Solving number problems

Our reception children are becoming experts at using ‘Numicon’ to help them solve tricky maths problems.  They can record a number of problems and then take a photograph of their learning too! Impressive work reception!   Ask the the children to describe numicon to you or you could give us…

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Investigating plants

Dragons have all been learning about plants this term.  After planting some daffodils in our outside area, these girls decided to take a closer look to see if they could name some of the different parts.   Do daffodils come from seeds or bulbs? Let me know and you might…

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Shrove Tuesday

Following a superb demonstration on making pancakes, all of Dragons set about using their maths skills to carefully measure out the ingredients needed to make pancakes. Mrs Tate helped everyone to make them safely and then they all enjoyed choosing a topping and eating the fruits of their labour! They…

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The Three Little Pigs

Following the visit from the Websters and their piglets, Reception were keen to do a bit of role-play with The Three Little Pigs. They went to the shop to buy the materials needed for each of the houses and then built each one.  The children also investigated each structure and…

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Piglets!

We were very excited when we were visited by two little piglets from The Webster’s farm. Mum, dad and sister came to visit too and were able to share lots of information about the piglets and how to look after them.  We were amazed at how much mathematical skill it…

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We are Christians together!

Michelle from church, visited us again today.  She and the children were talking about the early Christians and the signs that they used to use.  The children made and decorated some signs to hang in our ‘reflection garden.’ Now we can share them and show we are Christians together. Thank…

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Super Similes

Dragons have been really impressing me with their learning.  We have been looking at similes and then trying to put them into our writing. Look at this from Amelia in Year 1!    

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DT – Investigating bases

In D.T. this month we are investigating different structures to make secure bases.   We are experimenting with two types of base, one made from wooden triangles and one made with wooden rods, polystyrene balls and elastic bands.   Which one do you think is the strongest? To find out you…

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Learning together

I was delighted to see a KS1 child helping an EYFS child learn to read.  It is important that we all take the time to help one another be the best we can be. Well done to both of you!

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Internet Safety Day

In Dragons we have been discussing how to stay safe online. Mr Hodgson talked to the class about all of the things they need to do to stay safe.  Afterwards the children created a poster and some (like Frankie) even added a message… Do the right thing online. Mr Hodgson…

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