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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Share a Story on World Book Day

The theme of this years World Book Day was 'Share a Story'.  We decided to get involved by finding out more about the author and illustrator Rob Biddulph (Official World Book Day Illustrator for 2019).  We read lots of his stories and discussed our favourites and the reasons why we liked them.  We…

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Mathematical Pancakes!

Pancakes day seemed like a good chance to develop our knowledge of fractions so we practised cutting our pancakes in half and in quarters.  Everyone seemed to understand why each quarter needed to be the same size ... 4 equal parts! Super Maths and very yummy too!

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Getting busy with our new challenges ...

We have been enjoying getting involved in our new topic.  We have begun  making season themed pin wheels, drawing and painting spring flowers, making up stories in our African village, thinking about direction as we programme bee bot, as well as practising our Maths and writing skills in our…

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E-safety

This week it was internet safety day.  We worked together to think about some internet safety rules.  We thought about things that we were allowed to do, such as play a Maths games that my teacher has shown me in school.  Some things that we needed to ask before we do them, such as asking if they…

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Mathematical Multi Skills

The Year One and Two enjoyed a fabulous morning hosted by Stokesley Secondary School young sports leaders.  They had put on a host of fitness games with a literacy and a maths focus so that we could all get healthier and still improve our reading, spelling and number skills.  The children had a…

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