Floating and Sinking

Blacks class have been investigating all things that float and sink. We have been trying to predict what will sink and what will float and then testing it. We’ve had great fun exploring bubbles and watching them as they float into the sky. We have been talking about what’s inside a bubble and trying to […]

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Pirates Ahoy!

The children have had a great week finding treasure and sailing the seven seas! We have been busy pirates making treasure maps and using great positional language to tell our pirate friends where are treasure chests are. We were fully equipped to sail the seas in our pirate ship with our pirate hats, faithful parrots […]

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A splashing Time !

The children have had great fun this week enjoying their outdoor learning. It was very wet but this didn’t stop us getting out. We had a great opportunity to test our waterproofs to see if they kept us dry. Miss King found out that her coat wasn’t quite as waterproof as she thought! We were […]

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Shapes

This week we have been exploring shapes – flat shapes (2d shapes) and fat shapes (3d shapes). We have been naming them, describing them and finding out what they can do. We investigated which shapes were best for building with and which shapes were tricky to stack. Valentina said that a cone was only good […]

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Number Day

What a fabulous number day we had on Friday with Blacks class. Our morning always starts with a class count of how many children are in the class and thankfully we had a few more children in today as they have returned from being poorly. We spent the day counting anything and everything and we […]

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Measuring

This week we have been investigating length and height. We have been making sure that we use the right maths words – shortest, tallest, longest rather than the words big and small. We have also been recording what we found out when we investigated the classroom to find things that were longer or taller, or […]

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Special Books

In Blacks Class today we have been talking about ‘Special Books’ and how we need to treat them carefully. We explored  a special book to Christians, the Bible, and shared the story of Jonah and the whale. The children thought about how they would like to be rescued. They had some great ideas: “I would […]

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Dinosaurs

We all had a shock on Thursday morning when we found that someone had been into our sandpit and laid eggs. There were giant footprints that that gave us a clue of what might have visited us. We had lots of questions that we wanted to find the answers to and luckily we had a […]

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