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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 Year 1 Blue!

Class Teacher-Mrs Hutchesson
Teaching Assistants- Miss Atkin and Mrs Trueman
Intervention Groups with Mrs Cannon
 Mrs Hancock

Wednesday 24th June
Today we held a medieval banquet in the hall.



Monday 11th May
Today we all tried archery.

Friday 8th May
Today we worked with balance bikes.

Friday 1st May
Eco Day at Larklands!

Thursday 30th April
We spent a very exciting afternoon at Ormiston Ilkeston Academy. Our work was based on 'Singing in the Rain.'



Friday 17th April
What an exciting day we had yesterday. Look at the photographs to see some of the things we did and saw at Warwick Castle.

Tuesday 20th January
Today Isaac and 'Rammy' from Derby County Football Club came to our assembly.

Monday 12th January
Today Mr Mee came into school to talk to us about a railway safety competition. The first  prize is a train ride to Sheffield.We began to design our posters and learn all about the history of trains.

Friday 14th November
We had great fun raising money for Children in Need.Look at the photographs to see how many Superheroes there are in our class!



20th October 2014
What an exciting day! Mr Morley came into school with 4 owls for us to look at.

Our Topic for Autumn 1  2014 is Animals Around Us.



We will be finding out about how animals, including humans, use their senses to find out about the world around them. We will learn about the different foods animals need to stay alive.  

Autumn Term 2 2014
This term we will be finding out about
'Where we live'
We will look at our local area and begin to find out what it was like to live in Ilkeston a long time ago.



Spring Term 1 2015
During this half term we are celebrating different cultures from around the world. We will be thinking about the similarities and differences between our lifestyles and those of children in other countries.



Spring Term 2 2015 
Our theme this term will 
'Take 1 Picture.'
We will be looking at the picture 'Umbrellas' by Renoir



Summer Term 2015
This half term we will be finding out all about Castles.We are going on a trip to Warwick Castle to find out what a real castle is like.


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Picture 50 Arriving at the castle,can you see the portcullis?
Picture 51 Inside the Bear Tower
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Picture 53 On our way to the top of Guy's Tower
Picture 54 Lunchtime - part 1
Picture 55 A lunchtime visitor!
Picture 56 The Mound is the oldest part of the castle
Picture 57 Fun at The Mill
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Picture 60 Into the Courtyard
Picture 61 Guy's Tower
Picture 62 The Gatehouse and Barbican
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Picture 64 Suits of armour for knights and horses
Picture 65 Lots of weapons
Picture 66 Can you see the bears?
Picture 67 More armour
Picture 68 A very smart dining room
Picture 69 Not all of these figures are wax models!
Picture 70 Would this book fit in your bookbag?
Picture 71 Old shoes-new shoes
Picture 72 The Bowman
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Picture 74 The birds of prey show
Picture 75 Ernie the Owl takes flight
Picture 76 A Peahen......
Picture 77 and a Peacock
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Picture 81 Investigating a website about George Stephenson
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Picture 83 Stephenson's Rocket
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Picture 86 Designing a railway safety poster
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Picture 103 Milligan the owl came to school