Latest News Partitioning numbers in year 1 In Year 1 we have been learning to partition numbers systematically using double sided counters. Latest News Changing season artwork in Year 1 In Science, we created art to represent the changing Seasons. We labelled our trees with key words like blossom and snow. Latest News Acting out the poetic story 'Tree' by Patricia Hegarty in Year 1 This term in Science we are learning about the changing Seasons. We read the poetic story 'Tree' by Patricia Hegarty and looked closely at the weather and animals that occurred in each Season. We also... Latest News Sampling fruits in Design Technology in Year 1 In Design Technology, we sampled four fruits (pineapple, grapes, apple and banana) and used a word bank to help describe their flavour, texture and appearance. We challenged ourselves to use new vocab... Latest News Constructing sturdy towers in Maths in Year 1 In Maths, we have been developing our spatial awareness through construction. We built tall towers and used stem sentences to explain why particular shapes were a good choice for making a tall, sturdy... Latest News Sorting past and present toys in History in Year 1 In History, we sorted toys into those that are modern, those from the past and those which have been around a long time and are still used today. We talked about the materials used to make the toys, t... Latest News Year 1 'Saluting Our Sisters': Explorers Year 1 learnt about Bessie Coleman. They created sky artwork using a range of collage materials. They explained why Bessie was an inspiration for being the first black female pilot. Latest News Exploring the life of Bessie Coleman and creating collages in Year 1 As part of Black History Month, Year 1 have been creating collages of Bessie Coleman flying in her plane which she called Jenny! Latest News Exploring Dalston through the ages in Year 1 We looked closely at photographs of Dalston High street, taken at each decade from the 1950s until the 2020's. We arranged the photos into a chronological timeline and discussed the signs that tell us... Latest News The Christian story of creation in Year 1 In RE we have been learning about the Christian story of Creation. We discussed the parts of Creation that God asked Adam and Eve to look after. Then we drew pictures to show how we can care for... Latest News Finding the pulse in Music in Year 1 In Music, Year 1 focused on finding the pulse. Here we are having lots of fun waving coloured scarves to the pulse of the music. Latest News Making fruit smoothies and enjoying the Curve garden in Year 1 It was our final session at the Dalston Curve Garden this week! The children had the chance to make their own fruit smoothies and discuss all of the information they have learnt during the entire proj... Latest News Sharing our favourite stories in Year 1 In Year 1 we had a long think about our favourite books that we have read from our classroom library this year. The children chose their favourite stories / non-fiction books and then proceeded to tel... Latest News Bouncing and bumping, coding the Bluebots in Computing with Year 1 In 1H we explored the Bluebots for the first time. At first we played with the Bluebots and simply tried to figure out we could find out about them. After this we challenged ourselves to create algori... Latest News Year 6 helpers in our Year 1 PSHE session In PHSE we had some Year 6 children help us to think about what we could do when we were younger. Latest News Young and adult animal matching game in Year 1 In PSHE we have been learning about how humans and other animals change as they grow. Some get taller, some change colour and some change shape completely! Here we played a matching game with young an... Latest News Year 1 trip to the Queen's Gallery 1H and 1T had their trip to the Queen's Gallery. We learnt about how people would pose for portraits and the clothes that they might wear in the past. We then drew some sketches of our own! We looked... Latest News Creating self portraits using pop art in Year 2 In our art project, year 2 have been inspired by pop artists such as Andy Warhol to create our own self portraits. We created our outlines using our iPads and we coloured each image using a differen... Latest News Magical measuring in maths in Year 1 In Maths year 1 have been measuring and comparing mass. We used balance scales and non-standard units of measurement (lolly sticks, unifix cubes etc) to measure the mass of a toy car. We challenged ou... Latest News Making a bean salad in our instructional writing topic in Year 1 In Writing, we have been practising the skill of Instruction writing using bossy verbs. Our focus text is Jack and the Beanstalk and this week we wrote instructions for how to make a bean salad. Natur... Latest News Classifying leaves in Year 1 In Science we classified leaves. At first we did this in whichever way we chose. Some of us chose to classify as big or small others classified as dark or light green. After this Miss McConnell asked ... Latest News Exploring Florence