Week 9

I hope you all had a lovely half term!

This week our learning has been based around the text Westlandia. The children engaged with the text by creating their own worlds using equipment outside and making their own maps of their world. The children worked together in teams and were very creative!



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In Religion, we have been learning about Jewish traditions. The children enjoyed tasting challah bread and drinking grape juice like Jewish people do on a Friday night to celebrate Shabbat.



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In preparation for Sunday the children have been learning about WW1 and Remembrance day. The children have made beautiful poppies to remember all of the people who died.

Have a lovely weekend!

Mrs Carey


Week 8

A lovely week to end the first half term! The children have worked really hard this half term and have done lots of fantastic learning.

We have been learning about Peru in One World Week. The children enjoyed learning lots of facts about Peru and wrote fantastic fact files. Thank you for all the lovely projects on Peru that you did at home.




The week started with a special parcel being delivered to Year 1. We were very surprised and excited to be sent a Paddington Bear from Peru to look after. The children were keen to impress Paddington! Paddington will go home with someone every weekend and we look forward to reading about his adventures.

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The children were chefs and made Alfajores de Maicena (Peruvian biscuits.) I hope you all enjoyed eating them!


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Michael, the seminarian is from Peru. He came into talk to the children and they had lots of wonderful questions to ask him. They enjoyed looking at all of the things he had from Peru.

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Thank you to all of the parents who made it to our celebration morning. It was great to have you in the class and we hope you had a lovely time! The children enjoyed showing you a traditional Peruvian dance that they have learnt. We have some great movers in the class!

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Have a wonderful holiday!

Mrs Carey




Week 7

What a wonderful week we have had!

We have been reading the book Voices in the Park By Anthony Browne. The children enjoyed writing about what they liked to do at the park. Then we took part in different activities in the playground and the children wrote a recount about what they did.

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In Maths we have been adding and subtracting, showing how we solved the problems with pictorial representations.

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On Friday we had a lovely assembly to learn about the special canonization Mass in Rome. We had extra play with orange juice and Fairtrade treats. Our day was full of arts and crafts, making flags for our celebration. The day ended with beautiful doves being released in the playground. It was so lovely to see the smiles on the children’s faces!

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Home Learning: One World Week project on Peru.


Have a lovely weekend.


Mrs Carey


Week 6

On Monday the children continued to practise their catching and throwing skills. We played some competitive games where the children showed excellent teamwork.  We had some very competitive children!

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In Literacy we have continued our work on The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child. The children have been producing fantastic writing. We had fun making Gruffalo Crumble.

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In Numeracy we have been adding numbers using the cherry model and the tens frame. The children enjoyed playing games to count on when adding.

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On Friday we did some beautiful artwork  with Ruth. The children were very focused and proud of their work. We drew animals and then printed them.

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This weekend is the canonization of Pope Paul VI. The children have been learning about Pope Paul VI and have produced some lovely art work of him. We looked for pictures of Saints around the school.

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Home Learning is to write a prayer to Pope Paul VI and the children have been given their Mathlectics password to practise logging in.

Have a lovely weekend.


Mrs Carey



Week 5

What a busy week we have had! In Numeracy we have been regrouping numbers to 20. We started by making ten frames and then moved onto the cherry model. The children have found a number of ways to make different numbers. We have had great fun using playdough and conkers to help.

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Our role play area has been transformed into a Gruffalo cafe. The children made labels and pictures to decorate the cafe. The food looks delicious! We loved reading the story the Gruffalo and creating our own scary monsters. I have seen some amazing adjectives to describe their characters.  On Thursday it was National Poetry Day so we looked at animal rhyming poems. The children enjoyed performing the poems and thinking of lots of rhyming words.IMG_0604 - Copy - CopyIMG_0607 - Copy IMG_0618 - Copy IMG_0627 - Copy IMG_0628 IMG_0630 IMG_0632 IMG_0635 IMG_0639

In PE we have been practising our throwing and catching. The children have got very good at catching and using their number skills to add up their points.

Each Friday we are lucky to have Ruth, an Art teacher to help us with out Art skills. We have been using objects from nature to sketch.

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Have a lovely weekend!


Mrs Carey



Week 3

What a busy week! It started with a letter from Mayor Trembull to say that a huge, ferocious bear had been seen near a cave on the beach. The children were asked to investigate this. They made their own cave explorer badges and they wrote a plan of what they would do if they saw the bear. The children made their own cave in the playground and kept checking the bear had not entered it. Then we went on a bear hunt and we found a bear in our cave! Luckily the bear is very good and he watches the children and tells me who has been working hard.


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In Maths, we have been looking how the number of objects stays the same even when we rearrange the pattern. The children have got very good at recognising the patterns of numbers on dice and dominos.

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In Science we did an investigation of taste. We tasted three different flavour crisps and guessed the flavours. The children loved tasting the crisps!IMG_0400 - Copy - Copy IMG_0401 IMG_0402 - Copy

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This week in Religion we have been focusing on the Eucharist. We acted out the Last supper and then the Eucharist.  There were lots of volunteers to be the priest!

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Have a lovely weekend!

Mrs Carey