Underarm throw

The children have been learning to throw underarm in PE. Outside they have been putting these skills into practise by throwing snowballs into hoops. Remember to put the leg that is opposite to your throwing hand forward!

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Physical development Throwing

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Retelling familiar stories

The Ducklings have been working together in groups to retell the familiar story of Jack Frost. They have used their own words and language direct from the story. Ask them to tell you the story at home too!

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reading stories

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Helping Jack Frost

We have carried out a science investigation to help Jack Frost, just in case he loses his hands again! Last week when we found jack Frost's frozen hands, we brought them inside to look at but they melted. We wanted to know where the best place would be to put his hands if we ever found them again,…

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science Understanding the World

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Constructing Snowflakes

The Ducklings have enjoyed using a range of tools and materials safely to construct snowflakes.

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DT Creative learning

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Throwing underarm

In PE we are learning to throw underarm with increasing accuracy, It is quite tricky to remember to put the opposite leg (to the throwing arm) forwards when getting ready to throw. 

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P.E. Throwing

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Reading independently

We are so proud of our Ducklings! They are using their phonics skills to help them read simple captions independently! Well done!

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reading phonics

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The letters j, v and w

The Ducklings have been listening out for words that begin with the letters j, v and w. They have also been practising writing the lower case and capital letters using different media.

         

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phonics

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Polar Role play

The children are enjoying playing and learning in our new polar role play area. It is encouraging lots of speaking and listening between them and the use of new vocabulary.

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Speaking and Listening Role-play

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A frosty surprise in the classroom

On Tuesday we had a surprise when we came to school. We found frosty footprints and a letter. On reading the letter, we found that Jack Frost had left it and he needed our help! It had been so cold in the night that his hands had snapped off and he needed our help to find them! Luckily we managed…

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changes Understanding the World

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Counting Actions

In mathematics this week, we have been matching numbers to their cardinal value. We have picked numbers out of a bag and then completed that many actions such as star jumps, hops, nods of the head, runs around the garden, etc. Some of us were able to do the correct number or actions for 1 more or…

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maths activemaths

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Christmas Party

The Ducklings and Little Chicks had a fabulous time at their Christmas party. They played pass the parcel with forfeits, musical statues, musical bumps and loved the dancing competition. They each had a lovely treat baked by the school kitchen. A lovely way to end our first term at school.

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Christmas

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Christmas Dinner

The Ducklings and Little Chicks all loved their Christmas lunch at school, especially the sprout which they helped to pick from our garden!

 

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Christmas dinner

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