Nightingale's life in Year 1 History In History, we learnt all about the fantastic life of Florence Nightingale. We talked about the problems she faced in her life and her quest to improve hospital care for all patients. In this lesson w... Latest News Art and Science during Year 1's visit to the Curve Garden During our visit to the Curve Garden, we had a cross curricular Art and Science lesson. We had great fun creating clay presses and rubbings of Maple, Oak and London Plane leaves. Latest News Celebrating the Coronation through role play in Year 1 In History we have been thinking about the major event which will be happening at the weekend; the Kings coronation! We role-played various parts of the coronation ceremony including the oath, the ano... Latest News Identifying different fractions in maths with Year 1 In Maths we have been learning all about fractions. We have been identifying halves, thirds and quarters in a variety of representations such as pizzas, shapes and numicon. In this picture the childre... Latest News Planting seeds in Dalston Curve Garden with Year 1 At the Dalston Curve Garden, Year 1 looked closely at the life cycle of plants. We planted our seeds and added the finishing touches to our Nature Journal front covers. We cannot wait to add diary ent... Latest News Measuring length and height in Year 1 Maths In Maths, Year 1 have been learning about measuring length and height. We used non-standard measures to begin with. Here we are measuring some of our reading books using Unifix cubes. Latest News Creating collages in Year 1 In 1H we have been learning about how to create collages. We have experimented with various ways of cutting, sticking and tearing papers. Today we created a texture collage on top of a photograph of t... Latest News Identifying 2D and 3D shapes in Year 1 In Maths, Year 1 have been learning to identify both two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes. Some of the activities have included finding everyday objects in the classroom and outdoor learning e... Latest News Year 1 Investigation: Do people with longer feet have larger hand spans? In Science, we undertook an investigation to see whether or not people with longer feet have larger hand spans. Firstly, we made predictions about what results we might find out. Then, we went off int... Latest News Explore ways to stay healthy and safe in Year 1 In PSHE, Year 1H have been thinking about how to stay healthy and safe. We talked about how it feels to be ill and how other people might care for us. We then create role plays and filmed them using t... Latest News Identifying colours and foods in Spanish in Year 1 In our Spanish lesson, year 1 learnt how to sing happy birthday to one of our friends. We also practised identifying colours and saying whether or not we liked to eat particular foods. Finally, we lea... Latest News Learning about data in computing in Year 1 In Computing we have been thinking about data sets and how information can be grouped. We found out that labels are used to help us group objects which are similar. This happens in real life and onlin... Latest News Counting in 5's using resources in Year 1 In Maths, we have been learning to count efficiently in 5s. Firstly we learnt how to count orally in 5s. We paid close attention to the rhythm of the count and noticed a pattern as we moved past 20. A... Latest News Discussing our likes and dislikes in Spanish in Year 1 In Spanish this week 1H have been talking about their likes and dislikes using 'me gusta' and 'no me gusta.' We learnt a silly song about delicious and disgusting food combinations to help us remember... Latest News Classifying different animal diets in Year 1 Science In Science we have been practising the skill of classifying. We talked about how different animals have different diets and used the terms herbivore, carnivore, and omnivore to describe them. Latest News Categorising animal groups in Year 1 Science In Science we have been looking at the diets of different animals around the world. We learnt that we can categorise the animals into carnivores, herbivores and omnivores by finding out what they eat.... Latest News Year 1 reporting for 'HT News' about the Ten Commandments In RE we got into character as Moses and a news reporter for 'HT News.' We thought about the story from Exodus 19 in which God delivers the Ten Commandments to Moses. The news reported asked Moses que... Latest News Exploring the Ten Commandments in Year 1 In R.E this week we took a closer look at each of Ten Commandments and thought about how important they are to our society today. We also discussed at length what each of the commandments relates to a... Latest News Fruit and vegetables printmaking in Year 1 We have been learning all about printmaking in Art. We have been looking at artists such as Garima Dhawan and Alma Thomas who created wonderful pieces of artwork using printing techniques. This pictur... Latest News Designing wallpaper in Year 1 During our Design and Technology lessons Year 1 have been focusing on the