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Carr Hill Composers

This week in Year One we are becoming musical composers. We have been combining our computing and music skills to compose our own music. We have explored the different sounds instruments can make. The electric guitar was very popular!  

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‘Lest we forget’

We have been learning all about the importance of Remembrance Day . We have made poppies to remember all of the soldiers that have died keeping our country safe. We will remember them.   [gallery columns="4" size="large"...

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Numicon Number Bonds

This week in Year One we have been exploring number bonds and fact families. We finished our week by baking Numicon biscuits. The children measured ingredients, followed a recipe and even did the dishes!

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Supporting Our Community Food Bank

Last week we asked for your support. Our local food bank had appealed for help and Carr Hill certainly showed their generosity. We've been truly overwhelmed my the sheer volume of donations and look forward to supporting our community in this way, more regularly....

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Where the Wild Things Are!

In Year One we have been reading the book 'Where The Wild Things Are!' The children have been designing their own 'Wild Things' and have used adjectives to describe them. We invited the 'Wild Things' to come and stay at Carr Hill. We cooked them hot dogs and...

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Our Gibside Adventure!

Mrs Chandler's class had an amazing adventure at Gibside. We explored the grounds and collected interesting objects on our nature hunt. We played hide and seek in the woods and explored  the 'Playscape Challenge'. Carefully, we tackled the low rope challenge, swinging...

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E-safety during our summer break

We have shared this resource before our children are sure to be spending some time online during the holidays, let us share this fabulous resource one more time. The 'Thinkuknow' site contains a wealth of resources to make our children aware of the...

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When ‘Thank you’ feels like winning the lottery.

The entire staff would like to thank our parents for a thoughtful act during this morning's leaver assembly. Emotions were running high as we unwrapped the framed montage of our leaver's names and we were completely overwhelmed by the individual gift jars for each of...

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Magna Carta

We enjoyed our introduction to Magna Carta and the birth of British law so much, that we decided to visit the real document in its home at Durham Cathedral. We toured the building, thrilled the curators with our knowledge and enjoyed lunch in the Monk's Garden. Once...

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