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Hello and welcome to Creswell Class!

Foundation 2 and Year 1

 

A big welcome to everyone in Creswell Class, I hope you are all ready for a fun and exciting year. Since we last met, I have been thinking about all the lovely ideas you suggested for this year. Here are the names of some of the topics for this year:

 

Autumn 1 - My world - It’s all about you! Let’s introduce ourselves, let’s share where we live and who our family is. We will also be learning about our bodies. How many bones do we have in our body? Why are all our eyes different colours? Let’s celebrate being you!

Autumn 2 - Once upon a time…- Take a journey through some of the greatest stories of all time. From traditional stories involving an extremely hungry wolf to an incredible adventure with a lost stick! What is your favourite story of all time?

 

Spring 1 - Dinosaur Planet -Stomp, crash, RRRAGH! Watch out everyone - the dinosaurs are on the prowl! They’re rampaging across the dusty earth, swishing their enormous tails and baring their fearsome teeth…Let’s explore the Dinosaur Planet! Doyouthinkhesawus? Yes he did… RUN!

Spring 2 - Splendid skies - Imagine floating high above land and sea on a bed of clouds, silently sweeping by in the breeze. Back down to earth, let’s take a walk outdoors. But what should we wear? Wellington boots? A sun hat? Maybe a warm coat? How do we know what the weather will be like today? What weather do you prefer? Sunshine, snow, storms or showers? Get your wellingtons on - let’s go!

 

Below I have tried to answer some questions that will hopefully give you more of an insight into our school day. If you do have any questions, please do not hesitate to come and see me.

 

Who will be my teachers in Creswell class?

Your teachers will be Mr Bell, Mrs Batters and Miss Denyer. If your grown – ups have any questions please tell them to come and ask us any questions/concerns. The best time to speak to Mr Bell is after school, as you can appreciate that during the morning we need to register and begin lessons. Miss Denyer, Mrs Batters and Mrs Green will be on the door each morning. Alternatively your adults can always call the school to arrange a time to come in and see us.

 

Which day do I need a P.E Kit and what shall I wear? -

It is a good idea to bring your kit with you on a Monday morning and collect it for washing on a Friday. Our P.E days are Wednesday (am) and Thursday (pm). This term you will need some shorts, a T-shirt and some plimsolls/trainers. Long hair must be tied up and no jewellery please. Also make sure your name is in everything!

 

When do I need to hand my homework in?

You will be given a book called a ‘Learning Journal’. In this book will be any messages from myself and a short homework task/spellings etc. This will be given out on Friday and collected in on Wednesday. The task will be a fun task either about something we have been learning about in class or researching something for the following week. It will also include a list of phonic sounds and keywords to practise for the following week. Let me know if you have trouble accessing a computer at home for these tasks. You will be rewarded for how hard you try with tree tokens. You can also write a comment/message in these books, if you want to ask me anything.

 

Can I bring my own toys in from home?

I would always advise that your toys stay at home, unless you have been asked to bring something in for show and tell or for an activity in class. Each week I will choose a different tree team to take part in ‘Show and Tell’. Show and Tell days will be on Monday and Friday, during snack times.

 

Will I be having a snack?

We will be having a piece of fruit/veg and a drink each morning. Water will always be on offer at anytime during the day. So don’t forget to bring your water bottle each day. Please make sure your drinks bottle is labelled too!

 

What happens at home time?

We will open the gates at 3.15pm and send you to your grown-up as we see them. Please ask your grown-up to stand near our gate so that it is easy to see them. If anyone different will be collecting you, please tell your grown-up to let us know that morning.

 

I am really looking forward to working with all of you this year.

Mr Bell

 

Superhero Day!! Reading Rangers 2019

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Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures!

Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 1 Looking closely at the parts of a plant
Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 2 What can we see?
Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 3 Can we see down the stem?
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Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 7 Finding minibeasts!
Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 8 What have we caught?
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Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 12 Minibeast hunt!
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Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 17 Setting up our own garden centre
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Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 21 Come to Cressies!
Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 22 Making price labels
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Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 25 We found lots of curious creatures on our pond
Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 26 Is that a water louse?
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Exploring the world around us...Ponds, plants and petite creatures! 28 Can we see a leech?
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Growing, gardening and butter making!

