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We learn together through Questioning, Perseverance and a Growth Mindset.

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Seahorse Class Weekly News

Friday 21st January 2022

 

The children have enjoyed writing letters to help Olaf find his way back to Arendelle. We have also learnt about winter animals and how they survive in the cold. During free-flow, the children used their problem solving skills to rescue toys frozen in blocks of ice.  

 

                                                             

 

Friday 14th January 2022

 

Seahorse class have really enjoyed the introduction to our new winter topic. This week we have been on a winter walk and found a letter from Olaf. Olaf is lost in the Leigh-on-Sea and needs our help. The children worked well as a team to create a 3D map to guide Olaf back to Arendelle. We have also explored ice and talked about its properties.

 

 

                                                         

 

Friday 7th January 2022

 

Seahorse class have had a short but busy week. On Tuesday, we enjoyed our ‘Learning to Learn’ day and talking about our ASPIRE values. We have also learnt about the growth mindset and practised our perseverance and independence skills. The children have loved seeing and playing with their friends during free flow and swimming in pool.

 

                                                                        

 

Friday 10th December 2021

 

This week the children have enjoyed listening and writing about ‘The Nativity Story’. We had lots of fun eating our Christmas lunch and completed Santa’s dash with one of his elves. The children have also explored the part-whole model to help them find all the ways of making 5.

 

                                                          

 

Friday 3th December 2021

 

In Maths this week we have been making up ‘1 less’ stories and singing counting songs involving ‘taking away’ such as, ‘Five in the bed’. We have been thinking about words containing the digraphs ai, ee, oa and also learning the trigraph igh. The big event of the week was preparing, cooking and eating our vegetable soup. Our classroom smelt delicious and it definitely warmed us up on such a chilly day! 

 

 

                                                       

 

Friday 26th November 2021

 

This week we have been learning about vegetables in preparation for making soup next week. We have listened to vegetable themed stories, and taste tested lots of different types of vegetables. In phonics, we have started learning the Jolly Phonic phase 3 song and learnt the digraphs ch, sh, th and ng.

 

                                                                          

 

Friday 19th November 2021

 

Seahorse Class thoroughly enjoyed our ‘Autumn Walk’ to the library gardens. We are very proud of how well they behaved and their enthusiasm towards the trip activities. All the children loved searching the library gardens for signs of autumn and collected objects to make transient art. A big thank you to the adults that could help us.

 

                                                     

 

Friday 12th November 2021

 

This week we have been learning about the properties and names of 3D shapes. We investigated which shapes roll and which stack . We also enjoyed creating colourful Autumn hedgehog collages. We have learnt about why we wear poppies for Remembrance Day. Our Jolly Phonics sounds this week have been j, x, w and y. On Friday we enjoyed dancing in support of Children in Need. 

 

                                                      

 

Friday 5th November 2021

 

This week we have been learning about why we have Bonfire Night each year. We created firework artwork and wrote words to describe the sounds fireworks make. We have learnt about how to keep safe around fireworks. We have also found out about how people celebrate Diwali, the festival of light. In Maths we have been comparing groups of objects and saying which has ‘more’ or ‘fewer’. We have learnt the sounds b, l, ll, s, ss, f, ff in Jolly Phonics. 

 

 

                                                                       

 

Friday 22nd October 2021

 

A big thank you for supporting our Harvest food collection for Harp so generously this year. We have continued to think about Harvest this week, using puppets to act out the Little Red Hen story, sequencing the story and writing captions to go with our Little Red Hen artwork. Our maths work has involved comparing sets of objects and saying which has more or fewer. We have been busy blending sounds together and learning the Jolly Phonics sounds u, e, h and r. We hope you all have a relaxing half term holiday.

 

 

                                                           

 

Friday 15th October 2021

 

This week we have been having fun acting out the story of The Little Red Hen and talking about the importance of helping others. We have also been learning about what happens at harvest time and why people celebrate with Harvest Festivals. Our Jolly Phonics sounds this week have been c,k,o and g. We have been busy developing our subitising skills by learning to recognise number dot patterns without counting.

 

                                                             

 

Friday 8th October 2021

We have been busy exploring our school grounds, checking in on our school chickens and meeting some of the people who help us at school. We even got to visit Mr Hautler in his office! Reading the story of Elmer the elephant has helped us think about how we are all special and unique. We supported the ‘Young Minds’ charity on Friday by thinking about the different feelings and emotions we experience each day. We learnt the Jolly Phonics actions and songs for the sounds m, n and d this week.

Friday 1st October 2021

This week we have enjoyed being at school full-time and playing with our friends. We have had lots of fun exploring the outdoor provision and getting to know the children in Coral and Starfish class. In phonics, we have begun learning the letter sounds s, a, t, p and i. We are looking forward to more learning next week. 

Have a great weekend.

Friday 24th September 

 

This week the children have enjoying staying for lunch and playing with their friends on the playground. We have continued learning the school routine and getting to know each other. We are looking forward to Seahorse class staying full time next week. 

 

Friday 17th September 2021

 

This week the children have enjoyed meeting their new class teachers and making new friends.  They have explored their classrooms and the outside areas and have been introduced to some of our class routines.  We are looking forward to the children staying for lunch next week.  

 

 

                                                                      

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