Dates for your diary
Event Date
INSET DAY - SCHOOL CLOSED 01/09/2021
Autumn term starts 02/09/2021
Flu Vaccinations - Whole School 18/10/2021 @ All day
Flu Vaccination catch up day 08/11/2021

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Visit the website of our Parent & Teachers Association, 'The Friends of Branfil' for more informaiton about fundraising for the school and upcoming events.
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YEAR 1
Welcome to our Year 1 page. 

On this page you will find our weekly Maths and English objectives as well as details about how you can support your child’s learning at home. We will also upload photos and captions so that we can share what the Year 1 children have been enjoying doing at school.

Year 1 Team
1 Willow - Miss Quinn (Year Leader), Mrs Medlock (TA Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and  Mrs Bradbury (TA Thursday and Friday)
Mrs Read (1:1 TA am)

1 Pine - Mrs Tolan (Class Teacher), Mrs Cole (TA Monday and Tueaday) and Mrs Isaacs (TA Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)


1Lime - Mrs Parveen (Class Teacher), Mrs Dawkins (TA Monday, Tuesday and Friday) and Mrs Cole (TA Wednesday and Thursday)
NEWS & FEATURES FROM YEAR 1
20/05/2021 at 19:34
 
Science!
Adding to our plant topic, we have decided to place seeds in zip lock bags and place them in different places to compare how much they germinate. We p... READ MORE
20/05/2021 at 16:40
 
