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Caterpillar Class 2023-2024

Welcome to the Caterpillar Class page.

Here you will find out about what we have been learning each week and when our P.E. and Forest School days are.

We hope you enjoy looking at our page as much as we have enjoyed the activities we have been doing.


P.E. is on a Tuesday 

Libary is on a Wednesday

Forest School is on a Thursday


Year R Information Evening 2024

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Year R Curriculum Evening Autumn 2023

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This week we had so much fun at Didcot Railway! The children listened beautifully and we are very proud of them all.

We found a something strange in the woodland area on Monday. An alien had crashed landed at our school!

This week, we have been learning about The Gruffalo. We have been learning to retell the story using props to help us.

We had so much fun in our Science and Outdoor Learning week!

On Friday, our Caterpillars turned into butterflies! Over the weekend, we waited for their wings to dry. This morning, they were flying all around the butterfly garden and it was time to set them free.

Thank you for coming to our pirate party! We enjoyed making hats, flags and treasure maps!

We have been practicing ready for. Sports day. Today our event was the hurdles. Caterpillars worked so well in their teams cheering each other on.

We went on our first school trip to SouthSea Aquarium. The adults were so proud of how well we listened and followed instructions.

This week was Pyjamarama Day! We raised money coming to school in our pyjamas! We were very lucky to meet the author of Icky Doo Dah, Simon Murray.

We started have started our new topic Under The Sea.

We have some new class pets. Our very own Caterpillars in Caterpillar Class! We have been so excited watching them grow from baby caterpillars. We can’t wait for them to form their chrysalis!

We enjoyed making lots of food in the mud kitchen this week!

We have had a busy day! First, we all completed an Easter egg hunt ! We were brilliant at finding all the clues. We also took part in the school egg competition. The children were proud to share their designs with the class. We finished the day creating our own Easter baskets to take home our Easter treats.

We had fun ballroom dancing at our Cinderella ball.

This week we saw tadpoles on our trip to the woods! The children were so excited to share the photos with their grown ups. We discussed how creatures grow and change! Here our some photos of our special find, for the children to share with you.

Today was Red Nose Day! The children were invited to wear red to support the special day.

We made mother days cards this week, using celery to create flowers.

What a fun first week back in Book Week! We had a special visit from the author Andy Seed who speaks to animals. We were inspired by him and created our own tranimalator.

We had so much fun on dinosaur day! Look at some of our roar some costumes!

We went to Basing Woods this week for forest school. We walked sensibly and listened beautifully to the adults.

We had so much fun in the mud kitchen!

In computing, we have been using doodle art to create pictures. We have explored how to use different colours and paint brush sizes.

This week we have been using the gymnastics equipment in PE! We have been learning the five basic shapes.

We have been musical in Caterpillars this week. Following our class interests, in forest school this week we used the natural resources to create our own music!

This week in Forest School we made bird feeders. We finished our session by hanging these on the trees for the hungry birds.

We had a very special visitor...

Christmas picnic!

We have enjoyed learning about doubling this week! Caterpillars chose a number and we created a ‘magic double’ folding the paper in half to reveal the double!

Our country this week has been China. We made our own patchwork dragon, inspired the story ‘The Patchwork Dragon’.

We have enjoyed learning about different countries this term!

This week we celebrated Children In Need. We raised money and came to school in our pyjamas!

We have started our new topic, ‘Around The World’. We have been enjoying our new Kenyan roleplay.

We have been learning composition this week. Here we are composing the number 4 in different ways.

We enjoyed dressing up as ‘People Who Help Us’!

We have been Police Officers this week and have been investigating crimes! We helped poor Humpty Dumpty, who had fallen off the wall !

This week was our first Forest School! We had fun exploring the mud kitchen!

This week we have been learning about firefighters and how they help us. We became firefighters for the day!

Our first week at school!