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Welcome to 2019/20

Reception children on their first day

Reception children on their first day 1

Imaginative play

Imaginative play 1
Imaginative play 2
Imaginative play 3

Number play

Number play 1
Number play 2
Number play 3

Mark making

Mark making 1
Mark making 2
Mark making 3 Write dancing to music
Mark making 4 Message centre

Forest Friday/ Awe and Wonder

Forest Friday/ Awe and Wonder 1 Carefully handling creatures
Forest Friday/ Awe and Wonder 2 Printing in clay
Forest Friday/ Awe and Wonder 3
Forest Friday/ Awe and Wonder 4 Making mud paint
Forest Friday/ Awe and Wonder 5 Splattering and painting with sticks
My World 
Picture 1 Walk around the village mapping it out
Picture 2 The Year 1 junk modeled the church
Picture 3 We tried out the playground
Picture 4
Picture 5 We visited the Co-op in Atherstone
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Picture 7 We visited the library in Atherstone
Year 1 Science

Our environment

Our environment 1 The apple tree in September
Our environment 2 Some of the mini beasts we found

Identifying and growing plants

Identifying and growing plants 1 Identifying
Identifying and growing plants 2 Germinating bean seeds
Cooking with home grown food

Cheese and potato pie

Cheese and potato pie 1
Cheese and potato pie 2 Mashing home grown potatoes
Tuesday Church

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark 1 We celebrated Thomas's birthday at church
Noah's Ark 2
Noah's Ark 3
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Picture 2
Last years fun 2018/2019

Super structures

Super structures 1 Block play
Super structures 2 Playing with blueprints

Local harvest

Local harvest 1 We tried out a suckling bucket
Local harvest 2 We had a sit in a tractor

Look at a book

Look at a book 1 A parent author came in for the morning

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 1

Perfect programming

Perfect programming 1

Be healthy, Be happy, Be Active

Be healthy, Be happy, Be Active 1 Designing and completing obstacle courses
Be healthy, Be happy, Be Active 2 Cross country
Be healthy, Be happy, Be Active 3 'Funtrition' with Premier Sports
Be healthy, Be happy, Be Active 4 Weekly Yoga

Inspiring Art

Inspiring Art 1 We made stamps
Inspiring Art 2 Then printed some wrapping paper for Christmas


Castles 1 Role play
Castles 2 Our fiery dragon
Castles 3 Warwick castle trip


Space 1 Phases of the moon with oreos
Space 2 Role play an anstonaut
Space 3 Looking at shadows

Arty animals

Arty animals 1 Trip to the zoo
Arty animals 2 Visit from a vet
Picture 1 We have looked at patterns

Eco work - observations

Eco work - observations 1 Our Amarylis - from this
Eco work - observations 2 this
Eco work - observations 3 full bloom
Eco work - observations 4 We watched our caterpillars turn into chrysalis
Eco work - observations 5 And then butterflies
Eco work - observations 6 And finally watched them fly away
Eco work - observations 7 We do lots of planting
Eco work - observations 8 Pumpkin and peas for the farmer's market