Snowflakes and Snowmen

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Inspired by the snow this week the Reception and Year 1 children created snowflakes improving their fine motor control and talking about pattern and shape. Our Year 2 children had a challenge to create a snowman with a personality!

 

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Snow Day!

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This week we were surprised by some fantastic snow on Tuesday. We managed to get outside before it all melted away and had great morning of making snowmen and playing in the winter wonderland!

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Fun in the snow LS

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We had a very chilly time playing in the snow on Tuesday morning!

 

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Feeding The Birds

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We have begun learning about British garden birds this week as we are going to take part in this years Big Schools Birdwatch with the RSPB. After talking about the different kinds of birds we see in our gardens we did some birdwatching on our field. We talked about the birds’ habitats and how at…

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English- How to Live Forever Freeze Frames

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Today the children explored the drama convention of Freeze Framing an event from our story, How to Live Forever. They were given a list of scenes from the book to choose from and then worked with a partner to freeze frame the scene like a photo. We had to believe they were the characters by the…

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Snow Fun!

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We just couldn’t resist getting outside into the snow this morning! Some of our children had never seen real snow before! We had great fun making snow people, rolling snow, sculpting snow and generally just throwing it around! Smiles all round. Enjoy the photos!

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The Colour Monster

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We have read both The Colour Monster and The Feelings Doctor and the emotional toolkit and it sparked lots of great discussion and learning. The children had some great ideas and ways to help themselves when they have feelings they don’t enjoy and we shared ideas finding new ideas to put into our…

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Reception’s busy week of learning 8.1.24

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Our Reception children have been busy little learners this week showing me how well they can count, talk about more and less, recognise numerals and work as a team. They have also been impressing me as we talked about shapes and colours. They are busy learning new sounds and tricky words. Take a…

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Composing with ukulele

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Ms Thornton was lucky enough to get to spend a music lesson with upper school this week! Of course we had to get out the ukuleles to see how much we remembered. The children did excellently, remembering their C and F chords with ease, and some children even remembering G7. After going through some…

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Starting on the Ukulele

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This week, we had our first chance since September to have a try on the ukuleles. Middle school were brilliant listeners and picked lots up very quickly. We began by introducing the musical terminology needed with string instruments, then learning to hold them correctly. 
We learned our first…

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Where in the world are we?

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To start off answering our geography question for the half term how has Inskip changed over time, we first began by looking at what we already know. Children used geographical resources to find out:

what continent we were on and what others are there?

What country are we in? And which…

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Our author focus

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We have started reading books written and illustrated by John Burningham, who is the author we are studying this half term. Which books do you recognise, which stories do you know?

 

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