Is the Gingerbread Man faster than you?

Storytelling outside

Class 1 enjoyed re-telling the story of The Gingerbread Man. We used masks to be the different characters and all loved being the Gingerbread Man or the sly fox. The children came up with ideas to use the wicker house as the Little Old Lady's house and the blue crates made…

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Run! Run! As fast as you can...

...You can't catch me, I'm the Gingerbread Man!

Class 1 are reading the traditional tale The Gingerbread Man this week and linking it to all aspects of our learning. Just today we have been retelling the story using character voices, counting how many buttons The Gingerbread Man has, designing…

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Baking for Geraldine's Birthday Party

Party preparations

Class 1 are really looking forward to celebrating Geraldine's Birthday on Friday. We have enjoyed baking her some cakes ready for the party. We hope she likes them!

Geraldine teaches us our new sounds. We want to say thank you to her for helping us learn.


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The Little Red Hen

Class 1 have been reading The Little Red Hen

We enjoyed retelling the story and made masks of the different characters. We liked exploring the wheat and flour and thinking about where our food comes from. We also thought about whether we would share the bread with the animals if we were the…

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Autumn in Class 1

Enjoying Autumn

We have been exploring all the sights and sounds of Autumn. The children have been counting and counting conkers, sweeping up leaves and sorting the leaves and sticks by size. What fun we've had celebrating Autumn!


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Our School Library

Our School Library

The children have been visiting our school library every Tuesday afternoon. From next week, the children will be allowed to choose a book to take home to read. The children may borrow the books as long as they need to, however, they will need to be returned eventually so that…

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Phonics we are learning this half-term...


The letters and sounds we will be learning this half-term will be: s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d,g,o,c,k,ck and e.

I, Our Tricky Words will be: to, the, no, go, to, she and we.

If you need to come into school to chat with us about phonics, please…

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Our KW Grid 

For our topic input the children told me what they already know about minibeasts. They then had to think of what they would like to know. There were some lovely ideas, such as "does anyone make minibeast art?" and wondering if ladybirds get a new spot every birthday! We put all of…

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Marvellous Minibeasts!

This half term in Class 1 our topic is Marvellous Minibeasts.

We have transformed our classroom in to a "Minibeast explorer's" paradise, with lots of bugs in every area!

This week we are looking at our caterpillars, observing them closely to see if they are changing in to beautiful…

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World Book Day

Happy World Book Day from Class 1!

You all looked amazing and had put so much effort in to your character costumes!

We had a lovely day celebrating our favourite books such as The Tiger Who Came for Tea, Zog and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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We are very proud of our superstars in Mrs Shaw's Phonics group.

They have been practising writing graphemes for Phase 2 as well as some high frequency words and rhyming CVC words.

Well done, and keep up the hard work!

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Teddy Bear tea party

Goodbye Party!

We had a lovely time this afternoon saying goodbye to Eliza with a Teddy Bear tea party!

The class had made their own biscuits (strawberry, chocolate and ginger flavour) and we shared them with our favourite teddy bear from home.

We also played a few favourite party games…

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