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We have had a wonderful week in Base 1. The children are really enjoying our new topic all about 'Space' and as you can see from the pictures they are having a fantastic time in our environment. We have had some new arrivals to enhance our provision such as our rocket reading tent, astronaut and alien costumes, sand pit and puppet theatre.

The children enjoyed making their 3D space crafts this week, along with little alien inside. They also created a giant alien for our display using boxes and plastic containers. He/she looks wonderful on our wall.

In maths the children have recapped 2D shape and made a rocket out of the shapes that they know. We also looked at length and height this week. The children have completed various problem solving activities and on Friday we went outside to see how many paces we could throw a beanbag. Next week we will finish off length and move onto weight and capacity.

In Literacy we read 'Whatever next' and discussed what 10 things we would take into outerspace. The children then wrote their list onto a rocket which has made a great display. We have also started a new book 'Toys in Space' which we will continue to work with next week. The year 1's have learnt about nouns and adjectives and have done some diary writing and descriptive writing about the night sky.

We have looked at our Solar System and the planets within it and have a Space Travel Agency set up in our classroom. A trip to the moon anyone? We also learnt about Neil Armstrong and the first Moon landing in Apollo11. The children watched the original footage — although they weren't too impressed with the picture quality!

It has been lovely to see the children motivated to continue their learning at home. We have had lots of books brought in about Space and some fantastic home learning going on. Well done Base 1!

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B Cador: Wed 08 Apr 6:01pm

It's again another lovely sunny day and great to see our children and families embracing the weather and making the time away from school fun with an emphasis on the children's well-being and being happy — so important!From Sarah, Maisie and Oliver's mum...Hello,Hope you are all well? Just a little catch up, we have been enjoying the sunshine and learning our fractions.Maisie and...

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Mr Lindop: Tue 07 Apr 2:25pm

We've had a lovely day today at school. The children did some yoga this morning and listened to a story read by David Walliams. We then played beautifully together outside.In the afternoon, we set up outside the outdoor classroom in the sunshine and sculpted some Easter crafts out of clay ready for painting later in the week. There was also some excellent wreath making going on too...

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B Cador: Mon 06 Apr 9:20pm

I hope you enjoyed the warm sunshine that crept through during the day.From Rachel, Reuben's mum...Hi, hope your ok. We've had quite a good few weeks. Reuben's doing well with his times tables, he's a lot more fluent with them. I got him some activity books age 6-8 and he's doing quite well , we've also done loads of baking, painting and jigsaws (jigsaws seem to be his...

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