What a fantastic week!
This week a small group of Juniper class have been settling in to their new classroom, learning our routines, taking part in daily activities and challenges, and starting to make new friends. Star of the week: Lily Learner of the week: Rushank
This week, Oak Class have been out and about – twice! On Tuesday, we visited Winsford Library as part of Reading Week. Children met with a librarian, had a tour of the library, learnt about everything the service offered and then had the opportunity to explore. Later in the week, children visited Delamere Forest for […]
This week Sycamore class have enjoyed exploring the story ‘Flotsam’. The children have been adding their own thoughts and ideas around the book due to it being a wordless picture book. The children have re-told the story of the ‘camera’ and have debated about the decisions of some of the characters from the story. Learner […]
Reading Week in Willow Class.
Willow Class have enjoyed extra time exploring books this week. They even had a ‘surprise reader’ visit the class to read a story. We ventured to the school library to share stories with Year 4 for buddy reading and had a go at some drama activities. Some children have even started their sponsored read! In […]
Where’s Spot? The Acorns look for Spot
This week in the Acorn Preschool, the children have been exploring positional language through the wonderful story book – ‘Where’s Spot?’ This simple book develops the children’s understanding of words such as behind, in, inside and under through the loveable character Spot the dog hiding from his mum. We have played some fun games with different […]
Dealing with our emotions
This half term, Maple Class have been learning about relationships as part of their PSHE. This week, we focussed on emotions and how to deal with our emotions positively. We talked about different strategies, using the zones of regulation. We then had a go at practicing some of these strategies: squeezing hands Asking for a […]
Acorns love Owl Babies
Over the last couple of weeks, the Acorn Preschool children have shown a real interest in playing with babies. This week the children have explored the story ‘The Owl Babies’ by Martin Waddell. The ‘Owl Babies’ story has really helped the children with developing their listening and attention at story time, as they have been able […]
We Are Scientists!
Willow class have been working on their investigative skills in Science for the past few weeks. This week hey explored how a spinning top moved on different surfaces. They made conclusions based on how the material type affected it’s movement and worked well in pairs. In Maths we have started our addition and subtraction unit […]
Love for languages!
This week, Oak Class received a visit from Mr Montanaro, who is a Spanish teacher at Rudheath Senior Academy. Mr Montanaro will be visiting us each Thursday afternoon from now on as part of Rudheath’s outreach programme and this week he taught the class how to introduce themselves in Spanish. Additionally, we have been learning […]
Back to you in the studio…
This week Sycamore class have been unpicking the key features of a newspaper report. We explored our example text and looked at what needs to be included in a newspaper report. The children shared their ideas for the purpose of a newspaper report. The children then created and performed their own news reports based on […]