they’re very keen to say ‘hello’ in sign language! 👋  

Miss Markey's Class say goodbye to Miss Mayes!, by Miss Markey

Date: 28th Jan 2022 @ 4:11pm

After 11 weeks, we finally said goodbye to Miss Mayes, our PGCE student. Miss Mayes has been an incredible role model, organiser, helper and dedicated trainee teacher in our class. We have thoroughly enjoyed her company and wish her every success in her next placement and future teaching career! Thank you and good luck Miss Mayes! X

Reading digital scales, by Miss Markey

Date: 28th Jan 2022 @ 12:14pm

Today Year 1 learnt about reading digital scales. They were taught how many grams were in a kilogram and then completed a practical activity using digital scales to predict and weight different objects using digital readings. Some children selected their own objects to weigh too! The children's favourite object to weigh was their shoe!

Drama with Mr Glen!, by Miss Markey

Date: 27th Jan 2022 @ 3:23pm

Year 1 thoroughly enjoyed Drama with Mr Glen today! We started with a story and a game and then... we pretended to be a ship, using the theme tune and song 'Wellerman', a famous sea shanty, to take turns at being different parts of the boat. We had some super singing and acting which linked well to our current book 'The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch'. Well done Year 1.

Predicting weight!, by Miss Markey

Date: 27th Jan 2022 @ 12:12pm

This week in Maths we have been learning about weight. Today in Year 1, we were predicting how much different objects weighed. After the children had wrote their predictions, they used cubes practically to balance the balancing scales and work out how many cubes it took to balance each object. They showed some great counting and predicting skills! Well done Year 1!

Following Instructions - Jam Sandwiches, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 18th Jan 2022 @ 4:22pm

Year 1 had an amazing time today following instructions and making their fantastic jam sandwiches. We looked at what instructions are and how to write them, as well as looking at adverbials and imperative (bossy) verbs in the instructions! They looked (and tasted) brilliant!

Well done Year 1!

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