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Owl Class Blog – Friday 17th December

Weekly updates:

This week we have been off timetable and have had a Christmas theme.  The pupils have loved making Christmas items and work based activities.  They have visited Santa on Tue and received a present, Wednesday they visited the Christmas fayre and enjoyed spending their money and Thursday they have enjoyed the Christmas dinner.

Star of the week:

This week all Owl class pupils have been amazing and well behaved.  They all have received this week’s star of the week.

 

Owl Class Blog – Friday 10th December

Weekly updates:

Christmas is coming in Owl class.  We have been learning about Christmas, why we celebrate it and how.  In the afternoons we have been busy Owl’s making items for the Christmas fayre and festive items to bring home.

Star of the week:

This week Jack Knowles for listening better to adults and following instructions.

Wow of the week:

Ellie is the Wow Owl of the week as always helps others without being asked.

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Weekly updates:

We have a fantastic visit to the Cast on Tue to watch Aladdin and the cast even signed the story.  The pupils were extremely good and they really enjoyed it, laughing and participating. It was great to be able to go out again after so long and to an amazing event. Well done everyone in Owl Class.

It was as one of our pupils’ birthday on the day and the cast got everyone to sing happy birthday to her, she was very surprised.

Star of the week:

This week Jack Hayes is our star of the week, for extremely good behavior whilst watching Aladdin, Well Done Jack.

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Weekly updates:

Over this week we have enjoyed practicing our Christmas production and signing to the words of the song, coming to you soon.

We have been continuing our work on Aladdin in English, writing about the story and making predictions.

In PE we are still learning the skills for hockey, holding the stick correctly and hitting the ball in the correct direction.

Star of the week:

This week Mikyla is our star of the week, for quickly learning the words to our production after being off school.

 

Welcome to Owl Class 2021/2022

Techer – Charlotte Norman

LSAs – Brenda, Chloe, Mandy, Angie

This week our topic has been Bonfire Night

Autumn Term 2 – This term our topic is ‘Once upon a time’, we are looking at the story of Aladdin.

We are learning about different cultures and celebrations e.g. Diwali Hanukkah, Eid and Ramadan and yes that ‘c’ word…. Christmas were we will be making lots of items and participating in exciting events.

 

PE will be on a Wednesday afternoon and we are developing our hockey skills.  Learning how to hold the stick correctly, how to stand and how to control the ball.

 

Science is all about sound and is liked to music.  We are learning what do we use to listen with, how to make different sounds with instruments, identifying where the sound is coming from when we cannot see the source and enjoying making music.

 

The pupils will continue to visit the forest school with Tom on a Friday morning where they are learning new skills and items using natural materials.

Weekly updates:

During this week we have started a new session with Rachel, Sign and Sign, she is coming in to class on a Thursday morning after break to teach us some new songs that we are learning to sign to.  The pupils were all engaged and enjoyed their first sessions.

 

The pupils have loved making a stir fry.  They had to chop the vegetables, taste them and choose what they wanted to put in their own stir fry, they also learn the Makaton signs for cabbage, sit fry and pepper. Then they used the hob to cook it, learning how to keep safe during the use of the hob.

 

Star of the week:

This week Jacob is our star of the week, he has done some very good listening during our cookery lesson and has followed instructions well.

 

 

 

 

Weekly updates:

This week we have started to read the story of Aladdin and using the pictures to gain information.  We have also looked at some of the different characters, what they look like, how they act and we have tried to describe them.

 

Maths has been linked to counting, addition and subtraction.  We have been using objects to complete number problems, writing the sum out and working out the answer.

 

In cooking we have been learning to use the microwave to heat up rice, the pupils tasted different flavours and voting for their favourite.

 

Star of the week:

This week Teah has earned our Star of the Week for very good hockey skills and good having good behavior.

 

Weekly updates:

This week the pupils have been looking at why we celebrate Bonfire night and the story behind it.  During Literacy we have been describing fireworks, what do they look like, sound like, etc.  Maths we have looked at exchanging money for items, linked to Macmillan coffee morning and today we have started measuring using a ruler which is a new area for the pupils, they have all been very good.

We have also visited the Macmillan coffee morning where the pupils were able to spend their own money on stalls of their choosing.  They loved being able to use coins to exchange for goods and just being a part of the action.

Star of the week:

Oliver for waiting his turn to go on the tombola, it was very busy and he waited independently and was very patient.

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The topic this half term is Street Detectives

We will be taking a walk around out local area to find named objects, items and buildings.  Then we will be looking at the local shops and seeing what jobs people do and what they wear.

In science we are being Eco Worriers and learning how we recycle, why we do it, what bins Doncaster have and what are they used for and what to put in which bin.  During these lessons we will be identifying what each object is made from and trying to describe some of its properties e.g. glass is heavy, see through, hard and it goes in the green box.

In Cookery we are madding different items and using different equipment e.g.  using the microwave to make scrambled egg.

PE we are developing our throwing, catching and kicking skills and playing lots of team teams.

Weekly updates:

This week the pupils have been following directions in PE and when moving around the school.

We have been looking at different homes that people live and learning the names of them, please help your child with this when you ar out and about during the holidays.

Star of the week:

Kendal for using her loud voice to answer questions

Head Teachers Award for this term:

Jacob for great safety knowledge in the forest school

 

Weekly updates:

During forest school the pupils have been learning how to use different equipment safely and what the equipment is used for.  They have been having toast that has been cooking by staff over a fire and a drink of hot chocolate on the stove.

During maths we have been looking at 3D shapes, learning their names and some of their properties e.g. a cube has 6 sides and they are all the same size.

English we have continued to look at our class book, trying to identify rhyming words, looking at the rooms in the house and writing about what happens in each room.

During our cookery lesson the pupils made biscuits which they loved decorating them with their own patterns.  They have been eating the spare ones during our snack on an afternoon.  During this lesson they have been learning how to keep safe in a kitchen and what to do when the oven is hot.

 

Star of the week:

Jacob for great safety knowledge outside in the forest school where he was able to independently say that the fire was hot, to be careful and he even found some rain water and put the fire out.

 

Weekly updates:

During forest school the pupils had to find sticks in the area.  They also have been learning how to handle some cutting equipment correctly, they have been shown how to hold them, carry them and how to cut with them.  They used the stick to make a small fire so they could watch an adult cook toast for the pupils to eat.

PE they have been working together to kick ball to each other using the correct part of their foot.  Then they had to dribble the ball round cones trying to keep the ball under control.

In Maths we have been looking at 2D shapes, naming the shapes, counting to corners and edges.  We have been making pictures using the shapes and counting the different shapes that they have used.

We have started a new book this week ‘In Every House, on Every Street’ where we have been identifying items that are in the different rooms and looking a rhyming words.

Great week Owls.

 

Star of the week:

Adriana for great signing of new words and trying to say our phonics letters.

 

Weekly updates:

During forest school the pupils found many different minibeasts, they had to be detectives, looking under rocks, logs, leaves to see what they could see.

PE they have been working together to throw and catch a ball using under arm and over arm.  During the lesson they gained more accuracy and power.

In Maths we have been finding hidden objects in a picture and counting how many we can find, then finding the correct number in the picture and trying to find the number word too.

Fab week Owl using your detective skills in different ways.

 

Star of the week:

Kendal for great phonics work and recognizing different letters.

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