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Spring 2 - "Are we there yet ?" class display - What a lot of learning for such a short term !

Spring 2 - "Are we there yet ?" class display  - What a lot of learning for such a short term !  1

23rd March 2018 - Easter Bonnets !

22nd March 2018 - Our Incredible Vehicles -using the laptop to click,drag and drop to design our own imaginative vehicles.

12.03.18 Motivated Monday ! - The children have been really motivated to explore and learn today by making boats and discovering if they float or sink, exploring shape making pictures and constructing and flying on holiday in our aeroplane!

27.02.18 Growth Mindset - Beech class discovered the story Cleversticks and talked about how they feel when they keep trying to do something but find it tricky. We shared ideas on how we can get better at things and then had a go at using our Cleversticks to move different objects into pots. Some objects were more challenging than others.

Spring 1 - "What is a reflection?" class display

Spring 1 - "What is a reflection?" class display  1

18.01.18 - This week in Beech class we have been working hard to learn our Talk for Writing story using story maps and creating our own versions. We have also enjoyed using the story spoons to act out our own stories.

10.01.18 - Gymnastics , practicing our Gymnastic jumps from different heights.

20.11.17 - Outdoor measuring ...How tall and how long is your dinosaur? Which is more ...the length or the height?

15.11.17 - World Nursery Rhyme Week ! 

Beech class have been exploring nursery rhymes this week to celebrate this special week. We have been making hot cross buns, painting our favourite nursery rhyme characters, creating story maps for nursery rhymes, learning new nursery rhymes and finding out how we can help Humpty Dumpty not break when falling off the wall by testing different materials for him to land on. 


7.11.17 - Balance bike fun! - Beech class loved riding the balance bikes today, helping to support their balance and co-ordination skills.

6.11.17 - Muddy Monday - Exploring shadows

3.11.17 - The children have returned fantastically after the half term break and this week in our learning we have been exploring 2d and 3d shapes and working hard at writing words to describe the sounds fireworks make when they explode. The children also learnt about why we celebrate bonfire night and who the guy is on top of a bonfire, we enjoyed dressing up as firefighters too! We have also been finding out about Jesus and had fun dressing up in clothes which Tom and Tessa brought for us to wear. You can see the pictures of this on our school Religious Education page. 

Have a safe bonfire weekend ! no

13.10.17 - We are beginning to use our phonic skills in reading , writing and building words through our own child led learning.

10.10.17 - Making salt dough friendship tokens by listening to and following instructions.

04.10.17 - It's only Wednesday and already we have had so much fun learning ...

We have explored how dough can be made using flour, food colouring and water, created our own role play using cardboard boxes, practiced writing our new phonemes and been on a colour hunt to find Elmer the elephant's lost colours. smiley

28.09.17   - This week in Beech class the children have begun to learn the first phonemes  s a t p ,through our phonics lessons. The children have been practicing forming and pronouncing the phonemes correctly and have been eager to show and demonstrate their skills. We have also begun to blend our first few phonemes together to read simple words such as 'an' , 'at' 'sat' and 'as'. 

The children will all be bringing home their phoneme bags with the sounds we have learnt this week for your child to practice at home. We will be adding new sets of phonemes to these bags each week , so please keep them in your child's book bags or rucksacks. no

The children have also enjoyed making junk models using their own imaginative ideas. 



22nd September 2017 

Beech class are strengthening their hand grip and fine motor muscles through lots of 'Dough Disco' exercises. We have been saying 'Hello fingers!" to Tommy Thumb, Peter Pointer, Toby Tall, Ruby Ring and Baby Small and bouncing, jogging, diving, bending and stretching and dancing our fingers into our dough. We have also been squeezing, squashing, rolling and pinching, making dough rainbows, pancakes, pizzas and donuts ! 

Keep those fingers dancing ! smileysmileysmiley

18th September - Beech class had their first experience of Muddy Monday Forest School today and enjoyed searching for slugs, exploring the nature area and climbing trees. See our photographs on the Forest Schools page! 

6th September - Beech class exploring friendships.

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