This week (4th - 8th February) is Children's Mental Health Week. We have been discussing the importance of being healthy on the inside and the outside. Severn Class have been looking at the importance of sleep. Mrs Jones' bunny didn't sleep well last night! Severn class came up with possible reasons why she may not have slept well and suggested some positive bed time routine ideas. Have a look at our work below.
Help Bunny Sleep!
Our science this term is 'Seasonal changes and weather'. Today we made a weather vane and a rain gauge so that we can record what the weather is like over a week. This was an exciting but challenging task!
Our Weather Station
Severn Class are attendance champions for the fourth time this week! Well done Severn Class! :)
It's already been an exciting start to the new term! On Tuesday 8th January we were lucky enough to have a visit from the M&M Theatre Company who performed Dick Whittington. We thoroughly enjoyed all the singing and dancing, even the teachers did too! What a great way to start the new year!
Welcome to the Spring term!
We hope you had a lovely Christmas break and ready for an exciting term!
If any parents would like to volunteer in Severn Class this term, please speak to Mrs Jones or Mrs Collier.
A massive well done to all of the children in KS1 for putting on a super Christmas performance of 'Mary's Knitting'! We wish you all a Merry Christmas and we look forward to seeing you in the new year!
Look what we've been up to! Today we went on a 'Senses Walk' around our school grounds. It was a beautiful frosty morning and the sun was shining. As we walked we explored our senses and discussed what we could see, hear, smell, taste and touch (feel). Here are a few of our ideas.
I can see frost glistening in the sun light
I can hear brown leaves crunch beneath my wellies
I can smell smoke from a bonfire in the distance
I can taste the cold air as I open my mouth
I can feel the rough, bumpy log as I roll it on the floor
Take a look at some of the pictures.
Today we completed a book review of the story 'Frog in Winter' by Max Velthuijs. This book review is for our fellow MAT pupils at Greenfields and Radbrook school. We enjoyed reading this book and reviewing it for you, we hope you enjoy our short video.
Our Winter Book Review - Frog in Winter
Our maths lesson was super fun today! We developed our understanding of 'one more' and 'one less' by using our maths toolboxes to show what we know.
Today we have been exploring our outdoor learning area and we had a great time! We used the maths area to play 'shops' and built in the construction area!
Our new English topic is 'Traditional Tales'. We have read and discussed some all time favourites such as:'The Three Little Pigs', 'Little Red Riding Hood' and 'The Gingerbread Man'. The children loved reading and watching these traditional tales and joining in with some of the well known phrases. The children's enthusiasm also shone when they took on the roles of some of the characters from these stories and performed to the class. We can't wait to find out what traditional tale we will be focussing on next week!
On Friday 28th September we had a party to celebrate our school's 50th birthday. We had a great time on the cupcake trail and dancing through the decades! As part of our celebrations we also created a huge number 50 on the school field and had our photo taken. We have thoroughly enjoyed learning about the 1960s and 1990s and all of the celebrations that have taken place.
50th Birthday Celebrations
Our class novel this term is 'The Magic Faraway Tree' written by Enid Blyton. We are thoroughly enjoying the story so far. As we have been reading, we have been identifying and discussing interesting vocabulary that we think we might like to use. We have been sticking this on our 'Swag Bag' and have had a go at using it in our writing.
Tuesday 18th September was our first Forest School session and we had a great time! We loved working as a team to complete games and play in the mud kitchen and woodland village We were also very lucky to be the first class to play on the new equipment Mr Morris bought for us as a leaving present.
We have had an exciting start to our 50th birthday celebrations. We had a special visit from Mrs Richardson who was a teacher at Mount Pleasant Primary School in 1968. We spent some time thinking of some super questions ready to interview her. We learnt lots from Mrs Richardson and were able to compare what our school would of been like in 1968 compared to today.
Things to Remember
Mrs Jones will be in Severn Class Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Mrs Collier will be in Severn Class Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday.
It is crucial that your child practices their reading and spellings at home. New spellings are given out on a Friday to allow the extra practice over the weekend. Spelling test is on a Friday and spelling books are sent home. Spelling books to be returned to school by the following Monday please.
PE is on a Monday and Thursday. Please ensure that full indoor and outdoor kit is in school from Monday and stays in all week as sometimes circumstances can change.
Severn will have forest school on a Tuesday morning. Please ensure full kit is in school on this day.