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Week Beginning 6th November

This week we have been working on  long and short and tall and  short in maths. In English we have learnt all about how important labels are and have been labelling the puppets.


Horse riding is going amazing and the children are getting really confident.


This week we made beautiful poppies as an mark of remembrance.


Week beginning 30th October

Squirrels class have made a great start to the term. We have been role playing our number songs and Ashton certainly played the part very well.

On Wednesday some of Squirrels class went on their 1st horse riding lesson and we are super proud of them, we had a great ride through the woods.


In English we are learning all about labels.


Our new topic this term is African tribes and we all enjoyed the tale of Handa's surprise and those sneaky animals who stole the fruit.

16th October


This week we joined in a whole school Hindu day and Squirrels class all enjoyed  a variety of activities including designing our own mehndi hands, making rangoli patterns using natural ingredients and joining in a Hindu workshop.

Week beginning 9th October


This week we have been focussing on understanding yesterday, today and tomorrow in maths and have used the symbol timetable to help jog our memories.


In English we have had great fun acting out the story of 'The 3 Billy Goats Gruff' and we even had a bridge and masks, the children are really good at remembering the repetitive phrases.


Socially we are working on playing and sharing together. We are also learning how to look after our teeth and enjoy singing along to the brush your teeth song and brushing the rather big set of teeth.

Week beginning 2nd October


Squirrels class have had another busy week and this week we have been working on initial letter sounds and getting to grips with writing our names, some squirrels children can also write their surnames.


In maths we have been getting to grips with our numbers and finding lots of fun ways to understand the value of numbers.


We have also been working on turn taking and sharing games with others.

Week beginning 25th September.


Our maths learning this week has been all about following patterns. We have used blocks cars and shapes to make and follow patterns.

We also enjoyed sorting the zoo animals into their different environments.


Cooking this week was all about pizza making.

Week beginning 19th September 2017


Squirrels class have had a lovely start to the new school year getting to know all our new pupils and staff.

In English we have really enjoyed reading and joining in with the story 'We're going on a bear hunt'.

In maths we are getting to grips with counting objects and sequencing numbers.

Our topic this term is Zoo animals and we have read 'Dear Zoo' and made some masks of zoo animals.


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