Our aspiring Year 1 architects learnt about joining materials and building structures with a solid base using marshmallows and sticks. There was some great team work by everybody and some very sticky fingers! Hazlegrove PrePrep children are happy children…
We’ve had a busy couple of weeks in the woods. We looked at different natural materials and how well they rolled down our giant “marble run”. We decided the fastest and most successful rollers were the conkers and the ice marbles. We also made bird feeders using apples and different seeds. We all had a … More Year 1 made bird feeders in Forest School
The Year 1 children took on some household chores like rug beating, carpet cleaning and dusting from yester-years with the amazing Mr Stok. The children had a wonderful hands on experience with some remarkable items, from homes many years ago, making our topic of Houses and Homes come alive. Mrs Jenkins. Click here to see all … More Year 1 had a great time doing the household chores with Mr Stok
In Science Year 1 have been busy investigating materials. In teams we had to find a way of sorting common household items according to some of their properties. We thought up a list of things we want to know about materials including – how is glass made and how do the coloured bits get inside a … More Year 1 have fun with their investigations in Science
The first two weeks have whizzed by in Year 1 as we explored our Houses and Homes topic. We walked around the school campus looking at all the different houses. The children particularly enjoyed reading The Three Little Pigs and using this traditional story in our English lessons. After making WANTED posters, our Year 1 Police Squad are on the … More Houses. Homes and so much more for Year 1!
Year 1 are getting into the Christmas spirit baking delicious biscuits and decorating them. Christmas music, sprinkles and lots of icing were the order of the day! We love Christmas time in Year 1 and we hope all our Mummies and Daddies enjoy their treats, if their children share that is! Mrs Jenkins. Hazlegrove PrePrep children … More We love Christmas time in Year 1!
The Year 1 and 2 children have been improving their skills in gymnastics this term. They have been learning to roll, balance and jump and have used these ideas to perform sequences on the floor. These photos show the pupils making balances in pairs using front and back supports. Mrs Evans. Hazlegrove PrePrep children are happy … More Year 1 and Year 2 support each other in gymnastics this term
WW1 was brought to life through the many artefacts Mr Stok brought to Hazlegrove on Wednesday. The children had a hands on history lesson full of information that was enhanced by these objects from the first world war. Florence H – ‘I had to wear the big belt with pockets. It was heavy’ Freddie – ‘I … More Year 1 and Year 2 found Mr Stok’s accounts of WW1 fascinating
Year 1 met marvellous “Marky” and his owner, Alex, from the charity Guide Dogs for the Blind. Alex, who has a life changing visual impairment, told us all about how his life was transformed by his four legged friend. He told us all about how Marky helps him do everyday jobs like going to the … More Year 1 meet Marky, a Guide Dog for the Blind
In Science Year 1 were observing and comparing humans and other animals. We had a good look at some interesting bones and skulls and talked about what we thought they were and why. Our learning really came alive as we followed on, making our own flip up books with some of the information we had … More Year 1 learn all about bones