Wind in the Willows

In Robins we are really enjoying our new topic.

We have been busy reading Wind in the Willows and all of the children have produced some beautiful writing using adjectives and adverbs.

 

Also this week we have been exploring outside to find mini-beasts and we have been learning about…

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Active Maths

Every Friday afternoon we do active Maths. last week we took our fraction work outside.

 

What did you enjoy about active Maths?

 

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Herons' Family Albums

 

We have really enjoyed the start of our Family Album topic. We have found out where we live with our families and understand the 4 countries that make up the UK. We have been in the role play area which is a home corner. We have been making our favourite family meals. We have ordered…

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World Book Day

 It's 20 years since the first World Book Day and it's a great day to celebrate and share the books we all enjoy.

Herons were very enthusaiastic about the books they read at school and home

Everyone had a prop from a story they enjoyed and we had a great time asking questions about the prop…

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How to make a yummy sandwich...

In Herons we have been learning about instructions! 

We have been writing instructions for brushing our teeth, making sandwiches and getting ready for school.

 

We have found out that instructions use imperative verbs ... These are 'bossy' verbs. Do you know any?

Also we have learned a…

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Welcome to Herons!

What a busy week it has been!!!!

 

We have been doing lots of fun and exciting things in our new class.

 

Also we have been making lots of new friends and we LOVE our new classroom! We have got a wonderful new smart wall and we can't wait to use it.

 

On Friday we had to perform…

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Robot work in the Parrots

The Parrots have been learning all about robots this half term. There has been lots of exciting learning going on in class. We have been reading information books and poems in Literacy, building 3d models of robots, making shape robots, pretending to be robots and giving instructions to each other…

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Super Maths Challenge

Today, we have been finding word problems in our classroom.

 

We had to work with a partner to find a word problem and we used a number line to solve the addition problem.

 

Here is an example:

If you had 14 sweets and 5 chocolates how many would you have altogether?

 

Can you…

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Being a good friend...

Today, in year 1 we have been talking about how we can be a good friend.

 

Here are some things that we think are really important:

1. Always use kind words.

2. Play nice games together.

3. Don't leave any one on their own at break time. 'Stay together and don't leave them out'  -…

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'It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas'

We are starting to feel very festive in Herons.

Take a look at our wonderful new Christmas home area...

 

 

The countdown has begun....

 

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Our Learning...

We have been extremely busy in Herons.
Over the last two weeks we have been learning all about non-fiction books!
The Herons were reading detectives to identify what special features information books include and they have also been learning to write facts, in order to teach the…

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Special Delivery

On Tuesday, our first day back after the half term, Herons received some very special post...

 

As part of our Julia Donaldson work last half term, Herons decided to write a letter to Julia, to find out more about the author who writes some of our favourite stories.

 

We all got very…

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