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In Turtle class this week, the children have been playing really nicely with their friends on the field at lunch time. They have been playing games, holding hands and sharing!

Turtle class had a great time out on the field exploring the trees, they had to ‘look up’, ‘feel’ and ‘smell’. They made rubbings of the bark and found blossom, buds and leaves. They were able to identify wide, thin, tall and short trees. Turtle class always love learning outdoors!

In Turtle class, we LOVE going out to Forest School on the bus. As well as climbing trees and stomping through the mud, we like climbing the ladder to rescue animal toys, splashing a stick in the pond and playing on the new ‘tree castle’. Here are some photos from earlier in the year to […]

As promised, here are Turtle class’s 2016 school photographs – we’re all looking very smart in our new blue t-shirts! From left to right we are: Ben, Cameron, Harvey, Keane, Kenzie and Mitchell.

Turtle class really enjoyed our first trip to Forest School today. We met the new Forest School leader, Geoff, and had lots of time to explore the forest. It was nice to have a swing on the tyre and to fish out the slimy pond weed – whilst splashing the adults! We’re looking forward to […]

Last week, Turtle class invited our families into school for the afternoon. We are learning about families this term, so it was great to meet mums, dads, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters and even grannies! We spent some time introducing everyone, before showing our families how we like to spend our time in class and in the […]

We have learnt a lot this week about what plants need to grow. We sang a song to help us remember that plants need water, soil, space, light and air. Everybody helped to fill their pot with soil, plant a beautiful flower and water it well.

In Turtle class we’ve made a great start to our new topic, ‘Food’. First we looked at a map of the Isle of Wight to find out where different local foods are produced. We stuck on pictures to show that tomatoes are grown in Arreton and garlic is grown in Newchurch. Next we had to […]

We had a great time in Turtle class learning about winter in other countries. We played with ice and snow in Iceland, chilled out on the beach in Australia and helped to paint a beautiful blue and silver ice mural.

We have really enjoyed learning to play the steel drums this half term. We’ve had lots of practice at using percussion instruments to tap out a steady beat and join in with action songs. We have also learnt to hit the right note on the steel drum to play along with some of our favourite […]


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