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22 May 2024

Daffodils - Literacy

This half term, Team Daffodils have been working incredibly hard with their name writing. We've been practising our pencil grip, learning the initial sounds in our names and started to have a go at writing our first names! Great job Team Daffodils.

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21 May 2024

Sunflowers' Literacy

Sunflowers have been practising their writing. They have produced fantastic independent writing outcomes during continuous provision! WOW, keep up the amazing writing. 

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17 May 2024

Team Starlings English Work

This week in English, Team Starlings have created some beautiful leaflets all about Landfill. We have researched the pros and cons of landfill, suitable alternatives, and what we can do to help the issue! We have been very impressed with the colourful, neat presentation, and the children's effort…

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16 May 2024

Daffodils - Tales ToolKit - C&L

This week, Team Daffodils have been drawing the character from our story. After drawing the character, we described what she looks like and how she might feel. We also had a go at retelling some of the important parts from the story. 

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19 March 2024

Tales ToolKit in Daffodils

This week, Team Daffodils have been innovating our Tales ToolKit story. We have changed the dinosaur character to a different animal or person. The children in Team Daffodils have done an excellent job of drawing their new characters. We've had everything from princesses to unicorns!

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15 March 2024

Team Starlings Space Summaries!

In English, we have been researching biographies, as next week we are going to be writing a biography about astronaut Chris Hadfield. This week, we have been reading all about Neil Armstrong, and looking at the features of a biography in order to use them in our own. We have enjoyed researching…

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15 March 2024

Daffodils - Little Town Workshop

Last week, the Daffodils explored a Little Town in the school hall. We enjoyed role playing in the different areas; particularly where there were costumes to try on and vehicles to ride. There was lots of excitement and we all had lots of fun playing with new friends in our Team Daffodils.

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14 March 2024

Rabbits- Editing and Polishing

In English we are editing our writing by using red 'teacher' pens, to spot our mistakes and make corrections. We are then polishing our work by writing up the finished product in our neatest handwriting. We are so grown up checking and correcting our work all by ourselves.

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14 March 2024

World Book Day in Rabbits

We had a fantastic day for World Book Day! We loved dressing up as our favourite characters and sharing our books with our friends and teachers. We had such a lovely morning taking part in the World Book Day activities and we already can't wait for next year!

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1 March 2024

Sunflowers Tales Toolkit

Sunflowers did amazing writing on our book 'Astro Girl' our writing was on the the character and setting in the story. 

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23 February 2024

Tales ToolKit in Daffodils

This week, we have been exploring our new non-fiction text about doctors. We have turned our non-fiction text into a story. In our story, we have identified the characters, who are Doctor Mani and Toney. We have looked at where the story is set and what the problem and solution are. The children…

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9 February 2024

Team Badgers become Mary Anning!

In Team Badgers, our English unit this half-term has been based on the famous palaeontologist, Mary Anning! This was a fiction text but based on the true story of her life. We have practised using a greater range of adverbs for different cause, a wider range of conjunctions and lots of other…

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