24Jul
2019
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Happy holidays

This week was Monkeys last week in Reception. They enjoyed creating a lego city, painting self portraits and talking about their move to Penguin class. They had a great time at their Wet and Wild day on Thursday too. We would like to thank all of the children for a great year. They have all […]

12Jul
2019
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Ahh Spider!

This week Monkeys have been writing their own version of Ahhh Spider and have enjoyed thinking of new activities the spider could do to impress the family.  They have worked hard to secure learning to subtract by counting back.  They continue to enjoy building habitats for minibeasts in the construction area.  In the creative area […]

07Jul
2019
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Beautiful Butterflies!

Last week our caterpillars completed their transformation into beautiful butterflies. The children were fascinated to see them after they emerged from their cocoons.  We looked after them for a day or 2 by feeding them sugar water and oranges, before releasing them back outside to begin the life-cycle again.

26Jun
2019
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All Creatures Great and Small

Monkeys continue to learn about all creatures great and small. This week they created spiral patters of snail shells using chalk.  They are really enjoying drawing mini beasts in detail.  Since their visit to the church the class have had some very interesting discussions about places of worship and written a recount.  For maths they have […]

23Jun
2019
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Church Visit

On Tuesday 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 in […]

13Jun
2019
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caterpillars

  This week Monkeys class have continued their learning all about mini beasts.  They now have got their very own caterpillars who they are watching grow daily.  Monkeys can’t wait to see them change from caterpillars into butterflies.  Monkeys have also been thinking about healthy food choices.  They have had lots of fun creating portraits […]

10Jun
2019
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Sandwell Valley

This week Monkey class went on a trip to the RSPB centre in Sandwell Valley.  We had a great time pond dipping and searching for minibeasts in the meadow.  We found lots of different creatures and were able to identify them on the charts. Well done Monkeys.  

24May
2019
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Sports Day

Well done Monkeys for a fabulous sports day at the juniors and achieving first place!  Everyone enjoyed practising with the run up to sports day and our hard work payed off.  It was wonderful to see so many parents who had come to watch and support the children.  It’s all about trying our very best, […]

19May
2019
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Class Assembly

On Thursday Monkey class performed their first class assembly in front of their families and the rest of the school. They retold the story of the Little Red Hen. They all used loud voices and their singing and dancing was fantastic. Well done Monkeys.

14May
2019
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Gingerbread Subtraction

Monkeys have continued to enjoy lots of activities based around the Gingerbread Man.  They have written their favourite parts of the story and solved Gingerbread Man subtraction problems by counting back on a numberline.  As part of their creative activities they have made a fox with a paper plate and tissue paper as well as […]

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