Leigh St Mary's Church of England Primary School

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Year 1 Class

Welcome to Year 1

Mrs Weightman, Mrs Knowles and Mrs Pilkington-Smith


Welcome to our class page.

We have lots of exciting activities to do in Year One and have lots of fun! This year we will be looking at some  exciting topics such as Penguins, Possums and Pigs, The Great Fire of London, The Great Outdoors, When Grandma Was Young and many more.

Please have a look at our page and see all the wonderful things that we are up to...


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Victorian Toy Crafts

Victorian Games

Puppet Making

The Children have enjoyed making puppets and toys this week to help with their english work. 

Great Fire of London Workshop

Author day 

The children had a great day learning about our author Steve Antony and reading some of his books.  Many children came to school wearing some amazing hats. Here are some below. 

London - The Queen's Hat 

The children have had a lovely time learning about London and reading about 'The Queen's Hat' the children have made London landmarks out of clay and junk modelling. They have also acted out the story of 'The Queen's Hat' in the hall using the PE equipment. 

Bonfire experience in forest school


The children have had a great time in forest school using their senses to think about adjectives and verbs to describe a bonfire experience. They have had fun sizzling sausages, toasting marshmallows, whizzing sparklers and much more.

Here are some photos from our day.

Animals Take Over

The children have had so much fun meeting and learning about different animals. They enjoyed touching and holding the animals and used some great adjectives to describe them.  

The children have used clay and craft to make different animals and used adjectives to describe them. 


In English the children have had lots of fun making and describing their favorite animals.