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Congratulations everyone on another super week. There are some very hungry caterpillars lurking among these photos; I wonder if you can spot them. Have a lovely half term break...

A little something from all of us that we would like to share with you...

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Saturday 23rd May


Good morning everyone,


What another super week we have had. We hope you have enjoyed the learning activities we have set for you; we have certainly enjoyed seeing what you have been doing and how hard you have all been working. Eric Carle is a brilliant author; there is a little bit of teaching in all of his books! Don’t forget to ask your mum or dad to let your teacher know how many times you have read this week so we can celebrate all those Star Readers each week. 


Now it is the weekend and we thought you might like some more ideas of what you could get up to both inside and out. We would love to see any photos or videos of what you get up to and how creative you can be! Remember to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. The weather is beautiful at the moment and there are a lot more insects flying about. Stand still and look with your very best looking eyes and see how many you can spot.


I will also put some activities on SeeSaw on Monday that you might like to do in half term. There are some science, art and outdoor activities.


Take care, stay safe and as always remember to keep listening to your grown-ups. We look forward to finding out what you have been doing.


Mrs Clarke and Miss Pendsay

Resources for Home Learning

Welcome to Giraffe Class!

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Welcome to Giraffe we are very excited to teach your children this Year. If you have any questions please feel free to write in your child's reading diary or ask the teacher at the end of the school day.


Autumn term


Forest School Lite


This term we will continue to be spending every Thursday afternoon outside. Please ensure your child has a change of warm clothes and wellies, (sun hat and suncream if it is hot!) for this as we will be going out whatever the weather!




Our PE day this half term is Friday, we are doing outdoor PE so make sure your child has warm clothes and outdoor shoes, please ensure your child has their PE kit in school all week and that all items of clothing including shoes are labelled clearly with their name. Thank you.




Giraffe's library day is now Friday. Please ensure your child's library bag with their library book is brought to school on Fridays for changing.


Library day on Tuesday! 1


This term we are learning all about Great Fire of London through history, art, PE and Literacy. You can help your child by reading books from the library or looking at webpages for children.

Book week - PE like Jane and Michael, stock the clock reading, Dress up day and Mary Poppins Chalk drawing and puppets! A busy week!

In science we thought about how germs can spread!

Geography work on St. Lucia

We have been doing lots of PE this week. We have learnt and made up our own games!

Christmas celebrations on the last day of term!

Maths - using number bonds within 10 to make number bonds within 20

Music - making Great Fire of London songs

Looking at materials in science.

After making shooting star biscuits in Arts week we wrote our own instructions on how to make them at home!

Cloud watching, making mobiles, tree climbing and so much more!

25.10.19 RE we have created our own special places.

Following the cheese! In Literacy we followed the cheese trail and found some little houses.

ICT and History

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In ICT we have been learning how to make videos. We used the facts we learnt in History about the Great Fire of London and recorded one another.

03.10.19 Climbing trees!

26.09.19 Getting Muddy!

Forest school in the sunshine last week

Making the most of the warm weather, golden mile in the sunshine and doing our ICT work outside!

A lovely day for a walk to the woods!