8 March 2018

World Book Day

We have had a lovely day in Holly Class today, sharing the children's stories and looking at their wonderful costumes!! Well done to everyone who made such a fantastic effort.

All children that entered the book cover competition will find out about the winners in tomorrows celebration…

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22 February 2018

Week beginning 19th February 2018

Welcome back everyone we hope you have had a restful and exciting half term holiday!!

We are currently working hard on writing list poems and will be producing our own poems about monsters.The poems are based on ' The Brown Bear 'and we have been generating adjectives with out talk partners to…

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25 January 2018

Week beginning 22nd January

Another very focused and hard working week in Holly class!!

The children have been classifying and identifying features of animals this week recording what they have found out about mammals,reptiles, amphibians, fish and birds.They then sorted pictures of various animals into their  categories…

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19 January 2018

Week beginning 15th January

Despite the wintery conditions the children have continued to work their socks off this week!!

We have been completing our non-chronological reports about cats and it is quite amazing to see how much progress has been made in both the quality and quantity of the writing the children are…

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11 January 2018

Week beginning 9th January 2018

Happy New Year to you all! I hope you had a restful and enjoyable holiday with your families.

The children have been eagerly telling us what they did over Christmas and making New Years  resolutions such as keeping their bedrooms tidy.I wonder how long that will last?!!

In literacy this week…

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14 December 2017

Christmas Build up!

Thank you to everyone for all your support over the past couple of weeks with costumes and the learning of words.I'm sure you all enjoyed the Christmas performance of 'Father Christmas and Uncle Holly'. We were very proud of all the children!!

The children are all very excited and have so much…

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30 November 2017

Week beginning 27th November 2017

As part of our school ethos to further develop a love for reading among all children in school ,our librarian Mrs Shelia Sylvester has been reading fiction stories to the children this week.

This week we evaluated our growth mindset learnt skill which was fastening our shoe laces in Holly…

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23 November 2017

Week beginning 20th November

This week we have problem solving using 3D shapes.Using a selection of pyramids, cones, cubes, cylinders and spheres the children attempted to build the tallest tower they could.After experimenting in groups they considered the questions: 

Which shapes are best to build with?

Which shapes…

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16 November 2017

Week beginning 13th November

We are continuing to work on the properties of shape this week in maths and are striving  hard to name and identify 3D shapes in the environment.We sorted the objects the children brought in from home into their relevant shapes.

In literacy this week we have been writing a…

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9 November 2017

Week beginning 6th November 2017

This week we have been looking at the properties of 2D shapes.We have discussed and reasoned about similarities and differences between shapes.For example:

What is the same about a rectangle and square? What is different?

Look at the circle, square and triangle which is the odd one out?…

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2 November 2017

Week beginning 30th October 2017

This week in science we have been testing the properties of different materials to see if they bend and discussing why this is necessary for their particular use.The items included a straw, a table, a spoon, a tape measure and an elastic band.We tested each item and recorded our results in a…

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19 October 2017

Week beginning 16th October 2017

Forest schools with Mrs Mason has focused on the story of ' Stick Man ' by Julia Donaldson. The children listened to the story in the woods and collected sticks and autumn leaves in order to make their own stick man.They lashed the sticks together using elastic bands which is the first stage of…

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