skill of printing. Our finished product will be a wallpaper sheet created using CAD. Inspired by Alma Thomas' 'Resurrection' w... Latest News Addition with Dienes in Year 1 In Year 1, we have been learning how the tens and ones structure can be used to support addition calculations. The children used dienes and part-whole models to practice adding groups of 10s and 1s to... Latest News Stretchy learning in Year 1 In PSHE, Year 1 have been thinking about 'stretchy learning.' First we stretched up as high as we could, standing on our tiptoes. We learnt that our bodies are very stretchy and that we learn new thi... Latest News Artwork inspired by Frida Kahlo in Year 1 We have been learning all about fantastically great women who have changed the world. In our immersion lessons, we have been thinking about the life and achievements of Frida Kahlo. We enjoyed learnin... Latest News Exploring the Jewish celebration of Shabbat in Year 1 In RE, we have been learning about the Jewish celebration of Shabbat. We learnt how to say the traditional Jewish Shabbat blessing of 'Shabbat Shalom!' We also discovered that many Jewish people belie... Latest News Discovering the natural world in Year 1 Year 1 had a brilliant time at the Natural History Museum this Monday! We were thrilled to explore many elements of the Natural World including dinosaurs, the animal kingdom, volcanoes, earthquakes an... Latest News Discovering Dinosaurs in Year 1 Year 1 went on a trip to the Natural History Museum. We learnt all about different types of Dinosaurs and birds throughout world history. We loved learning lots of facts and we even completed an inter... Latest News Our first Spanish lesson in Year 1 We recently had our first ever Spanish lesson in year 1! We met a new teacher called Senor Enrique and he taught us how to say hello and good afternoon in Spanish. Additionally, he also taught us two ... Latest News Investigating Jewish artefacts in Year 1 In RE this term Year 1 will be learning about and from Judaism. We will use the skill of analysis to think about what it is like to live life as a Jew. This week we loved unwrapping the special Jewish... Latest News Suitcase Stories Workshop at Hackney Museum in Year 1 On our trip to the Hackney Museum, Year 1 took part in the suitcase stories workshop. We had to be detectives and look at the artefacts inside the suitcases to figure out who owned them. We enjoyed di... Latest News Trip to Hackney Museum in Year 1 We went on a school trip to Hackney Museum. We began our trip with a winter walk through London Fields and talked about the icy fields. This helped us discuss the differences between the seasons - our... Latest News Christmas Lunch was DELICIOUS! ... Latest News Maths in Year 1 This week we were learning all about consecutive numbers. Using a 10 frame and counters we found out that consecutive numbers such as 6 and 7 always have a difference of one. This helped us to complet... Latest News Story writing about 'The Hackney Martian' in Year 1 In Writing we have been focusing on the picture fiction text 'The Hackney Martian.' With the help of a story map we have been making up our own version of the tale. We have used big bold actions and l... Latest News Hot seating Mary and Joseph about parenting in Year 1 In RE this term, we have been thinking about what makes each character in the Christmas story important. This week we got in role as Mary and Joseph and took part in a hot seating activity. Our peers ... Latest News Retelling the Nativity story in Year 1 In R.E we looked at the Nativity Story and thought about Mary and Joseph. We discussed how they must have felt when Mary was visited by the Angel Gabriel. Afterwards, we undertook hot seating so the c... Latest News Creating digital pictures of ourselves on the iPad in Year 1 In computing this week we have been learning what a keyboard is for and how to use one. We practised writing our names in text boxes on the Pages app and then drew digital pictures of ourselves. Latest News Making and describing famous London landmarks in Year 1 In Writing this week, we have been learning all about the wonderful city of London. We have been discussing and writing about famous landmarks in London. In this picture the children worked together t... Latest News Learning how to write questions in Year 1 Our Geography focus this term is our very own city; London! In Writing we were excited to learn about the range of jobs that people do in London. We then learnt about the question mark and how it is u... Latest News Learning how to keep our body healthy and strong in Year 1 In PSHE this week we learnt about the different food groups. We discussed how it is important to have a balanced diet in order to keep our mind and bodies strong and healthy. Following this, we used p... Latest News Selling fruit and learning how to calculate in Year 1 We have been learning how to calculate working with our partners. We were shop keepers in the fruit shop and we were selling fruit then calculating the difference between how many we started