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What are we learning?

Week commencing 17th January 2022

English - Lost and Found. Writing captions for images, retelling the story using pictures. Looking at key features of a postcard. Planning and editing our own postcards.

Maths - Subtraction to 20 using tens frames, bar models and First, Then, Now boards.

Music - Playing instruments in time with music - Ricky Martin (Livin' La Vida Loca).

PE - Stations designed to develop throwing skills.

History - Looking at the explorer Ibn Batbuta.

Geography - Locating the four countries of the UK on a map.

Science - Identifying the difference between an object and the materials that it's made from.

Art - Mixing primary colours and making Colour Field paintings in the style of Mark Rothko.


Week commencing 10th January 2022

English - We're Going On A Bear Hunt. Writing adjectives, creating our own version of the story with repeating parts.

Maths - Addition and subtraction to 20 using tens frames and First, Then, Now boards.

Music - Playing instruments in time with music.

Forest School - Building fairy houses and making God's Eyes from wool and sticks.

History - Exploring what makes a person significant.

Geography - Comparing features in a town and in the countryside.

Science - Identifying everyday materials.


Week commencing 4th January 2022

English - Writing adjectives, sentences using full stops and capital letters and including and.

Maths - Number bonds to 20.

Music - Playing instruments in time with music.

PE - Accurate throwing skills.

Computing - Online safety.




18th January 2022 - Art and Design. We have been exploring the work of Mark Rothko, exploring his use of colour and mixing our own colours.

16th November 2021 - Art and Design. We have been exploring the work of van Gogh, exploring his use of brushstrokes and colour and then making our own

12th November 2021 - The Great Fire of London. Making bread to remind us that the fire started in a bakery.

10th November 2021 - Story maps for The Queen's Hat.

4th November 2021 - English - reciting rhymes by heart.

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Science - Making sensory bottles

Art - exploring the works of Picasso, part of our Portraits project.



Today we explored using our 5 senses. We talked about what out 5 senses are and how we use them to explore. In groups, we then explored some fruits and vegetables and decided to classify them according to their colour, size, weight and feel. Then we tasted some of the fruit and vegetables. We all agreed that watermelon was the sweetest.

Dance Day!

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The children took part in a dance class. They explored movement linked to George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl.