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Class Blog 21st June 2024

In the creative area we have been exploring different joining techniques and how we can use them to make boats.

Class Blog 7th June 2024

We have been practising our ball skills. We have thrown the ball through hoops and into barrels, bounced the balls with our hands and headed the ball with our forehead!

Class Blog 17th May 2024

In maths we have explored how to find lots of smaller shapes within one large shape. We started with a square and then cut it up to find the smaller shapes.

Class Blog 10th May 2024

We have had lots of fun gardening this week.

Class Blog 3rd May 2024

Bikeability came to school! When had a lot of fun learning how to balance as we rode around.

Class Blog 26th April 2024

After reading the traditional tale ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’ we made trolls faces using clay. We explored how to roll, squash and squeeze the clay to change its shape, before adding details.

Class Blog 19th April 2024

This week we went to the bike festival where we practiced all the skills we need to ride a bike.

Class Blog 28th March 2024

We had a fantastic time on our trip to White Post Farm!

Class Blog 22nd March 2024

To support our learning of habitats we have been building a minibeast hotel. We can’t wait to see which creatures will come and stay!

Class Blog 15th March 2024

We have taken part in a physical activity morning this week. We worked in teams to complete all of the challenges.

Class Blog 8th March 2024

We celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as Giants from ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ or, our favourite story book characters.

Class Blog 1st March 2024

We have started our new learning theme ‘All Creatures Great and Small’. This week we have been learning about pets and how to look after them.

Class Blog 16th February 2024

Thank you to Inevitable Services for building our new flower beds. We can’t wait to start growing plants in the spring!

Class Blog 9th February 2024

We have been comparing the length and height of different objects. Our new vocabulary this week has been - longer, shorter, longest, shortest, taller and tallest.

Class Blog 2nd February 2024

We have been reading words using the phase 3 sounds - ‘ai’ ‘ee’ ‘ow’ and ‘oo.’

Class Blog 26th January 2024

This week we built an obstacle course and experimented with different ways of moving.

Class Blog 19th January 2024

We have been labelling characters from our story ‘Supertato Veggies Assemble’.

Class Blog 12th January 2024

This half terms learning theme is ‘We can be Heroes’. As part of our learning about people who help us, we have opened a doctor's surgery.

Class Blog 22nd December 2023

We had a visit from Santa!

Class Blog 15th December 2023

We had lots of fun performing in our Christmas show.

Class Blog 8th December 2023

We wore our Christmas jumpers to school to raise money for the charity Save the Children.

Class Blog 1st December 2023

This week we have had a lot of fun exploring the changes that are happening with our weather.

Class Blog 24th November 2023

This week we have been learning how to cross the road safely.

Class Blog 17th November 2023

We have raised money for Children in Need by wearing our pyjamas to school.

Class Blog 10th November 2023

As part of our Diwali celebrations we have been performing a traditional Indian dance.

Class Blog 27th October 2023

This week we have had lots of fun investigating and talking about pumpkins.

Class Blog 20th October 2023

This week we have been learning about healthy and unhealthy food and what it means to have a balanced diet.

Class Blog 13th October 2023

This week we have been learning about seasons. To find out if we are now in Autumn, we went on a nature walk, looking for the signs of Autumn. We found red, orange, yellow and brown leaves, lots of twigs as well as acorns. Using all of these signs we have decided Autumn has begun!

We had lots of fun celebrating Macmillan coffee morning. We talked about how our donations will help Nurses care for people who are poorly.

Class Blog 29th September 2023

This week we went on a field work walk to find out what there is in our school grounds. We found a lot of trees, the buddy bench and the library.

We have been reading ‘The Colour Monster goes to School’ by Anna Llenas. After reading the story we drew our favourite Colour Monster and wrote a label, listening very carefully to the sounds in our word.

Class Blog 22nd September 2023

This week we have been learning about families. We read the story ‘Our Class is a Family’ by Shannon Olsen and talked about how families can be different. We then drew our own families, talking to our friends about the people who are important to us.

In maths we have been exploring the concept of ‘matching’. To develop our matching knowledge, we have been washing smelly socks in the home corner and then putting the matching pairs back together again.

Class Blog 15th September 2023

This week we have been reading the book ‘The Colour Monster’ by Anna Llenas. We talked about the feelings the Colour Monster has, before talking about how we show our own emotions using our faces and body language. We then used the iPad to take pictures of us showing different emotions.

We have also been drawing self-portraits, thinking about the different shapes that we need to use to draw a detailed picture of our face.

Class Blog 8th September 2023

We have had a brilliant first week back in Tiger Class. The children have loved exploring their new classroom and garden, as well as meeting all their new friends.