Category Archives: Hawthorn


castle day


  We are having great fun pretending to be knights, kings, queens, princesses and a jester! The children have completed a fantastic big write where they wrote a leaflet about a castle. we have been listening to medieval music while we work and helping each other to make a split pin knight. Later today we […]

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a busy week


The children have had a very busy week this week with lots of changes to routine. They have had a different teacher, an afternoon with beach bonkers, an afternoon in reception and lots of tests and big writes. They have coped very well and I am very proud! For this reason I am not setting […]

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Assembly


Well done year one children for being so brave and showing all of the other children (and some parents) what we have been up to. We started our assembly by listed 22 different ways of making/showing the number 8. We then asked our audience if they had any other ideas and they did not disappoint!. […]

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Day at the beach


What a lovely day we have all had! Even though the sun didn’t come out, the children were wrapped up warm and ready to explore the beach. We began our day in two groups. One group spent some time litter picking whilst the other group worked with a lady from Beach Bonkers, who taught us […]

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Super Spellings


The children tried really hard this morning with their spelling test and most of them really surprised me with how well they did. You should all be very proud. They have worked so hard on them, this week I have decided not to set spellings so that they can instead focus on their homework project […]

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Movie and popcorn


As I am sure you have heard by now, the children have earned enough dojo points for a film and popcorn! We will be doing this on friday afternoon. The children have worked so hard, I have agreed to allow them to bring either a cushion or a small blanket (i.e. a fleece or throw). […]

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Toys in school


Reminder: toys are not allowed in school. i have had several children continuing to bring toys into school to show the other children. This is not part of the school rules and they need to stay at home.   Thank you

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Henri Matisse


This half term we are exploring collage and using Henri Matisse as inspiration. Last week we looked at his famous “The snail” piece which he made using giant pieces of torn paper. We then explored this further by replicating his artwork on a smaller scale. We found that we had to think carefully about the […]

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WW2


This term we will be using World War 2 as our topic in history. I am aware that this is a sensitive topic and that some children may have felt a little worried about this. We have discussed in great detail about how this was an event that happened a long time ago and there […]

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Cursive Writing


Welcome back! It feels like we have hardly been away… Over the next couple of weeks are are going to be focusing on letter formation. We have already started to learn how to write cursive letters and Miss Taylor has been really proud of how well we have been doing.

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