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My name is Miss Morgan and I am the class teacher in Badgers. 

In Badgers we work hard and learn together at the same time as having lots of fun. Please look further down the page to see what last years Badgers learnt about!

 

Please look at our long term and medium term planning to see what your child will be learning about :)

This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals.

This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals. 1
This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals. 2
This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals. 3
This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals. 4
This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals. 5
This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals. 6
This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals. 7
This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals. 8
This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals. 9
This afternoon we have been learning about how to group animals. 10

Badgers have been exploring capacity this morning. They practiced weighing out amounts in ml and using the words full, half full and empty.

Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery.

Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 1
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 2
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 3
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 4
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 5
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 6
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 7
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 8
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 9
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 10
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 11
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 12
Badgers have been exploring the paints to see what colours they can make. They also worked in groups to build their own art gallery. 13

In dance, Year 1 have replicated a Kandinsky painting using their body to make the different shapes.

In dance, Year 1 have replicated a Kandinsky painting using their body to make the different shapes. 1
In dance, Year 1 have replicated a Kandinsky painting using their body to make the different shapes. 2
In dance, Year 1 have replicated a Kandinsky painting using their body to make the different shapes. 3

Badgers had a lovely morning at The Green Man Gallery. They enjoyed exploring the gallery, choosing their favourite piece of artwork and pay noting themselves inside a painting.

Badgers had a lovely morning at The Green Man Gallery. They enjoyed exploring the gallery, choosing their favourite piece of artwork and pay noting themselves inside a painting.  1
Badgers had a lovely morning at The Green Man Gallery. They enjoyed exploring the gallery, choosing their favourite piece of artwork and pay noting themselves inside a painting.  2
Badgers had a lovely morning at The Green Man Gallery. They enjoyed exploring the gallery, choosing their favourite piece of artwork and pay noting themselves inside a painting.  3
Badgers had a lovely morning at The Green Man Gallery. They enjoyed exploring the gallery, choosing their favourite piece of artwork and pay noting themselves inside a painting.  4
Badgers had a lovely morning at The Green Man Gallery. They enjoyed exploring the gallery, choosing their favourite piece of artwork and pay noting themselves inside a painting.  5
Badgers had a lovely morning at The Green Man Gallery. They enjoyed exploring the gallery, choosing their favourite piece of artwork and pay noting themselves inside a painting.  6
Badgers had a lovely morning at The Green Man Gallery. They enjoyed exploring the gallery, choosing their favourite piece of artwork and pay noting themselves inside a painting.  7

Badgers were surprised to find that the only bean that didn’t grow in our experiment was the bean that had nothing in the bag with it.

Badgers were surprised to find that the only bean that didn’t grow in our experiment was the bean that had nothing in the bag with it.  1

Badgers tried really hard to to play the English national anthem on the bells.

Badgers tried really hard to  to play the English national anthem on the bells.  1
Badgers tried really hard to  to play the English national anthem on the bells.  2
Badgers tried really hard to  to play the English national anthem on the bells.  3
Badgers tried really hard to  to play the English national anthem on the bells.  4
Badgers tried really hard to  to play the English national anthem on the bells.  5
Badgers tried really hard to  to play the English national anthem on the bells.  6

Badgers have been learning all about the different landmarks in London.

Badgers had special visitors today - the chicks!

Today Badgers have been exploring maps and finding places they know in Buxton.

What a fantastic time we had on our trip to Macclesfield Forest today. We had such a good time indentifying leaves, pond dipping and finding lots of bugs on our mini beast hunt.

Badgers have been learning all about British plants. They have worked really hard all week to produce this excellent non-fiction book. Please come into Badgers to have a read of it.

Badgers have been learning all about British plants. They have worked really hard all week to produce this excellent non-fiction book. Please come into Badgers to have a read of it.  1
Badgers have been learning all about British plants. They have worked really hard all week to produce this excellent non-fiction book. Please come into Badgers to have a read of it.  2
Badgers have been learning all about British plants. They have worked really hard all week to produce this excellent non-fiction book. Please come into Badgers to have a read of it.  3
Badgers have been learning all about British plants. They have worked really hard all week to produce this excellent non-fiction book. Please come into Badgers to have a read of it.  4
Badgers have been learning all about British plants. They have worked really hard all week to produce this excellent non-fiction book. Please come into Badgers to have a read of it.  5

Badgers have been learning about the chicks and have been practicing ordering the life cycle of a chick.

