* School starts at 8.50 am and children go home at 1.50 pm.
* Snack money- £2.00 per week
* Dinner costs - £2.20 per day or £11.00 per week
All money must be sent to school on a Monday Morning in a named envelope.
Special Treat Day
for achieving all the marbles in the jar for good behaviour and kindness.
Children wore their normal clothes or came to school fancy dress.
A movie was shown and we had a McDonald's happy meal for lunch
a super treat - Well done Y1 OB!
Holidays for Term 3
4th May, 2015
7th and 8th May, 2015
25th May, 2015
School Finishes 30th June, 2015
It is vitally important that you go over sounds and build words EVERY NIGHT to develop phonic skills and confidence for reading.
The following words can be made using the following letters -
s, a, t, p, i, n
in, it, is, an, as, at,
pin, sin, tin,
nip, tip, sip,
nap, sap. tap,
Each month awards are given out in a special Assembly for each class.
Awards are given for
* Good Manners
As well as receiving a certificate the children also receive a gift.
Well Done a Great Achievement!
Play Based Learning - September
Topic - Myself
During Play based Learning -
"Can we make decorations for the house corner so it's like a party?"
Activity - we made colourful bunting.
We had a superb morning of FUN Numeracy Activities!
Table 1 - Decorated numbers on Biscuits.
Table 2 - Wrote numbers in flour.
Table 3 - Match the number in the bun cases using playdough.
Table 4 - Used sorting toys to count out numbes 1- 5.
Table 5 - Shaving foam to practice writing numbers.
Table 6 - Large numbers to draw around, cut and then decorate.
We changed tables and everyone had the opportunity to complete each activity!
Well Done Y1. OB!
As part of Maths Week - we got to wear our own clothes which had a number on the front or the back. We raised lots of money for N.I. Children's Hospice - Thank you!
As part of our topic we are learning about senses.
We have 5 senses - Sight, Hear, Smell, Taste and Feel.
We are all special
A Finger print is unique to each individual person.
Learning about our senses -
sound bingo game played in small groups.
Play Based Learning - October
Topic - Myself
We sorted Mrs Ogilby-Black's and Jeff's shoes.
1. Sorted for colour
2. Girls / Boys
3. Flip flops, Shoes, Trainers
4. Laces and not laces
We know how to match.
Matching socks - finding the same and making a pair.
Be Safe Be Seen
We were given special reflective badges to help keep safe.
Farm to Fork
Tescos Class Visit.
Thank you Esther for inviting us to the Portadown Store to experience and taste foods.
We all had a BRILLIANT morning - tasting foods, having snack in your Big Canteen, Getting dressed up, going inside the Huge fridge and Really COLD freezer, having a competition looking for different coloured fruits and vegetables, tasting different cheeses, visiting the fish counter and holding different types of fish and then getting to coat our doughnut in sugar at the bakery department- Yummy!!
What a BUSY Morning, the children were on their best behaviour and had a SUPER TIME!
Thanks again to Esther and all the other staff who looked after us today!
During P.E. we have been learning how to find a space.
A space in the hall is when you hold out your arms and
you don't touch anyone else or any object.
Midlands Theatre Company visits Millington.
We went to Cranua to make Porridge as part of our topic -
Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
We made two different ways.
1. We used porridge oats and milk and cooked it in a saucepan on the hob cooker.
2. We used packets of Quaker oats with golden syrup added milk and cooked the porridge in the microwave.
The children were brilliant and all tasted both samples of porridge and wanted more, which is a good sign!!
Great discussions related to our topic and eating a healthy breakfast.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears go with all the children in Y1 OB
for a walk in the woodlands.
Ralph the Reindeer!
Well Done to all the Children in Year 1
You were all BRILLIANT!
Magic Christmas Tree
We watched a tree growing.....
Sparkle and Glitter
Play based Learning
Christmas Jumper Day
in aid of
Posing comes naturally!!
Ho Ho Ho!!!!
Santa came to Millington
and gave all the children a gift!
Thank you Santa!
Blitzen, Comet, Cupid, Dancer, Dasher, Donner, Prancer, Rudolph and Vixen.
Thank you to all the catering staff for a delicious dinner!
Christmas Party food
and fun games with all Year 1
children in the hall.
Christmas fun times
Pass the Parcel!!
Well done to our winner- Enjoy your prize!
Play Based Learning
We have been very creative making Snowmen for a wall display.
Super work from everyone - Well Done!
Developing our Gross Motor Skills
and using lots of energy as we
pull, climb, slide, crawl and balance.
Sorting using a Carroll Diagram
We have been learning how to follow verbal instructions to make a
Pretty Penguin for Winter.
We made delicious Snowmen
with melting snow using biscuits and marshmallows
and the best part was eating them!
The North Wind Does Blow ...
Watch and listen to the children recalling the poem.
FANTASTIC so proud of you ALL!
We hung our bird feeders on the trees in Year 1 playground.
Now, to watch the birds feeding off them.
We made Pancakes on Friday
as we were off school on Shrove Tuesday.
They tasted delicoius!
SPECIAL TREAT DAY!
We got to wear fancy dress or our own clothes to school as part of
our class treat for gaining all the marbles in the jar for
good behaviour and kindness.
We watched a Movie and had a McDonalds for Lunch.
Thank you Mrs Murray and Mrs Anderson we had a Superb Day!
Letter of the Week - Jj
We made JELLY in class but we had to leave it overnight to let it set,
before we can eat it!
Orange and Strawberry Jelly
WORLD BOOK DAY
Well Done you all made super effort to dress as
a character from a book.
LEARNING THROUGH PLAY
Change Over Time!
Developing ball skills.
We can use them to
find a values and different ways to make the same number.
developing skills to sort for two properties.
Our story that we read and discussed was
The Little Red Hen!
We did drama/role-play related to the story
and the children were excellent!
Using the beebot we had find
The Little Red Hen's Friends.
We made bread like the Little Red Hen.
Except we were all were keen to HELP not like
the Little Red Hen's friends!
We measured out the ingredients and put it in a bread maker
but the bread maker stopped cooking our bread so we couldn't taste it!
Y1 OB went outside and around the school
looking for the Easter Bunny.
We spoke to Mrs Gill but she hadn't seen him.
We had to be very quiet!
There was a big surprise when we went back to our classroom
he had been there
and left us special treats in the basket we had made!
We planted sunflower seeds.
We went to the Eco Coumcil's Vegetable Garden
and pulled some rhubard.
Mandy the School cook stewed it and added lots of
sugar so that we could taste it.
It was Delicious!
SILLY SOCK DAY
donations to CLIC Sargent
(Children's Cancer Charity)
Play based Learning
People who help us in school and in the community.
Year 7 topic of theTitantic also interests a Year 1 child.
He visits Y7 G with his art and they show him their models -
Thank you Y7G.
raises money for Nepal Earthquake
as well as having fun through Dance and Movement,
A BIG THANK YOU
to Mr Coulter who brought his
Case Tractor to School as part of our
People Who Help Us Topic.