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Knowl Hill CofE Academy

"Together We Succeed"

Ashley Hill MAT

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Ashley Hill

Multi Academy Trust

Year 1

Summer walk to Knowl Hill common

 

Today we went on a nature walk to Knowl Hill common to identify what seasonal changes are taking place as we move from spring to summer.

Designing a boat

 

We designed a boat using natural objects we found outside on the school field. We used stones, sticks, daisies, conker shells, leaves, twigs and grass to create a design of a boat that could sail around the world! 

Spring walk to Knowl Hill common

 

Today we went on a nature walk to Knowl Hill common to identify what seasonal changes are taking place as we move from winter to spring.

Designing a wedding cake

 

We designed a wedding cake for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle using natural objects we found outside on the school field. We used stones, sticks, daisies, conker shells, leaves, twigs and grass to create a design of a delicious wedding cake fit for a Prince and Princess! 

Creating a habitat for a crocodile

 

We created a habitat for a crocodile using natural objects we found outside on the school field. We used stones, mud, sticks, pine cones, acorns, conkers, leaves, twigs, wood, tree bark, water from puddles and grass to build a habitat that would be suitable for a crocodile. We made sure we thought carefully about what a crocodile's habitat would need in order for them to live and survive in the wild. 

Snow!

 

Today we went on a spontaneous walk to Knowl Hill common after seeing some snow fall. We were fortunate enough to have some snow settle on the ground of the common, so we were able to discover what it looked like, how it felt and what sound it made as we stepped on it. 

Winter walk to Knowl Hill common

 

Today we went on a nature walk to Knowl Hill common to identify what seasonal changes are taking place as we move from autumn to winter.

2D shapes

 

Today we went outside and used natural objects we found on the school field to make 2D shapes. We made squares, triangles, rectangles, circles, pentagons and hexagons!

Trip to Waltham Place Farm

 

Last week we went on our school trip to Waltham Place farm and had a wonderful time! We had the opportunity to help the farmer plant spelt seeds by hand, mill our own flour and collect acorns to feed to the pigs. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

Creating our own farm maps

 

Today we used Ipads, books, photos and Google Earth to look at different maps of farms in the UK. After we had gathered enough research, we went outside and used natural objects from the school field to create our own map of a farm.

Apple picking

 

Today we went apple picking! Richard who is a member of Knowl Hill Village Association invited Year 1 and 2 to harvest the apples in his orchard. We had a wonderful time picking apples, sorting them into their different varieties and tasting them!

Autumn walk to Knowl Hill common

 

Today we went on a nature walk with Year 2 to Knowl Hill common to identify what seasonal changes are taking place as we move from summer to autumn.

Number scavenger hunt

 

Today we went on a scavenger hunt! We had to find 5 blades of grass, 4 leaves, 3 sticks, 2 stones and 1 daisy. Once we had found all of the objects we had to order them from smallest to largest, as well as write the numeral for the number of objects there were in each group.  

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