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Class Photographs 2022-2023

5,4,3,2,1 BLAST OFF!!!!! We have been into space this week in our rocket. Whilst in space, we having been finding out lots of facts using books and the internet. We have listened to astronauts talk about their experiences of going to space and we have used our different senses to describe what we think it would be like. We really enjoyed making spaceships and aliens in our playdoh area.

We have been finding out all about Chinese New Year and how it is celebrated. We used puppets to act out the story of the great animal race, which is of great importance as it sets out the order of the zodiac in which they are celebrated. This year it is the rabbits turn to be celebrated. We made some Chinese lanterns and we made our own dragons to dance to the sound of the drums in the dragon dance. We had great fun pretending we were at a Chinese restaurant, trying out some Chinese food and sharing it with our friends.

Goldilocks Christmas Pantomime

Children in Need 2022! We decorated Pudsey Bear using coloured oats, pasta and rice. We coloured in Pudsey Bear pictures, read a Pudsey Bear story and discussed why we raise money for Children in Need.

Wow! We have had great fun discovering lots of interesting facts about cold climate animals. We had to try and rescue the trapped animals from the freezing cold ice in Antarctica by melting the ice and we enjoyed exploring the natural resources which created lots of imaginative play.

Look at our Rangoli pattern! We created a Rangoli pattern using different coloured rice and pasta to celebrate Diwali. We retold the story of Rama and Sita using puppets and learnt lots about how Hindu’s celebrate.

We have been learning about Remembrance Day and what it represents. We discussed why we wear poppies to remember those that have died in the war and we really enjoyed listening to a local war veteran telling us all about his experiences of war during assembly. At 11 o’clock on the 11th of November we held a two minute silence to remember those who lost their lives.

We have been learning about all the different animal classifications and worked together to sort a selection of animals into their correct classification group. We also got creative and discussed why the various facts about animals put them in their classification group, whilst we used paint and stamps to make animal prints on large pieces of paper.

We made potions in the Witch’s kitchen, ready to cast our spells. We loved dressing up in our spooky Halloween costumes! 👻🎃🧙‍♀️To continue with the Halloween theme, we read the story ‘Christopher Pumpkin’ and wrote out our very own invitations to our Halloween party.

We decorated biscuits for Little Red Riding Hood to take to grandmas house. They were yummy!

We created a role play area to help us learn about ‘The Little Red Riding Hood’ story. We used different textured fabric for the forest floor and made a stone path so that Little Red Riding Hood could get to grandma’s house. We made trees for the forest out of toilet roll tubes and tissue paper.

We have been learning all about the different seasons and we have and had a go at sorting out what to wear in each of them. We had great fun sorting out the clothes and dressing up as a season for the other children to try and guess which season we was.

We have been learning all about ‘The Great Fire of London’. We have created some artwork using soft pastels and black paper to show what the fire would have looked like during the night!

We have been retelling the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’ using practical resources. We loved pretending to be the pigs and the wolf using our role play masks!