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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Week 3 (21/01/19)

This week we have continued looking at Traditional tales, concentrating on “The Three Billy Goats Gruff”. In PE we dramatised the story concentrating on how each character looked and felt.  There were some very fierce ogres. In Literacy the children have each written a simple sentence, from the story, in…

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Week 2 (14/01/19)

This week has been all about “The Gingerbread man!” We started the week reading the story and talking about different strategies we need in order to read successfully. Sometimes the pictures help us to understand what the story is about. If we are not sure of a word we can…

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Week 1 (01/01/19)

Happy New Year!! It is going to be a fun packed term. We have begun to look at length and the mathematical language associated with it -long/short/shorter/longer/longest/shortest. If you have any measuring tools at home, please bring them in to class next week, as we will be very busy measuring…

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Week 4 (19/11/18)

Christmas has arrived in Class R!  We are busy rehearsing our Nativity and learning the words to the all the songs.  You should have received a letter informing you which role your child has in the Nativity, together with details of his/her base costume. Please could these be in class,…

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Week 3 (12/11/18)

Do you know what a “tricky” word is? The children have been reading tricky words within sentences, such as, to, the, go, no & I. We have also been writing simple captions. In maths we have been finding the total number of items in two groups by counting all of…

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