The children worked in small groups to create an alternative ending to Varjak Paw. In their groups, they turned their plans into a script and acted out their ending to the class. This will prepare them for writing their own alternative ending at the end of the week.
This week Year Two have been finishing off there writing unit of writing a recount of our trip to the Florence Nightingale Museum. The children begun the unit by exploring the genre of writing and identifying the features they would need to include in their writing. They then had a go at writing in small groups allowing them to share … Read More
Children in Year One enjoyed investigating halving even numbers within twenty. They have used the strategy of splitting the whole into two equal parts, by placing one block at a time in a hoop. The children have then doubled the part to check if they have correctly worked it out. They enjoyed using blocks to demonstrate their understanding and convince … Read More
Last week in Apple class very strange things were happening and then on Monday Miss Marshall’s chair went missing! When the children came in on Tuesday morning they were very surprised to find a gigantic mess! In the middle of the mess was an ELF! She brought a book that told the children to name her, as a class they … Read More
Thank you very much to the PTFA for organising the Christmas fair and for everyone who came last Saturday. It was great to see so many people there! We raised well over £2000 for the school. Plans are already being made for how best to spend the money raised and work will be starting shortly to improve the Reception and … Read More
Well done to the following stars of the week! Reception: Sophie and Thea, Year One: Philip and Anna, Year Two: Harry and Massimo, Year Three: Ryan and Maria, Year Four: Niall and Dylan. Miss Street’s certificate went to Kaydee!
In literacy, the children have been working collaboratively to create an alternative ending to the book they are studying. They held their first class debate and it would seem we have some aspiring politicians in the making! The children demonstrated fantastic reasoning and negotiation skills as they defended and fought for their ideas.
This week in Year Two, the children have continued to develop their hockey skills. They have been working on their dribbling skills and this week they learnt how to pass the ball skillfully and accurately. The children showed excellent teamwork to pass the ball between each other, keeping it away from the defender.
Year One had a lovely time this week at Morden Hall Park, applying their science knowledge of identifying and classifying animals to sort mini-beasts based on their features. The children were taken to the River Wandle at Morden Hall Park where they found river mini-beasts, including a water scorpion! They had the opportunity to identify mini-beasts using a simple key … Read More
This week in reception there has been very strange things happening! After lunch each day, this week the children have seen odd things! The chairs were all knocked over, there were rocks all around the rug, the pens all had the lids taken off and there were even potatoes in the classroom! The children worked in their groups to write … Read More