During this half term we have been lucky enough to have a specialist teacher in to teach us some dance and musical theatre. We have been learning a dance to the music from Oliver. Our teachers are really proud of us as we've remembered so much!
This week in Pufferfish we have been learning about our left and rights, whole turns, half turns and quarter turns. It has been great fun giving our friends directions to different places in the playground and instructions on how to make matching models. Why don't you ask us to use our left and right over the weekend?
Monday 26th - Friday 30th June 2017
This week in Pufferfish we have been learning about capacity. We had great fun playing with rice and seeing how much we could fit in each container. We also estimated how many cups it would take to fill each container.
We had great fun at sports day on Thursday!
Monday 19th - Friday 23rd June 2017
This week Pufferfish have had great fun learning about 3D shapes.
Monday 12th - Friday 16th June 2017
We have loved learning about the United Kingdom over the last two weeks. We have learnt lots of facts about each of the four countries and created our own Union Jack using collage. Maybe you could ask us some questions about the facts we have learnt...
This week in a Pufferfish class we have been working hard in our maths lessons. We have been investigating repeated addition problems and seeing if we can turn them into multiplication number sentences.
On Monday we were lucky enough to have a visit from Essex police. We learnt a lot about how to keep safe and about some of the things that they have to carry with them. We even got to sit in the police car and turn the sirens on!
In Pufferfish this week we have been very energetic! We have had a go at Tennis in our PE lesson and had our last Bodycare session which comprised of an aerobic workout! Phew!
Monday 8th - Friday 12th May 2017
In the lead up to our trip to Barleylands, we have been learning about where food comes from. We have learnt that food always comes from a plant or an animal and can sometimes come from both.
On Friday we had a great time at Barleylands
Monday 1st - Friday 5th May
This week we have been busy writing our fantasy stories, but we managed to finish them in time to have some welly boot fun on Friday in aid of the RNLI.
This term we will be working with Active Life to learn about keeping ourselves healthy. This week we learnt about proteins and carbohydrates.
This week in pufferfish class, we have had the opportunity to do so many lovely things. We started the week with our trip to East Beach on the train. We have also turned our hand to a bit of maypole dancing and finished the week with our Easter Bonnet parade! We hope you all have a lovely Easter.
This week in pufferfish, we have been really busy bees! We have done some spring artwork, looked at floating and sinking and had great fun measuring things in the playground with chalk and rulers.
Monday 6th - Friday 10th March 2017
This week we have been thinking about different ways we can be kind to everyone in our school, each time we have been kind we have added a link to our kindness chain! Look how long it is already...
Monday 27th February - 3rd March 2017
We have loved celebrating world book day this week. We have been thinking about the authors; Oliver Jeffers, Michael Rosen and Quentin Blake. On Thursday we were lucky enough to dress up and share our favourite books.
Monday 20th - Friday 24th February 2017
In our maths lessons this week we have been collecting data on eye colour, have created tally charts and created a class pictogram. We have also been working on doubling and halving.
Monday 6th - Friday 10th February 2017
In our maths lessons this week, we have been thinking about the terms heavier and lighter. We have also had a go at estimating the weight of objects and that then used our balance scales to weigh these items alongside centicubes.
31st January 2017
Today we were lucky enough to have a 2D Google experience using the Google expedition app we visited the Antarctic where we were lucky enough to see penguins, polar bears, seals and sharks! Then we had a quick trip into space and saw the earth from above!
Monday 23rd - Friday 27th January 2016
We have continued with our fairytale theme this week. We retold our stories of Cinderella in front of the class and had a go at writing out own retellings.
Monday 16th - Friday 20th January 2016
This week we had great fun in our multi sports session with ASSA and on our themed day on Thursday!
Monday 9th - Friday 13th January 2016
This week we learnt about the features of a fairytale. We read lots of books with our friends in Pufferfish class.
Monday 19th - Tuesday 20th December 2016
Monday 12th - Friday 16th December 2016
This week we have been working on our Christmas challenge which includes reindeer bowling, gift bag goals, colouring, tracing, paying for candy canes and even working out how king a Christmas cake takes.
We also had our visit from AJ and Christmas party on Friday afternoon. We were lucky enough to get a visit from Santa!
Monday 5th - Friday 9th December 2016
This week we have been learning about the properties of 2-D shapes and have used them to help us create Christmas pictures.
Monday 28th - Friday 2nd December 2016
This week we had decorations morning. We had great fun getting covered in glitter and our classroom now looks ready for Christmas!
Monday 14th - Friday 18th November 2016
This week we went to the beach to act out our 'Lost!' stories. We came up with lots of adjectives and descriptive phrases which we will be using in our writing next week.
On the way back from the beach we stopped off at the library gardens to have a look at their play equipment as we have been learning about stable structures in our design and technology lessons.
Monday 7th - Friday 11th November 2016
This week we have been learning about story openings, we found lots of different ones including 'Once upon a time', 'A long, long time ago' and 'One sunny day'.
We have also been learning about stable structures in our design and technology lessons. We looked at how our play equipment is kept together and how it stands up by itself.
Monday 31st October - Friday 4th November 2016
This week we had great fun in gymnastics. We learnt about moving safely along the beam and bench, we jumped off of equipment doing a star jump and straight jump and we also learnt to do a forward roll.
Monday 17th - Friday 21st October 2016
This term we have been learning about people who help us and this week we had a visit from the RNLI. We learnt a lot about the lifeboats and how the RNLI help people in Southend.
Monday 10th - Friday 14th October 2016
This week we have been looking at measuring. We used multilink to measure things around our classroom and then moved onto measuring things with metre sticks.
Monday 3rd - Friday 7th October 2016
This week we have been looking at the Jolly Postman by Alan and Janet Ahlberg. We learnt about addresses, compass points and even wrote postcards to Mr Hautler, which were delivered by our resident postman!
Monday 26th - Friday 30th September 2016
This week in Pufferfish class we have been learning about money. We found different ways of making amounts using 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p and we set up our own hat shop where we had to buy the resources needed to make a hat.