Category Archives: Knowledge and understanding of the world

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

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Class 1 Visit The Farm…

Today we visited Farmer Derek at Morrells Wood Farm. We explored the countryside around us and talked about how it was different to Oakengates where our school is. We walked along a narrow lane. There was grass growing in the … Continue reading

Learning to lay a table for lunch.

We have been busy today learning how to set the table for lunchtime . We talked about which side we place our knife and forks.

What side do we place the fork?

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The ENORMOUS Turnip.

Today we have been busy making an enormous turnip for our class display. We had lots of fun sticking, collating and painting using autumn colour. First we drew a turnip then we began to colour it using different art medium. … Continue reading

Retelling The Enormous Turnip using Mighty Writer.

We have been very busy today retelling Traditional story ‘The Enormous Turnip’. This is linking with our farming and countryside award as we are planting turnip seeds and eating turnip as it is an autumn vegetable. We have to remember how our story starts, what happens in the middle and how it ends.

Can you retell the story of ‘The Enormous Turnip’?

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Decorating Funnybones Biscuits.

We have been very busy today decorating Funnybones cookies using different coloured icing to draw the bones. We tried to make a skeleton using the icing. It was very tricky.What have you decorated with icing?

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Autumn Is On It’s Way..

Today the children have been discussing changes in the weather. We talked about the different seasons , what happens to the leaves on the trees and also temperature. we went for an autumn walk in our woodlands and collected signs … Continue reading

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Learning about number lines.

Today the children have been using number lines to work out what happens when we add one more digit. The children knew they had to jump forward on the number line when adding. What would you do when subtracting?