Or Elliot's class as we like to call ourselves.
On this page you can see all the wonderful and exciting things we have been getting up to as well as informative documents for parents and fun links for children.
Enjoy and explore :)
In our first week back, after the February half term holiday, we thought it would be a nice idea to extend our PE session and do mindful yoga. This involved lots of stretching, bending and getting our bodies into all kinds of positions! It was lots of fun and helped us all settle back into school.
Early Pancake Day Celebrations
With Pancake Day just around the corner we decided to make pancakes on our last day of school before half term. We first learnt about the origins of Pancake Day using books we collected from the library van previously in the week. Next we studied recipes and learned how to make pancakes through watching informative YouTube videos. Next we wrote out step by step instructions of how to make pancakes in our literacy lesson. Then we planned the design for our pancakes during a design and technology lesson. Finally we made our pancakes; they were delicious! Each child from Rec to year 2 made one using a special pancake hot plate and every pupil managed to flip their pancake over! Following this we then evaluated our pancakes taste as well as our process of making the pancake. This got everyone in the mood for Pancake Day as well as being an enjoyable last day of term.
Handa's Food Tasting
After learning the book by heart and using puppets to act out the story; we then decided to taste all the delicious fruit Handa talks about in the story. All children tasted all of the fruits on offer which was very grown up of them. Once children had tasted the fruit we then wrote adjectives to describe the taste, look, smell and feel of the fruit. Pupils were creative in their choice of adjectives.
Happy New Year!
Reception and Key Stage 1 pupils explored New Years and why it is celebrated. In particular we investigated the song Auld Lang Syne. We sang and danced along to the song as a large group just as you would at midnight. This was lots of fun!
Following that Reception children worked with musical instruments to recreate the beat that you dance to during the song and KS1 children created Scottish inspired dance routines to the beat. Students then collaborated their music and dance. This was an exciting musical activity, a great way start the year.
Happy 1st December
KS1 children had a very joyous 1st day of advent as we discovered a very exciting letter and gift in our classroom. After reading the letter and having a good feel, each member of the class got to open a tiny bit of the present until the gift inside was revealed...
Titled: Dear Father Christmas
Children in Need
To celebrate Children in Need KS1 pupils joined in with Pudsey Bear's dance moves and made a fun filled dances of their own. Students worked hard to make their dances as jolly and lively as Pudsey's. As you can see the children got very creative!
It was a super way to celebrate Children in Need.
Reception and KS1 children worked hard to each make an individual poppy to put on our class poppy wreath. We then took our wreath to the cenotaph in Beckermet.
Reception and KS1 had a wonderful afternoon decorating gingerbread, completing Halloween mindful colouring, cutting and sticking 2D shape witches and even watching a live stream of a Disney Halloween Parade.
Our Halloween Costumes
Nativity Play Parts
Following auditions, which children worked extremely hard with, pupils where given their parts for the school Nativity.
As you can see students are happy and proud of the roles they have been given.
Now to start the rehearsals!
Don't forget to check out our 'Children's Links' page which has all the Nativity songs for your child to learn at home :)
All the children got to join in on our interactive fun as we sang and danced along with Aladdin and friends. Even Miss Byrne used the interactive TV to write out documents on word.
KS1 where visited by Guinness the chicken. Guinness help children learn about animals and responsibilities as well as providing children with an exciting stimulus to base their first piece of writing on. Children wrote lovely descriptions about Guinness which where packed full of amazing adjectives and awesome adverbs. Well done KS1.
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