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  • DT Day: Sewing Christmas Puppets

    Published 04/12/18, by Claire Jones
    In just a few weeks, Y1 & 2 will be researching, designing, sewing and evaluating our own Christmas puppets. We cover a lot of skills in our special DT days and to get the most out of the day, we ask for your help. We'd love help on Monday
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  • From Fire to ice!

    Published 26/11/18, by Fru Westmorland
    Last week we not only completed some fabulous artwork to finish off our topic of the Great Fire of London but also launched our Christmas topic of The Polar Express! The children have learnt how to mix secondary colours and have used white and bla
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  • Polar Express Party!

    Published 19/11/18, by Fru Westmorland
    To launch our new topic  (Christmas!), and as a reward for filling our class  stamp chart last week, Year Two will be having a Polar Express party on Thursday this week. Please see invite below, which should have come home in book bags t
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  • HAppy Diwali!

    Published 07/11/18, by Claire Jones
    As part of learning about mutual respect in British Values, children in Y1 & Y2 have been learning about the Hindu festival of Diwali. We talked about the way it is celebrated and the meaning behind it. Look out for fireworks in the night sky whi
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  • Welcome back!

    Published 05/11/18, by Fru Westmorland
    We've had a lovely first day back today and it has been great hearing about all the wonderful things the children have been up to during half term. A few housekeeping bits and bobs... Please check your child's Reading Journey Book
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  • London's burning!

    Published 24/10/18, by Fru Westmorland
    On Monday we had a visit from some fire fighters who came to talk to us all about fire safety. They showed us the fire engine and the equipment that they carry on board and then helped us to recreate the fire that we have been so learning so muc
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  • Half Term Homework

    Published 23/10/18, by Fru Westmorland
    A huge well done to all the children for working so hard on their reading and spellings homework all term. The children have all made fantastic progress and had a lot a fun doing so! Over half term I hope you all have some exciting adventures and
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  • A breadtastic Bake Off!

    Published 17/10/18, by Fru Westmorland
    Wowzers! What a fantastic day we have had in Base One! The children were all transported back in time to the year 1666 to the bakery of Thomas Farriner and were tasked with making rolls for King Charles II! We spent the morning preparing; learning
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  • Bread Making Tomorrow

    Published 16/10/18, by Claire Jones
    The 'Great Fire of London Bake Off' happens tomorrow! Thank you so much to the parents who have volunteered to help in the afternoon - you will be rewarded with a cup of tea and biscuit! We shall see you at 1pm. If you are an adult helper and
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  • This week's spellings!

    Published 14/10/18, by Fru Westmorland
    Just a quick post to say another huge well done to all the children for working so hard on their spellings. This week we will be looking at common exception words, these are words which are frequently used but frustratingly don't follow the phoni
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  • DT Day - Wednesday 17th - Bread Baking

    Published 14/10/18, by Fru Westmorland
    Please let me know if you are able to join us for our DT day on Wednesday  afternoon this week. We will be transporting ourselves back to 1666 to the bakery of Thomas Farriner and baking buns for King Charles II - I'd love it if you could jo
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  • Recreating Pudding Lane

    Published 11/10/18, by Fru Westmorland
    Yesterday we had our first Base mix up day where we join together with Year One for an art or DT project. The children worked beautifully together as 'Team Workers' and created some fabulous Tudor houses. We talked about the events of the
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