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Penguins

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This week in FS1 we have been thinking about animals who live in the Artic and Antarctica. We really liked the penguins, especially how they walk and how they carry their babies. We made masks and wrote about penguins. First we spoke about what they look like, what they eat and where they live.  We then […]

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Tomatoes

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In FS1 we are taking part in growing tomatoes for the Eco School competition. We planted them yesterday and we are going to monitor them closely, looking after them carefully and watching them grow. We have put them in a sunny part of the classroom following a discussion about plants needing sunlight, water and soil to grow.  Mrs Holroyd told us […]

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Want to read a story?

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In Indigo Literacy we have been creating our own adventure stories! We started by coming up with a back story for our characters and then moved on to planning the adventure! Many of the characters have gone through traumatic ordeals and only a few have survived! Why not have a read? Here is one created […]

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Terrific Tomatoes

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In FS2 we are delighted to be taking part in the whole school ‘Eco School Tomato Growing Competition’. This week the children have been working together to prepare the tomatoes and are now writing recounts of this process.  Take a look at our photo slideshow below to watch our seed planting activity in action and […]

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Ice..

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This week in FS1 we have been exploring ice! On Monday at carpet time we all had a piece of ice in a cup and we used all our senses to explore and discuss it. We first discussed how to make ice, then we felt it in our hands and discovered the water dripping off […]

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Reminder

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We are making our own shelters in Year 6 as part of our topic and we need as many boxes as possible – so keep collecting!

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Spiderman’s Super Skills

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Spiderman has made his presence known in the FS2 classroom, wowing the children with his super skills! Across school pupils are developing their learning skills and in Foundation Stage we have adopted three of these skills to focus on in our classes.  The learning skills we are working on are collaboration, managing distractions and perseverance.  […]

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Inspired Art

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This week we have done an artist study, taking inspiration for our art work from different famous artists.  We began by looking at the work of Jackson Pollock, interpreting his work through discussion.  The children concluded that Jackson Pollock’s work resembled a mixture of splatter painting and marble painting and decided to recreate their own […]

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Magnificent Mathematics

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The children have been developing their skills in maths with addition, ordering and sequencing this week.  Use the links below to support them in consolidating their learning and let them show you their magnificent maths!   Addition:  www.mathplayground.com/math_monster_addition.html Ordering and Sequencing: www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/caterpillar-ordering   The children also love singing their ‘Big Number Song’.  You can play […]