We started off National Tree Week with a visit to the local woods, at Dame Alice Owen School. This was our first ever trip out and the children’s behaviour was exemplary. While we were there, we looked at the differences and similarities between the trees and leaves, collected lots of natural resources to […]
Reception had a very special visitor who refused to leave this week, an injured pigeon! We first noticed him because he seemed to be attracted to the seeds and dried beans that we had in our Fiddly Fingers activity outside. The next day we found him outside the classroom door again. The children decided to call […]
This week we have been focussing our learning around the themes of ‘Remembrance’ and ‘Anti-bullying’. During our act of worship, we remembered people in our lives who are no longer with us or who we haven’t seen for a long time. We said a prayer for them, drew their picture and placed it on our prayer […]
We have had a wonderful week participating in World Nursery Rhyme Week! On Monday we learnt the rhyme ‘Dr Foster’ , drew poetry maps and played in the puddles. On Tuesday, we focused on the rhyme, ‘Baa, Baa, Black Sheep’. We learnt all about where wool comes from through watching a film clip explaining how to […]
We have had such an exciting week in class! As part of our new topic ‘Festivals and Celebrations’, we learnt all about Diwali, the Hindu festival of light. We made diva lamps, rangoli and mehndi patterns and listened to Indian music. This week, we also had the amazing opportunity to meet British Olympian Nicola White. She answered […]
This afternoon, we were treated to a delicious spread of French food made for us by our reading partners. Thank you Year 6, the pastries were fantastic! What a wonderful way to complete this half term and the end of One World Week.
Thank you to all the parents, grandparents and carers who made it to our ‘One World Week Celebration Morning’ today. We had a fantastic response and the children were very excited to share their learning with you all.
What a great start to ‘One World Week’ we have had. Yesterday we turned our role play area into an Italian restaurant, made Italian flags and designed food posters. This morning we had a visit from Matteo’s mummy, who taught us how to say hello and goodbye and count in Italian. This afternoon we made some very […]
What a busy week we have had in Reception! We learnt about the different life stages of humans and thought about the changes that have happened to us since we were babies. In Maths, we spent the week focussing on shape and went on a shape hunt around the school and in PE we learnt […]