with and ... Latest News Understanding 'addend' and 'sum' in Maths in Year 1 In Maths this week we have been learning how to add two groups together to find the total. We learnt that the number of objects in each group is called an 'addend' and that when we combine the addends... Latest News Making healthy smoothies in Year 1 In Food Technology we have been thinking about the health benefits of smoothies. We are excited to make a smoothie at the end of the week. During this lesson we practised the skill of describing foods... Latest News Kandinsky inspired artwork in Year 1 In our Art lessons we have been inspired by the work of Kandinsky. We have been using different shapes and lines to make our own abstract art. We also used this lesson to look at the origins of differ... Latest News Superhero magnet challenge in Year 1 This week Year 1 arrived at their Science lesson to find some trapped superheroes! Each of the superheroes had a mystery material attached to them.We had to name the object and the material it was mad... Latest News Using Ten Frames to understand number up to 10 in Year 1 In Maths, we have been learning about the numbers 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10. We have been working to understand how these numbers are made up of 5 and a part more. In this picture the children were playing nu... Latest News Body percussion in Year 1 This week in Music we listened to a range of songs such as Cool in the Gang's 'Celebration' and tapped along using body percussion. We were asked to respond to the way that the music made us feel and ... Latest News Using Numicon to show part-whole models in Year 1 In Maths we have been working together to correctly identify the missing number in our part-whole models. We learnt how to use the information we have been given to solve the problems. In this picture... Latest News Whole body listening in Year 1 In PSHE, we have been having lots of fun exploring what it means to do 'whole body listening.' We acted out what great and not so good listening looks like. We realised that good listening is not just... Latest News Christians beliefs about creation in Year 1 In RE this week we have been thinking about the Christian creation story and considering how Christians believe we should look after God's creation. We thought about how toys come with instructions an... Latest News Materials hunt in Year 1 Our topic in Science is 'Everyday materials' and we have been using the skill of classifying and sorting. We looked at a range of objects and tried to sort them into groups based on their properties. ... Latest News Ready to read in Year 1! We have continued exploring our new learning environment. We have been thinking about how we can be ready, respectful and safe whilst visiting the book corner. We love reading especially to our lovely... Latest News Comparing number in year 1 In Maths we have been looking at how to use the greater than, less than and equal symbols to compare groups of objects. In this picture, the children were rolling a dice and then adding the number of ... Latest News Using cubes to make number sentences in Year 1 In our Maths learning this week, we have been using a variety of concrete materials such as dice and cubes to create number sentences which add 3 add ends together. We have also really enjoyed working... Latest News Using everyday objects to compare quantities in Year 1 What a fantastic first week we have had settling into Year 1! During our Maths lessons we have been practising the skill of comparing quantities and measures. Here we are comparing the weight of objec... Latest News Experimenting with shade and tint in Year 1 In Art, we have been looking at how to use shade and tint to change the colours we use when painting. In this picture, the children are using the watercolours to experiment with adding those technique... Latest News Writing about our flights to Peru in Year 1 In our Writing lesson this week we took a virtual flight to Peru. We packed our suitcases, got our passports stamped and boarded the plane where the pilot greeted us in both Spanish and English. Our p... Latest News Note taking skills about Peru in Year 1 In Writing we are writing information text about Peru. Today we worked on our note taking skills to collect facts to use in our writing. Latest News Multiplication arrays in maths in Year 1 In maths we have been practising the skill of multiplication using arrays. Here we are making an array out of our own bodies. We learnt that an array is an arrangement of objects in rows and columns. Latest News Replicating Louise Borgeois's sculpture in Year 1 In Art this week we exhibited great teamwork whilst sculpting this gigantic newspaper spider. It is based on the bronze sculpture by Louise Borgeois entitled 'Maman.' We described her work as scary, i... Latest News Developing Oracy during PSHE in Year 1 In PHSE this week, we were having discussions about people who help us and who we can go to when we are in need. We showed fantastic listening to our classmates when it was