Welcome to Class One's Page

Mrs Tanser and Mrs Eyton-Jones

Children's Pages


Welcome to Class One!

Class 1 includes children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. In Class 1 there are two Teachers; Mrs Tanser and Mrs Eyton-Jones and  two Teaching Assistants; Mrs Johnson and Mrs Tyrrell.

We are very fortunate to have three areas within the class – a fantastic outdoor area and two spacious, well-resourced classrooms, which enable us to provide a rich learning environment.

In our new outdoor area we have a mud kitchen, large sandpit, investigation area with bark and mini-beasts, gardening space and water play. We always provide ample opportunity outside for children to develop their literacy, physical and mathematical skills. 


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Reception Clearing the Sunflower Beds - posted 22nd Oct

On a lovely October Autumn day some of the children in Reception helped Nanna Lella clear away the dead sunflowers. They pulled up the dead flowers and removed the seeds for planting next Spring. They then loaded up the wheelbarrow and tipped the dead Sunflowers onto the compost heap. 

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Recorders - posted 13th Sep

The children in Class 1 are learning to play the recorder,. They are showing perseverance and determination and are thoroughly enjoying learning to play a musical instrument.

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Reception 2019 children and their Buddies - posted 13th Sep

To help our new Reception children settle in they are all partnered with a Year 6 Buddy.  This gives the younger children someone they can go to in the playground if they need any help or support, and the older children have the responsibility of helping our new children settle into school. 

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Trip to Foxton Locks - posted 4th Jun

On 24th May 2019 the children in Class 1 went to Foxton Locks. When they arrived they visited the museum and participated in lots of place based activities. They walked up and down the towpath and saw how the locks and the canal lift work. The children also learnt about the lives of canal dwellers in times gone by and thoroughly enjoyed a boat trip down the canal. The weather stayed fine and the children had a lovely day as well as learning a lot about canal life today and in the past.

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Transitional (Temporary) Art - posted 14th May

The children in Class 1 have been learning about Transitional/Temporary Art. Today they created their own works of art using chalk. Once the rain comes their art work will disappear. They really enjoyed this creative activity in the glorious sunshine.

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Trip to Rugby Museum - The Peter Rabbit Exhibition - posted 7th Mar

On 6th March 2019 Class 1 visited the wonderful Peter Rabbit Exhibition at Rugby Museum. They had a fantastic time decorating plant pots, vegetable printing and making a collage showing how vegetable grow above and below ground.They also created a new Beatrix Potter character and developed a story plan to chart the new character's adventures. 

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Marshmallow Igloos - posted 7th Feb

One on the places that Class 1 is studying as part of this term's topic is the Arctic. The children learnt about how igloos are built and recreated them using polystyrene bowls marshmallows. It was fantastic fun and not too many marshmallows went missing.

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Our French Afternoon - posted 6th Feb

As part of their topic this term Class 1 have been learning about different places. Today the children enjoyed an "Afternoon in France". Mrs Beckett, our French Teacher, taught the children where France was on the map and about some of it's important landmarks. The children participated in craft activities, learnt French songs, learnt how to count in French and had the opportunity to taste croissants, pain au chocolat and French bread. They had a really enjoyable and interesting afternoon. Thank you Mrs Beckett!

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Great Fire of London - posted 12th Dec

The children in Class 1 have been learning about the Great Fire of London. They built timber houses with thatched roofs and today, after taking the necessary safety precautions, they were set alight. The children could see how the houses caught fire and how it spread from house to house. All that was left after the fire had been put out was a pile of ashes. 

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Christmas Craft Morning - posted 11th Dec

This morning the children in Class 1 enjoyed a morning of Christmas Crafts. They made Christmas Tree decorations from pine cones and glitter, made Farther Christmases from cardboard tubes and tissue paper and made angels from paper plates and doilies. They also created beautiful Christmas Cards and sponge paintings. Who knew that a little glitter could go such a long way.

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