Sir Francis Beaufort

Willows have been learning all about Sir Francis Beaufort who made the wind speed scale for sailors. He was the captain of a Royal Navy ship and he made a scale based around whether it was safe enough to go out at sea or not.   We looked at the Read more…

Jonah and the Whale

  This week we have learnt about Jonah and the Whale. We listened to the story and then part way through discussed how Jonah might’ve felt, along with how God might’ve felt. It was interesting to hear some of the opinions within our class.  

Maths fun!

We had a lovely morning in Maths! We just started ‘subtraction’ and used every day word problems to solve the calculations. For example, Mrs Nuttall had 10 bananas and she ate 2. How many did she have left? Putting the calculations into real life problems help the children to understand Read more…

Useful websites

Last year at Parents Evening, quite a few parents asked for useful links to help with their child’s learning, particularly for Phonics and Maths.   I have copied and pasted a number of websites we use regularly at school to support your child’s learning. I hope these are helpful 🙂 Read more…

Last Weeks Library Visit

We went to the Library last Monday and Mrs Nuttall read a story, chosen by a member of our class. We then all chose a book to take home from the library to keep in school, ready for our independent reading time!

Printing!

Sticking to the theme of Leaf Man and Autumn, Miss Brown came up with a lovely idea for Willows today. She asked them to print with the leaves they found outside and this created a lovely Christmas tree picture. We will be adding baubles with our fingers when they are Read more…

Describing our leaves

Today Willows went out into the school grounds and chose a leaf from the ground. They brought it back inside and used their adjectives to describe how the leaf looked, felt and sounded when we moved it.   We got lots of adjectives such as ‘crunchy’, ‘green’ and ‘scaly’. We Read more…

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