Thames class were inspired by ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’ play we went to see and created their own adventure stories with their special toy.


Our summer term topic is the beach. The children in Thames class worked hard and showed off their art skills creating our new reading area.



Year one have been looking at Africa and comparing it to the UK. We then made our own mud huts as part of our design and technology project. These are Thames class’ finished huts.

Year one have worked hard to create their new reading area based on our class text, ‘The snail and the whale’. Here is Thames class book corner.




Year 1 Thames Class – Healthy Eating (March 2016)

We made snacks with healthy ingredients.  We followed instructions to make our snacks symmetrical. As an extra challenge we had to cut the pieces of fruit into halves equally.

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Year 1 Thames Class

Sugar Cubes – Do you know how much sugar you are eating?

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Year 1 Thames Class – Hearstart (February 2016)

Conscious casualty – We practised early life saving skills.

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Year 1 Thames Class

In DT we designed and made mud huts.  We collaborated together.

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Year 1 Thames Class (December 2015)

‘Ahoy me hearties’

We were all pirates for our KS1 Christmas production.

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Year 1 Thames Class – Fireworks (November 2015)

We spoke about firework safety and made our pictures.

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Year 1 Thames Class

We know how to clean our teeth effectively.  We conserved water during brushing.

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Year 1 Thames Class (September 2015)

We went up the River Thames to explore London buildings.  We visited St Paul’s Cathedral.


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We investigated measure in Maths.


The children dressed up as their favourite characters from Roald Dahl’s collection of novels to raise money for charity.

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