Category Archives: Knowledge and understanding of the world

Diwali.

Over the past weeks we have been talking about The festival of Diwali. We have listened to lots of stories and talked about how this festival is celebrated. Today we made some Diwali sweets which we shared amongst friends.

What did you do to celebrate Diwali?

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Remembrance Day Preparations.

Our school will be meeting on Monday to remember soldiers who have died in wars over past years. As part of our preparations for this Remembrance Day service we are cutting out poppies and then writing a message to fallen … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night!

Last night we saw lots of fireworks in the sky as people in Oakengates were celebrating bonfire night. After we talked about the fireworks we made our own firework pictures using different materials. What was special about the fireworks you … Continue reading

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Measuring…..

Today we have been using bricks to measure objects in our outdoor area. We measured how tall, wide and long different objects were. We had to use our Counting skills to carefully count. What do you use to measure with?

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Working with Sphero.

Children sat on the carpet waited for each other to use sphero. They were learning how to use sphero ( second time of using it ) They were able to pick which robot had been connected as he flashed when … Continue reading

We Enjoy Reading…

Today we were given a book to take home and read. It is about a bear who lives in a cave. Class 1 listened to the story at home time then we each had a copy to take home. Which books do you enjoy reading at home?

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Farm Visit paintings.

We have been busy today painting pictures for class 1 farm book.What animal is your favourite from the farm?

Planting Acorns We Collected At The Farm Yesterday…

Today, as part of Farming Friday, we have been busy planting acorns from Morrells Wood Farm ready to go into the greenhouse. When they have started to grow Farmer Derek has asked if we can take them back to the farm and plant them there. We can start a ‘Wombridge Woodland’.

How tall do you think the acorns will grow ?

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Fun Learning At The Farm…

It was really enjoyable learning at the farm today. This was our first trip and some of us were very nervous. We discovered what a barn was…how to splash in muddy puddles…how to climb on logs and jump off safely…We … Continue reading

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Exploring The Countryside…

– When we visited Morrells Wood Farm today we used our senses to explore the countryside. It was so quiet we could only hear the cows and birds. We saw lots of new things and talked about each one carefully. … Continue reading