Orange Class News

Goodbye Year 6

Year 6 – As we haven’t been able to say goodbye in the usual way we have made you a special video to say farewell. Good luck and remember – you will ALWAYS be part of our West Green family so we will ALWAYS be here for you.

End of year pack

Good morning Year 1, ​ I can’t believe we are in the final week!  I hope you have managed to pick up your learning packs for this week.  They are slightly different as I thought it would be a nice idea for you to reflect on the year you have had.   Can you think of any funny […]

Yoga Competition Winners!

Hello everyone!! I was so happy to receive your entries for the wonderful Yoga Competition! Here are some of the entries: The Winners are: Reception: Lily Year 1: Ghofran Year 2: Saule Year 4: Lauren You can come and collect your prize from the school office on Friday or you can wait and receive it […]

Home Learning Week 4

Good morning Year 1,   I hope you have picked up your home learning packs for this week.  I have made them slightly different this week so that you have the day and instructions written in your pack to save you from checking the blog every day.  If you feel confused or have any questions, […]

Drama games

Hello everyone!  Here are some super cool drama games for you to play! Just click the link and act away! Lots of Love Miss McQuillan

Year 1 Thursday Tasks

Hello everyone,   Here are your tasks for today.   Writing Play the game below. It is really fun and we have been enjoying it in class. When you have finished playing the game can you write down 10 new words you have learned. Game   Maths  Here are some videos you can watch to […]

TTRS Competition

Hello West Green! Well done to the children who participated in the Timestable Rockstars Competition 2020, you will all receive a certificate in the post for your participation and hard work.   The top three children who answered the most questions are: Saffiyah in year 2 answered a whopping 754 questions!!! Aaron in year 2 […]

Year 1 – Wednesday Tasks

Year 1 – Tuesday Tasks

Hello everyone, Here is your learning for the day! From Miss McQuillan  

Year 1 – Monday Tasks

Hello everyone, Here are your tasks for the day! Don’t forget to take a picture of a piece of work that you are proud of and send it to: Can you check if you have been given the right change? Use your number line and remember to find change we need to go backwards […]

Home Learning Packs -Week 3

Hello year 1,   I hope you have picked up your home learning packs for this week.  Check the different blogs in ‘Orange News’ and ‘Rainbow News’ so you know what to do for each subject. Remember to also log in to Purple Mash and My Maths. If you have any questions, please e-mail us.  […]

Yoga competition!!! Enter before Monday

Hello there, We have an awesome competition for you! There are prizes to be won in each class so make sure you send in your entries before Monday 29th June. What you have to do: Invent a yoga pose based on an animal. You can be as inventive as you would like. Take a photograph or draw a picture of your […]

Thursday Year 1 Home Learning

Hello everyone!   Here is your learning for the day.

Piers Torday – Writing competition

Did you know that Piers, one of our school reading volunteers, is also a famous author?   He has launched a writing competition today because it is National Writing Day. Why don’t you enter? It looks like fun and you could win a full signed set of Piers’ books and £100 book voucher. Just imagine […]

Wednesday Home Learning Tasks

Hello everyone! Here are the learning tasks for today! Can you add up the money so we know how much each ice cream costs?   Can you read these sounds and words with the sounds?   Write some fantastic sentences.

Mandarin Practice with Grace 10

Hi Year1 & Year2& Year3   This is video is special for Year1 new learning.   Year2 & Year3 children, if you still want to revise the 10 Pictographic characters, you could have a look as well.   Link   Stay safe Grace

Yoga Competition for Everyone!

Hello everyone, We have a competition! Please watch the video below for all the information you will need to enter. A big thank you to Rachel for helping me launch the competition! I really appreciate it! Please email your entries to: Deadline:  Monday 29th June 2020  There will be one winner from each class!! […]

Are you ready for a reading challenge?

