Year 1 Latest News Autumn 1 – Week 3

This week in computing, the children have enjoyed exploring the new Chrome books. They learnt all about the different parts of a computer, and how to click and drag objects using the trackpad. In English, the children generated nouns, thinking about what objects or animals they might find in the woodland.  In Geography, the children enjoyed creating physical maps using natural objects, loose parts and various materials. They consolidated their knowledge of physical and human features, working collaboratively within a small group.

During our maths lessons, the children have consolidated their understanding of one more and one less and the linked language such as most, least, fewer and more.

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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.