St Francis' 
Catholic Primary School 
A very warm welcome to St Francis' Catholic Primary School ~ inset days Friday 21 July and Monday 4 September, school closed to children. Children return Tuesday 5 September 
Welcome to Year 1! 
Welcome to the Year 1 webpage!  
Term One 
Welcome to Year One's webpage! Here you will find some photos of our learning journeys and get an idea of all the fun things we get to do in school! Here we are enjoying our packed lunches on our pilgrimage to Downside Abbey on St Francis' Feast Day. It was a great adventure! 
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We have been exploring our playground for our topic "Whats outside". 
We have completed a class report about our playground and discussed what we like and what we could do to improve it. 
In science we have been learning about seasonal changes and the movement of the sun. 
We used the different cloured leaves we collected to make some prickly hedgehog artwork. 
Term Two 
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This term we have been learning all about the body. 
We've also been exploring the past and the present and how things have changed through time. 
We went on a class trip to Tyntesfield to see how toys have changed over time. 
We put on an amazing Christmas play called Hoity Toity! It wasloads of fun. 
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Term Three 

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We've been exploring different parts of the world and we learned a song to help us remember the names of the Seven Continents.  
We have looked at different parables and the lessons they teach us. We made up our own real life stories to show our understanding. 
We have worked alongside our Year 5 Buddies to help us prepare our Road Safety Campaign. 
They helped us to write our ideas and design our posters. 

Term Four 

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We started our maths investigations looking at common 2d and 3d shapes. 
We were very lucky to have Larry Lamb, Jemima and Sam come to visit us this term. They were very friendly and cute! 
We helped to raise money for 2 charities this term. We took part in a sponsored bed push and a dress up day.  
As part of our learning about anumals this term we visited our school pond. We did some pond dipping and found some frogspawn, tadpoles and snails. 

Term Five 

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We were very lucky to have Brunel's friend Henry Wakefield come to visit us and tell us all about Brunel's life and achievements. Here is Brunel's Mum and Dad getting married! 
We have been learning all about measure and started by gettting everyone in our class to line up from tallest to smallest. 
Before Henry Wakefield left, we played a game where we travelled through the Thames Tunnel, rode on the GWR and took a trip on the SS Great Britain. 
We have also been exploring capacity and volume. We carriedout some experiments to see which containers could hold the most liquid. It was loads of messy fun! 

Term Six 

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