Read by Mrs Hall
Why not listen to this weeks story from the pupils at Gems Wellington Academy in Dubai. Can you think about how the animals in the story felt when the camel wouldn’t help them. How did the camel get his hump? Can you remember what the camels hump is for? This story will help you with this if you can’t remember from our previous sessions. Enjoy!
Dance club is back - albeit remotely! Why not give this African themed dance challenge a go at home. Get everyone in your family involved and send us your videos! Why not check out these links for more examples and the story behind this song and dance challenge: https://youtu.be/gYhm6PCUtSg https://youtu.be/TH4V-yHbJXk https://youtu.be/11e4sW-Q4Ns
A short video clip explaining some of the terminology we use to teach the children Phonics such as, Phoneme, Digraph and Trigraph.
A brief video to introduce the letter name, the letter sound and the action we teach these sounds with.
A short video clip to introduce the letter names, letter sounds and the actions we teach these sounds with in school.
A brief video clip to introduce the letter names, the letter sounds and the actions we use to teach these sounds with in class.
A short video clip introducing the letter name, letter sound and the actions we use to teach these sounds in class.
A short video clip introducing the letter name, the letter sound and the action we use to teach these sounds within class.
Orchard Class have been learning all about Seaside Holidays from the past. JB has created his very own Punch and Judy show after watching the Magic Grandad documentary all about seaside entertainment in the Victorian times. I love the expression and different voices he uses.
After finding out about seaside holidays from the past, JW performed his own Punch and Judy show. I particularly love your idea for the Punch and Judy stand JW, well done!
Charlie has created his own story about his vegetable puppets going to the seaside. The character puppets were from our class story "The Carrot Club" but Charlie thought of his own ideas. Great ideas and expression Charlie!
Edward made his own vegetable puppets from our class story "The Carrot Club." He then acted out his own story with his puppets which had some very creative names. Good job Edward!
Ada has created her own story using the vegetables we made from our class story "The Carrot Club." She even incorporated some of our Maths learning into her story too - great work Ada!
Harry used his vegetable puppets from our The Carrot Club" class story. He then acted out his own story about the vegetables going into Space with the puppets. Great work Harry!
Gabriel created story puppets from our "The Carrot Club" class story. He then used his vegetables puppets to act out his very own story. Great ideas Gabriel, well done!
Esme has created her own story inspired by our class story "The Carrot Club." Here she is reading the story to you all, "just like Mrs Luffman and Mrs Devine have done for us." Great job Esme!
Alice displaying her amazing musical talent pre-lockdown. Well done Alice. This is amazing.
Joshua showed amazing mathematical knowledge when learning all about Fractions last week. Well done Joshua.
Mrs Walters is going to introduce you to our Orchard class pets which relate beautifully to our "Tale of Jeremy Fisher" work this term. We hope you like the names and we will follow them along their development journey! Keep checking for further progress!
A story all about sharing equally, to help us learn our simple fractions.
Another story for you to enjoy - this time based on our Pets learning from this week.
A subtraction story based on Peter Rabbit.
To go with our Peter rabbit learning this week, Mrs Devine has found another story all about rabbits. We hope you enjoy it and why not tell someone you love something happy before you go to sleep!
Formation videos with accompanying dialogue for letters c, o and a.
Formation video for letters d, g and q.
Formation video for the letters l and t.
Formation videos for letters i and j.
Formation video for letters r, n and m.
Formation video for the letters v and w.
Leon Baptiste then continued his message in an inspiring assembly for the whole school. He showed the children some footage of one of his medal winning races as well as tell them all about his story - the troubles along with the tribulations. What a super exercise filled, dream building morning we had! Well done to everyone who helped raise a big total!
Former GB gold medal winning athlete, Leon Baptiste has been putting us through our paces today in order to promote a healthy lifestyle. All children in school were challenged to complete 4 solid 1-minute exercises one after the other as part of this initiative. It was great fun as well as hard work!
Our foundation stage and key stage one pupils sang two songs from their Christmas play before performing a Christmas carol complete with bells.
Our children sang some festive songs for families and friends before our Christmas raffle.
Our Reception children have been learning about where our food comes from. We read the story of "The little Red Hen," fantastically acted out here by four of our pupils. We then thought about the different uses of flour and made gingerbread men. Our pupils read and acted out their recipe as part of our Harvest performance too.
Our year 1/2 pupils sang a super song about how important and GREAT vegetables are!
Our year 3/4 pupils read a poem with a play on Harvest time words.
Our year 5/6 pupils sang a song about Harvest, complete with makaton actions.
Golden Eagles turned musicians today in their music lesson. We had guitars, Alice accompanied on her Melodeon and Evie played her violin. All the class played some percussion instrument in order to provide the rhythm or beat for us to sing to.