Badgers have been learning about the chicks and have been practicing ordering the life cycle of a chick.  1
Badgers have been learning about the chicks and have been practicing ordering the life cycle of a chick.  2

Year 1 were very lucky to take part in Cricketfest this morning. They learnt lots of new cricket skills and chance to work with the All Stars cricket coaches.

For our next Talk For Writing unit we are going to be writing a non-fiction text about Sunflowers. Here you can see the template for our text.

For our next Talk For Writing unit we are going to be writing a non-fiction text about Sunflowers. Here you can see the template for our text.  1

Welcome back. I hope you all had a lovely Easter. We started off the term competing lots of exciting activities about plants including planting some seeds. Thanks to those grownups who were able to join us.

What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.

What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  1
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  2
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  3
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  4
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  5
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  6
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  7
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  8
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  9
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  10
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  11
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  12
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  13
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  14
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  15
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  16
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  17
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  18
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  19
What fabulous Easter bonnets the Badgers made. Thanks to all the parents for their support and well done Evan for winning.  20

Today Badgers have enjoyed exploring our different phonics games.

Today Badgers have enjoyed exploring our different phonics games. 1
Today Badgers have enjoyed exploring our different phonics games. 2
Today Badgers have enjoyed exploring our different phonics games. 3
Today Badgers have enjoyed exploring our different phonics games. 4
Today Badgers have enjoyed exploring our different phonics games. 5
Today Badgers have enjoyed exploring our different phonics games. 6

World Book Day was a huge success. There were some fabulous costumes and the children really enjoyed talking about who they had come dressed as. Thank you!

Thanks to all those parents who were able to join us for our class assembly. I think you will agree the children did a great job.

Thanks to all those parents who were able to join us for our class assembly. I think you will agree the children did a great job.  1

The Owl Who Is Afraid Of The Dark!

This half term the book we are studying is ‘The owl who is afraid of the dark.’

 

Our class writing targets are: 

                             To use capital letters and full stops.

                             To use the suffix s/es for plural nouns.

                             To spell correctly - was, said, you, go, be, come, some

 

Please ask your child to retell you the story and see if they can remember the actions. 

Spring 2 hook: Today the children started off they learning on our new topic ‘Nature Detectives’ by completing lots of different fun activities. Here you can see some of them in action.

Badgers final week of a Forest School and we were lucky enough to enjoy some snow.

Computing

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E-Safety Day: Badgers have talked about the importance of not sharing photos we don’t have permission to send and about not sharing too much information about ourselves online.

Little Red Riding Hood

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Today Badgers performed their puppet shows and filmed them themselves on the IPads.

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Here are the Badgers final theatre projects. They all worked really well in their groups and have really enjoyed themselves. If you want to see them in more detail then they are on display in the classroom.

Here are the Badgers final theatre projects. They all worked really well in their groups and have really enjoyed themselves. If you want to see them in more detail then they are on display in the classroom.  1
Here are the Badgers final theatre projects. They all worked really well in their groups and have really enjoyed themselves. If you want to see them in more detail then they are on display in the classroom.  2
Here are the Badgers final theatre projects. They all worked really well in their groups and have really enjoyed themselves. If you want to see them in more detail then they are on display in the classroom.  3
Here are the Badgers final theatre projects. They all worked really well in their groups and have really enjoyed themselves. If you want to see them in more detail then they are on display in the classroom.  4

Today Badgers have been practicing making numbers to 20 using dienes.

Today Badgers have been practicing making numbers to 20 using dienes.  1
Today Badgers have been practicing making numbers to 20 using dienes.  2
Today Badgers have been practicing making numbers to 20 using dienes.  3
Today Badgers have been practicing making numbers to 20 using dienes.  4
Today Badgers have been practicing making numbers to 20 using dienes.  5

Today Badgers have been learning about Hinduism. They acted out the creation story and role played 3 important representations of the Hidu God. We also talked about how religion helps us to think of ways to care for our Earth.

Today Badgers have been learning about Hinduism. They acted out the creation story and role played 3 important representations of the Hidu God. We also talked about how religion helps us to think of ways to care for our Earth. 1

The Hindu creation story

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Here Vishnu asks Braham to make the world. Vishnu is the protector, Braham is the creator and finally there is Shiva the destroyer who destroys things to allow new life to come again.

