Speaking and Listening

Nature Hunt

Nature Hunt

We have been learning about the names of different trees, how to recognise different leaves, seasonal change and about different birds like Starlings, Blue Tits, Robins and Sparrows. We also learnt about Badgers, moles, rabbits and mice. We went into Heaton Park in search of some of the things we have learnt about. It was great fun. We even played in a huge pile of leaves and climbed some low branches of trees.

Year 2 – Multi-skills

Year 2 – Multi-skills

Year 2 children enjoyed putting their skills to the test today by taking part in a carousel of fun activities for P.E.. Children took part in: competitive gaming by playing five-a-side football; bouncing a ball on the court using their dominant hand for basketball and then alternating between the two; practising their shooting skills by… Continue Reading

Year 2 – We are journalists.

Year 2 – We are journalists.

London Gazette LONDON’S BURNING! A fierce fire has blazed through the City of London. The fire started in the early hours of Sunday morning at 3 o’clock.  It is believed that the fire started at a small popular bakery on Pudding Lane. At this time, it is suspected that the fire started when embers, which… Continue Reading

R.E. in Year One

R.E. in Year One

Year One have started a new topic in R.E. all about Waiting. The children discussed how they felt about waiting for something such as a birthday or the birth of a new baby cousin. The class then talked about Advent and how it is a time for waiting and preparing for the birth of Jesus. The… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Science

Year 2 – Science

Science – Biology – Living Things and their Habitats Children have now started a new science unit: living things and their habitats. In our first lesson, children learned all about living things and thought about and tried to answer the question: is it alive? Children learned about the seven life processes which indicate as to… Continue Reading

Year 2 – P.E. Football Skills

Year 2 – P.E. Football Skills

Children enjoyed today’s P.E. lesson focusing on football skills. From dribbling to passing, shooting, and turning, these lessons are aimed to build your child’s ability and confidence – on and off the pitch! As well as teamwork, balance, and looking ahead, football skills we will focus on include: finding a space; moving with the ball;… Continue Reading

A sneaky peek at our maths work

A sneaky peek at our maths work

Reception have been building firm foundations for their maths knowledge and understanding throughout their first half term in school. They have learnt about set making, matching, pattern making and categorising. They have also learnt about representing numbers 1-5 and about the different ways that numbers 3, 4 and 5 can be made (number bonds). Look… 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