02Jul
2021
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Air Pollution in Reception

In Reception we have been continuing our learning about air pollution this week. We spoke about how a lot of air pollution is invisible. We discussed whether there was any pollution in our environment – and the children decided that there probably wasnt. We decided to do an experiment to see if our environment had […]

18Jun
2021
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Fruit Salad! – Celebrating Healthy Food Week

This week we have been looking at the book ‘Oliver’s Fruit Salad’ by Vivian French. We have made our own fruit salad and sampled it, making a list of instructions and talking about what the fruit is like along with our preferences. It was a very popular activity! and the children have loved being able […]

18Jun
2021
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Walk to School – Road Safety

As part of Walk to School Week we have been talking about road safety. We learned that there are 4 main rules: Stop Look Listen Think We talked abut how we could get to school instead of using a car – our ideas were: walk, scooter, bike, bus, pram! We went outside and practiced walking […]

13Jun
2021
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Butterflies

As part of our scientific life cycles learning we have been watching the development of caterpillars to cocoon, to butterfly. This week we have been privileged to see the butterflies emerge from their cocoons. The children have been fascinated and it has been an amazingly special sight. Today we went on to the grass and […]

27May
2021
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Reading Ambassadors

This week we have been very excited to appoint our new Reading Ambassadors. The children had to apply for the position and then two were chosen per class. It is a very important role – their job is to keep our reading area tidy and look after the books.  The love of reading is something […]

27May
2021
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Chicks!

We had a visit from the Year Two chicks on Tuesday – much to the delight of all the children. Year 2 have had them from eggs. We had the chicks today and they spent all afternoon in Crocodiles Class where we got to hold them, feed them … and clean up their poop! The […]

27May
2021
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Caterpillars!

This week we were joined in class by some new pets … some very hungry caterpillars! The children have been fascinated to study them with magnifying glasses and we have been learning about the life cycle of a caterpillar, studying how it goes from an egg, to a hungry caterpillar, to a cocoon (chrysalis) and […]

14May
2021
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Old and New

This week we have started our new topic-  All about minibeasts. We are looking forward to seeing the caterpillars arrive next week so we can watch them turn into butterflies. In maths we have been estimating – making sensible guesses about numbers, thinking about whether our items were bigger than 10 or smaller. We have […]

07May
2021
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Marvellous Maths!

This week we have completed our learning about the Gingerbread Man. We have been continuing our science investigations on floating and sinking and the children enjoyed discovering that apples and bananas float! In maths we have been learning to count on from a given number rather than starting at 1 all of the time. Its […]

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