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Autumn 2017

 

Our topic for the Autumn Term is 'Story, Rhyme and Pantomime.' Please see our topic booklet and medium term plan below although planning is subject to change depending on the children and their interests.

Mathletics

I've just logged on and I'm delighted so many of you are using 'Mathletics.' Well done to all of those who have achieved 100% accuracy and to those who have won certificates. smiley I will continue to monitor this weekly.

Dates for your diary:

'Learning Journey look' - December 4th, 2.30-3.15pm in Ducklings Class

'Ducklings Class Christmas Nativity' - December 12th, 6pm 

See the rhymes below that we use to help us form our letters correctly - please use the rhymes with any writing you do at home. Thank you.

Ducklings Class is a kind and caring place...

We welcomed Caroline from Shaftesbury Library today for a story, songs and indoor Christmas treasure hunt. Thank you Caroline.

We welcomed Caroline from Shaftesbury Library today for a story, songs and indoor Christmas treasure hunt. Thank you Caroline. 1
We welcomed Caroline from Shaftesbury Library today for a story, songs and indoor Christmas treasure hunt. Thank you Caroline. 2
We welcomed Caroline from Shaftesbury Library today for a story, songs and indoor Christmas treasure hunt. Thank you Caroline. 3

Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟

Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 1
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 2
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 3
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 4
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 5
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 6
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 7
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 8
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 9
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 10
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 11
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 12
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 13
Thanks so much for joining us in class today to share and celebrate our Learning Journeys. We hope you enjoyed the biscuits we baked earlier in the day and feel as proud as we do of their progress. 🌟 14

Adding using manipulatives.

Adding using manipulatives. 1
Adding using manipulatives. 2
Adding using manipulatives. 3
Adding using manipulatives. 4

We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to...

We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 1
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 2
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 3
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 4
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 5
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 6
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 7
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 8
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 9
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 10
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 11
We had lots of fun during 'Friendship Week' discussing and sharing our thoughts with each other. Thank you for visiting us this morning to see what we have been up to... 12

Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day!

Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 1
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 2
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 3
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 4
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 5
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 6
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 7
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 8
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 9
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 10
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 11
Today we made bread. We had to listen carefully, follow instructions and work as a team. We then ate our bread and wrote about how it tasted. A busy day! 12

Using 'The Lighthouse Keepers Catastrophe' as a stimulus we have made baskets and lighthouses using repeating patterns.

Using 'The Lighthouse Keepers Catastrophe' as a stimulus we have made baskets and lighthouses using repeating patterns. 1
Using 'The Lighthouse Keepers Catastrophe' as a stimulus we have made baskets and lighthouses using repeating patterns. 2
Using 'The Lighthouse Keepers Catastrophe' as a stimulus we have made baskets and lighthouses using repeating patterns. 3
Using 'The Lighthouse Keepers Catastrophe' as a stimulus we have made baskets and lighthouses using repeating patterns. 4
Using 'The Lighthouse Keepers Catastrophe' as a stimulus we have made baskets and lighthouses using repeating patterns. 5
Using 'The Lighthouse Keepers Catastrophe' as a stimulus we have made baskets and lighthouses using repeating patterns. 6
Using 'The Lighthouse Keepers Catastrophe' as a stimulus we have made baskets and lighthouses using repeating patterns. 7
Using 'The Lighthouse Keepers Catastrophe' as a stimulus we have made baskets and lighthouses using repeating patterns. 8

Lots of Autumn crafts....happy half term everyone.

Lots of Autumn crafts....happy half term everyone. 1
Lots of Autumn crafts....happy half term everyone. 2
Lots of Autumn crafts....happy half term everyone. 3
Lots of Autumn crafts....happy half term everyone. 4

We are special...

We are special... 1
We are special... 2
We are special... 3
We are special... 4
We are special... 5
We are special... 6

We have been using balance scales to sort heavy and light objects. We even looked at how many cubes it took to make the scales balance.

We have been using balance scales to sort heavy and light objects. We even looked at how many cubes it took to make the scales balance. 1
We have been using balance scales to sort heavy and light objects. We even looked at how many cubes it took to make the scales balance. 2
We have been using balance scales to sort heavy and light objects. We even looked at how many cubes it took to make the scales balance. 3
We have been using balance scales to sort heavy and light objects. We even looked at how many cubes it took to make the scales balance. 4

We love to write...

We love to write... 1
We love to write... 2
We love to write... 3
We love to write... 4
I look forward to meeting with you this week for Parents Evening. Please make your way to the hall and I will come and collect you. Many thanks. Mrs Curtis.

We have been 'Storymaking...'

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Wow! I am so very proud 😊 We were so brave and sang beautifully in front of a packed church. A huge thank you for your kind donations.

Wow! I am so very proud 😊 We were so brave and sang beautifully in front of a packed church. A huge thank you for your kind donations. 1
Wow! I am so very proud 😊 We were so brave and sang beautifully in front of a packed church. A huge thank you for your kind donations. 2
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Just incase you missed it....

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Your views and opinions really matter as you know your child best. Please take the time to read the 'parent assessment' and 'guidance to your child's learning' attachments below. I look forward to hearing from you.

We practised our throwing and catching today...

We practised our throwing and catching today... 1
We practised our throwing and catching today... 2
We practised our throwing and catching today... 3
We practised our throwing and catching today... 4

Please find below the presentation for the phonics workshop today. Please do not hesitate to pop in if you have any questions.

After blessing our pebbles and singing some songs we had fun exploring the church...

After blessing our pebbles and singing some songs we had fun exploring the church... 1
After blessing our pebbles and singing some songs we had fun exploring the church... 2
After blessing our pebbles and singing some songs we had fun exploring the church... 3
After blessing our pebbles and singing some songs we had fun exploring the church... 4

We spent some time getting to know our buddies 😊.

We spent some time getting to know our buddies 😊. 1
We spent some time getting to know our buddies 😊. 2
We spent some time getting to know our buddies 😊. 3
We spent some time getting to know our buddies 😊. 4
We spent some time getting to know our buddies 😊. 5
We spent some time getting to know our buddies 😊. 6
We spent some time getting to know our buddies 😊. 7
We spent some time getting to know our buddies 😊. 8

Today we met 'Small,' the Indian Runner Duck. We all got to have a cuddle and hold her. A huge thank you to Mr Rowley for bringing her in to meet us 😊

Today we met 'Small,' the Indian Runner Duck. We all got to have a cuddle and hold her. A huge thank you to Mr Rowley for bringing her in to meet us 😊 1
Today we met 'Small,' the Indian Runner Duck. We all got to have a cuddle and hold her. A huge thank you to Mr Rowley for bringing her in to meet us 😊 2
Today we met 'Small,' the Indian Runner Duck. We all got to have a cuddle and hold her. A huge thank you to Mr Rowley for bringing her in to meet us 😊 3
Today we met 'Small,' the Indian Runner Duck. We all got to have a cuddle and hold her. A huge thank you to Mr Rowley for bringing her in to meet us 😊 4
Today we met 'Small,' the Indian Runner Duck. We all got to have a cuddle and hold her. A huge thank you to Mr Rowley for bringing her in to meet us 😊 5
Today we met 'Small,' the Indian Runner Duck. We all got to have a cuddle and hold her. A huge thank you to Mr Rowley for bringing her in to meet us 😊 6
Today we met 'Small,' the Indian Runner Duck. We all got to have a cuddle and hold her. A huge thank you to Mr Rowley for bringing her in to meet us 😊 7
Today we met 'Small,' the Indian Runner Duck. We all got to have a cuddle and hold her. A huge thank you to Mr Rowley for bringing her in to meet us 😊 8
Don't forget the 'welcome service' in church at 9am this Wednesday 20th and the phonics workshop after school in Duckling's class on the same day. Hope to see you at both and to welcoming your children full time from this Monday 18th September smiley.

We painted pictures of our family and thought about why they are special.

We painted pictures of our family and thought about why they are special. 1

We made our class charter today and came up with class rules to follow.

We made our class charter today and came up with class rules to follow. 1

Today we had to listen carefully and follow instructions to make our own 'clay heads.' We made two thumb pots, joined them together and added detail.

Today we had to listen carefully and follow instructions to make our own 'clay heads.' We made two thumb pots, joined them together and added detail. 1
Today we had to listen carefully and follow instructions to make our own 'clay heads.' We made two thumb pots, joined them together and added detail. 2
Today we had to listen carefully and follow instructions to make our own 'clay heads.' We made two thumb pots, joined them together and added detail. 3
Today we had to listen carefully and follow instructions to make our own 'clay heads.' We made two thumb pots, joined them together and added detail. 4
Today we had to listen carefully and follow instructions to make our own 'clay heads.' We made two thumb pots, joined them together and added detail. 5
Today we had to listen carefully and follow instructions to make our own 'clay heads.' We made two thumb pots, joined them together and added detail. 6
Today we had to listen carefully and follow instructions to make our own 'clay heads.' We made two thumb pots, joined them together and added detail. 7
Today we had to listen carefully and follow instructions to make our own 'clay heads.' We made two thumb pots, joined them together and added detail. 8
Don't forget to hand your milk forms back to the office - without these we cannot give your child milk at snack time. Many thanks.

We painted self portraits; can you work out who is who?

We painted self portraits; can you work out who is who? 1

We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform!

We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform! 1
We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform! 2
We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform! 3
We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform! 4
We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform! 5
We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform! 6
We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform! 7
We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform! 8
We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform! 9
We had an exciting first day and everyone looked so smart in their new uniform! 10