Nursery Latest News Spring 1 – Week 3

This week we have been consolidating our knowledge as it is our penultimate exploring polar animals. At the start of the week we used our knowledge of polar animals to create our own version of Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See? We remembered animals such as polar bear, snowy owl and lemming. We introduced new animals such as a beluga whale, husky and a caribou.

In maths we have been looking different representations of the number 3. We played a sorting game using these different representations with the numbers 1, 2 and 3. In phonics we have been using our listening ears to distinguish what sounds we can hear in a sequential story.

At the end of the week we put our lab coats and goggles on to test how a polar bear keeps warm. We learnt about how a polar bears blubber, or fat, helps to keep them insulated in the cold climate. With one hand we tested to see how cold the water was, then with the other hand in the blubber glove (lard in between two sandwich bags) we tested to see if our hand would stay warm…and it did!

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Nursery Latest News – Summer 2 Week 5

On Monday we began our birthday celebration week by looking at how schools have changed since Malvern Way and Little Green had opened in 1949. We looked at the difference in the school building, classrooms, and equipment such as white boards and black boards.

Reception Latest News- Summer 2 Week 4

This week the children have all enjoyed their first woodwork sessions. First they explored the safety aspects of woodwork including the importance of safety goggles and safe use of tools. They used a variety of different size and thickness of balsa wood, different sized nails and a variety of mixed media such as bottle tops, corks and beads for their creations. They also learned how to use a Japanese saw safely with an adult. The children had lots of fun exploring and we were very impressed with their creations.

Year 2 Latest News – Summer 2 Week 4

This week in maths, we learnt about patterns. We had to identify patterns but also create patterns ourselves. We noticed that a pattern could be made in lots of different ways. For example, you could make a one by alternating two types of shape or by changing the colour of just one shape.