February 21, 2017 - - This Term our topic is all about the Arts and puppetry. Our first topic was Mime. - We began by looking at videos aboutbox mime, music mime, silent mime and mirror mime. Mr Bean was a funny introduction to this! - After watching the videos, we got... More →
February 20, 2017 - - At fitness time, Milo has been teaching us some new warm ups and fitness games using a new PE programme called SportStart. All the teachers are learning about this new programme and we will be taking weekly PE sessions to implement it. - But with... More →
Dance, Dance, Dance!!
February 18, 2017 - - Our pod has some awesome movers! This week we have been exploring some of the different elements of dance. We have been using words such as...high, low, big, small, fast, slow, forward, back,curl, stretch, shake, tiptoe, glide etc. - We read the... More →
Day one for the gardening group
February 15, 2017 - - This year we are going to be having a group of gardeners from our local church helping us out in the school garden. They are going to be coming in every Wednesday and Thursday from 11.30-1.30 and working with groups of children. If you have some... More →
February 14, 2017 - - This week we have been exploring 3D shapes and learning about sides, faces, edges, vertices and the names of different shapes. Encourage your child to have a look around your home and identify different shapes they can see. Talk together about the... More →
Landscape Art in Sarah and Anna's topic pods
February 14, 2017 - - We have been learning about tinting and shading. A tint is when you add white and a shade is when you add black. To practise our painting skills we observed the sky and hills around us then painted what we... More →
Getting to know each other...
February 13, 2017 - - As you are probably aware lots of the kids in the new junior learning space hadn't worked together in a long time, or in some cases, never. In Jess' Pod we thought it would be great to do some problem solving to help us work together. - We needed to... More →
Welcome to another wonderful year!
February 13, 2017 - - Welcome to another wonderful year! - It has been sogreat to see all the eager and wonderful smiles. I've had the pleasure of having some children that I used to teach and some brand new ones. We have been having a blast in our new classroom. - This... More →
Sarah and Nicky's Maths Pod .... What shapes do you know?
February 10, 2017 - - During maths we have been learning about shapes: - how to name different 2D and 3D shapes - what makes them the same or different - how to draw or make them - What shapes can you see? - A hexagon - square - diamond - rectangle - triangle... More →
Making a picture out of shapes
February 7, 2017 - - Starting off Maths term we are learning about shapes. We already know the names of a few of them and are learning lots more about them. Today when we were working on our own we had to make a picture using shapes. We had to think about which shapes... More →