Hello all West Green pupils!   Well done to everyone who is reading at home – you are practising the most important skill you will ever learn! Lots of you are quizzing using the Accelerated Reader programme too which is great to see.   Why not sign up for the summer reading challenge? This is […]

English and Phonics Home Learning

Hello Year 1, Below is a list of tasks to help you with English and Phonics home learning.   English ​Draw a picture of your favourite character from a book of your choice.  What is the character’s name and how would you describe the character? Can you guess who my favourite character is?  Which book […]

Maths Home Learning

Hello year 1, Please find the Maths activities for the whole week listed below. Maths ​Match the coins up with the amounts of money.  Ask parents and carers, if you can see examples of the coins.  What colour are they?  What shape are they?  Are they all the same size? Cut the coins out and put them in order […]

Home Learning Packs

Hello year 1,   I hope you had a great weekend and I really hope you have picked up your home learning packs for this week.  Check the different blogs in ‘Year 1 News’ and ‘Rainbow News’ so you know what to do for each subject and remember to log in to Purple Mash and […]

Explorify: Scientist of the Summer Competition

Hello West Green!     It’s Mr Morgan here with a competition for children in Reception, Year One and Year Two.   Explorify – Which leaf is the odd one out?      2.        3.    All you have to do is tell me which number you think is the odd one out […]

Poetry competition and story…

Hello everyone… Take a look at the video below to find out the poetry competition winners and hear a funny story.


GREAT NEWS! Our school library will now be open every FRIDAY for you to change your reading books (between 9:30 – 3:30).   It is so so so important that you are reading as much as possible to make sure you are remembering all your reading skills. Plus, it goes without saying, that reading is […]

What’s the weather like where you are?

Hello Year 1   How are you? I really miss you.  I wrote a song about the weather.  I hope you enjoy it.  What’s the weather like where you are?   Lots of love, Genelle

Year 1 Returning to School

Hello West Green!   As some of you will be returning to school next week we wanted to give you an idea of what it might be like! School will be different – there are lots of things we’ve had to change to make sure it is safe for you to return. Your teachers have […]

Story time with Pandee

Hello everyone, Me and Pandee haven’t read a story for a while… so we thought we would post one today. Pandee wanted to choose the story for today because she has been watching the news. The news is showing that the world is going through some changes at the moment because people are not treated […]

5 Senses

Good afternoon year 1,   I hope you are all safe and well.  I’ve been using my 5 senses to help me do lots of different things.  I wonder if you can remember or find out what they are.   Once you have remembered what the 5 senses are, can you draw and label some pictures of […]

OLIVIA forms a BAND !!!

Hello Reception, Year 1 and Year 2. I have found an amazing story all about a pig called Olivia who wants to form a band!! Click on the link below and then watch the video. Aren’t those musicians really amazing! They are part of a world-famous orchestra called the London Symphony Orchestra   OLIVIA forms […]

AR superstars

A huge well done to all those who have quizzed this week! I can see that you are keeping up with your reading at home and understanding the texts you have read. We are so proud of you – keep it up. Remember – reading is the most important skill you will ever learn because […]

Money with Pandee part 2

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is doing well and you are thinking of ideas to add to your wonderful poems. Today I wanted you to look at money again. Here is a fun activity for you to try: Here are some ideas for your parents: Creative ways to teach money skills at home Tuck shop […]

London Rocks 2020

Hello West Green!   As part of our commitment to make maths exciting and high profile in our school, we are taking part in a friendly competition involving schools from Greater London from Monday 22nd June to Friday 26th June. It’s all done online via   For every correct answer to a multiplication or […]

Poetry competition!

Hello Orange Class! Me and Pandee have had a wonderful idea… to have a competition. The prize will be 10 merits and a video message from Pandee. The challenge is: To write a poem about something you enjoy doing. You can decide how you want to write the poem. Pandee has written a lovely poem… […]

Celebration Video!

Hello my cheeky sausages! I am missing you all soooooo much! I hope you are all keeping well and managing to enjoy some sunshine! I am proud of all of you! Remember to send your work, videos and questions to: Lots of love to all of you and your families Miss McQuillan  

Wow! It is very windy outside!

Hello everyone! I have noticed it is very windy outside and I wish I had my class kite with me because this is the perfect weather to fly  it in. I did some research and found a very easy way to make a kite! If you don’t have all of the materials here are some […]

We Are All Stars – Ocean

Hey Westgreeners! I hope you’re having a good friday! I’ve added another activity sheet that explores what makes us unique! Let me know how you get along! I hope you all have a great half term! – Ocean  

Free Webinar on Internet Safety

Dear Parents/Carers,   There is a virtual parent session tomorrow, Friday 22nd May, at 3:30pm regarding Internet Safety. Click the link below to start the webinar:   Stay well   Miss Gill

‘All about me’ – Ocean

Hello WestGreeners! I hope you’re all enjoying the good weather! If you’re not able to get out today and feeling a bit bored, i’ve added a worksheet for you to complete below. All of us are unique and special. Can you draw some of the things that make you special? You can either fill in […]

