Ladybirds (Reception)

Miss Purser

Pirate problems get scientific.

Children in Dragonflies and Ladybirds have been learning about pirates and the sea this week. Their challenge was to make a pirate boat, find out if it would float and then see how many pirates could sail on it. Mams, dads and special people came to the launch party...

Super Science Festival

Today, was a special day in school. Our Science week culminated with workshops from Mike Fletcher, from Sunderland College. We then took our learning outside and participated in a science festival. We show cased our experiments, took part in a playground challenge an...

Science Week in Reception

As part of Science Week the children have been exploring sinking, floating and experimenting. The children designed their own boat and labelled the different things they wanted to have (propeller, sail, flag, windows, anchor, plank, etc.). They then made their boats,...

This is the Way we Brush our Teeth 🎶

Brush our teeth, brush our teeth, this is the way we brush our teeth at Windy Nook Primary! The children in the Ladybirds class have been learning all about the importance of keeping our teeth healthy. They need to be brushed twice a day for at least two minutes each...

Refugee Week in the Ladybirds Class

The week started with an assembly from Nola Ellen who taught us the difference between refugees and migrants. Refugees leave their country because of safety whereas migrants choose to move to a new country for work, to join their family or to study. After this we went...

Royal Wedding Celebrations & Butterfly Release

Today in the Ladybirds class children have been preparing for the Royal Wedding Party by making crowns, decorating their party plates and writing congratulation cards to Prince Harry and Megan. We hope we get a royal reply! The children enjoyed joining in with the...

Early adventurers

It was a great day for an adventure today, so all the Early Years children went off to explore the top field. It was big, grassy and full of things to explore. Some children made shapes with flowers; some did throwing and catching; some found out about the fungi on a...

Ladybirds have made ladybirds and more.

This week in Ladybirds, children have been creating there own minibeasts using playdough and a range of loose parts. We have also been using the tablet to take our own photos. Haven't we done well? Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should...

Minibeasts turn into Megabeasts

Today the Ladybird children were visited by Guy Tansley from 'Bugs n Stuff' as part of our minibeast topic and our investigations for science week but Guy didn't bring minibeasts he brought megabeasts! They weren't your average minibeast as they were from all over the...

Minibeast Investigations

It's only the first week back after the holidays and the Ladybird children have been so busy learning all about minibeasts. They now know minibeasts categorise all small animals like bees, spiders, snails, worms, flies, ants, butterflies, etc. They have learnt facts...

The Easter Story

In the Ladybirds this week the children have been learning about the first Easter story. We were visited by Ken and Lynn who brought the story to life with their knitted characters, two different crosses and a famous painting of Jesus on the cross. We learnt how...

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