Mini-Beast Hunt!

In Herons this week, we were learning about mini-beasts and their habitats, We went on a hunt to see what we could find and where we could find them!!

 

What mini-beasts did you find? What conditions were their habitats? What is your favourite mini-beast?

 

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Active Maths

Every Friday afternoon we do active Maths. last week we took our fraction work outside.

 

What did you enjoy about active Maths?

 

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Herons were inspired by Alistair Parker

On the 4th and 5th Januray, Herons class studied a local artist called Alistair Parker. The children learnt a lot about him as an artist and then in particular studying his pieces of artwork that were based around our local area Blackpool. The children were very excited when they found out he was…

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Christmas Dinner for Herons

Today was Christmas Dinner day!

We all had a fantastic time in the hall eating our Christmas dinner whilst pulling crackers and listening to Christmas songs.

 

Who did you sit next to? What was the funniest joke you heard? What is your favourite part of your Christmas dinner? If you could…

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What did Buddy do last week?

Last week Buddy was found in a new home he had designed for himself. He was found in the reading corner reading a book about writing a letter to Santa. Buddy went on strike for two days and then wanted a snowball fight.

 

What will Buddy do this week? What was your favouirte thing Buddy did…

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A full week with Buddy

Last week, Buddy spent his first full week in Herons' class.

He made a huge teddy bear and brought it back from the workshop, he tried to help us decorate the Christmas tree, he delivered a Santa Cam from Father Christmas, he got stuck on the maths wall when putting up a certificate and he…

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Problem Solving Day in Herons

Today was maths problem solving day and we loved it in Herons class.

We had to solve the problem of sorting out the natural materials outside into a pictogram. We sorted out the leaves, bark, twigs and stones.

We also had the problem of interpreting our data from our tally chart. We needed…

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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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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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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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World Book Day

 It's 20 years since the first World Book Day and it's a great day to celebrate and share the books we all enjoy.

Herons were very enthusaiastic about the books they read at school and home

Everyone had a prop from a story they enjoyed and we had a great time asking questions about the prop…

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How to make a yummy sandwich...

In Herons we have been learning about instructions! 

We have been writing instructions for brushing our teeth, making sandwiches and getting ready for school.

 

We have found out that instructions use imperative verbs ... These are 'bossy' verbs. Do you know any?

Also we have learned a…

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