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The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

Reception have enjoyed lots of learning and play opportunities inspired by the collection of stories about Mr and Mrs Grinling and their lighthouse.   They liked Mrs Grinling’s clever plan to stop of making mustard sandwiches to stop the seagulls pinching Mr Grinling’s picnic lunch. Everybody tried some mustard, they thought it was “spicy” “hot”… Continue Reading

Phonics fun in Year 1

Phonics fun in Year 1

Today the children were recapping the diagraph ‘ie’, they played a dice game to practice reading lots of words containing this sound. The children had to roll a dice and read the word that matched the number. It was super to hear the class working with their learning partners and confidently segmenting and the blending… Continue Reading

International Week – Spain Y1

International Week – Spain Y1

Today Year  One have been learning to count to 10 in Spanish. They sang counting songs and did action games using numbers up to 10. The children then went on to learn the names of the colours and got really good at recognising the the colour words and saying them. Year One enjoyed watching the… Continue Reading

International Week in Year 1-Africa

International Week in Year 1-Africa

Today the children in Year One learned some facts about the continent of Africa. In particular, they looked at African animals and  were challenged with the task of writing a fact file. The children worked with a learning partner, looking at information sheets and then researched information on ipads about a chosen animal. They all… Continue Reading

A sneaky peek at some of our literacy work

A sneaky peek at some of our literacy work

Reception have been doing some wonderful writing in response to the stories that they hear in class. They are developing a love for books, the story area is one of the most popular areas of our class during ‘choosing time’. Often children are observed here re-telling the stories we have shared as a whole class… Continue Reading