Welcome to our Minibeast Hotel

Class One & Two have come together to build our very own Minibeast Hotels. We split up into small groups and gathered materials such as leaves, grass, twigs, moss, and woodchips to create a safe home for our Minibeast to move into. These hotels will be placed around our school playground and field…

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The Wonderful World of Minibeasts

Class One is very excited as our caterpillar eggs have arrived. We used our writing "VIPERS" to predict what would happen to the eggs, and we thought that the eggs would hatch into caterpillars. Class One also looked at the lifecycle of a butterfly and learned about all the different stages.  

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Oliver's Vegetables

This week Class One have been reading the story 'Oliver's Vegetables' by the author Vivian French. We used our writing 'VIPERS' to predict what we think might happen in the story. We were surprised to receive a letter from Oliver to ask for our help to write a shopping list for all the vegetable…

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Exploring 3-D shapes

This week we have been learning all about 3-D shapes. Class One explored 3-D shapes that we could find around the home and classroom and we talked about which shapes we knew whilst building some magnificent model rockets and houses. We could talk about the 3-D shapes cone, cylinder, cube, cuboid…

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Planting our sunflowers

This week Class One have been learning all about growing flowers and vegetables. We looked at what a sunflower and a bean seed needs to grow and decided to see if we can grow some of our own. We were very lucky because Diane gave us some sunflowers to look after too! Our garden will provide lots…

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Primary Diversity Day

Primary Diversity Day

We started the day by talking about the Islamic festival of Ramadan and what it means to fast. Class One were very fortunate to have two children whose families are currently fasting and they were able to give us some first-hand experiences that themselves and their…

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Spring and Growth

Have you seen any signs of new life recently?

 

In Class 1 we have been learning about our new topic, Spring and Growth. We talked about signs of new life and decided to explore our playground and field using our 5 senses to see what we could discover. The children did some artwork to show…

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Amazing Maths

Recently Class 1 have been learning numbers and shapes through different activities and tasks. We used our interests and fascinations to explore different areas of provision which support our maths learning. Lots of rich opportunities to develop a deeper understanding of maths were found, and we…

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We had visitors in Class 1...

The Gingerbread Man!!

 

To our surprise, the gingerbread men came to visit us in class one! They made quite a mess and the children enjoyed the mystery of trying to find out how they got in. 

                                                   

Excitingly, they did leave us with a new…

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The Gingerbread Man and Diwali

The Gingerbread Man and Diwali

 

In Class1,  we have had a very busy two weeks!

We have thoroughly enjoyed reading The Gingerbread Man, retelling the story together, and sequencing the story. We also enjoyed making lots of gingerbread men out of playdough.

Then we had a day learning…

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What makes ice melt the quickest?

Class One wanted to conduct an experiment on ice. We decided to find out the answer to the question, what makes ice melt the quickest? We came up with our own ideas of what we could use in the experiment and settled on: salt, heat and water (with one block of ice as a control where we did nothing…

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Diwali

Inspired by our enjoyment of the fireworks on Bonfire Night, Class One have explored the Hindu 'Festival of Light ' Diwali. Diwali is celebrated with lots of fireworks!

We have been learning about how Hindus prepare their houses for the festival and how they celebrate with their families. Some…

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