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Week 5: This week Badgers used clay and mud to make Forest School Gardians. They also made mud cakes and learnt how to play noughts and crosses.

The curtains and backdrops are added to the theatres, it’s nearly show time!

It’s time to paint the theatres for pur puppet show.

Week 3: The children had a lovely time making a story stick for the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ If you would like to see some of them they are on our display in the classroom. The children also enjoyed making and trying out an obstacle course.

Week 3: The children had a lovely time making a story stick for the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ If you would like to see some of them they are on our display in the classroom. The children also enjoyed making and trying out an obstacle course.  1
Week 3: The children had a lovely time making a story stick for the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ If you would like to see some of them they are on our display in the classroom. The children also enjoyed making and trying out an obstacle course.  2
Week 3: The children had a lovely time making a story stick for the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ If you would like to see some of them they are on our display in the classroom. The children also enjoyed making and trying out an obstacle course.  3
Week 3: The children had a lovely time making a story stick for the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ If you would like to see some of them they are on our display in the classroom. The children also enjoyed making and trying out an obstacle course.  4
Week 3: The children had a lovely time making a story stick for the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ If you would like to see some of them they are on our display in the classroom. The children also enjoyed making and trying out an obstacle course.  5
Week 3: The children had a lovely time making a story stick for the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ If you would like to see some of them they are on our display in the classroom. The children also enjoyed making and trying out an obstacle course.  6
Week 3: The children had a lovely time making a story stick for the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ If you would like to see some of them they are on our display in the classroom. The children also enjoyed making and trying out an obstacle course.  7
Week 3: The children had a lovely time making a story stick for the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ If you would like to see some of them they are on our display in the classroom. The children also enjoyed making and trying out an obstacle course.  8
Week 3: The children had a lovely time making a story stick for the story ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ If you would like to see some of them they are on our display in the classroom. The children also enjoyed making and trying out an obstacle course.  9

Computing: This week the children used their algorithm from last week to program their Sprite on ScratchJr. We also collected data to find out which is the most popular traditional tale in the class.

Computing: This week the children used their algorithm from last week to program their Sprite on ScratchJr. We also collected data to find out which is the most popular traditional tale in the class. 1
Computing: This week the children used their algorithm from last week to program their Sprite on ScratchJr. We also collected data to find out which is the most popular traditional tale in the class. 2
Computing: This week the children used their algorithm from last week to program their Sprite on ScratchJr. We also collected data to find out which is the most popular traditional tale in the class. 3
Computing: This week the children used their algorithm from last week to program their Sprite on ScratchJr. We also collected data to find out which is the most popular traditional tale in the class. 4
Computing: This week the children used their algorithm from last week to program their Sprite on ScratchJr. We also collected data to find out which is the most popular traditional tale in the class. 5
Computing: This week the children used their algorithm from last week to program their Sprite on ScratchJr. We also collected data to find out which is the most popular traditional tale in the class. 6

Badgers are learning the story of ‘Little Red Riding Hood.‘ See if your child can use this story map to retell you the story.

Badgers are learning the story of ‘Little Red Riding Hood.‘ See if your child can use this story map to retell you the story.  1

Forest School - Week 2

Today Badgers have been investigating which material would be best for Little Red Riding Hood’s shelter. We predicted and tested which material was most waterproof.

Today Badgers have been investigating which material would be best for Little Red Riding Hood’s shelter. We predicted and tested which material was most waterproof.  1

Thank you to those of you who were able to stay and explore Badger’s activities this morning. We had great fun finding out more about Little Red Riding Hood, pin the tail on the Wolf was particularly popular.

Badger’s took part in the Infant sports festival. They enjoyed dancing like different animals, throwing the ball onto the target number and playing volleyball phonics.

Shoe box appeal:

Please can you bring in any unwanted show boxes, the children are going to be using them for their D.T. project.

Thank you!

Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed.

Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 1
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 2
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 3
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 4
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 5
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 6
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 7
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 8
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 9
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 10
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 11
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 12
Week 1 Forest School: The children enjoyed their first week exploring the forest School, they particularly enjoyed breaking up the ice that had formed. 13

Happy New Year and welcome back, I hope you had a lovely Christmas holiday with friends and family. This term our new topic is ‘Traditional Tales.’ To find out more about what we will be learning please see our class newsletter. 

 

 

Badgers and Foxes have had a very exciting party day, they have played games, danced and eaten LOTS! Thanks to all the parents for their very generous contributions. It certainly feels like Christmas now.

Badgers and Foxes have had a very exciting party day, they have played games, danced and eaten LOTS! Thanks to all the parents for their very generous contributions. It certainly feels like Christmas now.  1
Badgers and Foxes have had a very exciting party day, they have played games, danced and eaten LOTS! Thanks to all the parents for their very generous contributions. It certainly feels like Christmas now.  2
Badgers and Foxes have had a very exciting party day, they have played games, danced and eaten LOTS! Thanks to all the parents for their very generous contributions. It certainly feels like Christmas now.  3
Badgers and Foxes have had a very exciting party day, they have played games, danced and eaten LOTS! Thanks to all the parents for their very generous contributions. It certainly feels like Christmas now.  4
Badgers and Foxes have had a very exciting party day, they have played games, danced and eaten LOTS! Thanks to all the parents for their very generous contributions. It certainly feels like Christmas now.  5
Badgers and Foxes have had a very exciting party day, they have played games, danced and eaten LOTS! Thanks to all the parents for their very generous contributions. It certainly feels like Christmas now.  6
Badgers and Foxes have had a very exciting party day, they have played games, danced and eaten LOTS! Thanks to all the parents for their very generous contributions. It certainly feels like Christmas now.  7
Badgers and Foxes have had a very exciting party day, they have played games, danced and eaten LOTS! Thanks to all the parents for their very generous contributions. It certainly feels like Christmas now.  8
Badgers and Foxes have had a very exciting party day, they have played games, danced and eaten LOTS! Thanks to all the parents for their very generous contributions. It certainly feels like Christmas now.  9

The children have worked hard on their calendars and cards this year. When making them the children have been practicing their fine motor skills as sewing and threading can be quite tricky.

The children have worked hard on their calendars and cards this year. When making them the children have been practicing their fine motor skills as sewing and threading can be quite tricky. 1

Well done Badgers, you have performed brilliantly all week in the nativity.

Well done Badgers, you have performed brilliantly all week in the nativity. 1

Today we have been code cracking usIng an algorithm. Sometimes we had to debug our partners code when we realised it was wrong.

Today we have been code cracking usIng an algorithm. Sometimes we had to debug our partners code when we realised it was wrong.  1
Today we have been code cracking usIng an algorithm. Sometimes we had to debug our partners code when we realised it was wrong.  2
Today we have been code cracking usIng an algorithm. Sometimes we had to debug our partners code when we realised it was wrong.  3
Today we have been code cracking usIng an algorithm. Sometimes we had to debug our partners code when we realised it was wrong.  4
Today we have been code cracking usIng an algorithm. Sometimes we had to debug our partners code when we realised it was wrong.  5
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Badgers had the honour of working with the local poet Matt Black.

Badgers had the honour of working with the local poet Matt Black.  1
Badgers had the honour of working with the local poet Matt Black.  2
Badgers had the honour of working with the local poet Matt Black.  3
Badgers had the honour of working with the local poet Matt Black.  4

Thanks to all those parents and carers who stayed for our hook. We had a great time solving the clues and finding out what’ was hidding on the box.

Badgers are starting talk for writing this week. This means we will be talking lots about the story. Here is a storyboard for our story, can your child tell you the story?

Badgers are starting talk for writing this week. This means we will be talking lots about the story. Here is a storyboard for our story, can your child tell you the story? 1

An ENORMOUS thank you to all those parents who helped Year 1 to raise £42.90 for Children In Need by buying their rice crispy cakes. The children had a superb time making them especially in their fancy dress costumes.

An ENORMOUS thank you to all those parents who helped Year 1 to raise £42.90 for Children In Need by buying their rice crispy cakes. The children had a superb time making them especially in their fancy dress costumes. 1
An ENORMOUS thank you to all those parents who helped Year 1 to raise £42.90 for Children In Need by buying their rice crispy cakes. The children had a superb time making them especially in their fancy dress costumes. 2
An ENORMOUS thank you to all those parents who helped Year 1 to raise £42.90 for Children In Need by buying their rice crispy cakes. The children had a superb time making them especially in their fancy dress costumes. 3
An ENORMOUS thank you to all those parents who helped Year 1 to raise £42.90 for Children In Need by buying their rice crispy cakes. The children had a superb time making them especially in their fancy dress costumes. 4

The children have been exploring 3D shapes, naming them and their properties and using different shapes to make junk models.

