Today in Orange class we celebrated Chinese New Year. We made dragons as Chinese people believe these help to get rid of the bad, and lanterns which were red as this is the Chinese lucky colour. We tried fortune cookies, rice and noodles and some of us had a go with chopsticks!
We are learning about magnets as part of our new Learning Challenge. We have been using the words attract and repel to describe what happens when using magnets. We will be looking at how magnets can be useful, and have been playing with magnetic toys to help our learning. Please continue this at home if […]
We have started our new Talk 4 Writing topic today and our book is The Gingerbread Man. We read the story and then made our own gingerbread men and hoped they didn’t run away! If you have this book at home it would be really helpful for the children to hear at home too.
Today in Orange class we have been learning about Bonfire Night. We have thought about what we might see, hear, smell, touch and taste at bonfire night and written poems about this. We have also thought about how to keep ourselves safe when there are fireworks and then made our own rockets!
We were very lucky to have Homegrown Farm visit us again yesterday. We saw alpacas, a cow, two emus, some rabbits and ducks! Orange class loved petting the animals and asking lots of interesting questions.
Today in the SU it was sibling link morning. We got to enjoy games, Rainbow Room, Forest School and PE with Mark! All the children had a fantastic time with their siblings. Thank you to everyone that came.
Yesterday we were very lucky to have another visit from Homegrown Farm. We met Breeze, a 2 year old horse who was in training, rabbits, a goat, lambs and ducks. The children were all very good at taking it in turns to pet the animals and listening to Andy explaining how he had cut Breeze’s […]
As part of our new Learning Challenge, we are thinking about what happens to the food we eat. Orange class went to Sally’s allotment to look at where our food comes from. We saw peas, carrots, beetroot and lots more, can you remember anymore?
Orange class visited Abington Park on Friday as part of our learning challenge “What animals and plants thrive in Abington Park?”. We saw herons, their chicks and their nest, a squirrel, swan, pigeon, magpie, moorhen, coot, crow, duck and a goose! We also saw lots of plants and trees, including some beautiful bluebells.
We were very lucky to have another visit from Homegrown Farm. Orange class saw rabbits called Smokey, Bandit and Frog. We then met 3 baby stick insects. We were then introduced to Sally, a blue-tongued skink Lizard. We found out that she didn’t have any teeth, but chewed her blueberries with her gums. There were […]