Happy New Year Duxbury!

Happy New Year Duxbury!

It is great to see everyone back after the holidays and what a great first week we have had.

Our new topic for this half term is Knights and Castles. We are going to be learning about what life was like in a castle and who would live there as well as what castles are…

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It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas!

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas!

The children are working so hard to learn all the songs for our Christmas production of ‘Little Angel gets her wings’.   We are all looking forward to welcoming you all next week to share our Christmas story.

In class we have been learning some…

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You shall go to the ball…..

You shall go to the ball…..

Cinderella has been our focus this week during English where we have been writing the story using Talk4Writing, we have done a great job.

In maths we are developing our skills to solve subtraction problems by using the whole-part-part method.  Great team work…

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Lovely to see everyone back after the half term break we hope you had a fun time.

Lovely to see everyone back after the half term break we hope you had a fun time. Thank you to all who have sent in photographs of their active activities during the holidays, there is still room for more on our display.

We have started to look this week at the key features of a Traditional…

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READY STEADY BAKE!

READY STEADY BAKE!

This week we have been looking at instructions. We have used bossy verbs to help us to create our own set of instructions to make a hedgehog cake. They were delicious!

During our Come and See topic we have been discussing Baptism so we went in to church to talk to Father…

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Healthy heart healthy mind!

Healthy heart healthy mind!

Running a mile this week was hard work but we didn’t give up, well done Duxbury class. In class we also have been keeping our brains active with ‘Banana, Banana Meatballs’  you can have fun at home as  it is free to register https://www.gonoodle.com .

After…

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Maths no problem ………

Maths no problem ………

During maths we have been working on number bonds, where 2 parts when added together make a whole. We have used these skills to create numbers stories about pictures. Working in pairs and listening to each other’s ideas has really helped.

 

In English we have been…

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In science we continue to look at different animals ....

In science we continue to look at different animals and how we can group them together. We have been learning about carnivores, herbivores and omnivores and what different foods they like to eat.

All the children have worked hard to re tell the story of The Gruffalo this week. They have worked…

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The weeks are flying!

The weeks are flying!

This week in Science we have been looking at the different categories that animals are split into. We then   compared how animals differ from humans and the different features they have.

Thanks to Warburton’s who visited this week to talk to us about healthy eating and…

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A Gruffalo! Why didn’t you know…..

A Gruffalo! Why didn’t you know…..

Another fantastic week in Duxbury. We have been using adjectives to described the woodland characters from The Gruffalo story as well as joining two sentences with a conjunction, come and have a look at our amazing writing in the corridor outside our class…

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Wow what a great start to Year 1!

Wow what a great start to Year 1!

Well done Duxbury class what an amazing first week we have had. You have worked so hard and we are all very proud of you. From learning new routines, to doing class challenges, from visiting Eden to see how the trees are changing because it is autumn to writing…

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The Great Outdoors!

The Great Outdoors!

We celebrated the end of our   “Great Outdoors” topic with tent building in Eden. What a lovely afternoon we had working together using our skills to make stronger structures.  After making delicious fruit kebabs and marshmallow sticks in the morning we toasted them around…

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