Conkers Trip!

Posted by mrssshaw on Monday Jun 26, 2017 Under Uncategorized

We have had a wonderful day today at Conkers! We have a mini-beast hunt and built a home for a mini-beast. We impressed our ranger with our knowledge of habitats, life cycles and food chains.

The ride on the ‘Conkerchoo’ train was fun too!

We loved the play area after lunch too!

The 4D cinema was amazing! The screams echoed around the hall! We got soaked!

The sensory bare foot walk was brilliant!  The water was freezing!


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Mad Hair day for Meningitis!

Posted by mrssshaw on Wednesday Jun 21, 2017 Under Uncategorized

Thank you to all the children who wore ‘mad hair’ on Friday and supported Bradgate’s Meningitis charity.

We are awaiting to hear the total amount but it was a super day for a very worthy cause.


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Taco Tasting!

Posted by mrssshaw on Tuesday Jun 6, 2017 Under Uncategorized

As it the end of our topic on Mexico we have finished it off by having a taco tasting session!

We had lots of Salsa and Guacamole along with salad, yummy!

We had to use our senses to describe the look, smell and taste of it. Lots of happy faces when we finally got to the tasting part!

Muy bien! Gracias!

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Weighing and Measuring fun!

Posted by mrssshaw on Thursday May 11, 2017 Under Uncategorized

We took advantage of the lovely sunshine this week to have some practical weighing and measuring activities.

We are learning about the units of measurements and when we use them. We are also learning about: how many ml in a litre, grams in a kg, mm in a cm and cm in a metre! Some of us have found this a real challenge!

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Sewing fun!

Posted by mrssshaw on Thursday May 4, 2017 Under Uncategorized

We have started sewing our book marks and thanks to our parent helpers we are progressing well. The children are so excited!

Don’t worry if you haven’t started yours yet. Each Wednesday we will be working hard to give everyone their chance.


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Easter Service

Posted by mrssshaw on Friday Apr 7, 2017 Under Uncategorized

Well done Class 2 for you speaking, acting and art work!

Have a very Happy Easter!





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Deadly Dinosaurs!

Posted by mrssshaw on Wednesday Apr 5, 2017 Under Uncategorized

Thank you for all the wonderful 3D dinosaurs that you have made. They are all brilliant! All so different and very creative!

We have all really enjoyed this half term’s topic on Dinosaurs. Learning about the timeline with the different periods: Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous was so fact filled. We discovered that the world looked very different from now and how it changed through each period of time. The children were amazed to learn that not all the dinosaurs lived at the same time and that for example a Stegosaurus would never have been eaten by a Tyrannosaurus Rex!

Herbivores, Omnivores, Carnivores we learned all about what these were and what features the dinosaurs had as a result of this. We loved being Paleontologists and learning about how fossils are formed and what they tell us. The story of Mary Anning the little girl who found an important prehistoric creature fossil … an Ichthyosaurus was exciting too.

I think this topic  has really captured the attention and imagination of the whole class…



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Red Nose Day!

Posted by mrssshaw on Friday Mar 24, 2017 Under Uncategorized

The children have had good fun buying their red noses each day this week and discovering which one they have got!

The excitement of wearing them all day today was just too much and they all looked very colourful.

We sold 137 in school so thank you to all those children and their families for supporting such a worthy cause.

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Food Chains

Posted by mrssshaw on Wednesday Mar 22, 2017 Under Uncategorized

Class 2 loved learning about food chains today. The children were quickly using the new vocabulary: producer, consumer, predator and prey and much more! I wonder if any of you could think about a dinosaur food chain? What would have been the producer? Which carnivores were at the top of the chain?

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Paired Reading!

Posted by mrssshaw on Wednesday Mar 22, 2017 Under Uncategorized

Classes 2 and 4 had a wonderful time sharing their books and reading to each other last week. All the children loved it and we hope to do it again sometime soon.

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