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Year 1 - Blwyddyn 1

Welcome to Year 1 - Croeso i Flwyddyn 1


Teachers: Mr Evans and Miss Morgan

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Pym and Miss Chowdhury


Our topic this term is:

Out and about

We will be:


  • gathering blackberries and making blackberry juice




  • examining how seeds are dispersed and categorising them into groups
  • planting garlic and onions
  • harvesting our potatoes and making them into chips


  • picking and enjoying the apples and pears from our orchard and the raspberries from our garden


  • taking an autumn forest walk to find out what happens in nature at this time of year in Wales


  • learning how to describe the weather in Welsh, as well as the names of animals and of colours
  • planting spring bulbs
  • taking part in Harvest Festival preparations
  • making and using our Forest Florist role play area to practise using money
  • making autumn art
  • taking a trip to the park









  • learning new names for colours of autumn foliage
  • making an art display based on the work of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet
  • making sketches around the school grounds
  • doing a survey of car colours on Greenway Road and use the data to answer questions


  • finding out how animals and birds survive the coming winter
  • learning the life cycle of butterflies
  • learning how to label diagrams in the correct scientific way
  • finding out about the weather, clothes and festivals associated with the different seasons
  • rehearsing our class assembly
  • getting ready for Christmas


and lots of other things!