Celebrating Chinese New Year

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We have had a wonderful week in Moonbeam and have been super busy!


On Monday we had a terrific time celebrating all things Chinese New Year. We learnt about how the Chinese celebrate the New Year, we made our own Chinese dragon masks, went on a parade around School, played Chinese…

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How are you?

How are you today? Are you having a good day? What are you doing over the weekend? This week we have been looking at how we can look after others and their well being. So we have decided to be more thoughtful for others feelings by asking them how they are and by talking more to one another.

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Once upon a time...

Another amazing week in Moonbeam and we couldn’t be prouder of how well all of the children are doing…they are simply marvellous!


We have thoroughly enjoyed our fairy tale topic in English this week, exploring characters’ feelings, sequencing stories and sharing opinions. It has been…

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Welcome back!

Welcome back! I hope you have all had a wonderful Christmas break and New Year. We have loved listening to the children’s stories of their break and I think they were very excited to see their friends. We are loving being back as a class and straight into our routine.


This week we have…

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Santa Claus is coming to town

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WOW! We can’t quite believe it’s the end of the first term in year 1. The children have all been phenomenal throughout the past few months and we are incredibly proud of all that they have achieved so far.


During our last week before Christmas we have…

Made Christmas bags for our…

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Nativity superstars

We have had a magical week full of Christmas activities and fun.

We have made Christmas wrapping paper, Christmas cards, Christmas hats, decorations and presents. We have also performed our Nativity for all our adults and the School. We are all so incredibly proud of the children and how…

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Santa's little helpers

We have been getting into the Christmas spirit this week. We have enjoyed our new role-play of an elf workshop, writing letters to Father Christmas and designing our own toys.


Thank you so much to everyone for coming to the Christmas fair, it was lovely to see so many of you there. Our…

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A week full of lightbulb moments

I am proud as punch of Moonbeam Class this week. I can’t believe how fantastic and grown up they have been with their learning this week.


We have looked at ordering random numbers from smallest to largest and then largest to smallest, as well as using greater and less than signs to…

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Kings and Queens of the road

This week we have had our Safer Travel Week in Key Stage 1, where all the children have completed their road safety tasks and learnt how to cross the road safely. In our class, we worked really hard to learn how we can cross safely with an adult and that we always need to hold onto an adult, cross…

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Autumn walks

We have some new toys! Thanks to the generous sponsor money, we have been able to buy some new toys and resources for our classroom. We haven’t spent all of our money yet but what we have so far is fantastic and the children have really enjoyed being able to play with them on Friday afternoon. So…

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Here are a few of our favourite things

This week we have asked some of the children what their favourite thing has been about this week.


“Our first day back in to School.” – Ellie-Mae


“Writing numbers in words.” - Lillie


“Being star of the week.” – Sapphire


“Dinner time and wearing our new bands.” –…

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Dance-a-thon extravaganza

Today has been our Dance-a-thon! We have been dancing non-stop for 1 hour, 20 minutes and 39 seconds. I am so impressed with how well they all did and their enthusiasm was wonderful. I think we will all sleepy well tonight! Just a reminder that the sponsor money must be handed in to Miss Wilson on…

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