Miss Potter did some learning of her own this week and has come back with lots of ideas to encourage reading for pleasure in the classroom. We started with a big book blanket and explored all of the books we have in our book nook. We really enjoyed seeing all of the stories and selected some of our favourites to put back in the book nook. Not before reading them though!
Tick Tock goes the Clock...
This week we have been learning how to tell the time. We used clocks and even drew our own to practice o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to. Grown ups make sure to test our amazing new skills!
The Clock Tower
This week we have been using a visual text in our writing. We watched a short clip called 'The Clock Tower' and learnt about adjectives. Take a look at some of our amazing writing, we wrote some beautiful sentences using adjectives and even used conjunctions!
And a Happy New Year!
Welcome back Moles! We hope you enjoyed a well deserved rest over the Christmas period. We have hit the ground running with our learning in Mole Class and have started our new topic 'We've got the Whole World in our Hands'. Take a look at some of the things the children asked to learn about.
A Very Messy Morning!
Thank you to all of the grown-ups that came to our Christmas themed story cafe. We made our own Supertato baubles, wrapping paper with potato printing and we made our own snow! We had LOTS of fun and the classroom was a bit of a mess (sorry Mrs Arnold). Take a look at our pictures!
Into the woods we go...
Wow what an amazing day! We had so much fun in the forest today, we coppiced trees to make fence posts and fire wood. Then we made wigwams to stop the deer eating the new shoots from the felled trees. We took advantage of our day in the forest by climbing trees, building dens, bug hunting and toasting marshmallows! Thank you to John, Ian and Matthew for taking us!
We had a fantastic morning with our grown ups in Mole Class. We had the opportunity to share our favourite story 'Biscuit Bear'. We made Biscuit Bear masks, story spoons and decorated our own biscuit bears. Thank you so much to all the grown ups that came, keep your eyes peeled for the next one!
We love love love Biscuit Bear in Mole Class! We made our own out of salt dough and then made our own versions of the pastry shop display. We then used the iPad's to take photos and caption them. Take a look at some of our photos...
Take a look at our fantastic maths learning we have been doing, we have been working really hard. We have role played a shop and used real money. Look how proud we are!
The Giant Jam Sandwich
We have been learning out to write instructions and we finished by making our own jam sandwiches after reading the story 'The Giant Jam Sandwich'. We wrote some fantastic instructions on how we made them!
We hope you have all had a wonderful summer holidays! We are super excited to meet our new Moles and welcome back our new Year 2's.
This term our topic is 'Come Dine With Me', once the children are back we will talk about all the exciting things that the children would like to learn about.
Please make sure that your child has their PE kit in every Wednesday and all of their uniform is named so that we can make sure everyone goes home with the right things.
We already have lots of exciting things planned for a jam packed year of learning!
Please feel free to come and speak to us at the end of the day if you have any questions or queries, we will always be happy to speak to you. You are always welcome to come into the classroom and see what your children have been doing.