18Dec
2017
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Enterprise

We had lots of making and preparations to do for the Christmas fayre. We all finger painted Christmas pictures on canvases, made gingerbread starts and candy cane reindeer. Here are a selection of some of the finger painting pictures. We still have some left to sell – if you would like to buy your child’s canvas […]

08Dec
2017
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Model Playgrounds

Over the past couple of weeks in DT we have been designing and making a model playground. We used card to make a slide, straws and tape to make a swing and some of us used strips of sugar paper to make a tunnel. In Maths we have been learning about 2D and 3D shapes. […]

01Dec
2017
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Being Creative

In Science we have investigated shadows and day length. We talked about how shadows are formed and how they can appear ‘longer’ or ‘shorter’ depending on the sun/light. We used torches to make shadow shapes with our hands and then we made some shadow puppets. In DT we are making a junk model playground. Last […]

27Nov
2017
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Making Porridge

In English we have learnt about instructions. We have based our instruction learning around the story The Magic Porridge Pot. We have created story maps and retold the story using actions. On Friday we made some porridge in the class so that we could see how it is made and we all enjoyed eating some! […]

17Nov
2017
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Addition

In Maths we have been learning to add two numbers together. We played a game where we had half of a ladybird with spots on. Then we walked around the room to find a partner, put the ladybird pieces together and said the addition calculation to match. To find the total we counted all of […]

10Nov
2017
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Balancing, Jumping, Rolling and Travelling

In PE today we used the mats, benches and tables. We had to think of different balances to show on the equipment, different ways of travelling safely across the equipment, jumping off the equipment and landing on our feet. We also used the mats to practice our balances and rolls. We love being active in […]

03Nov
2017
2

Fabulous Phonics

This week in Phonics we have learnt the sounds ew, as in new, au, as in autumn and the tricky word door. We have also revisited learnt sounds ure, as in sure and ear as in near which we used to write words and sentences. Here we are adding sound buttons to words, to help us […]

20Oct
2017
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Diwali

In RE this week we learn all about Diwali. We watched a video about two children who celebrated Diwali, listened to a story about Sita and Rama and talked about how people celebrate Diwali. Then we made Diwali lanterns and decorated some paper hands with rangoli patterns. Happy Diwali! In DT we made junk model buildings […]

13Oct
2017
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Ordinal Numbers

In Numeracy this week we have been learning about ordinal numbers. This means the person or object that is 1 is first then second, third… We played a fun activity where we had a card with a position on and find our place in the line. Another activity was to listen for the instructions to […]

06Oct
2017
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Don’t Spill the Milk

In English we have been focusing on a fiction book called Don’t Spill the Milk. There is a little girl called Penda who lives in Africa. She sets off on a journey to take a bowl of milk to her Daddy. This week we changed the story and made a new version. Our story was about […]

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