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Goodbye Butterflies 


Over the past few weeks Year 1 have been watching the lifecycle of a butterfly happen in our classroom. We received 5 caterpillars in the post. They grew bigger and bigger and then formed cocoons. They stayed in their cocoons for a week and then they emerged as beautiful painted lady butterflies! We set our butterflies free today, although some of them didn't want to leave us! 

Walking Rainbow Experiment


As part of our Spring theme, Year 1 have been learning about rainbows. Today we became scientists, as we carried out an experiment to make our very own rainbow. We put two different colours of food colouring into cups and watched as the colours mixed on the kitchen roll! 

Shared Education: Drumnaph Nature Reserve 


Year 1 travelled to Drumnaph Nature Reserve with pupils from Kilrea P.S. on Thursday. We enjoyed a fun-filled day of Spring themed activities such as planting peas, making minibeasts from clay and going on a Spring walk! 



Shared Education with our friends from Kilrea Primary School


Year 1 enjoyed a fun morning of games and activities with the children from Kilrea Primary School. Together we planted seeds, made flowers and played in the flower shop. 

World Book Day  


Year 1 had so much fun on Thursday celebrating World Book Day. Have a look at all of their fantastic costumes! 📚








Halloween fun and games in Year 1

Year 1 enjoyed using the Kodable app during Code Week

Maths Week Activities in Year 1

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👬 Year 1 and Year 6 'Buddies' Assembly 👭


We performed a special 'Buddies' Asssembly with our Buddies in Year 6! Here is a snippet of some of the action! 

Buddies Assembly

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff

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Year 1 celebrate Roald Dahl Day

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First Days in Year 1

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