The elf and the Christmas tree

It took the children quite a while this morning to spot the elf’s hiding place.  They found him handing upside down on the Christmas tree.  The children decided he should be taken down otherwise he would have a nasty headache.  Mrs Stanley told him to sit under the Christmas tree…

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Getting stuck into reading!

We devote half an hour a day to developing our reading skills.  We have been learning how to compare texts in order to say whether the information is the same or different.  There were some great conversations between learning partners regarding the evidence found in the text.

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Spellings WB 10.12.18

Y3/4 Revision of statutory words calendar caught centre century certain circle complete consider continue decide Y5/6 Statutory words existence explanation familiar foreign forty frequently government guarantee harass hindrance

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What a mess!

We got a shock when we entered the classroom this morning. There was paint all over the table! He had drawn a picture and written his name but goodness there was an awful mess.  

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What happened to all the blocks?

We arrived this morning to find Elf stuck in a tray and blocks everywhere!   Some of us think he was counting, some think he was searching for presents, but I’m not sure what he was doing.   We certainly had lots of tidying up to do! What will happen…

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A swinging time!

Today, Elf was found swinging from the projector. Not a good role model! However we think he’s fixed it, so that’s good news. I’m just a bit worried about what he’s going to do next.   Can anyone tell me? 

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Oh no!

Dragons entered the classroom on Friday morning, believing Elf had behaved himself but we were wrong. Whilst we had been enjoying the Movie night after school, he had eaten some chocolate from the advent calendar. Bad Elf! Our reception children have spoken to him and explained how he should behave….

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Keeping safe!

In Dragons we have been talking about keeping safe when we use a variety of devices.  The children shared their experiences and we talked about things that we need to do such as making sure our parents and carers know what we are looking at and working on.

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Somebody has been climbing!

This morning, Dragons came into class to find our elf had been trying to get into the box that has our glittery gold prizes! The children were worried that Elf might have taken everything! What might he do next? Can you let me know?

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Our winning poem

Back in October, Eagles class wrote this wonderful, collaborative poem for a poetry competition run by Evans Cycles.  The judge was Sir Chris Hoy.  Our poem was chosen as the runner up!  We are very proud!  Here is the poem we wrote: The BIG Race   I put my helmet…

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