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Fairfield Community Primary School

Rochdale Old Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 7SD

0161 764 1559

fairfield@bury.gov.uk

Australia

Year 1

Welcome to Australia's page. On this page we will share the exciting things we learn about, the places we go and the events we take part in. Key information about the Year 1 curriculum can also be found on this page. 

Teacher: Miss McGivney  and Mrs Carlson

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Stott

Continuous Provision Manager: Miss Fox

2018-2019

2017 - 2018

Plants, Plants, Plants!

Our topic this half term is called 'Growth and Green Fingers'.  We have enjoyed exploring our school grounds investigating the different plants we have here at Fairfield and identifying the features of plants.  We have also become green fingered ourselves and planted seeds to grow our own lettuce and tomatoes.  We can't wait to try them!

Fairfield Farm

Throughout the year we have had many opportunities to care for and enjoy the chickens and the goats we have at our school.  We ensure that they have food and water daily and help to clean out their enclosure.  We love to pet the animals and enjoy having them at our school.  

Bikeability was 'Wheelie' Good Fun!

The children of Asia class learnt vital basic safety skills and had great fun when they enjoyed a day of basic bicycle training run by the National Cycling Association.  The children learned how to use brakes and how to balance without stabilisers before the playground was turned into a pretend highway.  They learned skills they will use once they are riding larger bikes on real roads.  

World Book Day 2018

We enjoyed dressing up as our favourite book characters and bringing in our favourite book to share with our friends.  Later in the day we read our books to children from Arctic Foxes.  

Online Safety

The whole school have worked on the theme 'Online Safety'. The computing skill we focused on in Asia was to 'capture a still image'. We used the app 'Photo Booth' to capture and distort our image. This taught us that we cannot believe everything we see online, we now know that pictures can be changed.

2016 - 2017

Finding out about Asia

In Year One we have been looking at the different countries of Asia.  Looking at globes and fact cards we have researched the different animals and which countries they come from.