their turn to talk. Latest News Sharing Windrush History with Year 1 and Year 6 On the anniversary of Windrush this week, Year 1 were fortunate to get a visit from Year 6. Year 6 shared the posters they have created to educate people ab... Latest News Beginning to learn the time in Year 1 This week in Maths we have been focusing on the skill of describing the time. We have been telling stories using the language first, after this and then. We also practised reading words relating to ti... Latest News Map skills in Year 1 In Geography, we have been naming and locating the seven continents and the five oceans. We started off our lesson by completing a world map jigsaw in pairs. Latest News Mathematical position and direction in Year 1 This week in Maths we have been focusing on the skill of describing position and direction. We have been making quarter, half, three quarter and full turns using our body parts and objects around the ... Latest News Vegetable paintbrushes in Year 1 art This week during our trip to the Curve Garden, we were printing with okra and creating wonderful pieces of art. We talked about the best way to apply the paint to the okra to get the desired pattern a... Latest News We have been developing our Scientific skills by exploring different types of leaves in Year 1 As part of our Science focus on plants we have been using the skill of close observation. Whilst at the Curve Garden this week we studied leaves and noticed what was similar and different about them. ... Latest News In Maths we have been working on money recognition by playing games in Year 1 In Maths we have been learning about money. We played a game to check our coin recognition. We closed our eyes whilst getting a coin to see if we could remember by touch which coin it was. We had to t... Latest News Art project in Year 1 As part of the Primary Advantage Art project, 1T have created their own habitats! We used our prior Science knowledge of animals and their adaptations for different environments, a... Latest News RE Interview in Year 1 In our RE lesson, we interviewed Miss Fatima to find out how, when and to whom Muslims pray. We asked her about how many times Muslims pray in a day, what it is like to pray in a crowd, her favourite ... Latest News Carnival costumes in Year 1 inspired by 'Malaika's Costume'. In Writing we explored the text 'Malaika's costume about a little girl in Trinidad who is getting ready for carnival.We were excited to receive a letter from Malaika and we are going to write back! We... Latest News Carnival outfits in Year 1 We have been learning about carnivals. We designed our own carnival outfits inspired by animals. Latest News Notting Hill Carnival in Year 1 In History we have been examining photo evidence to prompt questions about the life of Notting Hill Carnival founder Claudia Jones. Some of the questions that we brainstormed were 'What did she do tha... Latest News Mini Beast Art in Year 1 This week at the Curve Garden, we got to do some live drawing of mini beasts. We had a selection of worms, wood lice, snails and slugs to sketch. Latest News Learning about the Qur'an in Year 1 This term in RE we are learning about Islam. This week we thought about why the Qur'an is special to Muslims. First we played a game in which we had to guess what was behind the keyhole. We guessed wh... Latest News Learning about seed dispersal in Year 1 At Dalston curve garden we learnt about seeds and seed dispersal. We made our very own flying seeds. Latest News Etching in Year 1 In design technology this week, 1T learnt the skill of etching. First we designed a patterned snail shell, we then moulding clay into a snail and etched in our designed pattern using tools. Here are s... Latest News Planting Magic Beans in Year 1 Our first class text this term is 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and whilst at the Curve Garden this week we were lucky enough to handle and plant some big, brown beans just like the ones that Jack was give... Latest News Year 1 investigating plants at the Dalston Curve Garden We had the first of our twelve sessions at Dalston Curve Garden. We explored the garden using our senses. We used magnifying glasses to study the plants trees and collected some petals and sticks from... Latest News Year 1 and the wildlife at the Dalston Curve Garden We had a wonderful first session at the Curve Garden, exploring nature and making wildlife collages. We were even visited by a fox! Latest News Classifying animals in Year 1 In science we have been classifying animals based on their diets. We learnt the terms carnivore, herbivore and omnivore. Please ask us what these words mean! Latest News Continents in Year 1 In Geography we have been learning about continents. We know some continents have many countries whilst others do not. This week we focused on North and South America. We played a game where we acted ... Latest News Jumping experiment in Year 1 As part of our celebration of British Science Week 2022 we tested the hypothesis 'The taller you are, the further