Farm to fork
We are already enjoying exploring our new topic.
We have been finding out information about farms and the animals that live on them. We have used the internet to research the various animals and have found out some interesting facts. Did you know that hens don't have any teeth?
In science we have been classifying animals. During this work we learnt about carnivores, herbivores and omnivores. We discovered that most people are omnivores. Class 1 researched about farm animals teeth and found out that they have different types of teeth depending upon their diets. Did you know that sheep have flat teeth called molars to chew the grass?
In D&T the children have designed their own farm machinery. Construction is now underway. Watch this space!
Welcome back to our new topic - Enchanted Kingdom.
We are looking forward to our visit to the Doncaster Forest School and learning new skills.
In Maths we have already been learning about multiplication and we have now moved on the division. We will also be learning about fractions and time.
Our literacy for the next couple of weeks is going to based around the Gruffalo and a recount of our visit. We are continuing to learn about the different types of words - nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs.
During this term we will be exploring natural sculpture in art and thinking about the types of resources we could use to create our art work.
World Book Day
We all enjoyed dressing up as our favourite characters from stories. We had lots of different Super Heroes, The Mad Hatter and Where's Wally to name just a few!
The Chimpanzees of Happy Town.
We have been busy learning the songs for our visit to The Civic Theatre in Rotherham and today was the day we found out if we had remembered them all.
We had great fun acting out the songs and adding silly faces when we were singing!
Destination Outer Space
Our new topic is about Space!
In Literacy lessons, we are starting off with some brilliant Space poetry. We will also be writing non-fiction texts about our Solar System. We are also linking Science to stories about aliens and outer space. Watch out for our underpants investigation linked to 'Aliens love underpants!'
In Maths we will be learning more about place value, multiplication and division. We will also be focusing on shape, direction and movement.
In Art we will be learning how to use paint to explore texture and colour and we will study Van Gogh's famous painting called 'Starry Night'.
This half term we are learning about the Arctic and Antarctica. The children in Class 1 have already brought in some fantastic homework about the different types of penguins!
We had a brilliant time at our Eid celebration. We have found out all sorts of information from our classmates. We especially enjoyed sampling different foods in the afternoon - which all quickly disappeared!
On Monday 16th January something amazing is coming to Sitwell. The Wonderdome! We can't wait to find out more about it!
As part of our topic on Cold Lands we will be learning about where the polar regions are and we will learn the names of the world's seven continents and five oceans. We will find out about the impact of 'Global Warming' and we will think about ways to care for our planet.
In Maths we are learning about geometry, fractions, time and also solving addition and subtraction problems. In Literacy we have been enjoying our work on poetry linked to Bonfire Night. Next we will be basing some work on Stick Man by Julia Donaldson and we will also be practising our End of term performance- Penguin Pete.
In Art we will be finding out about the work of Kenojuak Ashevak a Canadian artist. We will also experiment with levers to make a moving picture.
Through the Keyhole
Welcome to Class one.
Our topic this half term is all about homes and houses both in this country and around the world.
We have already completed some fantastic learning about Victorian homes, especially during our visit to Clifton House, which we all really enjoyed.
In Literacy we have been learning about character descriptions and the use of adjectives. We have learnt about different types of sentences and we are getting really good at recognising them!
In Maths we have been investigating numbers and place value and are now moving on to addition and subtraction.
We have found out about the artist LS Lowry and have used his work as a basis for a giant collaborative picture of our own which is AMAZING!!!!