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Welcome to Sparrows!

 
 

We are a year 1 class. Our teacher is Miss Jones and our Teaching Assistants are Mrs Hammond and Miss Murdoch. Explore the sparrows page and check out our Twitter page to find out what exciting things we have been doing in class! 

Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip!

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Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip! 2 We sat with our friends on the coach!
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Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip! 4 We found different mini beasts in the pond!
Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip! 5 There is a lovely playground!
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Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip! 7
Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip! 8
Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip! 9
Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip! 10
Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip! 11
Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip! 12
Come and look at the fun we had on our attendance reward trip! 13 Thank you for our ice creams!

We are TV chefs. 

Sparrows have done some easy to follow instructions so that you can make healthy soup at home! 

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Year 1 Sports Afternoon - look at how good we are at sport!

Year 1 Sports Afternoon - look at how good we are at sport! 1
Year 1 Sports Afternoon - look at how good we are at sport! 2
Year 1 Sports Afternoon - look at how good we are at sport! 3
Year 1 Sports Afternoon - look at how good we are at sport! 4
Year 1 Sports Afternoon - look at how good we are at sport! 5
Year 1 Sports Afternoon - look at how good we are at sport! 6
Year 1 Sports Afternoon - look at how good we are at sport! 7
Year 1 Sports Afternoon - look at how good we are at sport! 8

 

 

Our new topic this half term is Birmingham. The children have taken home the Year 1 newsletter and the topic web which will provide you with all the information you need to start the new term! Please continue to read, practise spelling and complete weekly homework with your child. Thank you for your continued support.

 

 

The children in Sparrows are encouraged to learn independently. Here is how we do it......

We are fantastic at thinking 'outside the box'.....

We are fantastic at thinking 'outside the box'..... 1 We can sort 3D objects.
We are fantastic at thinking 'outside the box'..... 2 We thought of four different catergories
We are fantastic at thinking 'outside the box'..... 3 Think carefully about where each shape needs to go
We are fantastic at thinking 'outside the box'..... 4 Working as a team
We are fantastic at thinking 'outside the box'..... 5 Using each others ideas
We are fantastic at thinking 'outside the box'..... 6 They look happy to have achieved their challenge!
We are fantastic at thinking 'outside the box'..... 7 Can you do it independently?
We are fantastic at thinking 'outside the box'..... 8

Business Enterprise Day

Business Enterprise Day  1 We are "The Bunny Hops!"
Business Enterprise Day  2 We enjoyed answering questions from the judges.
Business Enterprise Day  3 We made a profit of £69.19
Business Enterprise Day  4 We sold ginger bread biscuits for Easter!
Business Enterprise Day  5 Some children went to represent the Sparrows class

Forest School adventures.

Using tools safely.

Learning parts of the tools.

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Can you build a boat that can float?

Picture 1 Will my boat float?
Picture 2 Getting ready to test it....
Picture 3 One, two.three and away!
Picture 4 How far has it sailed?
Picture 5 Even the swans and cygnets were impressesd.

We used the correct instructions to direct the toy around the map to where we wanted it to go!

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Sparrows programmed the cars to direct them the right way.

Sparrows programmed the cars to direct them the right way. 1
Sparrows programmed the cars to direct them the right way. 2
Sparrows programmed the cars to direct them the right way. 3
Sparrows programmed the cars to direct them the right way. 4

We looked at making loud and quiet noises with instruments and our voices in music!

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Following a musical score

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Following a musical score 5

An author came to visit Sparrow Class. His name was Ian Mcdonald. He wrote lots of different children's books but the one we

were really interested in was called 'Magut the alien'!

 

We wrote our own Alien adventure story books!

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Well done to the children who got a certificate for their fantastic attendance last half term!

Well done to the children who got a certificate for their fantastic attendance last half term! 1
Sparrows started a business called 'The Bunny Hops' selling iced gingerbread bunny biscuits.
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Every week Miss Jones chooses a 'Writer of the week' from each table for children who have impressed the teacher with their work!

 

The writers of the week are.....