you can jump.' In our class, we found that this was the case. We are excited to hear t... Latest News Growing sunflowers in Year 1! As it it is science week, we have planted some Sunflower seeds. We are looking forward to see how they grow! Latest News Working as a team in Year 1 In PSHE this week we have been thinking about working as a team. We played a mirroring game and thought about how it feels to work with a partner. We said we felt 'delighted' and that it was 'exciting... Latest News Peer reviews in Year 1 In writing we have been reading our setting descriptions to each other to peer review. We focused on the way we were using our voices and being active, whole body listeners! Latest News Sorting and classifying animals in Year 1 We have been using the scientific skills of observing and classifying. First we sorted animals by differences that we could see. Then, just like real Scientists, we classified animals as either mammal... Latest News Achieving our dreams and goals in Year 1 We have been talking about our dreams and goals. We sat in a circle and discussed the steps we need to take to achieve our goals. Each time we thought of a step to get there we took a big step forward... Latest News The world on our plate in Year 1 We kicked off our Geography Topic 'The World on our plate' by exploring the stickers and labels on interesting foods from around the world. We then found these countries on maps, using Google Earth to... Latest News Rekenreks in Year 1 In maths, we have used rekenreks to help us subtract. Why don't you ask us how they work! Latest News Using Maths manipulatives in Year 1 We learnt that our fingers are a brilliant manipulative that we can use to help us to solve equations. This week we have been focusing on subtraction. We learnt that other words for subtraction are de... Latest News Chinese lanterns in Year 1 We have been celebrating Chinese New Year by making tigers and Chinese lanterns. Latest News Jewish music in Year 1 During RE, we listened to some traditional Jewish music! We had never heard instruments like the Kinor or the Shofar before! We played a game in which we listened to and had to guess the instrument. T... Latest News Christingles in Year 1 We have been making beautiful Christingles as part of our Christingle service this week. We are trying to remember what each part of them represents, please ask us to see if we remember! Latest News Creating anti-bullying mascots in Year 1 In PSHE we have thought carefully about the meaning of the word 'bullying.' We talked about how it feels to be part of a group and how it might feel to be left out. We concluded that everyone has the ... Latest News Lego printing in Year 1 In our Art lessons, we have been using objects, such as lego, to make printed paintings! Latest News Art critics in Year 1 We critiqued the art work 'Katzenclub' by Luois Wain. We thought about what the cats were doing and what we might hear if we were there. We also discussed what we thought might happen next. Latest News All about Egypt in Year 1 We have been learning all about Ancient Egypt and thinking about the differences between life back then and modern life today. Ask us if we would like to have lived in Ancient Egyptian times! Latest News Digging deep to improve our vocabulary in Year 1 In our Writing lessons, we have been learning the story of 'We're going on a Bear Hunt'. Here we are exploring the textures and settings from the story! For the rest of this term we will also be re... Latest News Sorting emotions into the 'Zones of Regulation' In PSHE (Personal, Social, Health Education), we have been learning about our feelings and how they can match the 4 colours of the 'Zones of Regulation'. We learnt that there are 4 zones: red, yellow,... Latest News Rapid number recognition in Year 1 We made a ‘staircase’ of numbers to 5 and played a game of who’s missing to help with our knowledge of composition of numbers and quick number recognition. Latest News Part whole model in Year 1 We have been subtracting using the part whole model and concrete resources. We learnt that the whole, subtract one of the parts is equal to the other part! We think part whole models are brilliant! ... Latest News Water art in Year 1 In Art we critiqued some water themed paintings then listened to underwater noises to inspire our very own underwater masterpieces! Latest News Carol singing in Year 1 In preparation for Christmas we have been learning the traditional carol 'Away in a Manger.' We have put actions to the words to help us to understand their meaning. Latest News Cause and effect in Year 1 In PSHE we have been looking at the causes and effects of our own actions and things around us. We saw that if we work hard at something we will get better at it and if we make good choices we will be... Latest News The Tales of King Arthur in KS1 We were visited by Hobgoblin Theatre Company who put on a fantastic show of 'The Tales of King Arthur'. There was lots of audience participation, including 'Knock-Knock' joke-telling from the