Year 1 have been exploring how it’s ok to be different, learning some poetry from Benjamin Zephaniah (one of our house namesakes) and some songs about being proud of yourself. Good work Year 1!
Some families have asked about how year one focus on Equality. We have been reading and acting out: “ Giraffes can’t dance “ by Giles Andreae https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kVzblgpqQnk
We have also been using our PSHE lessons to understand what equality means with enquiry-based learning as below:
What if your class are skipping in PE and your teacher says
that only children with brown hair are allowed a turn?
Is this right? Is this fair? What could the teacher do
to treat the children more fairly?
What if you fall and hurt your knee and the teacher gives everyone
in the class a plaster for their knee so that it is fair.
Is this right? Is this fair?
Does equality always mean that everyone has be treated the same?
The discussions have been very lively – can you share them at home ?
Aswell as the above, we continue our…
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