The Nativity

The Nativity

This week has been all about Christmas and finding out about the very first Christmas long, long ago. We have been reading stories, talking about the characters and deciding who we would like to be in our own version of the Nativity next week.

We have also spent time making and…

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Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali,

This week we have found out all about Diwali, and how Hindu people celebrate it. We have made a big Rangoli pattern, Diwali lamps and tried some Indian food too.

We have done some Diwali dancing and enjoyed some Diwali music.

Our story this week has been The Gingerbread Man.…

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This week in Sunshine class we have really focused on Remembrance Day. We have enjoyed talking about poppies, dissecting them and rebuilding them, moving like them in dance, painting them, creating them on biscuits and finding out all about soldiers a long time ago and how brave…

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Zooming through the Week

Zooming through the week!

What a fabulous week we have had finding out all about Bonfire night and how it all began many years ago with the very naughty Guy Fawkes and his gunpowder barrels.

We have thoroughly enjoyed creating our own fireworks, Catherine wheels and rockets. We made lovely…

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Autumn Fun

Autumn Fun!
I can’t believe how much we have packed into one week in school. 
Sunshine class has been learning all about Autumn time. We have collected leaves, sticks and acorns, and we have also found out about conkers and how the weather changes during this season.  I am so pleased with the…

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Sunshine Class First Full Week

Our first full week in school…

What a fabulous week we have had in Sunshine class this week.

The children have already settled in really well, and are following the school rules and routines brilliantly.

We have been great at listening at carpet times. We have learnt 4 new sounds this…

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Marching through March

Marching through March

Top ten things we’ve done this week... 1. Written shopping lists and visited Sunshine Shop to make our purchases.

2. Typed up special messages to our mums.

3. Learned about different coins, found the right coins to shop with and added 2 small amounts together.


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The case of the missing gingerbread

What an exciting week we have had in Sunshine class. 

On Monday we followed a recipe to make our own gingerbread men and popped them in the oven. During the afternoon everybody read and we did some super phonics.

On Tuesday we went to take them out of the oven to find they had gone missing.…

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Run, run as fast as you can...

The Gingerbread man is responsible for our activities in class this week. We have read the story, acted out the story and made characters from the story using different materials. All the children have done a great job during phonics this week, lots of us are reading and writing more…

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Three little pigs

Three little pigs

This week the children have done some excellent writing linked to the three little pigs. The children have all written letters to the pigs, and these can be seen displayed on the wall next to the coat pegs.

They have also painted pigs using different tools and techniques,…

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I'll huff and i'll puff

“I’ll Huff and I’ll Puff..”

This week has been all about those 3 little pigs and a very naughty wolf.

We have enjoyed reading and acting out this story this week in small groups. We were really brave and performed to the rest of the class. Everybody has completed some writing, remembering…

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Kung Hei Fat Choy!

Kung Hei Fat Choy! Here is 10 ways we have celebrated Chinese New Year this week.

1. Finding out about and making Chinese Flags.

2. Tasting different Chinese foods.

3. Listening to Chinese music.

4. Learning how to say Happy New Year in Chinese.

5. Making dragon masks.

6. Writing…

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