We are a hard working class of Reception and Year One children. We enjoy learning together and try our best. Most importantly we try to care for each member of our Sunshine class. Our Class Teacher is Mrs McCormack. Mrs Harker, Mrs Manning and Mrs Stamp also work within our class too. Together the grown ups support us and help to make our learning fun.
Our new topic this term is....
Turrets and Tiaras
Ever wondered who lived in castles? Who built the first castle in England?
What made castles hard to destroy?
We are going to research castles and find out who built them and why! Who lived in castles and what made them so strong? Who are Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George?
Will Prince William and Kate's new baby be a boy or a girl?
On Monday 7th September, we received some very exciting post... a thank you card from The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
We thoroughly enjoyed our first Achievement Picnic Lunch on the field, it was lovely to see so many family and friends enjoying lunch together and celebrating a very successful year. Here are some drawings of our Achievement Picnic Lunch.
In RE, we have been learning about the Jewish celebration of Shabbat and we have been comparing Judaism and Christianity. We worked together to follow the recipe to make the special Jewish braided bread called Challah.
Welcome to Tattershall Castle, the home of Lord and Lady Cromwell.
We learnt some Medieval dancing and all dressed up in Medieval costumes The knights and the princesses danced together and we finally performed our dances to Lord and Lady Cromwell.
"My best part was the London bridg game becose we got scors." CJ
My best part was the London bridge because we got scores.
"I licd the hoop game becos it wos fun." Jacob
I liked the hoop game because it was fun.
"We all had fun and we playd with wooddn gayms. Lord Cromwel and
Lady Cromwel livd in Tattershall Castle." Rosie-Mai.
We all had fun and we played with some wooden games. Lord Cromwell and
Lady Cromwell lived in Tattershall Castle.
We brought our home learning projects to school on Monday. We have lots of fantastic castles made from recyclable materials as well as some amazing armour and some very interesting non fiction books about castles around the UK.
A very big thank you and well done to all the children and grown ups who have encouraged, supported and helped create some truly magnificent masterpieces.
This week, we have been finding out about the artist Paul Klee, who was born in Switzerland in 1879. Paul Klee had many techniques and various types of painting. He would say “a line is a dot that we take for a walk.” We have been experimenting with our own creations in the style of Paul Klee.
All the children and grown ups in Sunshine class would like to say a big congratulations to Prince William and Kate (The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge) and of course big brother, Prince George. We now know that Prince William and Kate's new baby is called Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
We have been busy creating colourful congratulations cards and will be sending them to London this week. Fingers crossed we may receive a letter back from William and Kate.
Today, we have been learning about Queen Elizabeth II. We have been looking closely at a photo of the Queen and have drawn some amazing pictures.
We made a selection of sandwiches for We also made and enjoyed
our St George's Day afternoon tea. mini scones with strawberry jam.
Terms 3 and 4
A Day in the Life of...
We enjoyed finding out about the different people who help us at home, at school and in our community. We thoroughly enjoyed our visitors bringing our learning to life with many hands on activities - fingerprinting with the Police, learning how to bandage an arm with a Nurse, developing our cooking skills with a chef and finding out about the importance of eating healthy foods and brushing our teeth with the Dentist Nurse. We also developed our marching skills with the Territorial Army as well as learning about their uniform and the equipment they need.
We discovered what the word 'famous' means relating it to modern day people and people from the past who were famous. We really enjoyed learning about Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole, comparing their contributions towards improving hospital conditions for the soldiers during the Crimean War.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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