children... Latest News Abstract art in Year 1 We have been exploring abstract compositions in art. We looked closely at the work of the Brazillian artist Beatriz Milhazes and noticed small shapes, big shapes and shapes that overlapped. We then cr... Latest News All about the UK in Year 1 In geography we have been learning about the United Kingdom. We made information posters about the four countries in the United Kingdom to give out to our alien friends to see if they think United Kin... Latest News Learning about a whole and a part in Year 1 In Maths we have been learning about the terms part and whole. We learnt that a part is always smaller than the whole and that the whole is always bigger than each of the parts. Latest News Discussing the meaning of bullying in Year 1 During anti-bullying week we created anti-bullying superheroes. We thought about how we can all be anti-bullying superheroes being used kind words and kind hands. We also talked about the meaning of t... Latest News Comparing quantities in Year 1 We have been comparing quantities using the key language 'greater than', 'less than' and 'equal to'. Latest News Exercising our handwriting hands in Year 1 We have been exercising our hands in preparation for our handwriting lesson. Latest News London Landmarks in Year 1 We have been reading 'We completely must go to London'. We noticed that the illustrations in the story are made up with a range of drawings, photos and collages. We tried to recreated some London land... Latest News Lovely London in Year 1 In our Geography lessons this term we will be learning all about London. We will also be reading the text 'We completely must go to London' and writing information leaflets. This week we created beaut... Latest News Painting Egyptian Sunsets in Year 1 We mixed water colours to create these beautiful Egyptian sunset paintings. We then added the shapes of Egyptian buildings and landscape features. Latest News Egyptian Stuffed Courgettes in Year 1 We have been making stuffed courgettes as part of our learning about Egypt. We had to scoop out the middle of the courgette and spoon in our fillings. We loved tasting them, they were delicious. ... Latest News Swing Low Sweet Chariot Singing in Year 1 We have been learning some songs called Spirituals in our music lessons this week. Here we are practising the words and actions to the song 'Swing Low Sweet Chariot'. Have you heard this song before? Latest News Counting in Year 1 We have been practising counting in Year 1, making sure we don't double count or miss some out. Latest News We LOVE our singing lessons with Mr Cook! Mr Cook joined us in September and is teaching our singing lessons every Wednesday! Latest News Patterns in Year 1 We have been learning about patterns in Maths! We talked about patterns in the environment and practised both copying and continuing patterns. We have been getting really good at identifying patterns ... Latest News Learning about Patterns in Year 1 We have been copying, continuing and creating patterns this week in maths. Latest News Performing poems in Year 1 We have done a tremendous job of writing and then performing list poems about the natural environment around our school. Before taking to the stage, we thought about how to be respectful audience memb... Latest News Toys from the past in Year 1 In history, we have been comparing toys from the past and present. We then designed our own toy puppets and made them using stencils, cutting and glueing. ... Latest News Read Write Inc Phonics We use Read Write Inc to teach phonics at Holy Trinity. These are the different sets of books that the children read. Latest News Little Artists in Year 1 We have been to the art room to paint our self portraits. We used mirrors to look at our image and then mixed colours to create the colours we needed. Latest News Here We Are in Year 1 We have been focusing on the story 'Here We Are' by Oliver Jeffers in their Writing lessons this week. We used the story to help us to settle back into school and to think about our amazing planet and... Latest News "That's the way to do it!" In Year 1 we have been learning about toys from the past and present as part of our "Through the Ages" autumn term History focus. We have made some puppets using lolly sticks, card and coloured pencil... Latest News Here We Are As a school we have been exploring the amazing picture book ‘Here We Are’ by Oliver Jeffers. In Year 1H we are using the story as a basis for lots of conversations about our place on this planet and h... Latest News We are very excited for the new term and we are really looking forward to seeing you all in September. As you may know, the Government has asked schools to open up for all children from September 2020. We understand that for some, this will be a welcome relief, for others it may cause huge an... Latest News Term Dates for 2020 - 2021 Please see the link below for the term dates for 2020 - 2021. Term Dates 2020 - 2021 Latest News Parents of Reception 2020 Starters - Questionnaire We have already sent this out