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Year 1 – Barn Owls

Welcome to Year 1 - Barn Owls!



Hello everyone, my name is Miss Warmoth and I will be your class teacher this year. Mrs Smith is our teaching assistant and she will be working with us every day, Ms Moore and Mrs Sheldon also help us in class every day. We will also be supported by other teaching assistants and adult helpers during the week to help us with our learning.

Curriculum information for the half term
Weekly class newsletters

Year 1 Phonics Screening Check Presentation

Trip to Knebworth Park

Despite the rain, we had a fantastic time when we visited Knebworth Park! We particularly enjoyed meeting the life-size dinosaurs and making our way through the maze! We were very proud of all of the children; they were great ambassadors for the school.








The Great Fire of London!


We had the most amazing time re-enacting 'The Great Fire of London'! The children were so excited to see how quickly the fire spread from house to house. Thank you for helping the children to create such fantastic models. This experience has really helped bring to life the events of 1666.








Our Didgeridoo Workshop


We had great fun on Wednesday when we had a visit from an Australian expert. We learnt lots of new facts, such as the aboriginal name for a didgeridoo is 'Yidaki'. We found out how and why boomerangs are traditionally used and even learnt some new Australian phrases. The best part of the morning was learning to play the didgeridoos ourselves. We found it is much trickier than it looks!




Our flight to Australia:


Year One had an amazing time when we took a flight to Sydney, Australia! The Barn Owls' classroom became 'Hillshott International Airport' and the Kingfishers' class was transformed into a Jumbo Jet! Have a look at all the fun we had!



         Checking in with our passports.                        Going through security.



                The safety briefing.                                           The brace position.



                Having our refreshments.                                         In-flight movie




We have had a fantastic Roald Dahl themed week in Year 1! The children all had a great time planning and creating their own colourful potions, just like George from 'George's Marvellous Medicine'. They even created their own labels to warn people of what their potions could do!

Picture 1

General Information:

We will open the doors every morning at 8:45 am so that you have time to get ready for our exciting learning.

Please remember to bring a named P.E kit and plimsols into school. We will be having our P.E lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week.

I know we are going to have a great time together this year!

Our classroom

Our classroom 1
Our classroom 2
Our classroom 3
Our classroom 4
Picture 1 Welcome to the Barn Owls!
Picture 2 We drew lovely pictures of Barn Owls.
Picture 3 Our class pet is called Eric. He loves travelling!
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