Greys class began the week with yet another visit into Henley. Mr Tanner dropped the Year 2s off first at the Town Hall and we went for a walk along Bell Street, looking to see if we could see Boroma Way that takes us to the cinema. We talked about what a pharmacy and a chemist is and looked at all the old buildings and businesses along the way.
We saw lots of Paddingtons in the Teddy Bear shop
and enjoyed looking at all the other teddies in the windows.
We arrived at the riverside just before the Year 1s and had a look to see how high the floods had been in the past.
We were very excited about getting onto the boat.
We decided that maybe Paddington should help drive and get a better view of what he might find exciting on our trip along the river.
We saw lots of wildlife along the way and lots of exciting landmarks like Temple Island.
It was so much fun!
We were shown where Hobbs boatyard began
and at the very end of our trip Elodie’s Gramps, Tony Hobbs came to tell us all about his role as the Queen’s waterman. We asked him so many questions and loved listening to his stories.
Whilst the Year 2s were driven back to school Mrs Hawkins took us on a mystery tour of Henley, where we saw the train station, the Henley Standard, the Post Office and the Police station.
A very big thank you must go to Melanie Hobbs, Elodie’s mummy who organised such a fabulous trip for us.
We were so inspired by our trips to Henley that we decided to create a picture. We began by painting the background
and then drew some of the famous landmarks.
Next week we will be colouring them and adding them to our backgrounds.
In Maths the Year 1s have been working on number bonds to 5,6,7 and 10, some even progressed to 20. We have been adding and subtracting using these bonds.
The Year 2s have been adding multiples of 10,20,30 and 40 to 2 digit numbers and also adding and subtracting 11,12,21,22,31 and 32 to and from 2 digit numbers.
In Literacy we wrote silly poems about animals using adjectives, nouns and verbs.
On Wednesday afternoon we had a visit from David from the Bat Conservation Trust who brought in 3 very lovely bats for us to meet. Some of us were rather nervous at first, but by the end of his visit we all loved these fabulous little creatures.
He did recommend the following websites should you wish to find out any further information;
It is just over 2 weeks until the Christmas play and we are now practising daily. Quite a few of us already know our lines so this weekend I would like everyone who has lines to practise them please.
We also have the Advent service on Wednesday and some of the children have lines to practise for that this weekend please.
Show and Tell next week is
Monday – Josie
Tuesday – Heather
Wednesday – Ruby
Thursday – Astrid
Friday – Elfie
Have a lovely weekend!