Orange Year 1 2021-22

The next David Attenborough?

As part of our topic on A boy and a jaguar, we have looked at other influential conservationists. We found out about David Attenborough and his work in raising the profile of conservation work around the world. We decided to make our own wildlife documentaries in the style of David Attenborough. We decided what jobs we needed to have, separated ourselves into presenters, camera
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Guatemala

As part of our book ‘A boy and a jaguar’ , we have looked at which countries jaguars live in. We have decided to focus on Guatemala and have been looking at some different traditions and famous places.  We decided to see if we could build and label the Grand Temple of Tikal, a famous Mayan landmark. The children in the construction area showed
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A Boy and a Jaguar

We have started to look this term at the book A Boy and A Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz. We have made our own jaguar masks and imagined what it would be like to be a jaguar in captivity.   We have also looked at Central America, where jaguars are from. We focused on Guatemala and looked at some of the traditions and beliefs of
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Infant Nativity 2021

Well done to our FABULOUS Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 classes for a brilliant Nativity. It was a huge success, the children worked so hard and the staff and their parents are so proud of them all! Check out the cast photos below:


Rhythm of the Rain

For this half term we have started to look at a new class book called the Rhythm of the Rain by Grahame Baker-Smith. It follows the story of Issac and his jar of water.     We started off in the stream on the side of Issacs’s favourite mountain. We are looking at all the different weathers Issac might encounter and we have been
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Harvest Festival 2021

KS1 enjoyed showing our rainbow harvest festival to all our visitors on Monday. The children sang songs about Harvest and wrote their own prayers to say thank you for the food that had been grown this year.