Glittery Germs!

Today in Year 2 we talked about the importance of washing our hands to protect us from germs. Mrs Forrester spread her 'germs' around the classroom and they were everywhere!

We learnt a song to sing whilst washing our hands so that we wash them properly. Can you remember the song to sing at…

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Year 2 PE

We practised co-ordination in PE this week.

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Coco Time in 2JF

On Friday we were treated to some 'Coco Time'. We have been working really hard in Year 2 and this was a much needed reward. Thank you Coco! 

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Trainee Fire fighters in Year 2

Today we had a visit from Pete who is a Fireman. He came to talk to us about fire safety and how to create a fire plan at home. Pete taught us the importance of having smoke alarms at home and showed us how to test them. 

Then some of us were chosen to be trainee fire fighters rescuing a family…

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1MM Investigating Outdoors

Well we have had a busy couple of weeks in 1MM. We have thoroughly enjoyed the sunny weather and made the most of it. 

First we investigated capacity and have learned how to measure containers in millilitres. 

Then we became geographers and discovered our school environment before going on a…

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Stanley Park Parkrun

Photos from the Stanley Park parkrun.

Miss. Everest

 

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Harry Potter day

Today marks 20years since the first Harry Potter book was released. In Year 1 we held a themed day to celebrate. First, 1MM received a visitor - a baby dragon! We had to think about how to look after it and then we wrote a list of instructions for its care. After lunch, we had a treasure hunt…

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Bridge Engineers

On Friday 1MM became bridge engineers. Using Lego we had to build a bridge that went over a river and it had to be strong enough too (some were a little bit shaky and broke easily). The challenge also tested our teamwork and perseverance. In the end, everyone had built their own bridge and…

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Stanley Park Road Races

Well done to all those who competed in the road races, you were all brilliant! A special mention should go to Bella who won her race and James who came 6th.

 

Well done again,

Miss. Everest

 

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3D shape building

We've used a lot of learning skills this week during our 3D shape lessons. We've had to solve problems, work in teams and climb out of the learning pit. We needed lots of perseverance too, especially when we were trying to build shapes out of spaghetti and marshmallows. 

 

Albert and Melody…

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PE in the sunshine

We have been practising our athletic skills in PE this half term. We have focussed on our throwing skills and our running technique for the last two weeks. We've also been able to enjoy the beautiful weather during our lessons. Great fun!

 

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Junk Robots

We had a great week designing and making junk robots. We had to think of names for them and the jobs that they can do. What do you think of our inventions? 

 

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1AE Easter Egg Competition Winners

Thank you very much to all the parents and grandparents who helped the children create their eggs, they were great!!

It was a tricky descision but we eventually decided on two. Well done. 

 

Miss. Everest 

 

 

 

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1AE Easter Egg Hunt!

We had an easter egg hunt in our garden. We worked in pairs and had to work out the clues in order to win a prize.

Well done 1AE! 

Miss. Everest

 

 

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Fruit Faces

Did you know we can eat some plants? Some of us weren't sure at first so we had an investigation.

Last week we designed, made and evaluated our own fruit faces as part of our work on plants. 

They were very yummy. 

 

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Spellbinders Visit

On Wednesday we had a visit from Spellbinder and, had a lot of fun listening to stories and dancing to songs.

 

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1MM Traditional Tales Day

We had a great time on Friday. We had Goldilocks porridge for breakfast, decorated gingerbread men, tested bridges for the Billy Goats Gruff and write about what we'd like to find at the top of the beanstalk. Our costumes were fabulous too. 

 

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Traditional Tales Day - 1AE

Last Friday all Reception and Year One dressed up as different characters from traditional tales. We had a great day, decorating gingerbread men, designing bridges and imaging what would be at the top of the beanstalk. Then finishing the day off with a fun party and fancy dress…

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Toys interview

This week we have been learning about old toys. We have written questions and then interviewed Nana Roberts about the toys she played with when she was little. We found out lots of interesting information. 

 

What toys did you have when you were little? 

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Red Riding Hood sent a letter

This morning we read Little Red Riding Hood. We then practised our questioning skills, writing questions for the wolf. We also made story maps and created puppet shows. This afternoon, we received a letter from Red Riding Hood. She knew we were learning about her and she also knew that we had been…

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Basketball Morning

On the 9th January 1AE were lucky enough to have a basketball session with Mr. Basketball. We all learnt a lot about basketball skills and had a great time.

 

Thank you Mr. Basketball! 

 

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PE in 1AE

 

This term we are looking at ball skills, such as throwing and catching. 

 

Have a look to see how we are doing!

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Police interviews

This week we are writing questions for the big, bad wolf. We have become the police and are interviewing him after his adventure with the three little pigs. 

 

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Sport sport sport!

We have had a sporty start to the week. We started on Monday with a taster session with Mr Basketball, we learnt lots of new skills and even got to shoot some hoops.

 

On Tuesday we continued with our throwing and catching skills but this time with tennis balls, some of us found this a lot…

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Paper chain challenge

This afternoon we have taken part in the 'paper chain challenge'. We only had one piece of paper and hadn't to make the longest chain we could. We used lots of different ideas to try and make ours the longest. 

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Busy busy busy

We had a very busy week last week, we performed our Christmas aalphabet for the school and our mums and dads. We also had our Christmas party with DJ Kellett 

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What a busy week!

We have been so busy this week. Yesterday we continued to learn new gymnastics skills, including a forward roll. We also used the computers to generate our calendars. Miss Morris was very proud of us for our teamwork too. 

 

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A visit from the Fire engine

On Friday Bispham fire station visited school. We were treated to a tour of the engine and now know about all the different tools that the engine carries. We also talked about keeping safe and what to do if you discover a fire. 

 

Then in we were allowed to spray some water. It was very…

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Another leafy day in 1MM

We've had another leafy day in 1MM. We went across to the park to look for more signs of autumn and found lots of sycamore seeds. We think the squirrels had all the acorns! We then came back to school and write factfiles about autumn. 

 

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1MMs Leafy day

Maddison brought in a leaf this morning that had fluttered through her window. The children said it was just like Laura's Star. We then went on a leaf hunt and had great fun. Albert said the wind was wild! 

 

We we came back to the classroom and wrote sentences about our hunt, did leaf…

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McMillan coffee morning

Thank you for your all donations to the McMillan cancer research coffee morning. We had a great morning!

 

Miss. Everest

 

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1MM Zoo Trip

We had a great day at the zoo learning about the different animals. We identified lots of mammals, reptiles, birds, fish and amphibians (although these were a bit tricky to find). 

 

 

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1MM Sports afternoon

What a great afternoon we had! We all scored lots of points for our house teams. Congratulations to Tower team who were the overall winners. Miss Morris was very proud of everyone in her class, they all tried their best and persevered when they were finding it tricky. Well done…

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Indoor Sports Day

We've had a great morning doing relay races, sitting throws and high jumps

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Making patterns

This week we have been making patterns. Please have a look at the photos below,to see the work we have done. 

Miss. Everest 

 

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1MM Roald Dahl Day

We have had a great day dressed up as our favourite Roald Dahl characters. 

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Roald Dahl Dress Up Day 1AE

We have had a great Roald Dahl day. Thank you for all your hardwork, you all looked great! 

Miss. Everest 

 

 

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