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Butterflies

Year 1

In Computing today we learnt about algorithms. We followed a set of instructions to move around the classroom. We then used the Bee Bots and explored what happened when a set of instructions were inputted.

Today we had fun designing and drawing a fairy garden. We can't wait to make them next week!

Today we went outside to explore the environment. We looked at the shapes of different leaves. We collected twigs, bark and leaves which we will use next week in our art lesson.

We had a great last day of this term.  We watched a pantomine by 'Singing Hands'. We also had fun making our own party hats. We enjoyed our class Christmas party. 

This week in our Maths lessons we have been completing Christmas themed Numicon activities. We had some festive number fun!

Butterflies Class looked fabulous in their Christmas jumpers. What a great day we've had. Christmas dinner, Christmas jumpers and making decorations.

In our Maths lessons this week we have been playing addition games.  We have adding one digit and two-digit numbers up to 30. We had great fun!

This week we have been learning about Antarctic Explorers. We learnt about Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton's expedition to the South Pole. We had fun making a moving picture of an Antarctic Explorer. Take a look at our designs!

This week in English we have been reading the story " Cave Baby" by Julia Donaldson and Emily Gravett. We have been working on understanding the different parts to the story, and then placing these together in the correct sequence. We have been looking at some of the fantastic illustrations in the book, and then writing our own short description to help re-tell the story. The children have also been using some puppets to help recreate the story. We have had great fun getting into character of Cave Baby and his family. Look at our fantastic cave pictures.

Butterflies Class have had a fantastic day for Children In Need. We had a busy day. We took part in a Pudsey themed P.E. lesson  as well as making and coloring our own Pudsey Bears!

This week in our English lessons we have been reading the book "Lost and Found" by Oliver Jeffers. The story is about a boy who found a penguin at his door....

We have had fun retelling the story with the puppets we made!

In our Design and Technology lessons we have been designing and making moving penguins. We used sliders to make them move, Have a look at some of our designs.

Butterflies Class looked great in their odd socks to mark the start of Anti Bullying Week. We said kind words in our lessons to make each other smile!

This week in our maths lessons we have been counting in 2s.

We have been partitioning numbers into tens and units. What great mathematicians we are!

Today we have been learning about Remembrance Day. Take a look at the poppies we have made. 

To celebrate the end of our "Superheroes" topic we came dressed up as either a real life superhero or one with powers. Look how amazing we look! 

This week we have been reading the book " Handa's Surprise" by Eileen Browne. We have been using adjectives to describe the fruit in the story. We also had fun tasting different fruit this week, We tasted mango, pineapple, kiwi fruit and melon.

In  our computing lesson this week we have been logging into Purple Mash and using the paint programme.

Today in P.E. we  continued our learning on how to travel in different ways. We   practiced how to skip and hopscotch. .

During our computing lessons we have been working on, turning on and logging onto the laptops, logging onto Purple Mash, using the mouse and accessing activities, as well as shutting down the laptop. We have been using Purple Mash at home too. Take a look at some of our homework.

Today in our music lesson we have been learning to keep the pulse using claves.

On Friday we had great fun in Ch.I.L. (Children's Independent Learning) Take a look at some of the activities we chose to do.

This week in our maths lessons we have been learning  about shape. We have been identifying them and looking at their properties. In "Wondertime" today we had some squares with 4 parts.  We then chose 3 different colours and found as many different ways we could to colour the squares. We tried not to repeat the same pattern on different squares.

This week in our English lessons we have been reading the story "Farmer Duck" by Martin Waddell. We enjoyed retelling the story!

In our topic work this week we have been learning about the R.N.L.I. and the amazing work they do. We have been looking at the equipment they use and learning about the different types of lifeboats they use.

Today we danced and clapped to the beat in our music session. We listened  to and appraised a piece of music. 

Today we have been continuing our work on senses. We smelt some different types of food which were hidden from our eyes, and  we guessed what the foods might be. We had great fun smelling the different types of food. 

This week in our maths lessons we have been counting  to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0. We have been working very hard practising writing our numbers.

 

What a great first week back Butterflies class has had!  We have really enjoyed our new topic “Superheroes”. We have read a story about a superhero called Max and his special powers. We have designed our own superhero masks. We can’t wait to meet some real superheroes in the next few weeks!