Week 1 (28/2/20)

Welcome back, we hope you had a good break. This week we started by sharing the story ‘Mr Wolf’s Pancakes’, you could ask your children what Mr Wolf did to all his neighbours! The children then talked about a time they had eaten a pancake and their favourite toppings. Using…

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Week 6 (14/2/20)

This week in class R we have been answering our learning questions “How do trucks work?” and “How do cars work?”. We talked about gears and cogs and how they work. The children explored the gears in the classroom, they created tall towers and managed to move all the cogs…

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Week 4 (31/1/20)

We started the week erupting the volcanoes the children created last week. We talked about the Bicarbonate of Soda and vinegar creating a reaction, “it made lots of bubbles”. It was very exciting! On Monday afternoon the children watched a light show about the story of Chinese New Year. We…

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Week 3 (24/1/20)

Dear Parents/ Carers, Last week the children began their theme ‘I wonder..’ The children asked different questions about the world such as ’Where does water go when it goes down the drain?’ and ‘How do volcanoes work?’. We began answering their questions. This week the children made volcanoes using bottles,…

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Week 3 (20/9/19)

Dear Parents/Carers, The children are settling well into the routine of their school day, to help the children settle in the morning can we now ask that adults say goodbye at the door and let the children come into the classroom independently. This week we have started talking about our…

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Week 1 (3/6/19)

Dear Parents/Carers, This term we will be learning about London and other cities around the world. This week we talked about what we already knew about London and what we wanted to learn. We have started to talk about some of the different landmarks in London and answer questions about…

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Week 3 ( 11/03/19)

With our school trip to Cotswold wildlife park approaching the children have been talking a lot about animals. We have been printing with potatoes, making some interesting animal footprints. Animal inspired junk modelling. Learning some animal facts and writing acrostic poems using animal names. In maths it’s been all about…

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Week 2 (04/03/19)

What a busy week we have had in class R. World Book week has been a big part of the week and we have read lots of different stories, including those brought into class from home. On Monday we looked at three different books and talked about which one we…

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Week 1 (25/02/19)

This week we have been learning about Magical Creatures, looking at images of and talking about fairies, trolls, unicorns etc. We have been reading “A Magical Creature” by R. R. Cooper. This book has no illustrations, so each child has drawn their own illustration to accompany the story. Some have…

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Week 5 (04/02/19)

Kung Hei Fat Choy!  (Happy New Year) We have been celebrating Chinese New Year in Class R. This is the year of the pig. The children started the week listening to a Chinese fable called “The great race” it tells the story of how each Chinese New Year got its…

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