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Staff in 1RH - Stephenson 1 Rebecca Hughes - Teacher

Welcome to Year 1RH!

 

Join us on our exciting journey through school as we start in Year 1,

 

This exciting and magical time will see us gaining new skills and stretching our minds.

We are Stephenson’s Rockets this year. In honour of George Stephenson and his invention of the Rocket, the first ever steam locomotive!

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To start the year with a bang we will be spending some time learning all about George Stephenson…

·     Finding out what Stephenson did

·     Designing our own trains

·     Painting portraits

·     And many more exciting things…

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In our class we LOVE learning and we are not afraid to get it wrong. We encourage the children to always accept a challenge and never give up!

 

Watch this space for updates and photos of our exciting adventures!

HISTORY WEEK!

 

We have lots of fun and exciting things planned across History week! Keep checking back to see all the things we get up to!

THE MAZE!

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Where are we?!

Term 6

During term 6 our topic is 'Hooray... Let's go on holiday!'. We will be looking at  holidays and the different types you can go on. It will be heavily geography based looking at different destinations and modes of transport. We will also be thinking about holidays from the past and the origin of holidays. 

 

Keep checking back to see pictures as we progress though our learning...

 

We are AMAZING!

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So proud of them all dancing away!... Check us out!

Term 5

During term 5 our topic is 'Flowers and Insects'. We will be looking at a lot of flowers and insects in and outside of our local environment. Going on bug and flower hunts at school as well as a trip to Tyland Barn!

 

Keep checking back to see pictures as we progress though our learning...

 

Art - Andy Goldsworthy. Creating art out of things we found outside!

Term 4

During term 4 our topic is 'Time Travellers'. We will be looking at a range of different events from our local history as well as the history of our country. Including the history of Dartford and the floods, the journey of the Titanic and The Great fire of London!

 

Keep checking back to see pictures as we progress though our learning...

 

Term 3

During term 3 our topic is 'The magic toymaker'. We will be looking at a range of toys, how they work, how they move and where they come from. The children will even be able to create lots of different toys for themselves!

 

Keep checking back to see pictures as we progress though our learning...

 

 

Victorian toy drama workshop

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We had great fun learning about and playing with Victorian toys!

Making Victorian Thaumatropes

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Check out our cool optical illusion toys!

Check out our stick puppets we made!

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Term 2

During term 2 our topic is 'Let's Celebrate'. We will be looking at a range of celebrations in our lives and those that are celebrated in different places around the world. 

 

Keep checking back to see pictures as we progress though our learning...

 

What is yet to come:

 

  • Birthday parties
  • Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night
  • Diwali
  • Winter solstice
  • The Nativity story

Term 1

To start the term off we went for a walk around Temple Hill square to try and spot as many different jobs and work places as possible. We found lots and had fantastic conversations to kick off our learning...

 

We went on to learn about... 

  • the role of a teacher, what they do and how it has changed over time
  • Doctors and nurses through the ages.
  • Police officers in our country compared to others.
  • Firemen and the MANY things they do
  • how music can help you work by looking at Disney "working songs"

Take a look at all the things we have been doing this term...

When I grow up!

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Just a few of the children sharing the job they came to school dressed as to celebrate the end of our topic "The things people do".

Year 1 and the Fire Engine

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