Year 1

14 Nov

Virtual Trip to Israel

Today Year One was lucky enough to board the plane and head on a virtual trip to Israel. We visited the four seas, including the Red Sea, the Dead Sea, the Sea of Galilee and finally the Mediterranean Sea. Each Sea had its own wonders and specialty. The children experienced the Dead Sea mud on their hands, tried some homemade hummus, enjoyed an ice-lolly, as that is what you do when on the beach in Tel Aviv and tried their...

14 Nov

Virtual Trip to China

On Tuesday afternoon Year One went on a virtual trip to China. We saw many beautiful sites, tasted some of the local cuisine and learnt the art of Kung Fu from a Master. ...

22 Oct

Entry Point: Hooray…Let’s Go on Holiday!

Year One students enjoyed their first “virtual trip” to Uganda, our Host Country, as their Entry Point activity last week! They loved “purchasing” their tickets, getting their passports stamped, and the in-flight entertainment prior to their “arrival” in Entebbe. While on the trip, they were able to experience excursions that highlight the best that “The Pearl of Africa” has to offer. From football to dancing and from drumming to bird watching, the morning was full of excitement and learning.  Here are...

16 Oct

Habitats

We had some guest speakers come and talk to Year One last week about endangered animals and the importance of protecting their habitats. In light of this, the children researched their favourite animal and developed an information report before constructing its habitat using a variety of materials.     ...

10 Oct

SWIMMING – FREESTYLE

Over the past few weeks, we have been going through an exciting Freestyle learning journey. From learning how to float on the front, to kicking with straight legs, pointed toes and focusing on high elbows for the freestyle arms. The children have worked really hard to make sure they think about all these details in order to have  a smooth freestyle. ...

02 Oct

PE – BALL SKILLS

In the past half term in PE we have been working towards developing and improving our ball skills in games and our main focus has been mini basketball. Our learning journey has seen us develop our ball-handling skills in passing, shooting, and dribbling. We are now ready to apply these skills in simple game situations and this will be our main focus when we return from our half term break! ...

25 Sep

Design Technology Challenge: Future Schools

Year One students designed and built their vision of a future school environment in response to the following question: What if there were a school with NO teachers? From outdoor to underwater to spaces in the sky, our imaginations designed some incredible dream schools.  Here are photos of the design and building process!  ...