World book day and The Gingerbread Man

 

We had lots of fun for World Book Day and looked fantastic in our costumes. We read lots of books and shared some of them with the junior children.

We have been reading The Gingerbread Man this week and we got to make and eat our very own gingerbread men!

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Back after half term

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We have been learning about Chinese New Year this week. We found out it is the year of the dog and we looked which animal it was when we were born. We had fun making Chinese lanterns and watching the…

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Week 5 in class 1

We had our first snow of the year this week. We don't get much so it was very exciting! We played out in it for a little while exploring all the things we could do, making it melt and turning it into different shapes. 

We also had a visit from the artist who is creating our school mosaic. We…

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Week 4 in class 1

We had a rainy start to the week but we enjoyed playing out in it. On Tuesday we had a trip out to the local library at Knott End. We got the 2C bus and enjoyed our journey then at the library we shared some stories together. We played some parachute games and had lots of fun. We are going to do…

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Week 3 - Castles

This week we have learnt all about castles in the past. We found out that it wouldn't have been very nice to live in one unless you were a king or queen. We made our own castles outside using the large construction and had fun playing in them. We have been using a paint programme on the smartboard…

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All about winter

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We have continued our learning about winter this week and have found out about animals who live in the snow and ice. We have been reading a book called 'The Emperor's Egg' and now we know lots of interesting facts about emperor penguins. We used the globe to look at…

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The first week of a new year

We were all pleased to see each other this week and excited to talk all about what Father Christmas brought and what we have been up to over the holidays. It was a cold week in Stalmine and we made the most of being out in the cold but sunny weather. One day we found lots of ice and we spent…

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Class 1 week 5

We have started thinking about Christmas this week and our role play area has become Santa's grotto, it has been very popular with the children. We have really enjoyed reading The Jolly Christmas Postman and lots of the children have chosen to read the book independently. We have been learning…

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Smartie the penguin

We have been learning about using Tablets safely.

What should Smartie do when something goes wrong?

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People who help us

 

 

We have had another busy week this week learning about people who help us. We focussed on firefighters this week and had lots of fun role playing different situations and thinking about the different jobs firefighters do. We talked about what to do in an emergency and what number we…

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Space and spots!

 

 

Another busy week in class 1. Our topic has been about space and the children have really enjoyed making a space rocket together. We have been blasting off and finding out about different planets. 

Our woodwork area has been popular again this…

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Back to school!

 

  

 

We have had a short but busy first week back! We have been learning about Our Amazing World and investigating earth and the other planets in our solar system. 

We have had good weather which has meant lots of outdoor play developing our core…

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