Year 1: Blog items

Odd Socks Day, by Mrs Schultz

Date: 22nd Nov 2023 @ 5:49pm

The children wore odd socks last week to celebrate our differences. We talked about how we are all unique and that nobody should be bullied for being different to somebody else. Anti-bullying week this year focused on  'making a noise' and using our voices when we see, hear or experience any form of bullying. We listened to some great songs by Andy and the Odd Socks and celebrated our differences.

Children in Need, by Mrs Schultz

Date: 22nd Nov 2023 @ 5:30pm

We wore spots and raised lots! Well done Year 1 for supporting Children in Need last week. We donned our best spots and stripes, and had an day of fun last Friday. The children finger painted Pudsey's bandana, had a colouring competition, coloured by numbers, completed some Pudsey themed Maths work and enjoyed some lovely cakes from the cake sale of course!

Birkenhead Park, by Mrs Schultz

Date: 22nd Nov 2023 @ 5:24pm

Year 1 had a great time visiting Birkenhead Park. We looked at the signs of Autumn and learned a lot about the wildlife in the park. The children collected leaves, acorns, conkers and fir cones to bring back to school. We talked about the seeds from the trees and why some trees stay green right through the Winter, when others lose their leaves. We watched the squirrels and the ducks, and talked about what they eat. The Park Ranger, Hannah, told us all about the roles of a Ranger and we helped her to feed the ducks (and the pigeons!). We had a great time exploring the park and taking on the role of a Park Keeper (Ranger) just like Percy the Park Keeper in our English work.

Sponsored Balancing!, by Mrs Schultz

Date: 12th Oct 2023 @ 8:56pm

Year 1 had a great day yesterday with several balancing activities throughout the day. We balanced on one leg, we balanced an egg on a spoon, we balanced carefully on the balancing beams and finally we balanced a bean bag on our heads. It was very tricky! We had lots of wobbles, lots of concentration faces and lots of tongues sticking out (apparently that helps with the concentration!) The children were amazing and did not give up. Some children even managed to balance on one leg for three whole minutes! Dig deep everyone and give what you can. We look forward to seeing the sponsorship money rolling in. Thanks, as always for your continued support.

Planet Heroes!, by Mrs Schultz

Date: 9th Oct 2023 @ 6:14pm

As part of the RE retreat last Friday 6th October, the children in Year 1 made a pledge to become a Planet Hero. They each made a badge to take home and attended a theatre workshop and production. In class, they learned all about the plastic that ends up in our oceans and how it affects the wildlife and ocean creatures. They used old plastic bags to make jellyfish. They worked really well in their teams and it was lovely to hear them talk through their designs and ideas. Then we talked about the wonders of nature and how beautiful God's world is. The children used natural materials to make art. Most of our children made faces using the conkers, pine cones, leaves and flowers. What a lovely day it was, we can't wait for them to share the news and recruit more Planet Heroes!

Year 1W - Welcome back to School!!, by Mrs Harris

Date: 22nd Sep 2023 @ 8:31pm

Year 1 Miss Welsh's Class

What a start to Year 1!!! We have investigated in science what plants we can find and identify ????

We........also........held the stick insects!!! ???

Welcome to Year 1!, by Mrs Schultz

Date: 17th Sep 2023 @ 8:00pm

What a great couple of weeks the children have had. They have settled in really well and it has been lovely to watch each and every one of them come in with a smile. We spent the first week talking about our Summer holidays and the children's favourite subject... themselves! The children decided on our class rules for the year and we made some lovely photo frames of our first day in Year 1. By the second  week, we have already begun our learning journey for Year 1. We have mixed primary colours to make secondary colours with the paint, been on a plant hunt and much more! I hope the children are as excited as we are for the next coming weeks.

Y1 and 2 Construction Club, by Mrs Harris

Date: 12th Sep 2023 @ 10:23pm

Year 1 and 2 Construction Club

Lots of creativity in Miss Kealey's construction club tonight! ?‍??

Year 1 and 2 Science Club, by Mrs Harris

Date: 24th May 2023 @ 4:35pm

Year 1 and 2 science have enjoyed learning all about the human body and the name of our organs. Children enjoyed matching the words to the
pictures, building a body with magnets and drawing their own human body.

Coronation Party Day in Y1, by Mrs Harris

Date: 6th May 2023 @ 12:36pm

Year 1 have enjoyed a day full of fun Coronation activities! 

We have learnt all about our new King, made crowns and much more ?

Year 1 Enterprise Day, by Mrs Harris

Date: 8th Mar 2023 @ 8:47pm

Year 1 - Christmas Biscuits ? ??, by Mrs Harris

Date: 20th Dec 2022 @ 8:06pm

Year 1's turn today for a finger-lickin' mornin' at Our Lady's!

