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Category: Peppard: Year R
This term in Peppard Class our topic is ‘Under the Sea’. This week we have started to look at ‘The beach’. We have started to make signs to turn our outdoor role play into a beach hut and in our creative play we made beach collages out of different materials.
In maths this week we have been practicing being accurate counters and forming our numbers correctly. We have been estimating and counting objects up to 20. We have been practicing our number formation in the sand, using the water paint, chalk and using the Ipads.
We were very pleased to see that are beans have been growing in our garden. Today we picked 3 beans and enjoyed tasting them during snack time. We are all very excited about tasting the strawberries.
Welcome back. Hope you all had a fantastic Easter. Our caterpillars finally hatched!! Unfortunately they hatched during the holidays (2 days after we broke up). Miss Bryant took them to Mrs Byron’s house and we released them with her children. Miss Bryant made a slide show of pictures so we could see what they looked like.
This term our topic is Dinosaurs. This week we made a ‘Dinosaur Cave and Dig’ in our classroom. We have added our own pictures and labels. We have put sand inside and hidden fossils and made bits out of junk to help us to explore. We have been learning about non-fiction books and have identified key features. We found out information about the T-Rex and the Triceratops and we will use this information to create our own non-fiction books.
For our dinosaur display we painted our own dinosaurs. During our creative time some children decided to make their own dinosaur masks and wings. We have also created a dinosaur egg. We are hoping it will hatch soon.
In maths we have been subtracting numbers using a number line and counting back on our fingers. We have also been answer number problems.
Another busy week in Peppard class.
Our caterpillars have sadly not hatched in time for the Easter Break. Mrs Byron is going to keep them over the holidays and keep us updated on their progress.
In maths we have been learning about repeated patterns. We started the week by going on a pattern walk in the community. We took clipboards and Ipad’s to record our findings. Oliver was very helpful and carried our first aid bum bag. The next day we designed some of our own repeated patterns using the resources in the classroom. We also created repeated patterned Easter eggs.
We thoroughly enjoyed performing at the Easter Service. We all practiced very hard, remembered our lines and spoke with clear, strong voices. Miss Bryant was so proud.
We also made a start to our planting. We have planted peas, onions and garlic. We have spoken about how to look after our plants and are responsible for watering them every day. A big thank you to Laura Powell who came in to help.
Today we say goodbye to one of our students from Chiltern College, Miss Crocker, who has helped out in Peppard Class. We would like to say a huge ‘thank you’ and wish her lots of luck in the future.
Hope you have a wonderful Easter break.