Week beginning 5th September 2022

It has been a great 1st week and the children are settling in to their environment and routines well. They have enjoyed talking about their favourite superheroes and we have shared lots of superhero stories this week.

Week beginning 11th July.

Class 1 have thoroughly enjoyed art week this week and have been very busy creating rainbow fish, an ocean role play, their own aquariums and something special for the Flower show. As I am sure you will agree their creations are fantastic and they have earned a well deserved rest. Have a fantastic weekend.

Week beginning 20th June

The children had a fantastic day at Walton-on-the-Naze on Monday. They enjoyed hunting for seashells, limpets and barnacles on the sand and in rock pools and testing whether their pin wheels worked. Then great fun was had paddling in the sea and jumping the waves before finishing the day with an ice cream. We have… Read more »

Week beginning 6th June

Class one have been very excited to start their new topic SPLASH! this week. We have been busy finding out where water comes from, what we use it for and how it gets to our homes. We have been exploring the different types of splash patterns we can make using paint, water squeezy bottles, syringes… Read more »

Summer term 1

We have been very busy in class 1 learning about different animals and some of the things they do. We have talked about where animals can be found and compared the differences in environments betweeen the UK, Savannah and the Polar regions. We have talked about what they look like and some of their physical… Read more »

Monday 28th March

Exciting news in class 1 today. The cocoon we have kept all winter containing a Pale Tussock Moth has hatched over the weekend.

Week beginning 21st March.

Class 1 had a very busy week last week. They enjoyed learning and acting out the story of the enormous turnip. They even found the turnip buried in the garden, which they dug up, took to the mud kitchen and made delicious turnip soup. In maths we have continued practicing finding the total of two… Read more »

Week beginning 7th March

It’s been another busy week in class 1. As part of our growing topic we have been busy learning about how plants grow and planting seeds. Then we wrote instructions. In maths we have been busy finding 1 more and 1 less than a given number and in expressive art and design we have been… Read more »

Week beginning 28th February.

We have continued our growing topic this week by looking at the lifecycle of a butterfly and reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. The children have enjoyed retelling the story with puppet shows and writing their own books to retell the story. In maths we have been very busy finding 1 more than… Read more »

Week beginning 21st February.

We have been keen to start our new topic of Growing this half-term and the children have enjoyed finding out and talking about how humans grow. They have looked at pictures of themselves as babies and made comparisons between then and themselves now. They have used mirrors to look carefully at themselves and talk about… Read more »