The Chicks have hatched

Our Foundation children have been extremely excited today at the arrive of our new chicks. The children will have the hard task of raising them and giving them a name. We will keep you updated on their progress as the weeks go on. Please follow and like us:

The Runaway Pizza in Foundation One

Children in Foundation One have enjoyed reading stories linked to the story of ‘The Gingerbread Man’ This week we have read the story of the ‘Runaway Pizza’ by Brenda Parkes. The highlight of the week has definitely been making (and eating) our own delicious pizzas. We have continued our pizza theme in our weekly Stay and […]

F2 Using Green Screen Technology

In Foundation Two the children are learning about space and have worked with Steve from the CLC to use green screen technology to transport themselves into space. The children worked hard to learn their lines and perform on camera, we can’t wait to share their finished animation. Please follow and like us:

The Gingerbread Man in FS1

In Foundation One we have been enjoying the story of the Gingerbread Man. We have made salt dough gingerbread men to sell in our bakery and we made delicious gingerbread men to eat. We have investigated why the Gingerbread Man would not get into the water at the end of the story. We had lots […]

Nature Safari Visit F2M

We had a special visit from the Nature Safari team. Julia brought into school some of her wonderful animals for us to handle and learn about. This included a skunk, tortoise, pygmy hedgehog, tarantula, bearded dragon, hissing cockroaches and a very lively chinchilla. Julia commented on how impressed she was by how respectful  all the children […]

Fruit Tasting in FS2

The children have been reading the story of Handa’s Surprise and this week explored the tropical fruit from the story. This included mango, pineapple, orange, banana, guava, passion fruit and avocado. We used our senses to explore how the fruit smells, feels and tastes.           Please follow and like us:

Stay and Play in FS1

Children and parents got stuck in and made some fantastic flying saucers to support our learning in maths this week. We all made an alien spaceship and took home the counting rhyme ‘5 little men in a flying saucer’. The fabulous outcomes are on display in our lobby. We look forward to seeing you all every […]

F2B Stay and Play making rockets

F2B have enjoyed creating their own space rockets with family members at our stay and play session this week. Everyone was very enthusiastic and the children were excited to use their imaginations. Well done, each rocket was fantastic and unquie! Thank you to all the adults who came to support us! Please follow and like […]

A Starry Night

The children have created their own version of Vincent Van Gogh’s A Starry Night.  We had a class discussion about the painting and the children had some lovely thoughts and opinions: ” I like the big and little tower” ” I like the bright stars” ” I don’t like the giant mountain” ” I like […]

F2B sharing activities

This week F2B have been learning all about sharing objects into equal groups. We started off small by sharing objects between two groups and then moved onto sharing objects between three and four groups. The children have made excellent progress with sharing and can talk about the strategies they might use to share objects equally. […]

F2B Ball skills P.E.

In P.E this week we are learning how to develop our ball skills. We have been learning how to bounce a ball and catch it, keeping our eye on the ball at all times. We had the tricky task of bouncing a ball in and out of the cones and we are practising passing a […]

F2B Measures

 This week the children have enjoyed learning about height. They worked with a partner to create towers of different height, they used everyday language to describe the height of the towers allowing them to order and compare them. We moved onto measuring height using nonstandard units. Darcie was enthusiastic to measure objects around the classroom […]

F2B Space Topic

F2B are enjoying exploring our new text How to Catch a Star and our space themed topic. In literacy the children made predictions about how the little boy might catch the star. In numeracy they have been recognising numbers and counting out stars on the playdough table. Olivia enjoyed created her own alien painting and […]

F2B Space Topic

F2B are enjoying exploring our new text How to Catch a Star and our space themed topic. In literacy the children made predictions about how the little boy might catch the star. In numeracy they have been recognising numbers and counting out stars on the playdough table. Olivia enjoyed created her own alien painting and […]

F2B measures

This week we have been learning all about measures. The children have worked with a partner to create towers of different heights. They have described the height using everyday language to order and compare their towers. We moved onto measuring using nonstandard units. Darcie enjoyed investigating how many cubes she needed to measure the height […]

Measuring madness!

Happy New Year! This week we have focused on measuring height and length this week. We started by comparing the height of objects and using vocabulary such as tall, taller, taller, short, shorter and shortest. Then we practised measuring objects using a non-standard measure such as counters. At the end of the week we progressed […]

Foundation Production – Wriggly Nativity

Wow! The foundation children rocked the stage today in their Foundation stage performance of a Wriggly Nativity, singing songs and performing on stage. Well done everyone a truly magical performance.   Please follow and like us:

Foundation One Visit to Whitepost farm

  Children in Foundation One had a fantastic time at Whitepost Farm. We enjoyed feeding the animals and handling a baby goat. The children also joined in with a Nativity play and received a gift from Santa.   Please follow and like us:

St Mary’s Church

Children in F2B enjoyed our visit to St Mary’s Church. They learnt about the purpose of a church and why it is a special place. They took part in a role play wedding and a baptism. Back at school the children were excited to talk about weddings and we shared a new story called The […]

Greasbrough Library

Children in F2B enjoyed their visit to Greasbrough Library. They had the opportunity to explore a variety of children’s books and make their own Supertato bookmark. While walking to the library they enjoyed exploring the features of our local environment. Back at school the children made a map of their journey and wrote labels to […]

The Gruffalo’s Child

The children are really enjoying their learning on the story of The Gruffalo’s Child. They have created some brilliant character pictures on the computers and were fantastic at role- play. In our continuous provision the children have created some wonderful independent learning linked with the story.   Please follow and like us:

Greasbrough Library Visit

The children really enjoyed their visit to the local library. They found out how they can loan books and made their own Supertato book mark. During our walk they identified and talked about features of the local area and then made these into maps. Please follow and like us: