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The Year’s 1 and 2 enjoyed an exciting morning of sport today. They all took part in a running ,egg and spoon,balancing,obstacle and dressing up race.
We had a wonderful day in Warneage Woods in Wanborough. We learned that the woods are owned by the Woodland Trust and so houses can never be built there.It provides lots of different habitats for mini beasts,birds and mammals. We enjoyed catching and identifying mini beasts in the meadow using large nets and also building dens in the woodland. There was even time for
The Rabbits and Squirrels classes enjoyed the afternoon painting some undersea wax resist pictures. They first drew and coloured in their sea creatures using wax crayons and then painted over the top.The paint won’t stick to the wax!
The Year 1’s had a wonderful day on their forest school trip to Wanborough Woods. We went bug hunting in the meadow using large nets to sweep the grasses to find crickets and other mini-beasts. Then we had great fun building dens in the woodland and making picture frames from twigs. At the end of the day we all enjoyed a sing song around
If you were stranded on a dessert island what would you need to do to survive? Build a shelter, a fire or find food? Mrs Shakespeare’s group thought about what they would need to do first . They acted out their ideas for their classmates to guess what they were doing .
We have been planting some runner bean seeds and pumpkin seeds in the raised beds outside the classroom. We are looking forward to watching them grow.
The year two’s had a visit from a lady from the fire brigade today. She taught them how to make an emergency telephone call and what to do if there is a fire in your house.They learned about the stop,drop and roll technique. Some of them tried on some fire brigade uniforms ,they were very heavy.
The year 1’s and 2’s enjoyed a science day on Monday. They took part in 4 different activities: 1.Making balloon powered cars. 2.Making gliders and aeroplanes. 3.Learning about how our sense of smell works and guessing the identity of 16 different foods and liquids by just using our noses. 4.An I Spy Scavenger hunt around the school grounds looking for different animals and plants.
The ducklings have all grown so much and we couldn’t resist having a cuddle before they go back to the farm.
We have been using the I pads to research information about ducks and ducklings. We are going to use the information to make our own facts files.