A visit from Mr Luty

Our caretaker, Mr Luty, came in to talk about his role in our school community this week. The children enjoyed listening to him talk about all of the busy jobs he does to keep our school clean and safe. We also got to see and learn about some of the tools he uses each day in his job. George, the…

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Speaking and Listening Understanding the World community communication

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A visit from a Police Inspector

Our Ducklings and Little Chicks were lucky to have a visit from one of our school parents who is a Police Inspector. We got to learn first had about how equipment is used, why policing is such an important role in our community and how the police keep us all safe. The children asked some amazing…

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Speaking and Listening Understanding the World community communication PSED

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Investigating the best material for an emergency worker's coat

The Ducklings have been investigating different materials to see which one would show up best in the dark, to make a hi-vis jacket. Which colour do you think would shpw up the best in the dark?

 

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Understanding the World

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Midwife and Doctor Role Play

Following on from our midwife visit earlier this week, the Ducklings created their own role-play scenarios. On Friday, the doctors were called, as a baby was about to be born! They will make very caring health professionals when they grow up!

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Understanding the World Role-play

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Medical emergency!

The Ducklings have loved having our visitors in this week, talking about their jobs. The children have learnt so much about the different jobs and it is now lovely to see them taking on these roles in their pretend play.

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Understanding the World Role-play

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People who Keep us Healthy

Our Ducklings have been very busy this week learning about people who keep us fit and healthy. The children have been looking after babies and making them better at the maternity hospital, enjoying the hospital role play and making one another better after various injuries and ailments. It is a…

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Understanding the World Role-play communication

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A visit from a nurse

Today we had a fantastic visit from George's mummy, who is a nurse. The children got to learn all about what a busy, caring and important job a nurse does, what their job involves, how they care for others and how they keep others safe and healthy. The children got to see and handle some resources…

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Speaking and Listening Understanding the World communication PSED

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A midwife calling

Today, Otis’s mum came to talk to us about her job as a midwife. The children listened with interest and had lots of interesting questions to ask her. She showed us some of the special equipment that she uses each day and we even got to meet and have a cuddle with baby Finn. Thank you for…

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Understanding the World

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A visit from a doctor

As part of our 'People who help us/Keep us healthy' topic, we were so lucky to have Zaneera's parents come in and speak about their job as doctors. The children asked some amazing questions about vaccines, hospitals and keeping healthy. 

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Speaking and Listening Understanding the World

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A visit from the doctors

Today, Zaneera's mummy and daddy came to talk to us about their jobs as a doctor. The children enjoyed thinking of their own questions to ask them. 

 

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Understanding the World

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We love to dress up!

A vast majority of our Ducklings love to dress up. Dressing up is such a huge part of imaginative play in Early Years. Young children love to experiment with taking on different roles and facilitating this not only covers so many vital aspects of our curriculum, but it is also so much…

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Physical development Understanding the World communication PSED

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Autumn Welly Walks

The Ducklings enjoyed exploring around the school field to look closely for signs that autumn is here.

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Autumn Understanding the World

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