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Larklands Infant School

Reach for the moon, even if you miss you will land among the stars


Year 1 Blue

Welcome to the Year 1 page!



Class Teachers-  Mrs Hutchesson, Mrs Lawson and Miss Powers
Teaching Assistants - Mrs Holmes and Mrs Holt 
Intervention Staff- Mrs Hancock
Outdoor Games and Gymnastics - Miss Walsh


Throughout the year we will be covering a range of exciting topics, welcoming visitors and going out of school into the wider community. Our whole curriculum reinforces British values and the importance of respect, tolerance and democracy.

Blast Off!

Our topic this half term is Space. 

We will be learning about the different planets in our solar system as well as the first moon landings.

We will be designing and making our own rocket to blast off into outer space. 


Monday 26th November

Today 3 beautiful owls came to visit us.

We learnt a lot about the different types of owls and we cannot wait to write our own non-fiction booklet about these amazing creatures!

                                               Friday 16th November



Come to school in non-uniform or even pyjamas!


Anti-bullying Week

Throughout the week we will be talking about the importance of being kind and respectful to others.

Remembrance Day 2018.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

Larklands commemorated this by creating a poppy display.

Term 2

This term our topic is Paws, Claws and Whiskers. We will be learning about different animals, what they eat and their habitats. We will also be meeting some special animal visitors.


Wednesday 17th October.

We had a fantastic time at our Autumn Workshop!

We tasted different kinds of bread, made clay hedgehogs, painted Autumn trees and created a harvest scene.

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Wednesday 10th October

We had an amazing time at Erewash Museum!

We found out about the toys and games children played with over a hundred years ago.

Thursday 4th October

Today is National Poetry Day!

We will be writing an acrostic poem about Autumn.

Wednesday 3rd October

A special visitor came to talk to us about what life was like when she was a little girl.

We couldn't believe that there were no McDonald's or TVs!



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We had lots of fun today learning about the human body and healthy eating.

The nurses from Ilkeston Hospital showed us Bob the skeleton and talked to us about all of the bones in our body. They also demonstrated how to make a sling with a bandage. The nurses kindly gave us some fruit as well so that we could use some of our senses to investigate.

Today Baby Charlie came to visit. We found out all about him and the things he can do. Talk to your grown-ups about some of the things you learnt about him.


Autumn 2018
Welcome Back!
What a busy first week! There have been lots of things to remember and new routines to learn. Everyone has worked really hard and settled quickly into their new classes. Well done.



 Term 1 2018
This half term our topic is called Memory Box. We will be learning how babies grow and change and discussing our favourite memories. We will be finding out what it was like to be a child a long time ago.