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Working on our prayer garden

Working on our prayer garden 1 Placing our prayer pebbles
Working on our prayer garden 2 Thank you God for...
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Working on our prayer garden 4 Look at our dazzling butterfly sculpture
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Working on our prayer garden 7 We will look after these herbs
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Working on our prayer garden 11 Writing about Asecension day and our prayer garden
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We have been writing poetry about our daddies!

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Thank you for our brilliant balance scales Tony!

Thank you for our brilliant balance scales Tony! 1 We will enjoy using them in our learning.

Tiny Seeds and Brilliant Beanstalks!

Tiny Seeds and Brilliant Beanstalks! 1 This week we have been planting our seeds.
Tiny Seeds and Brilliant Beanstalks! 2 We could choose from a range of seeds.
Tiny Seeds and Brilliant Beanstalks! 3 Take a look at our brilliant beanstalks!
Tiny Seeds and Brilliant Beanstalks! 4 I wonder which plant will grow first??
Tiny Seeds and Brilliant Beanstalks! 5 Teamwork in Creswell
Tiny Seeds and Brilliant Beanstalks! 6 Will they reach the clouds eventually?

World Book Day

World Book Day 1 Amazing characters!
World Book Day 2 Fantastic fun!
World Book Day 3 Creative characters!
World Book Day 4 Awesome effort!
World Book Day 5 Mr Hook and Tink!
World Book Day 6 Our favourite story books
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World Book Day 8 We had to write new versions of 'Goldilocks'
World Book Day 9 We brought in our own stories from home
World Book Day 10 We made story dens to share our stories
World Book Day 11 What a super costume!
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World Book Day 13 Our world book day tour - Choices for 2019
World Book Day 14 Book number 1 - Rosie's walk
World Book Day 15 Masks based on the characters from Rosies walk
World Book Day 16 Book number 2 - Goldilocks and the Three Bears
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World Book Day 18 Labelling characters
World Book Day 19 How many pages?
World Book Day 20 Wonderful writers!
World Book Day 21 Book number 3 - Elmer
World Book Day 22 Careful cutting
World Book Day 23 We had to make a patchwork Elmer
World Book Day 24 Thinking about patterns
World Book Day 25 Number 4 - Don't put your finger in the jelly
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World Book Day 29 We love reading!
World Book Day 30 A perfect story for a pirate
World Book Day 31 Creating story dens

Pancake day fun!

Pancake day fun! 1 Go Mr Bell!! You can do it!
Pancake day fun! 2 Enjoying the chocolate sauce
Pancake day fun! 3 I can roll my pancake
Pancake day fun! 4 Yummy!
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Pancake day fun! 6 We cut the lemons and oranges into quarters
Pancake day fun! 7 We looked at the ingredients
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Pancake day fun! 10 What did I think of my pancake?
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Pancake day fun! 14 We voted for our favourite topping
Pancake day fun! 15 We created tally and bar charts

Dazzling Display Work!

Writers of the Week

Dinosaur planet!

Dinosaur planet! 1 What a challenge!
Dinosaur planet! 2 Yes we did it!!
Dinosaur planet! 3 Can we paint a dinosaur?
Dinosaur planet! 4 Can we mix the colours that we need?
Dinosaur planet! 5 Adding lots of detail
Dinosaur planet! 6 Let's look carefully at the dinosaur features
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Working on our Remembrance day wreath...We will never forgot.

Working on our Remembrance day wreath...We will never forgot. 1
Working on our Remembrance day wreath...We will never forgot. 2 Beautiful, tiny finger prints.
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Working on our Remembrance day wreath...We will never forgot. 6 We will be placing this at St. Luke's church
Working on our Remembrance day wreath...We will never forgot. 7 Look at all of our finger prints.

D.T - Amazing house collages!

An exciting morning...Restart a Heart Day 2018

An exciting morning...Restart a Heart Day 2018 1 We all listened very carefully.
An exciting morning...Restart a Heart Day 2018 2 We practised CPR on the dummies.
An exciting morning...Restart a Heart Day 2018 3 We learned how to give compressions.
An exciting morning...Restart a Heart Day 2018 4 We were told how to call for help.
An exciting morning...Restart a Heart Day 2018 5 We listened for breathing.
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An exciting morning...Restart a Heart Day 2018 8 The fire service came to help us.
An exciting morning...Restart a Heart Day 2018 9 We got to have a tour of the fire engine!
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An exciting morning...Restart a Heart Day 2018 16 We got see the lights and hear the siren.
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An exciting morning...Restart a Heart Day 2018 18 We got to see the paramedics car.
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