Badgers made poppies to help us think about all those lost in the different wars.

Badgers made poppies to help us think about all those lost in the different wars.  1
Badgers made poppies to help us think about all those lost in the different wars.  2
Badgers made poppies to help us think about all those lost in the different wars.  3
Badgers made poppies to help us think about all those lost in the different wars.  4
Badgers made poppies to help us think about all those lost in the different wars.  5

Learning to travel with a ball.

Learning to travel with a ball. 1

Wow our trip to Lyme Park was so much fun. Not only did we get to explore more toys from the past and make a puppet but we also had a fun packed afternoon in the woods climbing trees, making dens and enjoying the mud.

What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning!

What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 1
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 2
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 3
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 4
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 5
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 6
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 7
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 8
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 9
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 10
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 11
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 12
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 13
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 14
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 15
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 16
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 17
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 18
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 19
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 20
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 21
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 22
What an excellent start to our 'toys' topic. Mr Mathews came in and spoke to us about the toys he used to play with as a child, we sorted old and news toys and made a paper boat. Thank you Mr Mathews it was a great morning! 23

Day 4: we had lots of fun doing family Zumba, class Zumba and finishing off the day with whole school Zumba.

Day 3 and we have talked about which foods we should eat a lot of, which we should eat a little of and which we should only eat sometimes. We also had a superb time with the staff from RuggerEds where we improved our team skills and learnt how to do a touch down.

Touch down!

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Day 2 of healthy living week and we have been exercising, learning how to wash our hands thoroughly and watching Nursery and Reception's circus skills performance.

Day 2 of healthy living week and we have been exercising, learning how to wash our hands thoroughly and watching Nursery and Reception's circus skills performance.  1
Day 2 of healthy living week and we have been exercising, learning how to wash our hands thoroughly and watching Nursery and Reception's circus skills performance.  2
Day 2 of healthy living week and we have been exercising, learning how to wash our hands thoroughly and watching Nursery and Reception's circus skills performance.  3
Day 2 of healthy living week and we have been exercising, learning how to wash our hands thoroughly and watching Nursery and Reception's circus skills performance.  4
Day 2 of healthy living week and we have been exercising, learning how to wash our hands thoroughly and watching Nursery and Reception's circus skills performance.  5
Day 2 of healthy living week and we have been exercising, learning how to wash our hands thoroughly and watching Nursery and Reception's circus skills performance.  6
Day 2 of healthy living week and we have been exercising, learning how to wash our hands thoroughly and watching Nursery and Reception's circus skills performance.  7
Day 2 of healthy living week and we have been exercising, learning how to wash our hands thoroughly and watching Nursery and Reception's circus skills performance.  8
Day 2 of healthy living week and we have been exercising, learning how to wash our hands thoroughly and watching Nursery and Reception's circus skills performance.  9

Take a look at our tasty fruit salads. Yum yum!

Take a look at our tasty fruit salads. Yum yum! 1
Take a look at our tasty fruit salads. Yum yum! 2
Take a look at our tasty fruit salads. Yum yum! 3
Take a look at our tasty fruit salads. Yum yum! 4

What an exciting start to healthy living week. Badgers were joined by the staff from 'Outdoor Genius.' Then they made a very tasty pizza which they cooked on a open fire.

Welcome back, I hope you had a lovely half term holiday. This term our topic is 'Toys' we will focus on the history of toys and look at the differernce between the matierals old toys were made from compared with new ones. Don't forget that on Tuesday 7th November 2017 we have our trip to Lyme Park. To find out more please take a look at our class newsletter.

Badgers used an algorithm to navigate their way to an app. After that they drew and labeled the parts of the body.

Badgers used an algorithm to navigate their way to an app. After that they drew and labeled the parts of the body. 1
Badgers used an algorithm to navigate their way to an app. After that they drew and labeled the parts of the body. 2
Badgers used an algorithm to navigate their way to an app. After that they drew and labeled the parts of the body. 3
Badgers used an algorithm to navigate their way to an app. After that they drew and labeled the parts of the body. 4
Badgers used an algorithm to navigate their way to an app. After that they drew and labeled the parts of the body. 5
Badgers used an algorithm to navigate their way to an app. After that they drew and labeled the parts of the body. 6
Badgers used an algorithm to navigate their way to an app. After that they drew and labeled the parts of the body. 7

At the moment we are practicing adding by counting on. As you can see we have been working really hard on this and having a go at putting are answers into a number sentence.

