Week beginning 15th January

Despite the wintery conditions the children have continued to work their socks off this week!!

We have been completing our non-chronological reports about cats and it is quite amazing to see how much progress has been made in both the quality and quantity of the writing the children are…

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Week beginning 9th January 2018

Happy New Year to you all! I hope you had a restful and enjoyable holiday with your families.

The children have been eagerly telling us what they did over Christmas and making New Years  resolutions such as keeping their bedrooms tidy.I wonder how long that will last?!!

In literacy this week…

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Christmas Build up!

Thank you to everyone for all your support over the past couple of weeks with costumes and the learning of words.I'm sure you all enjoyed the Christmas performance of 'Father Christmas and Uncle Holly'. We were very proud of all the children!!

The children are all very excited and have so much…

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Week beginning 27th November 2017

As part of our school ethos to further develop a love for reading among all children in school ,our librarian Mrs Shelia Sylvester has been reading fiction stories to the children this week.

This week we evaluated our growth mindset learnt skill which was fastening our shoe laces in Holly…

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Week beginning 20th November

This week we have problem solving using 3D shapes.Using a selection of pyramids, cones, cubes, cylinders and spheres the children attempted to build the tallest tower they could.After experimenting in groups they considered the questions: 

Which shapes are best to build with?

Which shapes…

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Week beginning 13th November

We are continuing to work on the properties of shape this week in maths and are striving  hard to name and identify 3D shapes in the environment.We sorted the objects the children brought in from home into their relevant shapes.

In literacy this week we have been writing a…

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Week beginning 6th November 2017

This week we have been looking at the properties of 2D shapes.We have discussed and reasoned about similarities and differences between shapes.For example:

What is the same about a rectangle and square? What is different?

Look at the circle, square and triangle which is the odd one out?…

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Week beginning 30th October 2017

This week in science we have been testing the properties of different materials to see if they bend and discussing why this is necessary for their particular use.The items included a straw, a table, a spoon, a tape measure and an elastic band.We tested each item and recorded our results in a…

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Week beginning 16th October 2017

Forest schools with Mrs Mason has focused on the story of ' Stick Man ' by Julia Donaldson. The children listened to the story in the woods and collected sticks and autumn leaves in order to make their own stick man.They lashed the sticks together using elastic bands which is the first stage of…

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Week beginning 2nd October 2017

This week we have been working on familiarising ourselves with magical stories, concentrating on the magical object in the story, the character who is given or finds the magical object and the character who gives someone the magic object.We have then used all these ideas in some freeze-framing…

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Week beginning 25th September 2017

This week we have been finishing our endings for the 'The Magic Porridge Pot' and are now beginning to work on a plan for our own magical stories.Our county librarian Shelia Sylvester will share magical stories with the children using her animated style and we will read some extracts from classic…

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Week Beginning 18th September

This week we have been lucky enough to take part in a puppet workshop. The children thoroughly enjoyed acting out the stories of 'Little Red Riding Hood' and 'The Three Little Pigs' using puppets, inventing their own actions and voices.

In maths this week we have been using the…

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