13Jul
2021
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Sports Day

Today the children took place in their first sports day. We all had a great time and every child took part in 2 different races. We were very pleased to come first place in Reception. Well done Monkeys.

09Jul
2021
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Superworm

This week our learning has been based on the story ‘Superworm’. The children really enjoyed the story and could talk about lots of other books written by Julia Donaldson.  In Maths, the children used pink wool to make their own ‘Superworm’ and found lots of objects that were longer and shorter than their worm. In […]

06Jul
2021
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PE

Today we had a visit from a sports coach from Kingsbury Sports.  The children had a great time completing various activities including hurdles, throwing, ball rolling and catching.  They worked as a team to try and score the most points.  Great work Monkeys.

18Jun
2021
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Walk to school week

Another active week for Monkey class, This week we have been supporting ‘walk to school week’. On Wednesday the children came to school in their happy shoes and for those families who drive to school they supported us with the park and stride initiative. We are teaching the children about their right to a clean […]

10Jun
2021
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Butterflies

This week we were very excited to come back to school and find that our caterpillars has transformed into chrysalises. The children watched them very carefully and were amazed when the butterflies emerged. We looked after them for a couple of days, feeding them fruit and sugar water before releasing them into our outdoor area. […]

28May
2021
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Books, books, books…

We had a fabulous reading day this week. The children were so excited to dress up as their favourite book characters. We shared some of these stories throughout the day. Ms Furnivall came to school as Mrs Pirate by Nick Sharratt and Miss Rushton was the bad tempered ladybird from the story by Eric Carle. […]

27May
2021
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Chicks

This week Monkey class were given the opportunity to look after the baby chicks from Year 2 for the morning.  The children were really excited to see the chicks and to find out about the life-cycle of chickens.  They all had the chance to hold the chicks and to observe them in their brooder box […]

19May
2021
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

This week our learning has been based on the story of ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’.  The children have really enjoyed the story and were very excited when our own caterpillars arrived.  They  have enjoyed observing the caterpillars each day and discussing how they have grown.  We found out about the life-cycle of a butterfly and […]

14May
2021
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Our Favourite Authors: Nick Sharratt

We have been enjoying stories written and illustrated by the author  Nick Sharratt. Our favourites include ‘There’s a shark in the park’ and ‘Mrs Pirate.’ We have enjoyed the rhyme and the humour. Nick Sharratt’s illustrations are popular and have been used to illustrate the tales of many famous authors like Julia Donaldson and Kes […]

08May
2021
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Making a boat for the Gingerbread Man

Following on from last week, the children were asked to build a boat to get the Gingerbread Man across the river.  The boat needed to float and had to be waterproof.  The children enjoyed working with a partner to make their boats using a variety of materials. They had fun testing their finished boats using […]

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