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16 May 2024


In maths we are focusing on patterns. The children have previously explored patterns all around us such as colours, animal prints, wallpapers and on our clothes. 
This week we have looked at making our own repeating patterns. We began with looking at ABA patterns and describing what we see, we…

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15 May 2024

On the Farm

What an amazing day we have had in Ducklings class. 
Today the mobile farm came to school and we loved looking at the different animals, petting them, feeding them and learning facts about the animals.

The children impressed the farmer with their knowledge of the animals and how to take care…

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13 May 2024

Parachute Games

In PE this week we have focussed on our listening skills and following instructions of a game. The children have loved using the parachute to take part in lots of different activities. We were able to wait our turn and support our friends when it was their turn with cheering. 

We played…

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9 May 2024

Habitats on the Farm

We used our fine motor skills to cut around different animals. We then talked about where they live on the farm based on their needs and preferences. For example cows love to eat grass so we know they lived in a field. We discussed together if we were unsure of some animals homes to remind…

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8 May 2024

Rhyme Time!

We began with creating sounds through body percussion and showing Miss Mayer how well we could listen and copy the actions/sounds. We then incorporated the instruments playing slow, fast, loud and quiet. The children were super and listening and then repeating my rhythm. 

We then looked at…

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7 May 2024

Old Mac Donald had a Farm

We sang the song ‘Old Mc Donald had a farm’. We identified all of the different animals on a farm and the sounds they make. We then looked through the story at different sounds, places and people on the farm. We found tractors, ponds, farmers, and scarecrows. 
We then enjoyed changing the lyrics…

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3 May 2024

Stay and Play with Nursery

Thank you so much to everybody who attended the play and stay sessions. It was lovely to show you around our classroom and share our learning about the farm with you. I know the children had so much fun decorating animals, showing you their favourite areas and making memories with you. 

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26 April 2024

Team Games

In PE this term we will be focusing on a team Games. The children have been working within small groups to complete different activities. 

We will focus on our ability to follow instructions and rules of the game, turn taking, and communication with friends. Within games we can sometimes find…

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26 April 2024

Developing Fine Motor Skills

This week we have been focusing on developing our fine motor skills. It is important we are constantly exercising our fingers to develop strength in preparation for holding pencils to draw and begin forming letters.

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24 April 2024

Forest School Fun

We have had an amazing time at forest school. We took part in a variety of activities to help us understand and care for animals and living things in our environment. We explored natural materials and used them to express our ideas and thoughts through art. 

We took part in mud painting, leaf…

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19 April 2024

Our Trip to Pets at Home

In Ducklings we have been learning all about pets. What makes a good pet, what would not make a good pet and how to take care of them. The children have learnt about animals basic needs such as food, water, medicine and their need for care and love. 
we had a great time at pets at home because we…

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19 April 2024

Junk Modelling!

We love junk modelling! We thought about what we would like to build and then independently chose our resources. We thought about where and how to stick them, what shapes may represent my model and enjoyed describing them to our friends. 
We had lots of different models such as rockets, cars,…

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