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Practising our Christmas Play

This week in Rabbit class we have been very busy. We have been practicing and performing our song for the Christmas play. In maths, we have been learning about 3D shapes and their properties. We had a shape hunt organising them into the correct hoop. We have also been writing all about Christmas. Using Christmas …

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Lots of maths

This week in maths we have been making equivalent values using addition and subtraction. The children explored using Cuisenaire rods, choosing a number, and finding different ways of making the number. For example, they learnt that to make 7, they could add 6 + 1 or 5 + 2 or even 8 – 1. 

Winter poems

This week in English we have been looking at Winter poems. The children learnt a poem by heart with a partner and performed it to the rest of the class. In science, we have been recording the changes from Autumn to Winter. The children have been using the weathervane and rain gauge to add data …

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Artists

This week in computing, we have been recreating the work of Wassily Kandinsky using iPads. We have learnt which tools are better to use. We have also been practicing our Christmas songs ready for the Christmas play!

Autumn

This week in Rabbit class we have been exploring signs of Autumn in science. We went outside to spot different signs such as finding different colour leaves, acorns and pinecones. In Computing, we learnt about the famous artist Henri Matisse, exploring his pattern pictures. The children used an iPad to create their own pattern. They learnt …

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Weather

This week in Rabbit class we have been very busy. In science, we are learning about the seasons. We did an experiment measuring the weather. We learnt about a rain gauge and weather vane and have used them to record data.    In English, we role-played the story ‘Mr Big’ by Ed Vere. We learnt …

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Mr Big

This week in Rabbit class we have been reading the story ‘Mr Big’. The children got to act out being Mr Big and play jazz on a piano. We discussed how the music made them feel and they wrote sentences using the conjunction ‘and’. In maths, we have been using a part whole model to …

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Colour counters in Maths

This week in Maths, we have been learning how to fill out a part-whole model. The children worked in partners and found the two parts by using two different colour counters on a tens frame. They then had to work out the whole by adding the parts together. 

Gruffalo Crumble

This week in Rabbit class, the children followed simple instructions to make ‘Terrible Tusks’ from the book ‘Gruffalo Crumble’. They then worked hard to write their own instructions using bossy verbs such as cut, chop, mix and eat.

Technology

This week in computing the children have been learning about technology. We have been talking about the main parts of a desktop or laptop computer. They practiced logging on to a computer and applied their knowledge of the different parts of a computer, to complete a mouse-based task.