Star readers – Year 1

A huge well done to Marin and Zeke who have taken an AR quiz this week!  Guess what? They both got 100% too. You are both SUPERSTARS! When we get back to school you can have 2 merits each from me! Year 1 – if you are on Accelerated Reader (I know some of you […]

Junk Modelling with Barley

Hello West Green!   Barley has been keeping busy doing art projects at home – have you been creating?   She’s been junk modelling and wants to show you how to make a robot or an elephant. So start collecting your recycling! You will also need masking tape or sellotape and some flour paste to […]

With love from West Green

We miss you all! Watch the video to see just how much….

It’s almost Summer

Hello Year 1, I went for a walk yesterday and noticed the trees have changed, the weather is different and people were no longer wearing hats and scarves.  The season is changing! Can you remember the names of each of the seasons?  One of them is in the title of this post. Could you make a […]

Yummy biscuits

Hello West Green,   I’ve been making biscuits! I love making biscuits because they’re very yummy and super easy to make. Take a look at the recipe below!   Biscuit Recipe   Ingredients:    225g butter (3.5 oz) 125g caster sugar (2 oz) 275g self raising flour (4.5 oz) Chocolate chips (if you’d like them!) […]

Hey guys it’s Tara!

Hey guys! Tara here, how are you all? I just wanted to let you all know that I am missing you all so, so much! Some days I am a bit sadder than others, so you know what I do? I close my eyes and pretend we are in our classroom, on the carpet and […]

Wild flower and plant challenge!!

Hello everyone! It is challenge time! Take a look at the video to find out what it is… remember if it is tricky all you have to do is try and that is what counts!   Please send your projects to: I am really proud of Rodrigo and Ghofran who have sent me some […]

You can now do your AR quizzes at home!

Great news everyone! You can now take your Accelerated Reader quizzes at home!   Just log on to: (It has to be this exact website address because this is the special log-in page for our school!)   Then, enter your log in details and quiz away.   If you can’t remember your log in […]

Days of the Week

Hello Year 1,   I hope you are all well.   I have made a song for you to help you learn the days of the week.  I really hope you can join in and sing with me.   Lots of love, Genelle.

Wow check out Marin’s film!!

Hello everyone! Marin has kindly sent me a wonderful project she has been working on. It is called Fear Girl! I am so impressed! I think Marin has used her voice really well and I cannot wait to see if there are more adventures on the way. Marin and her family have used the ‘Stop […]

2d Shapes everywhere!

Hello Year 1,   I hope you are well.   I have been searching my house for different 2d shapes.  I found triangles, rectangles, circles and squares.   What shapes can you find in your home? Can you tell me how many sides and how many corners they have? What is the difference between a […]

Calling all creative West Green children….

Groundswell Arts project are running some fun arty events in the local area and we’d love it if you could get involved! Photo trail: They are asking our children and their families to take photographs of the wonderful inside world of lock-down that we are currently living in. The artists will then bring these pictures […]

Purple Mash

Hello West Green!   Purple Mash is a great website to keep our children learning throughout this lockdown. Everyday there are activities for the children to complete. Teachers will email the children’s username, passwords (same as their Mymaths) and guidance on how to use Purple Mash. Its super easy, follow the link below:   […]

Learn about money with Pandee!

Hello everyone! I am missing you all lots and lots! I hope you are all being good… I have had some great emails of some of your work! We now have a new email you can send your work to: Me and Pandee have been learning about money for our Maths learning. Challenge:  Can […]

Hello Genelle here with a song…!

Hi West Green! I have been keeping busy by singing. It’s always a good day to sing, do you have a favourite song? Lots of Love Genelle

Year 1 and 2

Here’s two of our favourite songs in Year 1 and 2 Kye, kye kule- do you remember the actions? And – look who I’ve found !!!   Also check out the link below – I love the song I am a Robot

It’s Phonics Time!!!

Hello everyone! At school we use Ruth Miskins Read Write Inc programme… You can learn just like we do at school every day by tuning in to their YouTube channel. If you are tuning in please comment below and me and Pandee will give you 2 merits for working hard! Pandee has been counting the […]

Pandee snuck into school to play the piano!

