Early Years

What a busy week.  We have been making fish for the Whitby FIsh and Ships Festival.  Why not go along to The Whitby Deli to have a look at them.

Our topic this week is trains. We have been reading and listening to The Train Ride, and are now able to join in. 

We have been making trains and…

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Summer Term

Welcome back.

We hope you've had a lovely Easter break with your families.

This half term our topic will be transport.  We will be looking at various types of transport, how they work and what we use them for.

The Super Squirrels that will become Wise Owls in September have received their…

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Marton Court Visit May 2019

Wise Owls had a lovely morning at Marton court this week.

We took some games and enjoyed playing these with the residents. We also took our reading books and tricky words and shared these with the residents and each other.

 

Mrs Tacon and Mrs Parker were very impressed with how sensible…

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Space

We have been extremely busy this half term with our topic on Space.  We have looked at rockets, planets, the Moon, astronauts,  and we have looked at the book, Whatever Next.  

We have incorporated Space into all of our work....... literacy, numeracy, role play, art and craft etc. 

 

We…

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Fun in the Sun at Forest Schools

What a fantastic afternoon the Wise Owls had in Forest schools last Thursday.  Our woods are starting to show signs of spring, and looked lovely in the afternoon sun.  We all had to find a magic place by ourselves and sit quietly. We had to use 4 of our senses...... sight, touch, hearing and smell…

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Acorn Class Termly Treat

Acorn class won the Termly Treat this half term.

We brought in our bikes and scooters from home and had great fun on the MUGA.

Even the teachers joined in!!

 

We then had snacks and a movie.

 

A big thank you to FOSS for providing the snacks

 

 

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Space

Our topic this half term is Space. We have looked at stars and this week we have been looking at planets. Can you name all of the planets in the Solar System?  

We have made rocket ships, planets, ordered stars in size order and many other things. 

We had lots of fun on World Book day. Our…

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Nocturnal Animals

Last week we looked at Nocturnal animals. We discovered which animals sleep in the day and come out at night.  We also found out interesting facts about these animals.

We were very lucky to have a visit from Alex Farmer from Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary, to talk to us about the nocturnal animals…

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Acorn Class. Chinese New Year

This week we have had great fun learning all about Chinese New Year.  We heard the story about the animals having a race, and discovered that this year is the Year of the Pig. 

We made lots of things in the Rainbow room........   lanterns,  dragon puppets and Chinese writing.  We even had…

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'Funny Bones'

This week we are looking at the stories in the  Funny Bones series, by Janet and Allen Ahlberg.

We are listening to the various stories, and have even been putting actions to parts of the stories.

In Numeracy we have been working on adding and subtracting.

In Literacy we have been using…

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Acorns Class Happy New Year

Welcome back to all of our Wise Owls and Super Squirrels, and a very special welcome to our new starters in Super Squirrels. The older children have been helping the new children settle in and learn our routines and rules. 

Our topic this term is Light and Dark. 

We will be looking at light…

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End of our first half term

What a busy first half term we have had!!

We have all settled well into Wise Owls and Super Squirrels. We have made new friends, tried new experiences, even left our mummy or daddy for the first time!    We have learnt the rules and routines of the classroom and are trying hard to follow…

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