Year R Class

Local walk

Today we started our termly learning project with a walk around our local environment. We enjoyed looking at different buildings and talking about the features and materials. We also enjoyed spotting some of our own homes. The children in Oak class also showed a good understanding of how to cross roads safely. A great start Continue reading

Clever hands club!

Clever hands club joined in with lots of activities to develop their fine motor control for writing. From miniature skittles and balancing chairs to shape tracing threading and transient art. Even our snack of blueberries practised a pincer movement!

The Baobab fruit!

Oak class had the opportunity to learn about a very different type of fruit this week. The Baobab fruit all the way from Malawi! We also had the chance to learn some words in Chichewa reading a book that was written by one of our parents. Thank you to the Agbabiaka family for sharing their Continue reading

Beans!

Oak class have based their learning this week around the story of “Jack and the Beanstalk” We read some more stories about growing beans and then we created some instructions together to help us set up an experiment. We worked in pairs using our counting skills to put cotton wool and beans into a cup Continue reading

Musical opportunity!

Orchestra ONE… the Orchestra of New Experiences…. is a large ensemble for young musicians between the ages of 8 and 18. Members of Orchestra ONE come from a wide range of musical backgrounds and create their own original music during each four day project.  Every project offers a new experience influenced by changing themes, collaborations Continue reading