Year 1

17 Jan

Entry point Time Detectives

Class blog This week we entered a new exciting IPC topic – Time Detectives. For our entry point we received different clues and we had to collect evidence around the school. Our findings are displayed in 1 Jinja classroom.   ...

15 Jan

IPC Exit Point Activity!

As their Exit Point activity for our IPC unit “Hooray…Let’s Go on Holiday,” our Year One Students designed and built 3-D models of futuristic modes of transport. Just before the December holiday, they were ready to share their learning and understanding from the unit with their families. Check out the photos from their building and sharing process… ...

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. ...

12 Nov

Oh the Places We Have Traveled!

Year One students are thoroughly enjoying their virtual trips that have been taking place during our Hooray…Let’s Go on Holiday IPC Topic. Here are some photos from our trips to Canada and The Republic of the Sudan last week! ...

12 Nov

Measuring the World!

Year 1 Rwenzori students are deepening their understanding of Geography as they use their measurement skills to measure the distance between our Host Country (Uganda) and their Home Countries. ...

12 Nov

IPC Fun in Year One!

     Year One students have been busy “traveling” the world on our virtual trips! Check out these photos from our travels and the work we are doing in our passports to reflect on our learning and understanding of the world around us. ...

09 Nov

Dance unit

In PE, Year 1 learning has taken a new direction. We are doing dance! This is an exciting journey for all the learners as they will be exploring different dance moves as well as creating our own dance routines, individually and in groups.  Our dance theme is the JUNGLE ...

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...