Halifax Bank visit Herons

The children in KS1 have had a fantastic day with the people from Halifax Bank. The children had a brilliant workshop learning all about were money comes from and the sensible ways of using money. We listened to a story and now understand the importance of saving our money. The children had the…

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Money Year 2 maths herons year 1 pshe money management saving

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Buddy the Elf has arrived today!

The children were extremely excited when they came to class this morning and found a package had been delivered. It was marked, 'first class from the North Pole'. Inside was an Elf and a letter. We had the challenge of creating a name for our Elf. As part of democracy, we each had one vote. We…

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Herons write a new Katie Morag Story

On 24th November, the children in Herons wrote a new Katie Morag story as part of their Big Write. 

They had recieved an email from the author asking for their help:

 

Dear Herons,

                    I need your help! I know you have been reading my stories and I was wondering if you…

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year2 writing herons year 1 stories big write Katie Morag Mairi Hedderwick

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Anti-bullying Week in Herons

During the week of the 13th November, it was anti-bulllying week.

 

In class we celebrated how we are all different and why being different is special.

 

We also discussed how to be a good friend. We look at images of how to be a good friend. We then acted out scenarios outside. We…

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year2 herons friend year 1 pshe outdoor learning helping others anti-bullying week

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Paul Klee

In art we have been finding out about Paul Klee. We have created a watercolour background ready to draw our portraits on top. 

 

What can you find out about Paul Klee? What is your favourite painting by Paul Klee? What shapes will you use to create your portrait?

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KS1 Wow Launch

On Friday 13th October, KS1 launched their new topic for after half term. Our next topic in KS1 will be 'Place Where I live'. We launched our new topic at Blackpool Illuminations.

Together with LKS2, we started our evening at the fish and chips shop. In small groups we then walked the…

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Robins Year 2 topic herons year 1 parrots History geography Blackpool illuminations

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Fantastic Mr Fox Book Review

Last week we finished our first class novel of the year, Fantastic Mr Fox. Fantastic Mr Fox was written by Roald Dahl and as a class we really enjoyed listening to it. In Herons we really enjoy novel time at the end of each day where we get to listen to our story and eat our snacks and drink our…

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Squarky turns 1!

On 5th October, our class heron Squarky turned 1. We celebrated by giving him a birthday party. We decorated the classroom with banners and balloons. We gave him a birthday card. Then we played musical bumps and statues. Max B and Sophia won. We sang "Happy Birthday" and ate birthday cake.

We…

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Year 2 writing herons year 1 English recount

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Traditional Tales

We have really enjoyed learning about traditional tales in English over the past 3 weeks. We have read the Wolf and The Seven Kids and The Cat, The Dog, Little red, Exploding Eggs, The Wolf and Grandma's Wardrobe. We have also had the opportunity to share your favourite stories from home including…

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Year 2 writing herons reading year 1 English traditional tales

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Herons' Family Albums

 

We have really enjoyed the start of our Family Album topic. We have found out where we live with our families and understand the 4 countries that make up the UK. We have been in the role play area which is a home corner. We have been making our favourite family meals. We have ordered…

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art topic year1 year2 herons reading pshe family History geography construction family album

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Blackpool Display

Our whole school focus has been on location. In KS1 we have been looking at our local location of Blackpool. In Herons we studied and found out about Blackpool. We then found out a lot of facts about the piers in Blackpool. As a class we made a pier. In the hall KS1 created a Blackpool display.…

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Year 2 art ks1 herons year 1 DT Blackpool

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Herons Fruit Smoothies

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