22Jul
2019
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Wet and Wild Day

On Thursday we celebrated a fantastic first year at school with a wet and wild day. In the morning the children decorated and enjoyed some biscuits while discussing their favourite memories of Reception. In the afternoon, the children used their water pistol as well as water balloons to have a very fun but wet time […]

12Jul
2019
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Subtraction

This week in Tigers the children have been learning to count back on a number line. The children were given missing part-part-whole problems and were asked how they would solve them. Lots of good reasoning answers were given. We explored how to use the number line to count back and solve subtraction calculations. Excellent work, […]

05Jul
2019
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Butterfly Release

This week we saw the release of our 5 butterflies. The children were in awe of the  change from the cocoons to the butterfly. They feed them oranges and bananas, as well as provided them with sugar water so they continued to grow strong. On Friday afternoon we set them free. What a wonderful learning […]

18Jun
2019
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Church Visit

On Tuesday we took the Tigers children to Mr Watson’s Church! We were very impressed with how sensible the children walked to and from the Church, listening well to the instructions of how to keep safe. At the Church the children discovered that the Church was part of their community and the importance of being […]

06Jun
2019
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Our Trip to Sandwell Valley RSPB

This week the children have enjoyed their second trip out to Sandwell Valley RSPB. The children were engrossed finding land mini-beasts in the meadow and they also used a net to go pond dipping. They managed to find so many different land and pond         mini-beasts, and they were fascinated with where they lived (their habitats). […]

21May
2019
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Capacity

This week we have continued our reasoning skills through an exploration of capacity. First, the children were asked to pick a container and describe it. As a group they then guessed the order of which containers would hold the most to the least. Then they had to predict how many cups it would take to […]

21May
2019
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Reasoning

Last week we explored our mathematical reasoning skills. The children made different snakes from play-dough and thought about how they could measure them. They understood that different measurements would equal different lengths so they choose cubes to measure. The children made some sensible estimations too!  

10May
2019
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We love singing and dancing

This week in Tigers we have been rehearsing for our class assembly. We hope you can all join us next Wednesday! We have also been using Purple Mash to program a musical beat. We were very impressed with the children’s creations and they joined having a dance to their musical masterpieces!

02May
2019
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Animal Lady

    On Wednesday, the Animal Lady came to visit. The children were given the opportunity to hold/stroke a range of living animals including a cockroach, a gecko, a bearded lizard, a royal Python, a corn snake, an owl, a honey bear and an 8-week old fox cub. The children washed their hands afterwards as […]

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