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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Week 3 (06/03/17)

Dear Parents/Carers, Last week for ‘World Book Day’ the children dressed up as their favourite characters. Children brought their books into school and we shared their stories, the children talked about why they like their particular character. This week we have been answering the children’s question “How are houses made”.…

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Week 6 (06/02/17)

Dear Parents /Carers, This week we have been learning about Chinese New Year. We read the Chinese New Year story and learnt about the animals that raced to have the Zodiac New Year named after them. The children found out that they were all born in the year of the…

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Week 4 (23/01/17)

Dear Parents/Carers, Last week we looked at a picture of a water well. The children talked about what they thought it could be, some ideas were very creative “the chimney of an underground house”. We read a description of the frog from ‘The Princess and the Frog’ and the children…

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Week 2 (09/01/17)

Dear Parents/Carers, This week we began answering the many questions Class R asked at the end of last term. ‘How do ovens cook?’ we tried to answer this week, we read the story of the gingerbread man. We talked about what we already know about ovens. We explored the dry…

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Week 1 (04/01/17)

Dear Parents/Carers, We hope you all had a relaxing and exciting Christmas holiday and that all the children are refreshed and ready for an exciting term. This term our theme will be ‘Fairy tales’ we will be answering the questions they asked last term through this theme. This week the…

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Week 7 (12/12/2016)

Dear Parents/ Carers, Thank you to all of you for attending class R’s ‘Nativity’ on Monday. The children really enjoyed performing for you and I am sure you will all agree they all did a fantastic performance. This week the children have continued to open the advent presents from under…

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Week 6 (05/12/2016)

Dear Parents/ Carers, This week the children have enjoyed the cold weather and the different outdoor opportunities it has to offer. We have talked about wood changing, becoming slippery but the children also discovered the ice and explored the force needed to break it and its texture. We have talked…

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Week 4 (14/11/2016)

Dear Parents/Carers, This week we have been trying to answer the children’s question ‘How are shoes made?’ We sang the rhyme ‘Cobbler, cobbler, mend my shoe’. We talked about what a cobbler does and what we already know about how shoes are made. We talked about some of the materials…

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