14Jul
2018
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Sports Day

This week Monkey class took part in their first Sports Day. They all had a great time taking part in different races including the egg and spoon race, relay race, hurdles and bean bag balance. They all tried their best and did us proud. Well done Monkeys!

05Jul
2018
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The Very Hungry Spider

Monkeys performed a fabulous class assembly.  Every child spoke confidently and clearly.  They sang with joy and enthusiasm.  I’m sure you’d agree.  Myself and Mrs Wiktorko were very proud of them as were the parents and families that came to watch them. The children continue working hard even as we approach the end of term  […]

30Jun
2018
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Sandwell Valley

On Tuesday, Monkey class had a great time at the RSPB Centre in Sandwell Valley. We really enjoyed pond dipping, where we found lots of different creatures including newts and pond snails.  We also explored a meadow looking for minibeasts. We found lots of different creatures and even managed to find a frog and a […]

22Jun
2018
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Aaaarrgghh Spider!

This week the children have been introduced to the story Aaaarrgghh Spider! They have picked up the story really well and have already started story mapping out their own versions of the story.  The spider theme has continued into their math’s and they have been learning add.  They have been counting on to solve how […]

16Jun
2018
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Life cycles

This week we continued our work on life cycles and have been watching our caterpillars and tadpoles very carefully. We were all very excited on Monday when one of our tadpoles changed into a frog.  Mrs Harris returned it to the pond in the forest.  Our caterpillars have also continued to grow and have now […]

08Jun
2018
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The caterpillars arrived today and the children have all been huddled around looking at them. Monkeys are  really enjoying the activities about the hungry caterpillar and now they will get to see the life cycle of the butterfly at close hand.  They have done many activities based around the hungry caterpillar, including making caterpillar patterns […]

24May
2018
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Church visit

This week we visited our local church Beeches Evangelical Church. The children learnt about the Christian faith and what happens inside a church. The children went on a treasure hunt inside the church and collected pictures to show different activities that happen there. This was part of our work on different faiths and later on […]

18May
2018
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The Royal Wedding

Monkeys have had a wonderful day today celebrating the impending royal wedding. They played team games and iced cakes in red, white and blue which they thoroughly enjoyed eating.   As well as this, they designed dresses for the bride and designed their own flags.  Earlier in the week they wrote their own stories based on […]

13May
2018
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The Gingerbread Man

This week we continued to learn the story of the Gingerbread Man.  The children wrote the beginning of the story using the Talk4Writing actions to help.  They also used the laptops to draw a picture from the story and typed a sentence using Purplemash. In Maths we revisited subtracting by counting back on a numberline. […]

08May
2018
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The Gingerbread Man

This week we have been learning the story, ‘The Gingerbread Man.’  The children have learnt the story really well and have really enjoyed mapping out the story and role playing the story.  They have made playdough gingerbread men. They have also used construction materials to build a bridge to help the gingerbread man cross the river […]

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