Where Are We?

This week we have been trying to find out where we are!  We’ve looked at maps and globes, Google earth and we know where lots of places are.  We know where the United Kingdom is on the world map and on the globe.  On Thursday we learnt about compass directions and we made our own compass so that…

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Julia Donaldson…

During literacy we have been looking at stories by Julia Donaldson. One of our favourite stories was The Smartest Giant in Town. We wrote thank you letters to George for all his kind deeds. Our letters are fantastic if we do say so ourselves. Keep your eyes peeled for our own version of Room on a…

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Cracking invention Gromit!

Cracking invention Gromit! Our topic of Cracking Inventions topic has got off to a great start with the fantastic home work we have received. We have also answered the learning challenge 1 Would we recognise a famous inventor in the street? We drew what we thought an inventor looked like as well…

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Caterpillars, welcome to our class!

This week we have had the pleasure of welcoming 5 baby caterpillars into our class. They started off very small and we have seen them grow bigger and bigger each day. We have looked into the lifecycle of a butterfly and created our own showing each stage. We can’t wait to see the caterpillars…

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Careful Counting

In Duxbury Class we have been practising our counting.  We are learning to count up to 100 and back from 100.  We have been trying to find out how many coins cover the shape and we counted in tens to find the answer.  Outside in the castle we counted the bricks and we chose to count in…

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Building a Bug Hotel

What a busy first week we have had! We went down to the garden of EDEN to hunt for some Minibeasts and find out where they like to live. Then we built our very own Bug Hotel in our outside area, we are hoping for lots of visitors!!

We also found time to visit church and look at and explore the…

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In Rivington Class…

In Rivington Class, this term, we have been learning about witches potions. We have been reading the Macbeth poem, and have created our own poems similar to Shakespeare’s version. Over the term, we have mixed Harry potter’s theme tune in audacity. Then, we have recorded our poems onto this. After…

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