As part of our work on senses, Badgers have explored how we hear things. We investigated how distance and how blocking our ears changes how well we can hear.

As part of our work on senses, Badgers have explored how we hear things. We investigated how distance and how blocking our ears changes how well we can hear. 1

Here is Badger's Autumn senses poem

Here is Badger's Autumn senses poem 1

Senses

Senses 1

This week we have looked at harvest which is celebrated in Autumn time. We enjoyed exploring the Autumn natural materials in craft time.

This week we have looked at harvest which is celebrated in Autumn time. We enjoyed exploring the Autumn natural materials in craft time. 1
This week we have looked at harvest which is celebrated in Autumn time. We enjoyed exploring the Autumn natural materials in craft time. 2
This week we have looked at harvest which is celebrated in Autumn time. We enjoyed exploring the Autumn natural materials in craft time. 3

Badgers enjoyed sharing their library books with their friends.

Badgers enjoyed sharing their library books with their friends.  1
Badgers enjoyed sharing their library books with their friends.  2

Thanks to all of you who were able to join us for spelling activities on Monday, we look forward to seeing you again next week.

Thanks to all of you who were able to join us for spelling activities on Monday, we look forward to seeing you again next week. 1
Thanks to all of you who were able to join us for spelling activities on Monday, we look forward to seeing you again next week. 2
Thanks to all of you who were able to join us for spelling activities on Monday, we look forward to seeing you again next week. 3
Thanks to all of you who were able to join us for spelling activities on Monday, we look forward to seeing you again next week. 4
Thanks to all of you who were able to join us for spelling activities on Monday, we look forward to seeing you again next week. 5
Thanks to all of you who were able to join us for spelling activities on Monday, we look forward to seeing you again next week. 6

Our Classroom

14.917 Badgers have been talking all about their families this week and this afternoon we had a go at making our family trees.

14.917 Badgers have been talking all about their families this week and this afternoon we had a go at making our family trees. 1
14.917 Badgers have been talking all about their families this week and this afternoon we had a go at making our family trees. 2
14.917 Badgers have been talking all about their families this week and this afternoon we had a go at making our family trees. 3
14.917 Badgers have been talking all about their families this week and this afternoon we had a go at making our family trees. 4
14.917 Badgers have been talking all about their families this week and this afternoon we had a go at making our family trees. 5

Reading and writing numbers

Reading and writing numbers 1
Here are some websites you may like to use when helping your child with their learning at home.

Badgers will be working very hard on their phonics in Year 1.If you want to help them at home then practice sounding out the sounds in words they don't know. The phonics mats will help you to know how to pronounce the sounds.

Badgers 2016-17 

Here you can see some of the lovely things last years Badgers got up to. 

Badgers programmed and debugged the Beebots.

Badgers programmed and debugged the Beebots. 1

We talked all about hot air balloons including who invented them. The children wrote facts about them and completed paintings in the style of Russian artist Afremov.

What an excellent time Badgers had in Grin Low Woods. We used compas points to find the human features in Buxton. We completed a nature hunt in the woods and did leaf rubbings.

Badgers were excellent nature detectives when going on our minibeast hunt. We were extremely lucky as the sun was shinning and there was lots to see.

Eggscellent the chicks arrived.

Badgers had an excellent time at our art exhibition. They really enjoyed sharing their artwork with their family and the rest of school.

All of Year 1 had an excellent time. We visited The Green Man Gallery and Pavilion Garden's Gallery. We are very lucky as we got to once again meet and speak to Pauline Townsend.

As part of Science week, Badgers took part in a forensic science workshop. It was very exciting, the children had to find clues to decide who stole the money.

Badgers had a great time with Andy Tooze.

Badgers enjoyed their last Forest Schools session today. They lit a fire, toasted marshmallows and made a willow loop.

Badgers learnt about Chinese New Year. They learnt where China is, that they speak Mandarin and that it was the year of 'The Rooster.'

Badgers learnt about Chinese New Year. They learnt where China is, that they speak Mandarin and that it was the year of 'The Rooster.' 1

Science

Science  1

Traditional Tales Super Starter

Badgers made a Winter vegetable soup and enjoyed sharing it with their parents.

Badgers and computing.

Badgers and computing.  1

To end healthy living week, the children enjoyed making their friut salad to share with the parents.


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