3rd December Pe with parents ! - Don't forget to try this weeks challenge too ... play at being a cheeky monkey and lift your legs off the ground and count as high as you can!
29.11.19 Our foundation 1 children have had a busy week too, singing ten in the bed in maths this week as well as working hard to write their name by mark making.
29.11.19 This week reception children have begun to learn the Nativity Story using Talk for Writing actions following the story map created in class. They then had opportunities to retell the story using small world characters. Your child has brought home this new story in their Little book of story maps today for you to help them recite the story at home.
28.11.19 ICT - Reception children have been learning about on-line reputation through identifying and talking about electronic devices and ways that information can be put onto the internet.
22.11.19 Outdoor phonics -Reception have been practising our phase 2 sounds using chalk.
21.11.19 - Real PE - This week the Reception children have been practising their jumping and landing skills, trying out jumping adding a quarter turn, jumping from two feet to one foot and balancing on landing and jumping forwards, backwards and side to side.
12.11.19 Fishy phonics- Reception children have reached the end of phase 2 of letters and sounds , they have been consolidating recognising and saying the sounds, blending them into words and orally segmenting simple words saying each sound they can hear. Over the next few weeks we will be continuing to revise these sounds by reading and writing them in lots of different ways. The children have also brought home tricky word keyrings this week to help them learn sets of words which can't be sounded out.
22.10.19 Eco day- Beech class spent the day finding out about recycling, reusing and reducing the amount of waste we use everyday. They discovered the story of Grumpy the Hedgehog, played Recycling Relay, created clay and leafy faces, before creating their own Grumpys using newspaper. They then had a scavenger hunt, looking for objects around the nature area.
18.10.19 Power Maths in action! Children have been sorting objects into two groups and being encouraged to look closely at size,colour,pattern and shape to see if their objects can be sorted in more than one way. This is important because noticing similarities and differences is part of being mathematical. It is valuable for children to see that shapes and designs have many characteristics and can be sorted in a variety of ways.
11.10.19 Today the children helped to make some amazing models of familiar buildings in our local area!
11.10.19 This week has been a party week of learning for the children. They discovered it was Ted's 5th birthday party and had lots of fun representing 5 in different ways. They made collections of five, represented 5 in different ways and finished the week playing 'action' pass the parcel.
07.10.19 Beech class have been finding out more about our local area, we saw lots of buildings and really enjoyed splashing in the puddles on our journey! We even had chance to visit the park on the way back to school too.
03.10.19 Beech class have been using their Power Maths lessons to become Number Detectives and hunt around the classroom in groups of 4 to find groups of 4!
03.10.19 Beech class have been enjoying exploring sounds in different ways using old packaging, rice and pasta. They found out that by adding conkers to their musical instruments the sounds were lower.
02.10.19 Nursery children have been using their tummies to support their core strength and development.
26.09.19 Exploring beat and tempo - Beech class have been using instruments to discover how sounds can be played at different speeds and in different ways.
20.09.19 Phew! what a busy week, the children have been getting to know each other really well and have enjoyed learning to play some new board games, use the resources to enhance their play and imaginations and explore the indoors and outdoors to show us what they can do independently. Even Billy the reading bear was worn out by the end of the school day!
Have you seen our nursery rhyme pop video ? Click on the VRC button on the home page , find Beech class and watch our live performance featuring an exclusive special guest star singer !
20.09.19 Beech class had fun outdoors in the sun today creating their own art gallery using chalk!
19.09.19 Real PE - Beech class foundation 2 children practised their two footed jumping skills with Miss Walker and Mrs Lakin today using our new PE currciulum which focuses on core skills in a fun way. This lesson the children were travelling on the moon, collecting alien eggs and practising jumping and landing on the moon
16.09.19 Today we went on a listening walk, listening carefully to the different sounds we could hear in our environment outdoors. This skill is crucially important in helping to develop high quality speaking and listening skills in readiness for learning to read through phonics
09.09.19 - Our first Forest School session this year. We have been learning how to stay safe in our Forest School area and exploring different ways of playing and exploring outdoors, even in the rain!
05.09.19 Our new foundation 1 and 2 children have been exploring the classroom and making new friends whilst having lots of fun too!