Sports day antics!

Just a few pictures to show you how much sports day was enjoyed by everyone.  Our class certainly had the cuteness factor, with the posey race!  And they all did so well, trying new things and working with their teams. What a lovely day, and thank goodness for that breeze.

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Minibeast hunt in Coombe woods

Can you spot the children?

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Recording time using stop watches.

Reception have been seeing how long it takes to do 5 star jumps, and other energetic exercises, using their stop watches.

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Designing and making a design sample for the Smartest Giant in town!

We’ve been very busy designing a fabric sample for the Smartest Giant. The children were inspired by Henri Matisse and William Morris, so have been choosing their own natural resources to make floral designs. With lovely results, see below!

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Look at how tall our beanstalks are growing!

Class One have been doing some observational drawings of their broad beans. They’re going to need larger pots!

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Exploring Fauna and Flora

Enjoying the sun shine in Coombe Woods whilst searching for flowers and identifying











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Shapes, shapes everywhere!

With the challenge of building a 3D shape beanstalk behind a screen and describing it to a talk partner, our year 1 children have been recalling their shapes and describing them to each other with great attention to detail.

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Ball control – bouncing the ball

This week we’re learning how to develop our ball skills further with bouncing.

We’ve been teaming up with partners. and are using different equipment to increase the challenge. Next week, we’ll be using these skills in a few team building circuits.

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Caring for our Beanstalks

Having planted our broad beans, we now have the responsibility of looking after them!

In science, we are testing some to see whether they actually need both water and sunlight with some experiments the children came up with. Don’t worry though, none of the children’s are involved in this!

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Developing our ball control in PE

This week we’re looking at controlling the ball through rolling. The children were rolling the balls along the lines of the playground and back and forth to each other. We even managed a game of Dodge Ball once we’d learned a few skills. Great fun!

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