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



Home/School Learning

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The Farm

The Primary Ones are down on ‘The Farm’ during this term. They are enjoying finding out about the work the farmers do.

Winter Weather

The boys and girls in Year 1 are learning all about winter weather. We are hoping we will get some snow soon as we want to build a snowman!


Year 1 have been having great fun learning about bears in their new topic. The children loved acting out their favourite story, ‘Goldilocks and the three bears’ during dramatic play, painting their bears and playing bear games to improve their numeracy skills.

Maths week in Year 1

Sorting leaves we collected on our Autumn walk by colour, size and shape.

Problem solving using our decoding game on the ipads.

Using non-standard measurement to measure the beanstalk.


Fruit and Vegetables

The Y1’s have been learning about different types of fruit and vegetables. We sorted fruit and vegetables and learnt their similarities and difference. We tasted a range of fruits and decided on our favourite. We discussed which fruit was the most/least popular in our class.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Year 1 have been having great fun learning about their topic Jack and the Beanstalk. In play they have been building beanstalks, painting giants, building the giant’s castle and playing in Jack’s house.

Back to school letter

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


Here you will find resources specific to our year group.

Please click on the link below to download:

Useful Websites for additonal learning.docx