Maths – We have been looking at capacity. We have been using key mathematical vocabulary including ‘more’ ‘less’ ‘full’ ‘empty’ ‘almost full’ and ‘almost empty’.
RE – Year 1 have been learning about holidays and holydays. We have been thinking about how Jesus went to be with his Father on Ascension Day. We have enjoyed worship together to recognise how Jesus is special and how he recognised special people.
Phonics – We have been looking at different ways to spell the same sound. Each week, we practice a different sound and practice sorting, reading and writing the words. We are concentrating really hard on our formation to make sure that they are the correct size and shape. We are having a big at the moment to prepare ourselves for the Phonics Screening Check in June.
English – Year 1 have been investigating and writing rhyming words. When look out for rhyming words in our stories at the end of the day. We have been thinking about what we can see, smell, taste, touch and hear at the seaside ready for writing our seaside poems later this half term.
Topic – In Topic, we have been learning about ‘Why do people choose to live in Blackpool? First, we looked at finding Aspull, Wigan and Blackpool on a map. Then we identified the human features of a seaside. We also took ourselves on a virtual ride at Blackpool Pleasure beach, it was so much fun!
Art – We have started our new art topic ‘abstract paintings of Blackpool. We used the Ipads to create our own artwork inspired by Piet Mondrian.