Which materials change shape?

Progressing our science learning about everyday materials this week the children have carried out an investigation answering the question ‘which materials change shape?’. They have tested various objects, identified what materials they are made out of and discussed why the object is made out of…

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PE skills

Our children in Lower School have made so much progress in different skills in PE this year it has been brilliant to see. This week they have all been perfecting throwing and catching skills with Reception children practicing over arm throws whilst Y1 and 2 have been working on cooperation skills…

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Reception’s Learning

Our Reception children have had another busy fun filled week of learning, take a look at these photos to see a snapshot of their week …

Phonics lucky dip

Noah’s Ark doubling 

Number work with 100 popper squares

Investigating number bonds to ten with pirate treasure in the…

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Maths

Take a look at these photos to see a snapshot of all the different maths concepts our Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children have been practising and learning this week … 

 

 

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Uses of Everyday Materials

We have been developing our scientific knowledge and understand of materials and how they are used this week. After discussing the properties of different materials the children went exploring inside and outside looking at objects and recording what materials they were made out…

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Past and Present

We made the most of the good weather this week by taking lots of our learning outside. One activity our Reception did was a cross curricular number and understanding of the world activity as they scrubbed the babies clean in cold water and shampoo. The activity generated lots of discussion about…

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Seasides Now and Then

This week the chidlren have been great history detectives looking into the past and comparing how people have holidayed by the seaside over time. They made some interesting observations and noticed how many things have stayed the same and questioned why some things are different now. 

The…

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Mr Grinling

We have been having fun gathering knowledge for our stories set in the seaside this week. Each day we are choosing a different story from The Lighthouse Keeper’s set of stories and learning more about the main characters Mr and Mrs  Grinling, their cat Hamish and the lighthouse they look…

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Pomegranate tasting!

In one of the stories we read this week, whilst we were collecting new vocabulary to use in our writing, we came across the word pomegranate. A lot of the children hadn’t heard of a pomegranate before so I bought one for them to try …

 

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Seaside Stories

We have begun our new theme for the half term which is called Buckets and Spades. As part of our English learning we are going to write our own stories set at the seaside. So, this week we have been getting ideas by reading lots of different fiction and non-fiction books with a seaside theme. The…

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Middle School’s Stories

We really enjoyed Middle School’s Lauren Child Inspired stories, well done Middle School, thank you for sharing them with us!

 

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Releasing the butterflies

We had a magical experience on Tuesday when we released all our Painted Lady butterflies in our meadow area of the field. The children reached in and helped the butterflies out of the net and were lucky enough to get a really close look. Some of the butterflies sat on their hands or arms for a…

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