Y1M  2023/24 

 Welcome to our class page 

Class team - Mr Mistry and Mrs Barlow


Upcoming events: 



This term our PE days will be Wednesday and Friday. Please make sure you bring your PE kit in a bag on these days. 


Please bring your reading books and records everyday so we can listen to you read in school. 

This half term we are reading…

The Ugly Duckling| Rapunzel by Bethan Woollvin | What’s the time Mr Wolf by Debi Gliori| Little Red Reading Hood by Lucy Rowland | Supertato by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet

Have a look at what we will be studying this term.

Year 1M Curriculum letter

Spelling books (small yellow books) need to be brought to school every Friday.

Year 1 spelling overviews

Eid Party

We had a special Eid party which included food, dancing and mehndi.

Litter picking

1M have been in the community litter picking.

liter picking - 1m







Reading afternoon with parents 

We invited our family members into school to explore the different books in our library. Thank you to all the parents that attended, it was lovely seeing you all.


We have been using a range of instruments to make music for the story The Three Billy Goats Gruff.

Enjoying the snow

Today we went outside to enjoy the snow! We discussed where snow comes from and what it feels like to touch. 


In Science we are investigating different materials and found objects made of these materials. We tested different objects and materials to see which ones floated and which sank.

Rivington Pike Visit 

1M took a visit to Rivington Pike. We had the opportunity to explore the natural surroundings and look for signs of Autumn.


In our theme lessons we have been looking at the continents and labelling them on a world map. 

Forest School

We have been making tree cookies using different tools.

School Library 

We have been exploring the different books in our school library. It is important we look after our books and handle them with care!


We went to the national children's museum in Halifax called Eureka!


Jumbles Reservoir

1M went to Jumbles Reservoir for a walk and to observe the natural area.


Eid cards 



In maths we have been measuring weight 


Easter Cards



1M have been measuring length using a ruler


Litter Picking 

1M have been working together to collect rubbish in the local area.


Fairy Tale Puppets

1M have been busy designing and creating their own fairy-tale hand puppets! The children had to sew two pieces of felt together and then decorate them.


Reading with our families in school



In computing we have started to look at computer science, and explore the word ALGORITHM. We have had the opportunity to explore the Beebots (a programmable floor robot) and make them move in different directions.


Commando Joe

We have enjoyed our Commando Joe sessions, using teamwork and problem solving to complete a range of tasks.


Fire lighting and roasted marshmallows


Bolton Library Visit

1M had a visit to Bolton Library. 1M walked to the library and saw some familiar places / people on the way.  During the visit the children learned how to borrow books while also having a story read to them and the opportunity to explore the books in the library.


Northern Lights

We have been using a toothbrush to create a starry sky effect. We then used torn paper and chalk to create our Northern light pictures. 

Northern Lights



Reading afternoon with parents afternoon

Parents and careers were invited into school to explore our library and read with their child. Thank you to all the parents that attended it was lovely seeing you all.


RE - Class assembly all about love

1M performed an assembly to KS1 children and parents / carers. The assembly was all about love.


Forest School

In Forest School lessons 1M have been learning how to use a bowsaw safely. A bowsaw is used to cut wood that is bigger than a two pence. 1M worked safely with Mr Mistry and Mrs Asghar to make a tree cookie!


Children In Need

To help raise money we dressed  up in our pyjamas!

1M Children In Need



Science - Boats 


Pirate Day

To celebrate the end of our theme Land Ahoy we had a Pirate Day. Captain DanTastic came to visit us, we did lots of dance, drama, art and made our own treasure maps. 


Rivington Pike visit

Year 1 had a visit to Rivington Pike.  The children had the opportunity to explore the natural surroundings while also working as a team and supporting each other.