World Book Day Bonanza!

World Book Day Bonanza!

WOW! Once again I was blown away by all the effort that went into the fantastic costumes for World Book Day, everyone looked brilliant! We had such a fun day, we designed and made our own bookmarks, discussed what our favourite books are and importantly why they are our…

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Welcome back everyone!

Welcome back everyone!

 

As I’m sure you’ve all read on our newsletter we will be looking after some baby duckling in a few weeks’ time, so have started to prepare for their arrival. This week we went for a beautiful, sunny walk down to the Garden of Eden where we began collecting materials…

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How can we describe a brick? ‘It is a cuboid’ WOW!

How can we describe a brick? ‘It is a cuboid’ WOW!

This week we have been continuing to explore the story of The Three Little Pigs by creating story maps, sequencing images from the story and re-telling the story using our talk 4 write actions. We have also been investigating and describing the…

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How do you like your pancakes? We like ours with lots of chocolate!!

How do you like your pancakes? We like ours with lots of chocolate!!

To celebrate Shrove Tuesday Astley class started the week by writing instructions that explained how we make pancakes. After all that writing we thought we deserved a treat and went to make our very own pancakes which we…

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Germs, what germs? I can’t see them!

Germs, what germs? I can’t see them!

 

This week Astley class discovered that even though we may not be able to see germs they are all around us and spread very easily. We investigated this using glitter, one child put their hand in the glitter and we pretended the glitter was lots of germs.…

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Who loves a puppet show? WE DO!

Who loves a puppet show? WE DO!

From the scary big bad wolf to the sweet three little pigs, we have been making puppets and putting on our very own puppet show. Not only did we make the puppets we also made the setting by creating a house of bricks, sticks and straw. It was fabulous!

In…

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How can we describe a brick? ‘It is a cuboid’ WOW!

How can we describe a brick? ‘It is a cuboid’ WOW!

This week we have been continuing to explore the story of The Three Little Pigs by creating story maps, sequencing images from the story and re-telling the story using our talk 4 write actions. We have also been investigating and describing the…

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Happy New Year everyone and welcome back to Astley class blog.

Happy New Year everyone and welcome back to Astley class blog. We started this week off with a wonderful walk down to the garden of EDEN to explore the season winter, armed with our wellington boots and warm coats we squelched through the mud and braved the cold wind. As we arrived at EDEN we set…

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The festivities have well and truly begun!

The festivities have well and truly begun!

Christmas has arrived in Astley class and we are having so much fun!!! Firstly, a huge well done and congratulations to all the children for being so fantastic in their Christmas Nativity ‘Stable Boy’. We are very proud of each and every one of them…

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Has anyone seen Big Foot?

Has anyone seen Big Foot?

This week in Astley class we have been using our maths skills to measure the size of everyone’s feet. We had lots of ticklish giggles as we drew around everyone’s feet - which was lots of fun! Then with cubes we measured how long our feet are. Once everyone had stuck…

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NEWSFLASH! Spiderman has been very mischievous this week

NEWSFLASH! Spiderman has been very mischievous this week

This week Astley class have joined forces with the police to try and find Spiderman! He has been spilling milk, putting our coats on the floor and ripping our paper, then he ran away, we couldn’t believe it! So, Astley Class detectives…

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Want to be healthy?

Want to be healthy?

Just ask Astley class and they’ll tell you how!

We are all feeling super fit this week after two full mornings riding balance bikes around the hall, some of us built up quite a bit of speed and we were all very hot and sweaty afterwards. Not only have we been exercising…

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