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November 2020
Today has been an exciting day - our new climbing frame was delivered and fitted!

We pulled up seats to watch the installation.

The stages of installation...

We wore odd socks to school and talked about our differences. We decided we need to show care and kindness to everyone.

As part of anti-bullying week, we talked about friendship. We discussed different behaviours that are friendly and unfriendly.

We went on an autumn walk to look at our school grounds. We looked for differences the season of autumn has made.

We enjoyed eating our Pudsey biscuits!

We decorated Pudsey Bear biscuits with spots and stripes.

We joined in with the end of Joe Wicks’ 24 hour exercise-athon. We were tired after 20 minutes!

We enjoyed our non-uniform day wearing spots, stripes and Pudsey outfits.

When learning about the Hindu Festival of Diwali, the children made connections as some parts of it reminded them of Christmas. We talked about decorations, wearing new clothes, spending time with family and lots of eating and drinking. 

We made Rangoli patterns using coloured rice powder.

We wore our poppies to visit the Memorial Garden on Remembrance Day.

We made poppies, choosing from a variety of media.

We went on a shape hunt around school to look for circles and triangles. We were amazed by how many we found. Can you spot them too?

Bonfire Pictures - we printed using fluted cardboard tubes and paint.

Phonics - week beginning 2nd November

This week we have had a focus on listening for the sounds we have learned and blending sounds together to read words.

October 2020

Celebrating Harvest - Reception learned ‘Big, Red Combine Harvester’.

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We enjoyed a ‘Spooky Day’.

We played some party games: ‘The Witch is in the Cave’, ‘Musical Skeletons’ and ‘Musical Cauldrons’.

They were delicious!

Phonics - week beginning 19th October
Friday - o
Thursday - g

Wednesday - d

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Tuesday - m
Monday - n

Making Icing Sugar - Predicting Changes

Phonics - week beginning 12th October
Friday - i

Thursday - p

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Wednesday - t

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Tuesday - a

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Monday - s

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Making Bread - we discussed the changes we saw when making our own bread rolls.

Eating Bread - some of us had jam and butter too!

We talked about the Christian festival of Harvest and how farmers are thankful for their crops at this time of year. 

It’s Soup Day! We chopped carrots, leeks and sweet potato for our own soup. It was delicious!

We went on a leaf hunt to collect leaves for our maths sorting activity.

September 2020
European Day of Languages- Spain

We made ‘Sangria’.

Darren and Caitlin, from the School Sports Partnership, came into school to deliver a balance bike session.

We talked about our families and then made a family tree.

After reading ‘The Colour Monster’ we used a variety of media and materials to make different monsters.

We looked in a mirror, talked about our features then drew a self portrait.

We have enjoyed getting to know our new setting - indoors and outdoors! Part 1

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