This week we have been very busy practicing our nativity. We are very excited about performing it! We have also had fun in English thinking about how fireworks move and sound and words to describe them. We thought of verbs, onomatopoeias and adjectives. It was fun and will help us to write our Bonfire Night poems. In RE we have thought about how Christmas and Jesus being born is important to Christians and in PSHE we learnt about how we have things in common but that we are all different. Finally, in Science we sorted living things into their habitats and decided why that habitat was a good place for them to live in.
We also learnt about Remembrance Day on Friday and took part in the two minute silence with the rest of the school.
We have had a lovely, busy first week back! In English, we are starting our poetry unit and have been thinking about our senses and bonfire night. In Science, we have been learning about things that are alive, dead and have never been alive.In Computing, we have been looking at questioning and putting information into a pictogram and in PE we have continued with our gymnastics, using the equipment in the hall to practise our balancing skills. We have also started rehearsing our nativity play which we are very excited about and we have loved time on our new school Trim Trail today as well!
This term has flown by! We have settled into our new class so well and we are very proud of all the Bold Badgers. In the last week of this half term, we have loved walking up to St Andrew’s Church for our Harvest Festival celebrations and some of us even took part in the readings in church. In Science we have looked at what animals, including humans, need to survive and in Maths Mrs Klapkowski’s group have compared numbers using the greater and less than symbols. We have also written our stories up in English to put in our writing portfolios, thought about our health in PSHE, especially our mental health on World Mental Health Day and we have created some Christmas artwork which has gone home this week for parents to see! Thank you Bold Badgers for a fabulous first half term!
We have had another busy week in Bold Badgers! In English we have been planning and writing a retell of the story of Wombat Goes Walkabout and in RE we have been thinking deeply about the parable of The Lost Son and the hidden meaning behind the story, We have been learning how to save work in Computing and we have loved learning about the continents and oceans in Geography - especially learning the Seven Continents Song - you can find it on Youtube if you want to have a sing at home! Finally, in Maths we have continued our place value work, partitioning numbers in different ways and writing number sentences.
We have been learning lots this week! In English, we wrote a diary entry and continued with our wombat story. We have also loved playing glockenspiels in music, learnt how to hold balances in gymnastics, labelled parts of the human body in Science and put together jigsaws of the continents in Geography. In RE we thought about how the characters might feel in the parable of the Lost Son and my Maths group have been partitioning numbers in different ways. We also had a very exciting time taking part in the penalty shoot out with Mansfield Town Football Club on Thursday morning - thank you so much for all the sponsors!
Bold Badgers have continued our work on Wombat Goes Walkabout in English and enjoyed practicing out football skills with Mansfield Town Football Club. We have learnt about the parable of The Lost Son in RE, labelled the countries and capitals of the UK in Geography and sketched a self-portrait in the styles of Henry Moore and Michelangelo. In Maths, my group have also been splitting numbers into tens and ones, consolidating our place value work. It has been a busy week!
Another great week for the Bold Badgers who are settling in beautifully. Some of the things we have done this week include starting our English topic based around the book Wombat Goes Walkabout, learning about some Australian animals, looking at the offspring of different animals in Science and exploring place value in Maths.
What a fantastic first week back at school! I am so proud of all our new Bold Badgers. They have settled in well and I know that we will have a wonderful year together. This week, we have found out lots about each other, made some name mosiac art work and have become familiar with our classroom and have explored our Continuous Provision areas. Next week, we shall be starting our new English topic which is based around the book 'Wombat Goes Walkabout' by Michael Morpurgo. We will be looking at place value of numbers in Maths and we shall be starting learning about our new project 'Celebrating Our Community'.
Thank you Bold Badgers for being so fabulous and for making our first week together so successful!