21 May 2021
Y1 Pearls have been enjoying their topic on animals around the world. In Art, the Pearls looked at a range of animal patterns and skins. They used careful observational skills to create their own oil pastel artwork, thinking about colour and texture. We now have an amazing gallery full of animal prints, from furry leopards…
14 May 2021
This half term, Y1 Pearls have become animal experts, learning about animals from all over the world. They have been reading a range of information texts and learning about some of the features of non-fiction writing. The Pearls chose their own animal to research, and used a range of sources to collect as much information…
18 March 2021
This week Year 1 Pearls had some special virtual visitors from Battersea Library. The visitors led an exciting online workshop using old maps, photographs and songs to explore the history of our local area. The Pearls discovered that there was once a stream and waterfall on Northcote Road which is now part of the underground…
11 March 2021
The Year 1 Pearls enjoyed dressing up for World Book Day and wrote fantastic character descriptions of some of their favourite book characters.
27 November 2020
The Year 1 Pearls have been learning about recycling with some help from Michael Recycle and Litterbug Doug! Feeling inspired, the Pearls had a go at making their own recycled paper using a mould and deckle. After ripping up sheets of old scrap paper and soaking them in hot water, the children really enjoyed putting…
12 November 2020
The children have also been learning about Remembrance Day and why we wear poppies. 1SS cleverly used potato stamps to create these beautiful poppy paintings!
12 November 2020
In Year 1 the children have been learning about Guy Fawkes and The Gunpowder Plot. Bonfire night may have been a little bit different this year, but it did not stop the Pearls from getting excited about fireworks! 1CB created these colourful fireworks pictures using pastels and glitter.
24 September 2020
In Year 1, Pearls have been learning about Our Local Community. We looked at a map and found Dolphin School, and then wrote a list of all the wonderful people who work here, thinking about how they help us in different ways. We came up with questions to ask Mrs Baldwin about her role as…
10 September 2020
The Year 1 Pearls have created self-portraits. They used mirrors to look carefully at the shape of their faces, where their facial features are located and the colour of their eyes and hair. Using a mixture of pencil, paint and collage, they created these masterpieces!
18 June 2020
This week the Year 1 Pearls are growing ‘cress heads’. They have decorated cardboard cups with googly eyes and smiley faces, and are now eagerly awaiting the growth of some spiky, green hair. The seeds are being carefully watered each day using a pipet to ensure just the right amount of water. Today, the tiny…