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Meerkats class

 

Open Class displays

Many families came into school near the end of the school year, to share and celebrate their children’s learning and achievements. Below are some of the displays which showcased their learning.

    

 

Oates Museum visit.

Meerkats class have been busy learning in their ‘Explorers’ Learning Quest. As part of this they visited the Oates Museum to learn more about Captain Lawrence Oates.

                                             

    

     

                                               

    

 

 

HMS Victory visit

As part of their Learning Quest “On the High Seas”, Meerkats class had the opportunity to visit HMS Victory, to undertake a range of activities and to ask questions of some experts.

    

    

    

 

Not Now Nativity

The children in Years R, 1 and 2, performed a nativity during advent. It was performed to the older children in the school and to their parents and families.

    

    

 

Role play in English

The children explored the book “The Tale of the Two Beasts”. To help them think about the characters’ thoughts and feelings at different points in the story they created still images.

    

    

    

 

When we were Owls (Year 1)

A Miracle in Town

Owls and Stars classes retold the story of the nativity with songs and dance moves. They also enjoyed dressing up in costume to perform to their families.

 

 

When we were Hedgehogs (Year R)

Longdown Activity Farm visit

Hedgehogs class thoroughly enjoyed their day out to the farm. They met and fed pigs, goats, cows and chicks. They also had the opportunity to go on a rather bumpy tractor ride, and enjoy a picnic lunch together.

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A Christmas Tale

Hedgehogs and Dolphins classes impressed their audiences with their performances of this Christmas story about Minty the Mouse finding out what the real tale of Christmas is. Great acting, lovely singing and stylish costumes.

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Special Celebrations

Hedgehogs have been learning about many different types of celebrations that are important to people and their families. This week they came in dressed in their finest to take part in a pretend wedding. The wedding was led by Reverend Philippa and there were rings, flowers, confetti and of course cake.

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