Chinese New Year

As part of our Chinese New Year celebrations, we have been learning about why we celebrate it and the different signs of the zodiac. We have been making lanterns, ribbon dancing and dragon dancing as well as tasting some yummy Chinese food. We have had lots of fun. Xīn nián kuài…

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Random Acts of Kindness

We have been very busy in the Foundation Stage this week sharing acts of kindness. We have been making friendship bracelets for our friends, writing kind messages to them and baking kindness cookies. We all wrote a kind message to our friends and then baked and shared our cookies and messages. We…

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Christmas Pantomime

We were very excited to go to Grimsby Auditorium yesterday to watch the Beauty and the Beast pantomime. We practised our booing and cheering and loved watching and listening to the story. We compared the story in the pantomime to the Beauty and the Beast story that we had looked at in school. We…

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The Fire Brigade Come to Foundation

We have been learning about people who help us and were lucky enough to have a visit from the Fire Brigade. They told us about how to keep safe on Bonfire night as well as what jobs they have to do to help the community. We learnt that the Fire Brigade don't just put out fires - they help people…

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Our Trip to The Deep

The Foundation Stage children had a fantastic time on their first school trip to The Deep. We went on a hunt for a Rainbow Fish as we have been learning about him in our Topic lessons and how he doesn't like to share. We have learnt what makes a good friend, how to share and how to look after each…

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Amazing Animals!

We were visited in Foundation by some amazing animals! Steve from DWAEC brought lots of weird and wonderful creatures for us to see, touch and learn about. We saw Romeo the king snake, Mary the python, Desmond the tegu lizard, a desert pygmy hedgehog, Peanut and Butter the meercats, Molly the…

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The Butterflies Fly Free!

Our hungry little caterpillars have grown, made cocoons and transformed into beautiful butterflies! The Foundation children had a wonderful time releasing them into our outside area. The butterflies landed on our herbs and plants and some even landed on the children! They seemed to enjoy their…

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Watch us Grow!

Lynn from Asda came to help us learn about herbs. We learnt about what herbs are, what they smell like, the different types and what they are used for. Lynn taught us how to make a plant pot out of newspaper. Then, we chose our own seeds for the herbs that we wanted to grow and we planted them in…

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The Caterpillars Have Arrived in Foundation!!!

We are really excited in Foundation at the moment! After reading the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, we now have our very own hungry caterpillars in our classrooms! We have been learning about what caterpillars eat, the life cycle of a caterpillar and the journey of a caterpillar to a…

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Egg Rolling Race

We have had lots of fun decorating our eggs. We had to be very careful not to crack them! We listened to an Easter story and in the story, some children went to church and learnt about how Jesus died on the cross and came back to life on Easter Sunday. The children in the story celebrated Easter…

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Easter Family Homework

We thought it would be fun to do a little egg decorating competition this Easter.  The idea is that the children decorate a hard boiled egg at home and bring it in to school on:

 

Friday 20th April

 

We will have a display of the competition entries in the Gym for you to view from 3pm…

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The Easter Bunny Visits The Foundation Stage!

The children in Foundation were very excited to see that the Easter Bunny had been this afternoon to set up an egg hunt! We had to use our looking eyes to look in lots of different places outside. The Easter Bunny had been very sneaky and made us look high and low for eggs. We had a competition to…

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