Cookstown Primary School

'Educating today's children for tomorrow'

Coolnafranky Demesne, 20 Molesworth Street, County Tyrone, BT80 8PF

Tel: 028 8676 2622

Year 1 Latest News


Gruffalo Trip

Year 1 enjoyed a trip to Parkanaur with their friends from Holy Trinity Primary School. The Gruffalo made a surprise appearance!

Spring Concert

The Year 1 children all enjoyed singing and dancing in their Spring concert entitled ‘Hats Off!’.

The Farm

Year 1 have had great fun learning all about the farm. We have been weaving wool, playing in our small world farm, selling fruit and vegetables in our farm shop and printing with vegetables.

Fun in the snow!

Y1 enjoyed playing in the snow yesterday. We built a snowman and called him ‘Sneezy’. We observed Sneezy the Snowman throughout the day and as the sun came out Y1 noticed that he began to melt.

Time to get creative.

In Year 1 we have been enjoying taking part in lots of Christmas play activities. We have been playing in Santa’s workshop, dressing the Christmas tree, playing Christmas snap and lots more! We love Christmas!

We have also been very creative making Christmas stockings and elves and painting Christmas paintings to take home.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Our topic this term has been all about Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Our children have enjoyed doing lots of play activities related to this theme. We painted and decorated bears, drew sketches of our teddies, made patterns with the compare bears, played teddy bear games, built bear jigsaws plus lots more fun things!

When Santa's Elf came for a visit.!

This year, Santa Claus sent a little elf to the Year 1 classes. We have really enjoyed watching our little elves get up to all kinds of mischief!!

Maths Week

Year 1 went on a nature walk. When we returned to class we sorted all the leaves that we had collected.

Back to school letter

To download a copy of the Year 1 back to school letter click here.


Here you will find resources specific to our year group.