We celebrated Rangwali Holi. This is when the famous colourful powders are thrown to celebrate the start of Spring.
We are watched Duck eggs hatch in an incubator at school. The children wrote about their observations, including the ducks swimming.
A visit to the local library.
World Book Day. We loved sharing our stories with friends.
We celebrated pancake day making and eating our own delicious pancakes. Mrs Thomas told the story of the run away pancake. We also watched newshound. Children at another primary school took part in pancake races!
We enjoyed a snuggle and read event on the last day of term, parents and relatives came in to share a story and indulge in a hot chocolate and a biscuit. We were really lucky to have Fulwood Library there too to provide information about the services they have on offer for our parents and children.
Exploring the school grounds on a foggy morning introducing new vocabulary such as ‘morning dew’.
"The grass is all white," Evie.
"It looks like oil on the grass," Yahya
There are water droplets on the glass," Isaac.
"its like we are in paper, its all white," Ameerah
"I can see seeds on the leaves," Harry
"Is this morning dew?" Bobby
"The sider web is wet." Finlay.
"Its water tiny bits of water," Zainab.
"The air is cold on my face," Holly.
A Visit to Meadowfield Nursing Home To Sing Christmas Carols.
"We went to the old house," Marcus.
"We sang songs from the stage," Alice.
We brought our pirate adventures to life, singing with a real pirate for the day!
"We loved singing songs on pirate day," Teddy.
Bottom Of The Deep Blue Sea
Row Row Row Your Boat.
A Sailor Went To Sea Sea Sea
Brockoles Nature Reserve
Posting letters independently written to Santa at Brockoles
Mrs Malcom came into Reception to show them different types of chemical reactions. Firstly Mrs Thomas mixed mints and coke. Mrs Malcom mixed milk, food colouring and washing up liquid together. This made a burst of colour across the plate. Then we made a lava lamp with oil, food colouring and aspirin. We watched the gas move up and the oil swirl around the cointainer we were amazed by what we saw.
"We made lots of experiments," Holly.
"We were mixing colours, they mixed up," Aisha.
"This was cool," Thomas
Through embracing family customs and routines in our 'Birthday' topic we have engaged with mark making number recognition and addition, creative endeavours, discussions and conversations and a PARTY!
"We were making hats," Harry.
"I made a face," Holly.
"I made a crown," Isla.
On our Autumn walk we looked closely at similarities, differences, patterns and change.
Mrs Layland is a health visitor, she weighs babies, measures them, looks after pregnant mummies and teaches them the importance of breast milk. We talked about looking after babies and what we enjoy to drink. We measured our heads and weighed ourselves talking about being healthy. This visit taught us about a job we didn’t yet know about, broadening our horizons.