by email but in case you have missed it, here it is again. We are so excited that your child is going to be joining us in Reception at Holy Trinity CE Primary School i... Latest News Summer Play Scheme for 3-4 Year Olds - Book Now We are pleased to announce that we will be running a Summer Play scheme for children aged 3 & 4 years old. To book your space please follow this link. Latest News Collection of Science Workbooks for Years 1 - 6 - Monday 8th June and Tuesday 9th June Dear Parents and Carers, To support the distance learning that is continuing to take place at home, we have purchased Science workbooks for all children in Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6. If you ar... Latest News Our School Newsletter for 24th January is now available online Check out our latest school newsletter to find out what we have been up to, dates for future events and additional important information. 24.01.20 Newsletter Latest News Fortnite Parental Controls If your child loves gaming, there’s a chance you’ve heard of Fortnite. Fortnite offers a range of parental controls to help you control what a player can see and do within the game. In addition to the... Latest News Digital Resilience Toolkits Give your child a guiding hand as they start their digital journey online with practical tips to help them build up their understanding of the online world and create a safe space for them to explore.... Latest News Apple Family Sharing Controls & Settings guide Family Sharing makes it easy for you and up to five family members to share Apple Books, and App Store purchases, photo album, family calendar, an Apple Music family p... Latest News School Closed for INSET - Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th January 2020 School will be closed for all children on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th January for INSET. School will reopen on Wednesday 8th January at the normal time. Latest News Latest Weekly Newsletter - Online Now The latest weekly newsletter is now available online for you to view. Check it out here. Latest News Christmas Community Lunch - Saturday 7th December 2019 We warmly invite school families to attend a Community Christmas Lunch on Saturday 7th December 2019. This event was held 6 years ago and was a wonderful day, one which we hope many of you wil... Latest News Individual School Photographs Wednesday 20th November 2019 Please note that individual school photographs will take place on Wednesday 20th November. Please ensure your child is in full school uniform and if you need any items please order from the on... Latest News Get your Spots on for Children In Need - 15th November On the 15th November we will be collecting money for Children In Need. We would like you to wear something spotty and donate £1 at the school gate to participate. Latest News Learning at Home If you are unsure about the homework that your child needs to be completing it can be found online, please click here to view it. Please ensure that you are giving your child the opportunity... Latest News 1H learning Yoruba Tribe peace poem In year 1H, we have been learning about black history. We learned and recited a Yoruba Tribe poem about peace. Latest News Uniform now available online with M&S Holy Trinity uniform is available to purchase online at Marks and Spencer. If you click here you will be taken directly to the school page. We will still be selling the remaining uniform we ha... Latest News Animal Model Madness in Year 1 In Design Technology we have created tiny grassland animals using clay and paint following the sketches we drew last week. Latest News Parent Pay - Need some support? We can help... Thank you to all the parents and carers who have signed up to parent pay and where relevant merged accounts for siblings. If you would like help in setting up your account or merging accounts ... Latest News Advice and Information from Hackney Learning Trust The following statement has been sent out to schools by Annie Gammon, Head of Hackney Learning Trust, who has requested that it is shared with our school community. In light of the recent incident ... Latest News Weekly 2K Junior Park Run at London Fields A free weekly run for 4-14 year olds. All abilities are welcome, you can walk, jog or run. Meet at 8:50am on Sundays for a gentle pre-run warm up near the cricket pitch before setting off on the 2K co... Latest News After school club collection times A reminder to all parents and carers with children in after school clubs. Please note children who are collected late twice will have their place withdrawn from the club for the remainder of t... Latest News Spring Term After School Enrichment Clubs The Spring Term After School Enrichment Club timetable is now out, click here to view it. Talk to your child about which clubs they wish to do before coming to sign up. Remember it is first come, firs... Latest News Year 1 Book - A little seed grows in Dalston Year 1 completed a project with the Dalston Curve Garden. Click here to see the book that they have created.