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Amazing Animals in Year One

Monday 11th May | 20 comments
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Today Year 1 had some very special visitors – Chloe the royal python, Timatina the tortoise, Tiddlepop the African pigmy hedgehog, Doris the tarantula, Zorro the ferret and their owner Mags!

We learnt about carnivores, herbivores and omnivores. We also found out about groups of animals such as reptiles, mammals and arachnids.

Everyone held at least one animal and some children and Miss Sedman even raced Zorro the ferret down a tunnel!

Year 1 were super scientists asking lots of questions and observing the animals closely.

Thank you very much Mags, we learnt lots of new information from your Animals in Tuition talk. For more information click here.

It is clear the adults in Year One enjoyed it just as much as the children did.

20 responses to “Amazing Animals in Year One”

  1. Gemma (Maisy's mum) says:

    Wow! What an exciting day you’ve all had. The teachers are very brave to be holding that big spider! I look forward to hearing all about it from Maisy.

  2. Harry Preston says:

    I loved holding Chloe the snake.

  3. Elsa says:

    Elsa really enjoyed today and couldn’t wait to show us the picture of her holding a tarantula.

  4. Emma (Sophie's mum) says:

    Sophie has had a great day, she couldn’t wait to tell us all about it! She loved holding the python and the tortoise!

  5. Umayr's mum says:

    Fantastic photos!
    Love the picture Umayr brought home, thank you!

  6. alexgalbraith says:

    Brilliant photographs! This looks like a very fun morning in Year 1. Did you learn lots of animal facts?

  7. Katie NW's big brother Tom says:

    Wow. We didn’t get to do that when I was in Year 1. You lot are really lucky. I want to come back to Farsley Farfield!!!!

  8. Katie NW's Mum says:

    How brave you all are. I bet you were nervous but still had a go. You should be really proud of yourselves.

  9. Katie NW's Dad says:

    I’m glad it was Katie at school today and not me! I don’t think I would have been so brave.

  10. Laura's mum says:

    Laura had a fab day today, she even plucked up the courage to hold the snake… Well done.

  11. Jacob E's Mum says:

    Jacob was so excited when he came home today! He couldnt stop smiling! So lovely to see, thank you!

  12. Srihan's Mum says:

    What an exciting day you’ve all had!.Srihan told us all about the animals,especially the tarantula!!!

  13. Kate park says:

    What a fantastic day at school, you all did really well holding the animals. Did they all feel like you expected ?

  14. Svana's mum says:

    What a fantastic experience! Svana enjoyed it and I loved the photo she brought home. I’m not sure I’d be that brave.

  15. Isaac's Mum says:

    Isaac came home beaming about his day! We loved his pics! Great idea 🙂

  16. Isaac C says:

    “I was a great holder”!

  17. Corday says:

    I liked seeing the animals and the snake felt lumpy!
    The scariest was the tarantula!!
    My mummy said I was very brave touching the snake and loved the photo!

  18. Vicky Martin says:

    Wow what an exciting day, the children looked to have a great time.

  19. George W's mum says:

    George is definitely much braver than me! Fantastic.

  20. Maya's mum says:

    Wow, you’re all so brave! I was surprised Maya touched a python, it was amazing to see. I don’t think I could hold that tarantula

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