Miss Cumings brought out her trolley of treats again to help the children design Christmas coloured biscuits - with EDIBLE GLITTER SPRAY!!! 

We think some of the icing made it on to the biscuits... and we hope at least some of the biscuits made it home ???

KS1 Art Club, by Mrs Harris

Date: 19th Dec 2022 @ 11:37pm

KS1 Art Club enjoyed their last activity club before Christmas. We created our very own Christmas gonks and even added some glitter. ??

Lights, Camel, ACTION!! KS1 Christmas Performance December 2022, by Mrs Harris

Date: 19th Dec 2022 @ 5:17pm

Year 1 Miss Welsh - Come and Share, by Mrs Harris

Date: 13th Dec 2022 @ 10:18pm

Year 1 Christmas Jumper Day 2022, by Mrs Harris

Date: 12th Dec 2022 @ 10:05pm

Year 1 Christmas Jumper Day 2022

Smiles all round on Christmas Lunch and Christmas Jumper Day ???

p.s. if you look very carefully you may spot The Grinch in the lunch hall!!!

Author Visit to School - Susanne Schroder, by Mrs Harris

Date: 26th Nov 2022 @ 6:12pm

On Monday 28th November, children’s author Susanne Schroder will be visiting school. She will be reading her newest book ‘The Robin’s First Christmas’ to Years F2, 1, 2, 3 and 4. 

If you would like to purchase the book beforehand from Liverpool One Waterstones she would be happy to sign your child’s book for them on the day. Liverpool One’s Waterstones currently have a buy one, get one half price offer on books

Mindfulness Club KS1, by Mrs Harris

Date: 17th Nov 2022 @ 11:30pm

This week in mindfulness club, we spent time thinking about our feelings. We spoke about the ‘Zones of Regulation’ and focused on what might make us feel different emotions. The children drew pictures to show how they feel in the green, red, yellow and blue zone. It was lovely to have some time to reflect and chat about our week!

Year 1 - DT Sundaes!, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 19th Jul 2022 @ 11:22am

In DT Year 1 have designed and created their own healthy ice cream sundaes! They chose their own toppings and then ate their creations! Perfect on such a warm day!

Y1 Trip to New Brighton, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 15th Jul 2022 @ 2:49pm

Year 1 had a wonderful trip to New Brighton! We were very lucky to go inside Fort Perch Rock and learn some history about the Fort. We then went to The Tower Grounds and saw where New Brighton Tower used to be and where the Black Pearl used to be, we made amazing sketches of what it used to look like! Then we went down the prom and into Vale Park, where we had a lovely lunch on the grass before exploring the fairy gardens and going on a fairy hunt.

Thanks to all the amazing staff and parent helpers for your hard work today, and to the amazing children for being so well behaved.

Year 1 Measuring, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 8th Jul 2022 @ 8:24am

Year 1 had a fun time yesterday using a metre ruler to measure larger things in our classroom. We learnt all about centimetres and how many are in a metre! We estimated the length and height of objects and then had a go at measuring them ourselves!

Year 1 - Rapunzel, by Mrs Harris

Date: 29th Apr 2022 @ 9:38am

Year 1 were amazing!!!!!!! 

The first time they have ever had to create a story with movement, based on Rapunzel ?????

RNLI Water Presentation, by Miss Markey

Date: 5th Apr 2022 @ 3:27pm

Year 1 were very lucky to have an RNLI volunteer in school today to talk about water safety. The volunteer showed the children different symbols, signs and discussed different ways that we can stay safe near water. We even had time to dress up and practice throwing a life ring to help Brenda, the RNLI teddy bear! Super work, Year 1!

Y1C - RNLI Visit, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 5th Apr 2022 @ 2:42pm

Year 1 were very lucky to recieve a visit from Tony Banks from the RNLI. Tony taught the children the importance of water safety and what to do incase we see anyone in danger in the water. We also learnt about the warning signs they might see near water, as well as some flags which have important meanings! The children loved dressing up as a lifeguard and a member of the RNLI, they even had a go at throwing a lifering to save the RNLI bear!

Thanks RNLI and Tony for the visit!

Girls Easter Football Camp- LFC Foundation, by Miss Flynn

Date: 28th Mar 2022 @ 9:18am

LFC Foundation are delighted to announce that they will be running a Girls Only Easter Football Camp at Solar Campus, the training venue of LFC Women. The camp is open to children aged 4-14 and will run on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th April from 10am-3pm at a cost of £15 per day.

More information and the link to book can be found below:

Liverpool FC Women (@LiverpoolFCW) / Twitter

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