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Art – Exploring Lines

Art – Exploring Lines

This afternoon in Art year 1 have been exploring lines using the work of Bridget Riley as a stimulus. We looked at different types of lines including: vertical, horizontal, wavey, cross-hatched, diagonal and broken lines. We spent some time in the yard practicing...

Exploring Our Local Area

Exploring Our Local Area

This afternoon as part of our Geography unit year 1 went out on a walk around the local area. We were so excited to head out! When out in our local area we saw different types of houses including some of our own, the war memorial, the local shop, Stargate Chippy,...

World Mental Health Day 2022

World Mental Health Day 2022

Today was World Mental Health Day and year 1 have been learning about the importance of looking after our mental health. We discussed different feelings and our actions as a result of these feelings. We then thought about all the people and things which make us feel...

Science – Investigation

Science – Investigation

Today in Science, we continued our plants topic where we planned our first investigation. Before we started we discussed what an investigation is and the steps we need to follow. As a class we discussed what we were going to investigate and developed our question:...

National Poetry Day 2022

National Poetry Day 2022

Today is National Poetry Day and the theme for this year was the environment. We wrote an Autumn poem using our senses, before writing our poems we spent some time outside exploring our environment to help us get some ideas.

Geography – Compass

Geography – Compass

Today in Science we looked at the Compass, we discussed the purpose of a compass. We discussed the four simple compass directions North, East, South and West and labelled our own. We look forward to next lesson when we will use simple compass directions as we explore...

PE – Locomotion, Running

PE – Locomotion, Running

Today in PE we continued developing our running technique and looked at acceleration, deceleration and change of direction. We then applied our skills to a whole class game were we had to avoid the taggers by applying our change of direction and change of speed on a...

Music Workshop

Music Workshop

Crookhill were in for a fabulous musical morning when Gateshead's Music Worshop came to visit us. We helped the musicians as they told us a story all about climate change and helped us think about how we can look after our planet. We got the opportunity to play lots...

PE – Locomotion, Running

PE – Locomotion, Running

Today in PE we were focussed on running. We explored different techniques for running and was then able to identify the correct technique and apply this to small games.

Science – Wild Plant hunt!

Science – Wild Plant hunt!

As part of our plants topic in Science we were looking at garden and wild plants. We understood the difference between garden and wild plants and looked at examples of both. We then had the opportunity to go on a wild plant hunt around the school grounds and kept a...