22nd January 2018

In English we continue to work on our non-fiction writing. 
We have discussed the use of titles and practised our reading by matching sentences to titles. We also had to really concentrate on our handwriting and decide which sentences went with the different titles. 
We have also been learning about verbs. They are doing words. We shared the verbs that a penguin can do, such as jump, slide, swim, waddle and lots more!

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In Maths we have been practising using a ten frame to draw, recgnise and compare amounts ot twenty.
Here we are practising using a ten frame. 

We have been comparing amounts, improving our counting and then working out how many more or less. 
Try these questions

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Here is Lily, she has ordered the different amounts shown on these pictures.

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Here is Ruben He counted really carefully and ordered his pictures really well from the samllest to greatest. 

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We are enjoying extending our learning about The Polar Regions.
We have learnt about the different landscapes.
Which are iceburgs, and which are sea-ice? 

Next week we will be learning more about The Polar Regions animals. 
What do you know already?

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Mrs Hudson says …………………..

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Well done to the Diamond Team. 
They won our first week of house points. 

Lasts weeks attendance was 95.4%

15th January 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Lovely to see everybody back in class after an exciting Christmas break! 
We have something new to tell you about. We are now in Gemstone House Teams. We will be awarded a teampoint for all sorts of great things in school. These points will be added up and at the end of the week Mrs Alford will announce which Gemstone Team has earned the most. 
The team names are; Diamond, Amythyst, Garnet and Emerald. 
Can you find out anything special about your team gem? 

We have started a great new topic called The Frozen Planet.
We have already learnt lots about the Polar Regions of our world. 

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Here is a map we have looked at the help us understand where The Arctic Ocean is. 

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In maths we have been continuing to learn about numbers to twenty. 
Here are some children working hard to solve problems. 
 

In English we have been reading and writing facts about penguins. We love them.

Here we are writing and choosing great questions that we wanted to find the answers to. 

Mrs Hudson says …………………..

18th December 2017

This week has been another busy Christmassy week!
We had a fantastic afternoon at our Christmas Crafty Fair on Tuesday.
We worked hard at our Enterprose challenge and have made a good profit for our class.
We now need to decide what we want to spend our profit on.
Let’s get thinking!

We loved making our Christmas Shop and serving all the customers.
Thank you to all our customers who bought lots of Christmas Tree Decorations. We hope they are looking lovely on your trees at home!

We also had a great time this week at our Christmas Party!
We made fantastic party hats to match the group we were in and sat in those groups to eat our party food. 
We played some dancing games in the hall and had some sweets for prizes!
But best of all ……..

Here we are enjoying a special visit from a certain someone!

In English we have adapted the Hurry Santa story. We have made our own new story maps and have been practising writing sentences. 
We have decided we need to get better at using our phonic mats and remembering capital letters and full stops. We did look at our Target Bookmarks to remind us what we need to work on. 
Here are our sentences. 
Can you see what needs improving? We always want to get better!

In Maths we have been learning number names and words for numbers to twenty. 
We have been counting carefully, reading and matching numerals to words. 
Next week we are going to beusing manipulatives and drawing pictures to  represent numbers from 11 to 20. 

Mrs Hudson says …………………..

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