Year 1 – Unexpected Visit

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The first week of Term 1 for Year 1, was a very exciting time at Milton Court. There was an unexpected arrival from an unknown quantity on Thursday 8th September. To the pupils surprise there was an unbelievable ‘catastrophe’ in the school garden. It was labelled to have been controlled by ‘NASA’.

The pupils used the ‘wreckage’ scene to ask questions about ‘what may have happened?’ ‘Where has the wreckage come from?’ ‘Why has the wreckage landed in our school garden?’

In their Literacy lesson they used the crash site to draw pictures, come up with keywords and ask questions.

Have a look at the pictures, what are your thoughts on the wreckage? What sort of questions may you be asking if you worked for NASA? …