Welcome to Year 1's Class Page

Class Teacher - Miss Hirst

Welcome to Year 1

Thank you for all your kind donations for the Summer Fayre. Our class were asked to bring in bottles and items for the tombola. Well done Year 1, you are so generous!

Pirate Day!!

Easter Hunt

A Special Visit

We had some very special visitors that came into our classroom yesterday! Two police officers came to see us and told us lots of information about the police. We learnt so much and enjoyed asking lots of questions! 

New Books

Look at our lovely new books that we bought using the money that was left over from Books for Breakfast. Thank you! 

Red Nose Day 2019

Books for Breakfast

Everybody looked fantastic in their pyjamas! We loved reading to a buddy in Mrs Burton's Year 4 class whilst enjoying some breakfast treats. Thank you for all of your contributions, we are hoping to buy a book at the book fair with the money that has been left over. 

Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day!)

We loved celebrating Pancake Day today by tasting some yummy pancakes. We had 3 toppings to choose from: strawberry sauce, chocolate sauce or maple syrup! Mmm! 

Story Spoons

Wow! We had so many gorgeous story spoons arrive this week! We have really enjoyed looking at them and sharing which stories we love. We had some brilliant ideas including The Grufffalo, Moz, Little Red Riding Hood, Flat Stanley, Little Miss Scatterbrain, Harry Potter, Peter Rabbit and so many more too! They are out on display for parents to enjoy looking at as they visit for Parent's Evening. Well done everyone!

Science Senses Hunt

In Science, we have been learning all about the human body. We have learnt about our 5 senses and so to investigate we put our senses to the test on a 'senses hunt'. We loved exploring outside! 

Chinese New Year

We loved learning about Chinese New Year - the year of the Pig! To celebrate, we tried a traditional Chinese sweet treat - rice pudding! Yummy! 

National Storytelling Week

We have been celebrating National Storytelling Week by sharing lots of lovely new stories!


Wow! We all had such a great time learning how to ride the balance bikes. We learnt how to do dinosaur steps, kangaroo steps and how to glide (this was our favourite!) Thank you To Active Barnsley who taught us all how to be safe when riding a bike. Well done everyone! 

2 0 1 9

Welcome back! I hope you have all had a wonderful Christmas break. We have an exciting half term coming up. Keep checking our class page for regular updates! 

Visit from Santa!

Wow! We had a very special guest visit us today in our class, Santa! He brought us all a present and we asked him some wonderful questions! We also dressed in our party clothes for our very own class party, we played pass the parcel and had lots of fun!

Christmas Jumpers

We had some brilliant Christmas jumpers in our class today! We also enjoyed our yummy Christmas dinner.

Christmas Crafts

Today we were joined by some Y4 children and together we made elf hats! We really enjoyed ourselves.

Christmas Concert

We all sung beautifully during our Christmas concert performances, dressed as Quality Streets!

The Great Fire of London

We have been learning all about The Great Fire of London in 1666. We made our own Tudor houses with the boxes that you kindly brought in, to create our very own Pudding Lane!

Letters to Santa

We all wrote our letters to Santa and walked down to the post box together to post them just in time for Christmas! I wonder if we will get a special reply...


Wow, look at all of these wonderful, new books we have for our classroom! We were able to buy these as so many of you bought books at our recent book fair. Thank you

Diva Lamps

Wow! You all made such gorgeous Diva Lamps for Diwali. We loved making them out of clay and decorating them with paint and of course glitter!

Children in Need

Wow! You all looked fantastic in your pyjamas for Children in Need! 


Today we were so lucky as we had a special talk all about Diwali. We have all learnt so much! We loved dressing up and finding out about the Festival of Light! 

Yorkshire Owl Experience

We have had an amazing day here in year 1 thanks to the Yorkshire Owl Experience. We met five wonderful owls named Casper, Dusty, Charlie, Amber and Jack. Enjoy looking through our photos and see if your child can remember any interesting facts we learnt about the owls!


We are all ready for Halloween in Year 1! We loved scooping out the pulp and seeds from the pumpkins, even if they were a bit smelly! 

Chocolate Banana Ghosts!

We had so much fun making chocolate banana ghosts. I hope it wasn't to spoooooooky!! 

Stanley's Stick

We loved reading Stanley's Stick! Stanley went on some great adventures with his stick. We went exploring to find some of our own! What did you use yours for?

Mandala Patterns

Wow! Look at our beautiful Mandala patterns that we made to celebrate Ghandi's birthday this week!

Outdoor Maths 13/09/2018

We has so much fun drawing our own numberlines outside and filling in the numbers! Well done everyone! 

Recorders 11/09/2018

We had our first recorders lesson today with Mrs Jones! We loved seeing our new instrument and can't wait to play it this year! Thank you Mrs Jones!