Sunflowers
Year 1 have gone plant mad! We have been busy talking about plants and how to grow them. This week we have planted our own sunflowers to take home to ... READ MORE
MORE NEWS
1st Week Back
22/04/2021 at 19:07
Puppets - DT Week
26/03/2021 at 16:40
Maths
19/03/2021 at 18:41
Writing
19/03/2021 at 18:43
DT Project
19/11/2020 at 15:55
Children In Need 2020
13/11/2020 at 15:36
Black History Month
22/10/2020 at 08:00
Halloween Craft
20/10/2020 at 16:53
Numicon
16/10/2020 at 15:20
Part Whole Models
09/10/2020 at 15:00
#helloyellow - Mental Health Day
09/10/2020 at 15:02
FINAL Pupil of the Week 17.07.20
17/07/2020 at 14:53
Pupil of the Week 10.7.20
10/07/2020 at 14:15
Pupil of the Week 3.7.20
03/07/2020 at 13:15
Pupil of the Week 26.6.20
26/06/2020 at 10:52
Pupil of the Week 19.6.20
19/06/2020 at 09:43
Pupil of the Week 12.6.20
12/06/2020 at 11:10
Pupil of the Week 5.6.20
05/06/2020 at 12:34
Pupil of the Week 22.05.20
22/05/2020 at 11:50
Pupil of the Week 15.5.20
15/05/2020 at 12:54
Children's Work
13/05/2020 at 18:32
Pupil of the Week 8.5.20
07/05/2020 at 13:38
Time
04/05/2020 at 14:22
Pupil of the Week - 1.5.20
01/05/2020 at 11:55
Beautiful artwork
30/04/2020 at 16:50
Welcome to Summer Term
20/04/2020 at 13:59
School closure and Easter Holidays
09/04/2020 at 12:27
Science Week
13/03/2020 at 08:02
1 Willow - World Book Day
05/03/2020 at 15:47
1 Lime - World Book Day
05/03/2020 at 16:54
Beegu
27/02/2020 at 15:48
Safer Internet Day
13/02/2020 at 15:54
Safer Internet Day
13/02/2020 at 15:56
Mental Health Week
10/02/2020 at 07:28
Mental Health Week
10/02/2020 at 07:29
Sorting Animals
30/01/2020 at 16:16
LIONS!
24/01/2020 at 15:48
Sorting Animals
20/01/2020 at 08:09
Road Safety
13/01/2020 at 08:19
Victorian Workshop
17/12/2019 at 16:19
Year 1 are Royal
27/11/2019 at 16:00
Fruit Kebab
27/11/2019 at 16:09
Victorian Peg Dolls
19/11/2019 at 16:01
Anti-Bullying Week - 1 Willow
15/11/2019 at 08:03
Anti-Bullying Week - 1 Pine
15/11/2019 at 08:05
Seasons
13/11/2019 at 08:05
Fireworks
13/11/2019 at 08:16
Autumn Walk
31/10/2019 at 09:54
World Values Day - 17th October 2019
31/10/2019 at 10:04
Maths
18/10/2019 at 08:00
Materials
11/10/2019 at 15:38
Victorian Toys
27/09/2019 at 15:26
Board Games
27/09/2019 at 15:32
Victorian School
20/09/2019 at 15:58
Exploring the classrooms
13/09/2019 at 15:32
Materials
13/09/2019 at 15:35
Researching and Making Notes
12/07/2019 at 11:10
Branfil's Got Talent Auditions
12/07/2019 at 11:11
Upminster Library Visit
04/07/2019 at 16:11
RE Day: Jonah and the Whale
01/07/2019 at 16:48
KS1 Sports Day
28/06/2019 at 16:43
Making Shapes
20/06/2019 at 08:02
Vehicle Design and Technology Project
14/06/2019 at 12:46
Spanish Food Tasting
07/06/2019 at 08:10
Flamenco Workshop
06/06/2019 at 17:31
Climates
22/05/2019 at 08:27
Sharing Equally
17/05/2019 at 07:54
Doubles
09/05/2019 at 07:51
Southend Sealife Adventure Aquarium Visit
03/05/2019 at 12:25
Measuring Investigation
10/04/2019 at 12:23
Three Little Pig Drama
02/04/2019 at 12:20
David Lucas Author Visit
27/03/2019 at 16:56
Sewing Puppets
22/03/2019 at 16:10
Wildlife Documentary Presenters
15/03/2019 at 12:17
Climate Change Superhero Workshop
13/03/2019 at 07:50
World Book Day
07/03/2019 at 15:24
Comparing Numbers
07/03/2019 at 16:25
Tennis
14/02/2019 at 15:56
Healthy Smoothies
11/02/2019 at 17:16
Road Safety Workshop
08/02/2019 at 12:25
Jesus' Life
06/02/2019 at 12:07
Grouping and Sorting Animals
01/02/2019 at 12:29
Lion Drama
25/01/2019 at 08:39
Shape Patterns
18/01/2019 at 17:03
3D Shapes
11/01/2019 at 12:29
Houses for the Three Little Pigs
18/12/2018 at 16:25
Victorian Big House
18/12/2018 at 16:54
Comparing Number Sentences
07/12/2018 at 07:43
Branfil Museum Afternoon
30/11/2018 at 16:09
D&T Smoothie Making
21/11/2018 at 08:04
Using Paint
15/11/2018 at 16:51
Active Adding in P.E.
09/11/2018 at 08:00
Happiness
19/10/2018 at 15:55
Maths Workshops
11/10/2018 at 19:22
Instruments
04/10/2018 at 12:16
Christening
27/09/2018 at 16:02
One More
20/09/2018 at 16:48
Comparing Victorian and Modern Toys
20/09/2018 at 17:11
Sorting and Counting
13/09/2018 at 16:26
Victorian Schools
13/09/2018 at 17:32
Pointillism leaves
07/09/2018 at 12:15
Creating games
18/07/2018 at 10:31
1Pine Attendance Award
13/07/2018 at 07:42
Friendship
13/07/2018 at 07:44
Visit to Upminster Library
02/07/2018 at 16:01
St Laurence Church
27/06/2018 at 11:21
Observing and describing plants
22/06/2018 at 14:14
Using a compass
22/06/2018 at 14:16
Working as a team
20/06/2018 at 08:13
R.E. Day - Jonah and the Whale
15/06/2018 at 16:02
Planting seeds
14/06/2018 at 16:02
Making numbers up to 100
06/06/2018 at 11:27
Southend Sealife Adventure Aquarium
24/05/2018 at 11:56
Positional and directional language
24/05/2018 at 15:58
Drafting designs for a printing tile
16/05/2018 at 12:02
Information Leaflets
14/05/2018 at 10:40
Underwater coding
11/05/2018 at 12:13
Common feaures of a church
11/05/2018 at 12:19
Outdoor Adventurous Activities
02/05/2018 at 08:27
Doubling
27/04/2018 at 15:53
Weather Report
27/04/2018 at 16:05
Outdoor Adventurous Activities
18/04/2018 at 15:03
Alternative pronunciation of 'y'
18/04/2018 at 15:35
The Easter Story
28/03/2018 at 10:47
Hedgehog instructions
22/03/2018 at 07:29
Capacity
22/03/2018 at 07:31
Science Week: Our bodies!
19/03/2018 at 12:34
Beating World Records
15/03/2018 at 15:55
World Book Day
09/03/2018 at 17:19
Length Investigation
08/03/2018 at 07:48
Alterative pronunciation of 'o'
08/03/2018 at 08:17
Investigating sight
05/03/2018 at 09:37
1Pine Explore Learning Workshop
21/02/2018 at 16:18
Counting in twos, five and tens
21/02/2018 at 16:27
Performing nursery rhymes
08/02/2018 at 16:49
Safer Internet Day
08/02/2018 at 16:54
Phonics
02/02/2018 at 17:05
Jonah and the whale
31/01/2018 at 16:31
Weaving
25/01/2018 at 12:32
Phonics Information Meeting 30.1.18
23/01/2018 at 16:29
Lion Information Texts
18/01/2018 at 16:02
Sorting Animals
18/01/2018 at 16:06
Point and Patches
11/01/2018 at 15:51
Word Processing - Typing
11/01/2018 at 15:54
Counting in 5s
05/01/2018 at 15:51
Counting in 2s
04/01/2018 at 12:38
Smoothie making
14/12/2017 at 16:18
Year 1 Christmas Production
14/12/2017 at 16:22
Comparing Groups of Objects
01/12/2017 at 10:40
Victorian Day
27/11/2017 at 12:37
Fruit Taste Testing
23/11/2017 at 08:45
Anti-Bullying Week 2017
20/11/2017 at 12:35
Anti-Bullying Week 2017
20/11/2017 at 12:37
Anti-Bullying Week 2017
20/11/2017 at 12:39
3D Shapes
15/11/2017 at 15:50
Testing materials
15/11/2017 at 15:55
Taking away
09/11/2017 at 08:03
Firework Poems
03/11/2017 at 12:32
Number bonds to 10
02/11/2017 at 08:09
Number bonds painting
20/10/2017 at 08:09
Floating and Sinking
18/10/2017 at 12:01
Road Wise Rangers
13/10/2017 at 07:42
Sikh naming ceremony
05/10/2017 at 15:48
Ordinal Numbers
05/10/2017 at 17:41
Music
29/09/2017 at 07:33
Maths
29/09/2017 at 07:36
Baptism
22/09/2017 at 07:56
Victorian toys
22/09/2017 at 08:00
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Week
Summary
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16/11/2020 MATHS:
To be able to subtract numbers 1-10. 

To be able to recognise the subtraction symbol. 

To be able to use concrete resources to support subtraction. 

DT days on Wednesday and Thursday. 

ENGLISH:
To be able to spot rhyming words. 

To be able to discuss bullying and why it is very unkind. 

To be able to write an acrostic poem about anti-bullying. 

DT days on Wednesday and Thursday.  EDIT