Fabulous Flowers

This week we have been looking at Van Gogh's famous painting of sunflowers.  We have been experimenting with making our own colourful sunflower paintings and models.  We have been thinking lots about colour and texture. 

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Very busy planting

Inspired by our trip to Strikes we have been planting our seeds.  We have been learning about what will help the seeds to germinate.  We set up some experiments with mustard seeds to investigate what a seed needs to germinate and grow well.

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Being inspired by Strikes!

Today we had a fantastic time at Strikes Garden Centre.  The outdoor Garden Centre Manager Paul was kind enough to show us around and share his in depth knowledge of plants.  We learned lots about the different parts of a plant and why plants look and smell different from each other.  A huge thank…

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Learning about grouping and sharing in Maths

This week we have been getting busy learning all about making equal groups.  We have been organising larger quantities into groups of 2's, 5's and 10's to help us count them more easily.  Knowing how to make and count equal groups will help us begin to learn how to multiply and divide.  Why not…

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Fabulous Attendance

Today we said a big well done to our children with 100% attendance.  A big well done to Sam, Reivenna, Ciara and Jessica as well as Emily, Katie, William and Millie.  We also celebrated those children who had worked hard to improve their attendance.

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We love the rain!

The mission is on to have our rain makers completed ready for our performance at Wednesday's open classroom (2:40pm).  It has been amazing to see such superb teamwork from all the children. Making the cylinders and sealing the ends has been very tricky and an extra pair of hands has been very…

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Very Busy Balancing.

This week we have been learning about comparing the weight of objects.  We have been using a balance scale to help us compare the weight of different objects.  We have also been measuring the weight of objects using non-standard as well as standard units.  We have been doing lots of teamwork,…

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Spotting Spring on our local walk...

We had a great time on our local walk.  We followed the map carefully, spotting the way markers so we didn't get lost.  It was lovely to see a bit more of the countryside around Stokesley and find out a bit more about the place that many of us live.  We managed to spot almost all of the signs of…

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Wonderful Weather Vanes

We have been busy recording the weather each day as part of our Science work learning about weather and seasons.  We decided to have a go at making a weather vane to help us know which direction the wind is coming from.  It has been very tricky but there was lots of opportunity for fantastic…

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Spring Blossom

Today we were looking closely at Spring blossom to create some art work to update our seasons wall.  It was hard work blowing the paint to make our branches.

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Marvellous Mud Huts

Inspired by the superb mud houses models that some of the children have been bringing in from home we have been trying to make our own model mud houses from play dough and sticks.  It has been a good opportunity to learn about how to make structures stronger through trial and error.  It has been a…

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100% Attendence last half term

A huge well done to all of these children who managed 'Every Day On Time' last half term.  We also said a big well done to lots of children who have been working hard and have improved their attendance, keep up the good work!

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