Year Group Blog

A Fairytale Beginning

This week has been short but sweet. The children have returned from their holidays refreshed and ready to take on our final summer term and all that it has to offer. We have reduced our challenges to three this week …

Under the Sea

We have had a wonderful week in Reception thinking about the animals that live under the sea. Our group learning focused on the book ‘Shark in the Dark’, we were shocked by the behaviour of the greedy, beady eyed shark …

Mad about Minibeasts

We have really enjoyed this week in Reception, our focus has been on┬áMinibeasts. We started the week with our own minibeast hunt around school. Look at this amazing photograph of a spider living in our garden area! We also …

We’re Going to Zoo!

We are getting excited as we prepare for our trip to Shepreth Wildlife Park next Tuesday. This week has been, fittingly, all about zoos. We have been:

 

 

  • Learning about different animals that are often found in zoos, exploring

Rainbows, Snow and Patterns

There’s ‘snow’ such thing as bad weather in Reception this week as blizzards and ice became part of our learning experiences and the topic of conversation. We have talked about wrapping up warm and looking after our hats, gloves …

You can’t take an elephant on the bus

The children were welcomed back to school with a ‘PAW-some’ new topic- Animal Kingdom and some roaring new challenges. Our focus this week has been what makes a good pet, we have learnt that there are many animals that would …

Special BLOG: Keep your child safe online

This is a special BLOG to give you guidance about how to keep your child safe online.

The internet is amazing. Children can play, learn, create and connect – opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities.┬áBut with the …

And so our Polar Exploration comes to an end…

This week marked the end of our topic on Polar Explorers. We really enjoyed the story ‘And Tango Makes Three’, this led to lots of thinking about baby animals. We were keen to share our photos of us as babies …

Carry on, up the iceberg!

In our penultimate week of our ‘Polar Explorers’ has taken us on a journey to the north to learn all about about animals that live in the Arctic and to find out how they survive there.

We’ve learnt and …

Antarctic Adventure

The ice core was REALLY cold. We were amazed that it had been transported all the way from Antarctica to Cambridge!

 

This is a very warm sleeping bag!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We took …