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We have had a busy time looking at our new topic of Carnival! We have have started to make papier-Mache mask and got very sticky. We have been practicing our balancing on a a log and trying to juggle! We all had a great time out on the river for UKSA and saw an ice […]

We have been very busy in Starfish class this half term looking at our topic of Transport. We have been looking at things that move by push and pull, made boats, made paper aeroplanes, used a hairdryer to make things fly. In music we have had a great time with Lisa singing all about different […]

We had a busy time last half term and it was great to all be back together! Our topic was Growing which a lot of the children had certainly done whilst they were home! We grew sunflowers, grass heads and looked at stories about growing. We had a great time in discovery learning; mixing, pouring, […]

We have had a busy but quiet half term in starfish class. We have looked at variety of traditional tales and can sequences stories, we have been busy with art straws building bridges for the Three Billy Goats Gruff, made jam tarts to send to Little Red Riding Hoods Grandmother, looked at measuring with Rapunzel’s […]

Today we have had a great day at school in our pyjamas! We were busy this morning in our sensory lesson exploring and mixing icing sugar to decorate biscuits. We added yellow food colouring to turn it yellow for Children in Need. This afternoon in bubble club we had a party with Shark class and […]

This half term in Science and Discovery Learning we have been busy using our senses. This week we have read the story of The mango Tree by Jamila Gavin and used our senses to feel, smell and taste the mango. Liam liked it so much he signed love and ate lots! We also used our […]

We have had great fun this morning in Starfish class decorating biscuits to help raise money for Jeans for Genes. We made blue icing by mixing blue food gel into icing sugar, some of us  had a sneaky try of his mixture to check it was tasty enough first! We then decorated our biscuits and […]

Welcome back after the summer from all the staff in Starfish class! We have some new faces as well as some familiar ones. The team are Jane, Janice, Jo, Donna, Lynne, Barbara and Zoe. Janice – Teacher                                      […]

In Starfish class this week we have been learning about fire safety, what is dangerous and what is safe, we watched a dvd about the great fire of London and tried on firefighters’ outfits, and also we found a website that helps us identify different hazards around the home.    

Today we have been talking about pancakes and we have been busy weighing the ingredients to make the batter for our pancakes, we were whisking the batter together and we have also been practicing flipping the pancakes in the frying pan ready for when we make some pancakes to taste.              

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