Year 1 India Day!

What a day! Year 1 have loved learning about India this half term and we have finished our topic with a day dedicated to learning about the Festival of Colours, Holi. We started our morning by decorating elephants, as they do on the eve of the Festival of Holi. The...

Celebrate good times, come on!

As part of Year 1’s RE topic, Celebrations, we thought what better than to take our learning outside of the classroom and so we took a trip to Ottery St Mary Church! Here we had our very own Wedding and learnt about the rituals of a wedding ceremony. Some...
Year 1 Go to Town!

Year 1 Go to Town!

Year 1 were lucky enough to have an afternoon out and about, exploring our local area and looking for key physical and human features. The children began to think about all the jobs that people in the town of Ottery St Mary might do, by looking at all the...
Jobs in our Town (or very close by!)

Jobs in our Town (or very close by!)

This week we had some lovely parents who were willing to give up their own time to come in and talk about their job with the children. This was very exciting, particularly as it involved getting to sit on a tractor!! We had the pleasure of Mr and Mrs Nancekivell...