Animal Magic – Ruby, Opal, Topaz and Garnet

Visit from Animal Magic On Tuesday we had a visit from the ‘Animal Magic’ people. They came with many different creatures and the children learned about each animal and where it was from. During the morning the children had the opportunity to look a little closer at the animals and touch them for themselves. They […]

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Ruby Class Sports Days

Field Sports On Tuesday Early Years and KS1 had their field events. The children were supported by the year six team captains. The children had to bounce and catch a ball as many times as possible in 30secs, throw bean bags into hoops, dribbled a ball around cones with a hockey stick and shoot at […]

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Ruby class News – Gardening and remote control cars.

Using Remote Controls This week some of the children have had the opportunity to use a remote control car. There is quite a skill in driving them in different directions, this helped the children to learn to use positional language. Gardening This half term our topic has been ‘How does you garden grow’ The children […]

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Diamond class – Art and Writing

Observational drawing This term the class have been doing observational drawing using natural resources. Here are some of their pencil drawings of shells and starfish. The Journey As part of our creative writing we have been using the book ‘The Journey’. The book is a series of illustrations, so through class discussion and imagination the […]

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This Week in Ruby Class

Gardening and Potions Many thanks to our wonderful parents and grand parents who have been visiting Garden Centres over the past few weeks. We have had an array of pot plants and seed which are growing well. The children have enjoyed talking to the class about their experiences. The plants have been placed in our […]

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Dell visit for Ruby Class

Ruby Class Bark Rubbing Today the children went out to the dell with wax crayons and tracing paper. First we used our senses to feel the bark on the trees. Then the children found stumps on the ground and trees to making rubbings.

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Opal and Topaz Reception – Gardening

Planting for the Plant Sale Reception have been busy planting seeds in pots this week. They are hoping that the seeds grow in time for the Markyate Plant Sale where they will be sold. The children have planted Pumpkins, Watermelon, Pepper, French Bean, Runner Bean, Tomatoes, Courgettes and Sunflowers. They have also planted up some […]

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Ruby Class – Elmer the Elephant

The Story of Elmer the Elephant Ruby class have been reading Elmer stories this week. We have had many activities using the colour schemes of Elmer the Elephant. The children have been learning how we can mix different colours using just red, yellow and blue. Here are some of the paintings they have done mixing […]

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Year 2 Amber Class News

The World Year two have been discovering all about the countries of the world. In the class they have a lovely wall display showing cities and countries on the world map. They have looked at  the UK and cities around the UK labelling where to find them. Seeds Amber class have also looked at seeds […]

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Early Years Science Day 18th March

Science Experiments On Monday Nursery and Reception got together for a science morning to explore different experiments. Some were observation only, so the children tried to predict what might happen, others the children could be very much hands on and have a go themselves. The children had a cup with soda water or lemonade which […]

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