Monthly Archives: February 2017

The End of the Dinosaurs

This week Year 2’s Dinosaur topic came to and end. Over the last 6 weeks we’ve have great fun exploring and learning all about dinosaurs. We finished off by imagining we had been asked to open our very own Dino Park! It was our job to design our very own dinosaur, create a set of…Continue Reading

Making Jelly in Reception

Making Jelly in Reception

Linked to our Hot and Cold topic the children enjoyed making jelly this week. Before we started making the jelly we talked about how it is important to wash our hands when cooking or working with food. The children then followed the instructions, adding the jelly cubes to the hot water and they enjoyed slowly…Continue Reading

Hot & Cold topic in Reception

Hot & Cold topic in Reception

It as been a busy half term in Reception. The children have enjoyed doing many activities linked to our Hot and Cold topic. We read the story ‘Lost and Found’ by Oliver Jeffers. The story is about the friendship between and a little boy and a penguin. The children loved finding out about penguins and…Continue Reading

Forset School in Reception

Forset School in Reception

The children continue to enjoy their ‘Forest School’ school sessions. It is a great opportunity for the children to develop their personal, social and emotional skills. They children have enjoyed activities such as going on bear hunts, making traps and building dens together. There is always great excitement when we find fairies hiding in the…Continue Reading

Maths in Nursery

We have had some wonderful mathematicians in nursery this half term. The children use ‘numicon’ to develop their number sense and to help with their drawings/recording of number. The boys independently accessed the maths table and drew around their pieces of numicon. They showed super control in holding their pencil and could subitise how many…Continue Reading

Writing and mark-making in Nursery

The children have been very excited by our new tablets this half term. They have definitely shown Miss O’Connor a thing or two in how to use them! They have used age appropriate apps with ease and drawn wonderful pictures using the ‘Art Studio.’   Independent writing has been evident throughout the nursery sessions both…Continue Reading

Chinese New Year in Nursery

‘KUNG HEI FAT CHOI’! 2017 is the year of the Rooster. The children made a collage ‘rooster’ for our Chinese New Year Wall display. We talked about the significance of red money wallets and the use of red and gold colours meaning good luck, joy and happiness.   A Chinese restaurant was created in our…Continue Reading

ECO Club Recycling Project

ECO Club have signed up to a new ‘Terracycle’ recycling project.  We would like the whole school to consider supporting our environmental and fundraising initiative by saving our used writing instruments for recycling (none of which can be recycled locally). Everyone’s support at both home and at school will help us to minimise the amount…Continue Reading