Read Write Inc.

October 20, 2017

Many parents have asked for some further explanation about the colour levels in our Read Write Inc. scheme. They are as follows: Phonics Groups, Red Ditties, Green, Purple, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Grey, then off the scheme and onto Language and Literacy. Please do look on the Oxford Owl website for further information and lots of resources!  Please do […]

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This week we have been experimenting with different media and making wonderful lion faces with beautiful manes. In art we had the choice of curling strips of coloured paper to make the mane or using a fork dipped in paint to stroke the lines around a circle. Then in Forest School we used plates with leaves for […]

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David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

October 13, 2017

Our morning with the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation, learning about elephants and making our own fantastic Ellies, was a huge success.  We also enjoyed our Harvest Festival, performing so beautifully to all our mums and dads; thank you to everyone for the donations to Crawley Open House.  We are continuing our phonics journey, working hard to […]

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We have been counting!

October 6, 2017

This week in Reception we have been focusing on our letter and number formation. We are making sure we start and end in the correct place using our rhymes. We have been doing practical counting and recording our findings in our Maths books. The children did very well counting different groups of objects with accuracy. We […]

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Repeating patterns!

September 29, 2017

This week in Reception we have been looking at jungle animals that flap and fly. The children have had some great ideas of tropical birds and other creatures that we might find in the jungle. In Maths we have been having great fun with repeating patterns! We have been sequencing colours, objects and shapes. The […]

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Stars of the Week

September 16, 2017

Congratulations to the first Stars of the Week of the term …  Year 2 DP – Aran – Excellent descriptive writing using double adjectives  Year 2 EPS – Sorcha – Great attention to oral detail  Year 1 HL – Mahi – Settling in well into her new school  Year 1 CF – Avyana – Very […]

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Forest School was the highlight!

Reception – All the Reception children have made a great start to their new learning and are excited about the Jungle topic introduced for this half term.  They have started their Read Write Inc. phonics lessons and we are very pleased to say that most of the children are doing their homework diligently. Please do […]

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Our new classmates!

September 8, 2017

Our first week in Reception has been great fun. We have had a lovely time getting to know each other, our new rooms and play areas!

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