Leaf

This week the children have been looking at the story Leaf. They started with a treasure hunt around the school trying to find clues which told them what our story was about. We then moved onto making our own caves for a creature outside. To finish the week we started writing stories about where our creature lived and an adventure that they went on.

Explorers

This week the children have loved learning about different explorers. We have been thinking about what you would need to go on an adventure and have talked to some real explorers from around the world. We found out what you take with you when you go to cold countries, hot countries and even when you explore the sea. We can’t wait to grow up and explore the world ourselves!

Dinosaur measuring

This week the children have enjoyed learning about all things dinosuar! We looked at how tall they were. How big their feet were and how long they were. It really inspired the children to start measuring in the classroom and they enjoyed measuring each other and trying to see how many blocks filled the dinosaur pictures. Some great maths work this week!

This week we started off with a visit to St Stephen’s church. Rev Jude had left stars for us to follow. We enjoyed finding the stars on our journey and learning about the advent wreath. We then looked at how family’s get ready for Christmas and found that lots of children write Santa a letter. We decided to write some of our own letters to Santa which are now in the post box ready for Santa to read. We can’t wait to see if he replies! Finally, we wanted to do some Christmas baking. We enjoyed making some gingerbread biscuits and enjoyed eating them watching a little bit of Arthur Christmas.

Adding mad

This week the children have started looking at how we add two group of objects. We talked about the addition symbol and the children enjoyed using a range of objects to help them with their additions. We also looked at the story Owl Babies. The children wondered why the owls were awake during the night so we explored animals that are awake in the day and animals that are awake in the night.

Rainbows!

The children have had a very busy week this week. We started off looking at colour and enjoyed making our own rainbow outside. We then had our odd sock day. The children talked about how we can be kind to everyone and explored how to be a good friend. They enjoyed joining in with the whole school picket on anti bullying. Finally we celebrated Children in Need. The children loved coming to school in their pyjamas and selling the biscuits they had made.

Conker Competition

The children decided they wanted to join in with the school’s conker competition so we made up our own conker game. The children loved playing against each other and predicting which conker was going to win. What an exciting week!

Harvest

This week the children have enjoyed exploring our Harvest display. We talked about the different vegetables we could see and how the farmers are very busy harvesting all of their fruit and vegetables for us to eat. The children decided they wanted to taste the vegetables so together we made vegetable soup. They all said it was delicious and Mrs Walker even had some for her lunch! Later that week the children noticed that some of the carrots and cabbage were turning a different colour and going soft. We explored what was happening and decided that we couldn’t use these vegetables anymore so put them into our compost bin. We can’t wait for our harvest festival on 23rd October.

Please see our school science blog for more of our class investigations.

FIRE FIRE!

This week the children have enjoyed talking about people who help us. We had a special visit from some Fire Fighters. They talked to us about how to stay safe and we asked questions about what being a Fire Fighter was like. The next day our home corner had set on fire the children enjoyed putting it out. There were also fires outside! We had a great time filling up water bottles and putting them out.