Hello everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the sunshine and keeping your windows open to let the fresh air in! As you can see my cat Shewwy has been enjoying the fresh air from my window. Here is a story for you…   CHALLENGE: Pandee really likes this piece of music by Korsakov. It […]

To the moon we go…

Hello my cheeky sausages of a sausage like nature! I hope you are all well… Pandee has not been behaving very well so I read her a story to try and keep her busy! Make sure you listen to the end as there is a super star challenge for you!! Send your inventions to: […]

Staying Fit, Healthy and Active!

Hi all, After speaking to my year 6’s, many have told me they are using the Joe Wick’s P.E videos, which is brilliant.   It is so important to stay fit and healthy during this period for so many reasons.  When we exercise, it not only gets our hearts racing, pumps blood and oxygen round […]

How To Grow A Rainbow 🌈

Hello West Green!   It’s Robyn here! I hope you are all well. I’m taking some time away from the school office and wanted to share a fun experiment with you that I have done at home with my children.   You will need: – a sheet of kitchen roll – scissors – coloured felt […]

Book at bedtime with Jenny and Oliver

Hello Orange class. Join Jenny and Oliver for a book at bedtime. Tonight they are reading ‘The Flying Bath’ by Julia Donaldson and David Roberts. Get your PJs on, snuggle up and join in…. (p.s. If you like their bedtime story, have a look on the Red Class blog. There’s another one on there for […]

Measuring weight with Miss McQuillan and Pandee

Hello my cheeky sausages! I hope everyone is safe and well and finding lots of fun things to do! Watch this video and help me and Pandee learn about heavy and light things. Your challenge is to use objects around your home and sort them into heavy and light. If you take a picture of […]

Bake with Miss. S!

Hello West Green Families! Have a look at the video I made! I spent the morning making some delicious chocolate chip cookies and I thought I would share my recipe with you. Click here see it:   Have you been doing any cooking or baking? Share your recipes with me by commenting below or sending […]

TimesTables Rockstars!

Hello West Green! I’ve got your usernames and passwords for Timestables Rockstars here! It’s really easy to use and a great way to practice at home. You’ll all come back to school timestables rockstars for sure! How do you get started? It’s easy! Go to: Look for the word Login – choose Students  You’ll […]

Let’s read a story!

Hello my cheeky sausages!! Here is a little video of me and a special guest reading a story. I hope you enjoy it! Missing you lots and lots! xxx

Pandee has been reading

Hello my cheeky sausages! I am missing you all very very much and I hope that you have all been having fun at home. I am going to be posting fun MyMaths work every Monday so keep an eye out! Today I went to school and I saw that Pandee was reading in the book […]

Rain Catching

In Orange class we have been using our scientist hats and inventing things. We had to think of a way to capture rain and measure how much it rains at West Green. We came up with some amazing ideas that can be found in our Science book. We used all of our ideas to create […]

Our PE lessons!

We are learning about the different seasons in our Science lessons. We like to learn about things while we do PE too so we have been listening to a famous composer called Antonio Vivaldi. Have you heard of him? He composed a wonderful piece of music called ‘The Four Seasons’ If you haven’t heard it, […]

More and Less

We have been learning about more and less. First we investigated if we had more or less girls in our class. After that we pretended to buy sweets from the shop and had to find out which sweets costed more and what sweets costed the least. We understood more and less so quickly that our […]

Monday: Year 1 Home Learning

Hello there everyone, Here are the tasks for you to complete today. Feel free to send me an email of your work: It would be very nice to see some of your work as me and Pandee have not been getting many emails. Lots of love Miss McQuillan and Pandee  

Ahoy there!

We have been learning about positional language in our Maths lessons. Left Right Forward Back Quarter turn We used our knowledge to find the magical dragon tears in class without touching the poisonous traps that were left to trick us! We all did an amazing job and had a try at guiding our friend through […]

We went back in time and took a Victorian vacation!

In Orange class we have been looking at what it was like 100 years ago… Lately we have been looking at how the Victorians went on holiday. We discovered that they took the train to the beach. We decided to act out our journey to Brighton beach using props in the classroom. Some of us […]

Snakes and Ladders

Orange class have been learning about games the Victorians used to play. We really enjoyed playing and improved our sharing skills. We also learned that it doesn’t matter if we don’t win a game because we can play again. We are going to be writing instructions to help people play Snakes and Ladders.  

London Zoo Visit

Orange Class had an amazing time at London Zoo learning about different animal groups. It was difficult to choose a favourite animal but the Penguin Show was big hit with everyone.

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