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Year 3 visited Arbeia to support their learning on The Romans

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November 17th, 2017

Year 3 visited Arbeia to support their learning on The Romans

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Reception Diamonds enjoying our new Funky Finger Fun!

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October 11th, 2017

Reception Diamonds enjoying our new Funky Finger Fun! Children in Reception Diamonds have been enjoying their new Funky Finger Fun sessions. Each week we will have different fun activities to do whilst listening to fun up beat songs.

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Hippo Trouble in Year 5!

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September 12th, 2017

Hippo Trouble in Year 5! Year 5 really enjoyed listening to some of this wonderful story, read by the author herself.

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Reception have been creative using a story carpet to make stories

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March 21st, 2017

Reception have been creative using a story carpet to make stories Today we have been creative making our own stories using our story carpet. We should have some amazing ideas by the end of the week to record in our story corner.

Some of the ideas have been amazing. They include a magic genie slipper granting wishes; a crystal ball which we can jump into like a time machine, take us where we need to be to rescue people; characters living in a deep dark forest or a haunted house and that is just the tip of the iceberg.

The rest of the week looks so exciting! Well done Receptiom!

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World book day in Year 3 based on ‘Stig of the Dump’ by Clive King.

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March 6th, 2017

World book day in Year 3 based on ‘Stig of the Dump’ by Clive King.

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World Book Day and describing characters in Charlie and the Cholcolate Factory

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March 2nd, 2017

World Book Day and describing characters in Charlie and the Cholcolate Factory Reception children have enjoyed completing activities linked to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as part of our World Book Day fun. We have been describing characters from the story, designing sweets and chocolate bars and comparing part of the book to the story.

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Reception Science fun sorting items between man made and natural.

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January 31st, 2017

Reception Science fun sorting items between man made and natural. The children loved sorting objects between man made and natural today. We discovered that some belong a little in both and the reasoning and explanations from children were fantastic.

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Reception children enjoyed their pyjama film afternoon.

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January 12th, 2017

Reception children enjoyed their pyjama film afternoon. All Reception children enjoyed their pyjama film afternoon. We watched the film 'Frozen' and loved singing along to the songs. Children were rewarded with hit cholocate, marshmallows and popcorn. Well done everyone, your manners were excellent!

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Year 1 are historians in the making!

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January 9th, 2017

Year 1 are historians in the making! Year 1 had lots of fun starting their new topic 'The Victorians' this week. It was brilliant to see heir inquisitive minds ponder over uses for strange objects from the past! They presented some brilliant ideas to the class and were correct in some cases! 

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Christmas Dinner and Christmas jumper day in Reception

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December 8th, 2016

Christmas Dinner and Christmas  jumper day in Reception Reception have had lots of fun today making their calendars for 2017, enjoying their Christmas dinner and wearing jumpers, plus making Christmas chain decorations and letters to Santa.

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