Hero Class (Reception)
Welcome booklet and weekly news letters.
This week we have been reading the story Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson. We made our own hermit crabs using clay and pasta shells.
Super yoga poses as we went on our underwater adventure today : )
This week we have been learning how to share amounts equally. We just managed to share out the cereal before it all got eaten!
This week we have tried writing our names with paint and unusual objects.
We had a lovely time at Forest School today. Look at the amazing repeating patterns we made!
We had a great time wearing our crowns and waving our flags to celebrate the King’s Coronation!
This week in maths we have been making amounts to 20. We have used our fingers and 10 frames to help us.
Sally and the Limpet. This week we have been really busy learning about limpets and exploring shells.
This week we have been reading ‘What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside’ by Julia Donaldson. After writing some sentences and orally retelling the story, we made some beautiful ladybirds to take home.
In RE we have been learning about what Christians believe happened at the very first Christmas time.
Thanks to all those who were able to visit our Art Exhibition this afternoon. For anyone who missed it here is a photo of all the beautiful daffodil paintings that the Hero class did.
We loved hearing your jokes for Comic Relief! What a giggle we had! Many thanks for all of your kind donations too.
What beautiful spring trees you made after learning all about the Hindu festival of colour - Holi. Holi is a festival that originated in India, but is now celebrated around the world, marking the beginning of spring
Today we have been learning about repeating patterns. We noticed patterns in the environment and then coloured our own patterns.
Writing messages. Today we looked at some animals pictures and the children wrote me some notes to tell me what animals they could see. We used the stem sentence, I can see a ...
Number bonds to 10. This week we have been using Part-whole models to make number bonds to 10.
This week we have been reading the story Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson. Today the children worked together to draw their own monkeys, wrote speech bubbles and added the letter m.
This week we have been learning our number bonds. We sang a number song using pancakes to help us learn them.
Number bonds to 10
This week we have been comparing the weight of objects using balance scales. We have been using the language heavier and lighter .
We all dressed up with numbers on for NSPCC number day. Thanks so much for all of your support in donating to this important charity.
Long and short. Today in maths we started to look at comparing lengths of objects. We made different lengths of playdough caterpillars and spoke about how long they are.
This week is Forest school we used our senses to see what we could see, hear and feel around the area. We used some wax crayons to take rubbings of the bark on the trees. We were also very excited to see some snow drops and crocuses beginning to grow - the first signs that spring is on it’s way!
In PE this week we practised balancing like meerkats - up on our tip toes and then like flamingoes just on one tip toe!
We have been talking about the different seasons, and looking for signs of winter in the Forest School area. You did some beautiful pictures this week of trees in winter, using charcoal. Well done!
What fantastic circles you drew in our handwriting session today - well done!
In PE today the children were practising balancing whilst walking forwards and backwards along a line. They used their arms to help them to balance.
In our handwriting session today we had a go at making some dotty patterns on the whiteboards. Everyone did a great job!
The children produced some amazing independent writing today. They wrote some speech bubbles, recording what they could see in the picture from the One Snowy Night story.
We had a fabulous time in PE this week with Dan, playing the Shark and Lifeguard game with the parachute, and practising our skills at rolling a tennis ball.
What an exciting way to end the year - with a very special visitor!
Fire Pit at Forest School
What a wonderful afternoon we spent in the Forest School area today!
We lit the fire pit and sang some campfire songs.
Then we all had a go at toasting some marshmallows on the fire. We watched to see what happened to the marshmallows in the fire. When they were all warm and gooey we put the marshmallows between 2 chocolate biscuits to make s’mores. Delicious!
We finished with a fun game of Duck, Duck, Goose.
Christmas Jumper Day!
You looked fantastic dressed up in your Christmas jumpers and we managed to collect sooo much cake and chocolate for the Christmas Fair - Thank you!
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
This week we have been making beautiful Christmas crafts to decorate the classroom and to take home to our families. As well as being great fun, it has also helped us with our pencil control, scissors skills and to take take turn and share and follow instructions.