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Roman research and note taking

As part of their homework, children have been carrying out research about the Romans to aid them in writing a a non-chronological report. Today, we read a paragraph of text about Roman Gods and learned how to take notes from it.  Next time, children will be taking...

Yum yum Jam Sandwiches!

First, next, then, finally… Year 2 have been sequencing instructions to make a jam sandwich for Mr Bear. (it’s a good thing that Mr Bear likes extra...

There’s something fishy going on in the Ladybirds

This week the Ladybirds have been learning about sea creatures as part of our Seaside topic. One of the most exciting things was investigating a real fish. The children came up with lots of descriptive language to describe the fish. Jacob said, “it feels soft...

Dinosaur Museum and Shop opens in the Ladybirds

Following the children’s current interests, experiences and understanding around dinosaurs a Dinosaur Museum and Shop has opened up in the Ladybirds classroom. The children are buying and selling tickets to go into the Museum which specialises in fossil hunting....

Carnage in Owls!!!

It has been reported that late on Tuesday night Owl’s dinosaur egg hatched and escaped leaving utter carnage in their classroom with tables turned upside down, resource boxes scattered all over the floor and huge foot prints leading out of the classroom.  Later...

Dinosaur Stomp and Dinosaur Roar!

This week we are learning all about dinosaurs. The topic has created lots of excitement and engagement with the children in the Ladybirds. They have been creating and designing dinosaur treasure maps, dinosaur eggs and exploring how to make fossils. They have also...

Diary Writing

This week the Bluebells have started their Literacy unit on Diary Writing. The children have enjoyed listening to and reading extracts from ‘The Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ by Jeff Kinney and ‘The Brilliant World of Tom Gates’ by Liz Pichon. They have highlighted and...

Breaking News @ 6pm

A DINOSAUR DISCOVERY!!! Windy Nook made breaking news today – we found 2 dinosaur eggs in our school grounds.  We even made the 6 o ‘clock news with this amazing...

Spring Watch

Today Owls and Robins went on a spring watch around our school.  We used our senses to see what changes were taking place to show that it was spring...

Creating stories in the Ladybirds

The current focus for writing in Reception is for the children to use their awareness of sounds to write anything they want. To develop the children’s understanding of how stories are structured for writing they have been telling their own made up story to an...

A Great BIG Thank You!

Thank you for all your support at the school book fair this term. Thanks to all your support you have raised £644 for the school which will be spent on books and resources.

Descriptive Writing

This half term the Bluebells have been focusing on adventure stories and in particular ‘The Tunnel’ by Anthony Browne.  They have produced some fantastic descriptive writing using adventurous vocabulary and expanded noun phrases and next week will be...

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