20Jan
2020
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BeeBots

The children tested their ideas to instruct the BeeBots. First we worked as a group to programme the BeeBot, I modelled how to move between the settings from the Bear Hunt story. We used the forwards, backwards and the left and right keys. The children worked cooperatively to give instructions and used the clear button […]

10Jan
2020
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We’re Going On a Bear Hunt

The children enjoyed recreating the story of the bear hunt in our outdoor learning environment. We travelled through the swishy swashy grass, across the deep river, through the squelchy mud and the prickly forest. The swirling whirling snowstorm was great fun and we tiptoed into the cave to find the bear. A great start for our […]

20Dec
2019
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Nativity

On Wednesday, Reception performed their Nativity to all of their families. They did a fantastic job! Everyone sang  beautifully and remembered to say their lines in a loud voice. Well done Monkeys. We also had a great time at our Christmas party on Wednesday and even had a visit from Santa. We hope you all […]

13Dec
2019
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Christmas Jumper Day

Well haven’t we had another busy week! The children and staff are really getting in the festive spirit and we thank you for your support for Christmas jumper day today. The children have been sequencing Christmas items and have written about our trip to the Town hall. They have made amazing progress in their first […]

09Dec
2019
0

Dear Santa

We had a fabulous time at the Town Hall watching the performance of Dear Santa. The children were so excited and even contributed to the performance singing Jingle Bells, it was thoroughly enjoyed by all.  

06Dec
2019
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Christmas Fayre Enterprise

This week the children were very busy making craft items to sell at the Christmas Fayre on Wednesday. They made clay baubles, photo snow globes, tree calendars and Christmas pudding biscuits.  Their work looked amazing and we would like to thank all of the grown ups for coming to the Christmas Fayre and purchasing these […]

23Nov
2019
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Light and Dark

This we we continued to look at the story ‘Owl Babies’ and we had a go at changing the characters in the story.  We enjoyed making our own owl babies books and making the characters using play dough. In Maths we worked on addition using the part part whole method. In Understanding the World we […]

15Nov
2019
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Owl Babies

We have really enjoyed our first week learning about ‘Owl Babies’ by Martin Waddell. We use talk4writing to introduce the children to a new text. They have used actions to support their retelling and we have created a story map to help to sequence the story. I am sure you will agree the children have also created some […]

09Nov
2019
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Jackson Pollock

As part of our learning about Bonfire Night we looked at the artist ‘Jackson Pollock.’ We explored his technique of dripping paint onto a large canvas on the floor and decided to make our own firework pictures using this technique. We worked in groups and used brushes, spoons, string and pipettes to to drip the […]

25Oct
2019
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Rights Respecting Class Charter

The monkey class have been learning about their rights as Rights Holders We have created a class charter and have chosen 3 Articles that are important to the class. Article 24- I have the right to clean water and good food to eat. Article 28- I have the right to learn Article 31- I have […]

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