Week 6 (9/10/17)

This week the children listened to the story of ‘Pumpkin Soup’ we talked about what ingredients were needed to make pumpkin soup and created a recipe using instructional language. On Tuesday the children used one handed tools including scissors and peelers. The children peeled and cut vegetables and we made…

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Week 5 (2/10/17)

Dear Parents/Carers, This week the children listened to the story of the ‘The Little Red Hen’.  The children retold the story and the adult scribed their sequencing using pictures, towards the end of the week the children created new endings for the story. The children have been learning about how…

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Week 4 (25/09/17)

Dear Parents/Carers, This week the children watched ‘The Hobbit’ they were all really engaged in the production and talked about what they enjoyed when they returned to the classroom. On Tuesday and Wednesday the children visited the prayer spaces they talked about enjoying the “colourful bubbles, like butterflies that took…

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Week 3 (18/09/17)

Dear Parents/Carers, The children have settled really well into school. They are familiarising themselves with the classroom and outdoor area and beginning to choose their own resources and are learning to put them back where they belong at tidy up time. This week we learnt a rhyme about how the…

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Week 2 (11/09/17)

This week Foundation Stage has been extremely busy during the mornings. They have been playing games such as ‘magic carpet’ and ‘honey bear game’ to get to know each other’s names. The children have been enjoying independent learning time and have used this time to explore where the resources are…

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Week 4 (26/06/17)

Dear Parents/Carers, This week the children have been writing stories based on the story ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. They used their story maps and told a peer their story. The children then used their knowledge of letters and sounds to write their story. In maths the children have been solving…

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Week 2 (12/06/17)

Dear Parents/Carers, The children have many questions about plants and growing so this term we have begun a theme on growing. Last week the children shared their holiday news. They listened to the Hymn ‘All things Bright and Beautiful’ the children listened to the words and then worked together to…

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Week 3 (08/05/17)

Dear Parents/Carers, The children have really been excited by their new theme ‘Space’. During the first week they visited the space dome and had a story told to them about Orion. The children listened to the story of ‘Whatever Next’ and talked about what they would take to the moon,…

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Week 7 (03/04/17)

Dear Parents/ Carers, Over the last two weeks the children have been learning about Easter. Last week as a class we talked about what Palm Sunday means to Christians and how it is celebrated. This week the children listened to the Easter story and shared their ideas and thoughts about…

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Week 5 (20/03/17)

Dear Parents/ Carers, This week we have continued to answer the children’s questions. The children listened to the story of a little girl and used their imagination to think about what she saw in a clearing in a wood. The children all drew their ideas and talked about them as…

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