Ash
Year 1

Year 1 is a very important time for children at Airthrie School.  During this year we witness the children taking great strides in terms of both personal and academic development.  As they move from the Foundation Stage the time spent on play-based activities diminishes and learning becomes more subject based.  There is still a strong emphasis on learning through practical activities and we pride ourselves on creating a stimulating, safe and engaging learning environment for our pupils.

We recognise and encourage children’s social development, helping them to grow in confidence both with their peers and with adults.  We go on visits to a wide variety of venues.  In recent years we have been to The Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Cotswold Farm Park, Cotswold Wildlife Park, kite flying on Crickley Hill and strawberry picking at a local Pick your Own site.  We also have a number of invited guests who visit us in the classroom to share their experiences and skills.

 

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Recent Ash News

Sports Day 2021
25/06/2021

Congratulations to everyone who took part in today’s Sports Day. Thankfully the rain held off and we were able to offer the full program of races, and what a morning of fun it was! Special thanks go... Read more

Tower of London!
21/06/2021

On Friday the whole school (except Acorn) took a trip to the Tower of London. We saw the Crown Jewels, the White Tower, the famous ravens, had talks from a Yeoman Warder and saw Mrs Jackson's... Read more

Superheroes in Training
15/06/2021

Ash and Beech have been studying Superheroes in English this term so this week in art they have made their very own superhero masks! They look absolutely fab running around telling their superhero... Read more

Forest School
12/03/2021

Ash and Beech classes took part in their first Forest School today! A lovely idea to get the children outdoors since lockdown restrictions have been eased (slightly!)Today they learnt all about... Read more

World Book Day 2021
04/03/2021

One of my personal favourites - World Book Day.  Everyone dressed up as book characters today to celebrate our favourite books. Spot the staff who joined in too!It's such a shame not everyone could... Read more