Category Archives: Knowledge and understanding of the world

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Where Do Plants Grow Best?

To help us learn about where plants like to grow we have set up an experiment. We planted some cress seeds in different pots and put the pots in different places. One pot was placed on the window ledge so … Continue reading

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Making A Sock Puppet

Today we have been busy creating sock puppets for Kipper. We enjoyed designing our puppet and we used lots of different materials . We looked at Sockthing, from Mick Inkpen’s book Kipper’s Toybox and then created our own sock puppet.What … Continue reading

Exploring Percussion Instruments.

Today, we have been using percussion instruments to make different sounds. We have learned how to shake, rattle and tap instruments.

What instruments do you enjoy playing?

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Learning about 3D shapes.

We have been busy today talking about 3D shapes. We have been learning new words…. cube, cuboid, cylinder, pyramid, cone and sphere. We looked at the faces and edges of the shapes. Then we made toys using the 3D shapes. … Continue reading

Tonight’s performance …..

Today the children have been practicing very hard for tonight’s performance…… Hope you have your ticket?

Which will be your favourite carol?

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Dress rehearsal ….

Today the children have had a dress rehearsal in preparation for Tuesday performance….. What characters can you see?

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Making Butter.

This week we made butter from double cream. We learned that the cream had to be whisked for about 5 minutes. As we whisked it we talked about how the thick, runny cream changed. We then divided the butter equally … Continue reading

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Performing The Nativity To Parents.

This week we have been rehearsing carols, lines and where to move on stage so we could perform the `nativity story to parents. We were very proud of ourselves, and our determination and aspirations to be the best helped us … Continue reading

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Coding.

This week we are learning about coding. We have learned that coding is following exactly a set of given instructions. These instructions must be sequenced correctly. We talked about all the different pieces of equipment, which we use daily, which … Continue reading

Dress Rehearsal.

Today, we did a dress rehearsal of our Nativity performance for years 3 and 4. They gave us some very helpful advice as to how we can further improve our performance ready for the parents tomorrow.

What advice would you give us?