09Dec
2016
1

Preparing for Christmas

This week we have been very busy penguins! We have decorated our class Christmas tree, made paper chains and other decorations to get us into the Christmas spirit! For our enterprise we made reindeer hot chocolates and cookies in a jar which were sold at our Christmas fair – we had a great time making […]

02Dec
2016
6

Role Play

This week in Literacy we have been acting out one of our class favourite fiction books – The Gruffalo. We listened to the story and described our favourite characters. Then we worked as a group to perform the story to the rest of the class. It was a lot of fun! In RE we learnt […]

25Nov
2016
1

Seasons

This week we have been learning about the four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter. We have drawn and labelled pictures to show the different types of clothing we wear in each season e.g. sunglasses in summer and a woolly hat in winter. Then we worked as a group to match some pictures to the correct […]

18Nov
2016
1

Super Gymnasts

This week in Penguins we have enjoyed using all of our gymnastic skills to create a short sequence with Miss Tillsley. Our sequences involved balancing, jumping, rolling and rotating! We also had some time to play some games! In Art we are continuing to look at Henry Moore’s sculptures. This week we have been busy making more […]

11Nov
2016
1

Fiction and Non-fiction books.

This week in Literacy we have been sharing and reading lots of different books. Some books told us facts and information (non-fiction) and other books were stories (fiction). We enjoyed reading and discussing both types of books over the week. Miss Murdock set us a challenge to sort a range of books into fiction and […]

04Nov
2016
2

Paper Sculptures

This week in Penguin class we have been learning about an artist called Henry Moore. Henry Moore was slightly different to artists we have learnt about before as he creates sculptures, not paintings or drawings. We looked at some of his sculptures including ‘King and Queen’ and ‘Large Torso Arch’. Miss Murdock then set us […]

21Oct
2016
0

Poetry

This week we have been reading and discussing a range of poems. We read funny poems, poems with lots of rhyming words and a superhero poem! As a class we added our own verse to the superhero poem: If I was a superhero, I’d definitely run, And fly so high up to the sun! In […]

14Oct
2016
1

Outdoor Learning

This week in Numeracy we have been learning about subtraction. We had a great time playing a game of bowling! We had to count all of the pins, see how many we could knock down and record the subtraction sums in our books. In History this week we were comparing old and new photographs and objects. […]

07Oct
2016
1

Gymnastic Skills.

This week we have been practising a range of gymnastic positions: star, straddle, pike and tuck. We practised them as a class and then split into small groups where we put routine together. The children enjoyed performing their routines to the rest of the class. We are still thoroughly enjoying our superhero topic and this week […]

30Sep
2016
0

Super Maths

This week in Penguins we have been doing some super maths work. We have practiced counting in 2’s, used Numicon and Dienes to help us learn about tens and ones and practiced finding one more and one less. During RE we acted out a Christening. There were lots of important roles to play and the children enjoyed […]

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