Hannah

This author Hannah has created 12 entries.

12 Sep

Buddy Reading

This week One Jinja enjoyed some buddy reading time with Five Karuma. The older students demonstrated patience, cooperation, adaptability and resilience whilst reading to their younger peers. ...

04 Sep

Egg Experiment

Last week we conducted some experiments in Year One, looking at how fragile our brain is and why we need to protect it. We discussed what was around our brain to keep it safe, before wrapping 2 eggs in a variety of materials to simulate the fluid and the skull. The children then took it in turns running with the container (the skull). The eggs remained intact, which surprised the children. We then took out the protective materials and returned...

14 Dec

Futuristic Transport Exhibition

This week we have been planning transport for the future. Looking at how to draw a plan and label the materials as well as work out the cost involved in producing a prototype. We then had an exhibition to showcase our design process to our parents and fellow peers. The children were reflecting on their learning process of the IPC unit – Hooray, Let’s go on Holiday! ...

06 Dec

Money Money Money

In Maths today we explored the concept of money in relation to pounds. We looked at ‘why money is important’ and ‘how we earn/collect money’. We developed our skip counting skills to make different quantities. We even pretended we were going shopping and priced out different items round the school. We love learning Maths through hands on practical activities. ...

06 Nov

Our Virtual Trips to China, India, America, Vietnam, Kenya, South Sudan, Sweden and Iran

In the past 2 weeks Year 1 have been exploring the world on virtual tours. We have been learning about continents, seas and oceans and how to locate  countries on the world map. We are learning about the differences and similarities between countries and cultures. Parent’s from the Year 1 classes have been coming in and sharing their home country and culture with us. We have been learning about the colours of the flags, national animals, geographical features, traditional food , how...

19 Oct

IPC Entry post – Hooray Let’s Go On Holiday

We arrived at the airport and collected our tickets, got our passports stamped and went through security before we boarded the plane heading for Uganda. We listened to the pilots instructions and enjoyed refreshments and an in-flight movie. We flew in over lake Victoria and landed at Entebbe Airport. We then waited for our tour leaders to take us bird watching, drumming, dancing and to play football with a Ugandan Cranes player (the use of one’s imagination was in full...

04 Oct

Uganda Rugby Team – Uganda Week Celebrations

The children enjoyed a lesson with the Ugandan Rugby teams – both the women and men. They learnt how to pass, hold onto the ball and throw it behind them. They developed their skills, knowledge and understanding of the rugby game.    U ...

18 Sep

Problem solving

We were problem solving in Design & Technology and Maths. The challenge was to build the tallest tower only using yellow resources. The children were learning how to work cooperatively and to communicate their ideas to ensure they achieved the design brief.    ...

18 Sep

Different parts of our brain!

We worked together to make brains out of paper mache. We then painted the different sections of the brain before we played a game that helped us remember that each section of the brain is in charge of controlling something different in our body. For example the blue section at the back of the brain helps us balance. ...