Picture 1 T'Kai
Picture 2 Lewis Swaine
Picture 3 Jeevan
Picture 4 Josie

Our challenge was to use the app called 'Puppet Pals' on the Ipads to make our very own animated stories!

Our challenge was to use the app called 'Puppet Pals' on the Ipads to make our very own animated stories! 1
Our challenge was to use the app called 'Puppet Pals' on the Ipads to make our very own animated stories! 2
Our challenge was to use the app called 'Puppet Pals' on the Ipads to make our very own animated stories! 3
Our challenge was to use the app called 'Puppet Pals' on the Ipads to make our very own animated stories! 4
Our challenge was to use the app called 'Puppet Pals' on the Ipads to make our very own animated stories! 5
Our challenge was to use the app called 'Puppet Pals' on the Ipads to make our very own animated stories! 6
Our challenge was to use the app called 'Puppet Pals' on the Ipads to make our very own animated stories! 7
Our challenge was to use the app called 'Puppet Pals' on the Ipads to make our very own animated stories! 8
Our challenge was to use the app called 'Puppet Pals' on the Ipads to make our very own animated stories! 9

Our challenge was to match the clock faces with digital times!

Our challenge was to match the clock faces with digital times! 1
Our challenge was to match the clock faces with digital times! 2
Our challenge was to match the clock faces with digital times! 3

In maths we have been learning about money!

In maths we have been learning about money! 1
In maths we have been learning about money! 2
In maths we have been learning about money! 3
In maths we have been learning about money! 4
In maths we have been learning about money! 5
In maths we have been learning about money! 6
In maths we have been learning about money! 7
In maths we have been learning about money! 8
In maths we have been learning about money! 9
Picture 1 Reading and sorting rhyming words into groups.
Picture 2 Investigating numbers
Picture 3 The girls worked together to make a fantastic cake
Picture 4 How many cubes will make the scales balance?
Picture 5 We are using non standard units to compare weights
Picture 6 mmmmmmm! How many cubes did you use Isa?
Picture 1 What a fantastic designer!
Picture 2 Town designer :)
Picture 1 We made this bird house in Percy's hut!
Picture 2 'Our challenge was to make a bird's house' Tyler
Picture 3 We met a real park keeper.
Picture 4 Greg the park keeper answered our questions.
Picture 5 Percy the Park Keeper came to see us!

Forest Schools

Working as a team to build dens.

We used our eyes and ears to do a scavanger hunt.

We used our eyes and ears to do a scavanger hunt. 1 Listening to Alicia's instructions.
We used our eyes and ears to do a scavanger hunt. 2 A stick as long as my arm.
We used our eyes and ears to do a scavanger hunt. 3 Signs of Spring!
We used our eyes and ears to do a scavanger hunt. 4 Something with a hole in it.
We used our eyes and ears to do a scavanger hunt. 5 Minibeasts under a log or a rock.

1, 2 ,3. Where are you?

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Our safety call at Forest School.
Picture 1 What birds can you hear singing?
Picture 2 We saw two herons, swans, ducks and coots.
Picture 3 Fantastic partner work!
Picture 4 We learnt how to tie a knot.
Picture 5 Squashing seeds into fat to make a bird feeder
Picture 6 Come on hungry birds!
We did a class performance of the poem of the week 'I had a Little Nut Tree'. Watch it here :)

I had a Little Nut Tree

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We were spreading, slicing, dicing and cutting to prepare our party food!

We were spreading, slicing, dicing and cutting to prepare our party food! 1
We were spreading, slicing, dicing and cutting to prepare our party food! 2
We were spreading, slicing, dicing and cutting to prepare our party food! 3
We were spreading, slicing, dicing and cutting to prepare our party food! 4
We were spreading, slicing, dicing and cutting to prepare our party food! 5
We were spreading, slicing, dicing and cutting to prepare our party food! 6

Our P.E. lessons are on Tuesday afternoons and Wednesday mornings. Please make sure that you have your P.E. kit in school on these days. For P.E. hair must be tied up and earrings must be removed.

Our challenge was to make some 'Top Tips' for staying safe on the internet!

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Sparrows were very excited about our new school website!

Sparrows were very excited about our new school website! 1

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