Using numicon to find number bonds

There are definitely some photo favs in this collection! The year 1s have been exploring as many different ways to make numbers, using numicon, and the Reception children are adding single digit numbers.

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Sorting materials in Science

We’ve had a very scientific time, sorting objects according to their materials, and discussing what each of the materials are like.

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Enjoying Maths puzzles

These have been great fun this week, matching pictures to numbers.

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Measuring volume.

If all the containers have water at the same level, have they got the same amount of water in them? Hmmm…


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Designing and making castles

This week we have spent lots of lovely time designing and making castles. The children have been very keen to get them home, so that they can play with them, with dinosaurs, teddies and ‘to sit inside’!


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Sound Splat with added technical treat!

Today we looked at some of the phase 3 sounds that we have covered so far, in a game of Sound Splat. And for your absolute delight, the Reception children took pictures of it all on the IPad themselves. Here’s what happened!



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Dragons, frogs and knights

The children discovered dragon eggs on the Willowbank! They investigated further and found miniature dragons inside!


To add to the excitement, the children also discovered some changes in the pond; they noticed frogspawn and frogs!


The Year One children enjoyed whittling and tying their own swords to become knights, whilst EYFS enjoyed making their own magical dragon wands!



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World Book Day

Happy World Book Day from all of us in Class One.

And a huge Happy Mother’s Day for Sunday.


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Is yours heavier than mine?

Using balance scales in maths, we’ve been on an object hunt to discover which objects are lighter and which are heavier. We discovered that just because things are smaller it doesn’t mean they weigh less.


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Can you balance on one leg?

We’ve been doing all sorts in PE, learning about attacking and defending, controlling a ball, and balancing on one leg!

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