Week beginning 21st January 2019
This week in English we have started to look at Dragons. Today, we pretended a Thunder dragon had been seen flying near school and then drew pictures of the dragon. They did a great job. In Maths, we are focusing on problem solving, focused on sorting, patterns and word problems. Today, in D&T food, we've made some toast with different healthy toppings and looked at healthy food using the Eatwell Guide.
Week beginning 14th January 2019
This week we're continuing with The Tortoise and The Hare in English and size/ measurement in Maths. The children have enjoyed using laptops this week to explore different search engines such as yahoo, bing, google and kidrex. To help keep them safe, we've been adding 'for kids' to our searches.
Week Beginning 7th January 2019
Happy New Year and welcome back after the Christmas break. We hope you've all had a wonderful break with your loved ones. This half term our topic is Myths and Fables. This week, we've been learning about The Tortoise and The Hare in English and the children have really enjoyed it. In Maths, we been comparing size and looking at tall and short. We did this by building lego towers and comparing them and searching around school for objects than can be measured with a ruler or a metre stick.
Our wonderful Christmas show
Hope all of you that managed to come, enjoyed our show. Thank you to everyone that managed to be there, the children really enjoyed it and we thought the children did a fantastic job! Next year, no straw!
Week beginning 10th December
This week we've started to think about Christmas, with our Christmas dinner and preparing for our Nativity next week. We've decorated our sanctuary room into Santa's Sanctuary and made some lovely star decorations to put on our tree. We've also taken some photos and made us look Christmassy!
Children in Need - 16th November 2018
We had a great day on Children in Need. The children really enjoyed the healthy breakfast and the ramble around the local community. Then children also completed a Teacher Hunt around the school looking for filtered faces. The children enjoyed these so much, they wanted to make their own filtered selfies! Can you spot who's who?
Week Commencing the 14th October 2018
This week in topic, we've been looking at Dinosaurs and their teeth! We've looked at the different shapes and what they were used for, and then made some from salt dough.
Week commencing 1/10/2018
This week we have been very busy, as usual. In English, we are using a new method to help the children decide what they want to write using a method called Rainbow Grammar where children used coloured cards to build their sentences. Initially the cards are ordered green (the predicate - what the sentence is about), amber ( what you are telling me about the predicate) and red (the punctuation) at the end of the sentence). The children have really grasped the concept and it is increasing their independence really well!
Week Commencing 23rd September
Sorry for the lack of updates so far. We've spent lots of time focusing on getting everyone settled in and into routine in these first few weeks. This half term our topic is Dinosaurs and the children are really enjoying it so far, I hope they are starting to communicate all the new vocabulary they've been using. Many of the children have really enjoyed playing in our new role play area, palaeontologists lab ( and so have we!) - photos to follow.
A big thank you to all those who sent in photos of their child 'getting caught reading'. They sure have made us chuckle.
Bracken Hill's Got Talent
We had two wonderful acts in this year's Bracken Hill's Got Talent and one of those acts came third! The majority of the class joined in and we could not be more proud of them. So brave to stand up in front of the whole school and perform. A fantastic start to our year!
Welcome to Owls 2018/2019
Hello everybody! My name is Miss Clerkin and I am the new class teacher in Owls. I am so excited to be back after my maternity leave and get to see all the children again. Many of the Owls already know me, and I've been so impressed to see how they have grown and progressed in the past year. Helping us in Owls this year is Mrs Tomlinson, Miss Birch and Mrs Campbell, and we're really lucky to have them. Parents are welcome to come and meet the team on Wednesday 11th July, at 3.45 pm and have a look around our learning environment. Hope to see you there!