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Week beginning February 10th

This week is all about dogs who love making a mess. We have read 'Dig the Dog' by Alison Maloney and 'Let's Get a Pup!' by Bob Graham so far. Tomorrow is 'The Dog Who Could Dig' by Jonathan Long.


In Maths we are combining two groups to find the whole again. 


Our topic of Muck, Mess and Mixtures continues with more exciting science experiments and making clay people.

Week beginning February 3rd

This week we are reading the series of Mucky Pup stories by Ken Brown. Mucky Pup is mucky and none of the other animals will play with him. That is until he meets a mucky pig who knows just how to have fun.



In  Maths we are combining two groups to find the whole. We have used aliens and spaceships and cars in the car park to reinforce the idea.

In our topic work we are continuing our fun investigations. Today we did a skittles colour mixing experiment and a paper towel colour mixing experiment. Look at the fun we had below:

Week beginning January 27th

This week we begin our topic of Muck, Mess and Mixtures. We will be performing lots of different Science experiments such as dancing raisins and elephant toothpaste.


We will be reading Jez Alborough's series of books about Duck and his friends.


In Maths we are comparing groups to 10 using mathematical language such as same as, more than, fewer than, compare, equal, count, order, how many?


We have been 'super scientists' this week exploring muck, mess and mixtures. Look at some of the fun we've had below:

Week beginning January 20th

This week we will be celebrating Chinese New Year. 2020 is the year of the rat. In Newcastle, celebrations will take place on Sunday 26th January at 11am.


We are reading The Runaway Wok by Ying Chang Compestine.

When a boy goes to the market to buy food and comes home with an old wok instead, his parents wonder what they'll eat for dinner. But then the wok rolls out of the poor family's house with a skippity-hoppity-ho! and returns from the rich man's home with a feast in tow!

With spirited text and lively illustrations, this story reminds readers about the importance of generosity.


In Maths we are focusing on numbers 6,7,8,9 and 10.

We have been watching 'Get Squiggling- Monkey today and the children worked really hard to squiggle their own monkeys and bananas.



Have a look at what else we've been up to...

Week beginning January 13th

This week we are looking at recycling. We are reading George Saves the World by Lunchtime by Jo Readman.



We will be looking at what can be recycled and what we can make from items that are recycled. We will also look at the dangers on wildlife from irresponsible disposable of rubbish with Somebody Swallowed Stanley by Sarah Roberts.



In Maths we are continuing our work on number bonds to 5 and we will be introducing number 12 using the Numberblocks.

Week beginning January 6th

Welcome back! We are all ready for a very busy half term. We are beginning with a topic of Earth, Wind and Fire


This week we will be reading Elmer and the Wind and Elmer in the Snow by David McKee.


In Maths we are beginning a bank of work on number bonds to 5. Number bonds are also often referred to as 'number pairs'. They are simply the pairs of numbers that make up a given number e.g. 1 + 4 = 5, 2 + 3 = 5 etc.