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This Week in EYFS

In EYFS this week we have continued with our “Beach” topic. We enjoyed a visit from the local RNLI member who explained sea safety to us all. Next week we will be using “The Rainbow Fish” book to further our learning on the ocean. This also links in nicely with our thinking on good friendship. […]

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What’s been happening this week in EYFS…

We were very excited to take delivery of some tiny caterpillars this week. We have put them in pots, with air holes and food. We then named our new class pots and displayed them ready for observing. We are looking forward to watching the process of metamorphosis. Alongside this we have been reading ‘The Very […]

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Final Coastal School for EYFS

Today we enjoyed our final Coastal School session. We started by talking about how being by the sea made us feel before heading off for lots of child-initiated learning. Some of us chose to return to digging trenches for the rising tide to pour into whilst some of us got stuck in to some good […]

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Coastal School with EYFS

With Mrs Edwards training to be a Coastal School Leader, the Dragonflies have been asked to help with her practical training and so today spent a wonderful morning investigating and exploring our local beach. First of all we learnt about road safety and the importance of looking and listening whilst walking to the beach. Then, […]

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What’s been happening in EYFS

This week we have taken delivery of a batch of eggs. They are being kept warm in an incubator and we are observing them closely as we wait for them to hatch. We have talked about what we think might be inside and where they have come from.

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What’s been happening in EYFS

This week we have enjoyed watching more metamorphosis as our tadpoles continue to grow and change rapidly. We have learnt about the three primary colours and understand that they make all the colours around us. In Maths we have been ordering numbers and thinking about missing numbers. Next week we will be celebrating Easter and […]

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What’s been happening in EYFS …

Another lovely busy week in EYFS – we have a batch of frog spawn in class which we are watching closely and we have continued our learning on all things ‘cold.’ We are understanding the different coins and their value and our Home Learning will consolidate this. We will continue our learning on money next week and […]

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The Chinese New Year Wishing Tree

The Chinese New Year tradition of the wishing tree begun hundreds of years ago. It is believed that this tradition originated from fishermen who threw paper into every tree on their way into territories of Hong Kong to bring them good luck and protection. We have written our wishes down too and hang them onto […]

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What’s been happening…

Last week we introduced ‘time’ and after looking at how long one minute and one hour was we discussed o’clock. We counted the numbers around the clock face and looked at the length of the hands. We continued our learning on 2D shape and used them to create some brilliant dinosaur pictures. On Friday we […]

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