Class 1

Mrs Gaughan
Class 1

Welcome to Class 1

Welcome to Year 1! Our teacher is Mrs Gaughan and we have a lovely Teaching Assistant called Miss Dolan. We love to explore nature and learn things about the world we live in. We are getting more and more confident in our writing and our maths skills. Why don’t you find out what we’re up to throughout the year by checking back here.

Year 1 Building Bridges

On Tuesday Class 1 visited the Discovery Museum for an interesting and challenging workshop all about the famous bridges of the Tyne. They learnt about the bridges in Roman and Medieval times and watched films about how the Tyne and Millennium bridges were built. The...

Nativity Plays

This week Reception, Year 1 and 2 performed their Nativity Plays for all their families. Years 1 and 2 performed 'Lights Camel Action' which took a contemporary twist on the nativity story, with judges, cowboys, ballet dancers and rapping camels! Reception Class were...

Key stage 1 Summer Concert.

To celebrate our end of term the whole school put on a musical extravaganza! It was Early years and Key Stage 1 who put on their show on first on Monday. Early years  performed songs from Disney, where we were treated to three great songs with actions as well. Class 1...

Class 1 Liturgy

Class 1 led a lovely liturgy for their parents all about being sorry. The told the story of Zacchaeus, and how he made the wrong choices. They thought of times that they had not made good choices and how they were sorry. They thought about saying sorry to God and to...

Year 1 – Down on the Farm

Reception and Class 1 had a lovely, but cold visit to the farm. The morning was spent washing the pigs, looking at the different animals and their young and going on a tractor ride to see the cows. In the afternoon there were lots of hands-on experiences including...

Class 1 at the Castle Keep

As part of their studies on Castles Class 1 visited the Castle Keep in Newcastle. It was lots of fun and very interesting. They learnt about all the different parts of a castle and got to see them for real! There was lots of steps to climb to get to the top, but it...

Special People Liturgy

Class 1 shared a lovely prayer time with their families with a liturgy all about Special People. They thought about who was special to them; their families, friends or even a grown-up who helps them. They thought about what made them so special. They also thought...

Prickly Hay

Class 1 and 2 got everyone in the mood for Christmas this week with their fantastic performance of "Prickly Hay". It was a lovely story, all about a stable boy called Sam who, along with his friend Shrew, realised that they were really important. All the children...

New Life Liturgy

Class 1 led a liturgy all about New Life. They told the story of Easter Sunday where the tomb of Jesus was discovered and the disciples realised that Jesus was alive! They told us about all forms of New Life from new plants growing to chicks hatching. They even had...

Chick update!

Class 1's special visitors have been hatching! Last week 6 chicks successfully hatched from their shells! From their colourings, class 1 have deducted that they have 1 girl and 5 boys. All the chicks are doing well and everyone in class is really enjoying looking...

Fun at the Farm!

On Wednesday, Class 1 and Class 2 had a visit to 'Down at the Farm'. They fad the animals, held chicks and rabbits and even cleaned the pig! All of the children, and some of the adults enjoyed a tractor ride! Despite the cold, everyone had a fantastic day. Take a look...

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