Counting in 2’s and 5’s

Counting in 2’s and 5’s

In maths we have been practising counting in 2’s and 5’s, this has included making patterns to match a number, counting our hand prints and making our own beadstrings that show patterns of 2 and 5. We then investigated if there were any numbers that were...
I’ll huff and I’ll puff…

I’ll huff and I’ll puff…

We have been learning the story of The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig which is a twist on the traditional tale. We have not learnt or heard the end of the story so this week we created our own endings. We worked in groups to act out our ending following a...
Exploring the seasons

Exploring the seasons

This week as part of our science work we have explored the snow and ice and the changes that winter brings. The children investigated how the hours of day light changes through the seasons and what is really meant by short days and longer...
Iron Hans as told by Chris Connaughton

Iron Hans as told by Chris Connaughton

We had a visit from Chris Connaughton who told us the story of ‘Iron Hans’. It was a traditional tale from Germany that none of us had ever heard before but we loved listening to it, particularly laughing at some of the events. We are learning to write...
Breathing and balancing in yoga

Breathing and balancing in yoga

Today we had our first Yoga bugs session. Yoga started in ancient India which is our topic this half term. We started with the ‘sun salutation’ and the ‘warrior’ before retelling the story of the Gingerbread man through yoga. We finish with a...
Merry Christmas, it’s party time!

Merry Christmas, it’s party time!

Today Year 1 and 2 put their party clothes on and had a Christmas disco. We played games, danced and had a buffet. There was then a magical treat, as Santa Claus came to visit with a present for all the children. To finish our afternoon we played pass the parcel and...
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