Reception have been very busy learning new songs in class! What do you think? We have had an extremely busy week learning about the life cycle of a butterfly and helping to create the new school mosaic. We were lucky enough to find two caterpillars crawling around the outside area this week, and so we […]
This week, Reception have been reinforcing their understanding of subtraction in a range of different ways. The most popular activity by far was ‘Skittles Subtraction’. The children had to try to knock down the skittles and then write the subtraction sentence that went with it. As you can see, they had lots of fun! In Literacy, […]
This week we have been learning all about the vital role that earthworms play in keeping our soil aerated and rich in nutrients. Over the next couple of weeks, we aim to observe worm’s movements through the wormery that we constructed on Tuesday. You can make one at home by following our instructions: Fill a clear container with […]
Earlier this week we met Mr Dugan, a PE teacher from Dame Alice Owen School. This term he is going to be teaching Reception lots of different sports skills, every Tuesday afternoon. This week we learnt the importance of working together as a team.
Welcome back everyone. It’s hard to believe that we are entering the summer term. We hope you all had a wonderful Easter with your families. Thank you so much for the cards, flowers and chocolates that we received from you. As you know, the children came back to a brand new outside area and were absolutely […]
This week, we have been focussing on the story of The Little Red Hen. On Monday, we drew a story map and made up some actions to go with the story and by Tuesday, we could all retell the story by ourselves. Maybe your child could tell it to you instead of a bedtime story […]
Year 6 have had a fun-filled week learning about the topic of Flight for National Science Week. The children have written the blog this week, recounting their various learning, so please do comment! Monday – by Matthew M On Monday, we first learnt about the history of aviation from the first unnamed craft to stealth […]
We started Science Week off with a bang, when we took delivery of ten chick eggs on Monday. We waited very patiently for them to hatch. We even read to them and wrote them letters asking them to come out! On Thursday morning, our first chick kicked her way out of her shell and by lunchtime […]
Spring has definitely started! That was the conclusion that Reception Class made after our ‘signs of Spring’ walk this week. The positive change in the weather also allowed us to do PE outside this week. We finished our lesson with the parachute, which caused lots of excitement! Our Literacy focus this week was the story of […]
What an exciting day we had celebrating World Book Day in our wonderful costumes yesterday! Reception Class started the day off with their Year 6 reading partners, sharing stories and creating posters about their favourite books. We finished off the morning with a whole school assembly and costume parade.