On Wednesday 17th May, normal lessons were pushed aside for the day for the whole school to participate in a day of Science exploration and inverstigation. Mixed groups of students from year 3 up to year 10 came together to learn about Evolution and Darwin's theories and experimental work.…
The children enjoyed dancing and playing different games at the school disco. Well done to all the children who won prizes for their superb dance moves. A big thank you to the PFA for all their help and organising.
The children are loving the outside classroom and being able to explore moving in different ways
This week we have been looking at money. We would like the children to count the number of 1ps and write the total.
In Reception the children have been learning about Diwali. We have been dancing to Hindi music, making and writing Diwali cards, using pasta to make Rangoli patterns and making henna patterns.
This week we would like the children to practice their letter formation. A reminder that this is due in on Monday 14th November.
In Maths the children have enjoyed using different resources to make and describe shapes. They have used the following resources to make their shapes: lollipop sticks, beads, string, play dough and the geo board. We encouraged the children to count how many sides and corners different shapes…
The children have enjoyed learning about fireworks this week. They have danced to firework music, learnt about the Gunpower Plot story and made firework pictures. The children enjoyed using paint, glitter and stickers to make their pictures.
This week we would like you to complete a food diary to go alongside our topic of being healthy.
This week in phonics we are learning the following sounds:
j,v, w, y, th
Today Buttercup class went up to the computer room. They used paint to create fireworks pictures. We had great fun.
The children worked together to build sentences around 'The 3 Little Pigs' story.
Using our phonics we have been looking at hearing and recognising initial sounds in words and pictures.
This week we have been learning the following sounds:
e, l, h, sh, r
The children enjoyed acting out and retelling the story of The Three Little Pigs. They were able to answer questions about the story and sequence pictures of what happened. Tomorrow they will be drawing story maps of what happened in The 3 Little Pigs.
We have been working on our number formation, learning rhymes to help us.
This morning the Buttercups made bread. We learnt what we needed to make bread, the classroom smelt lovely. Later on in the day we went to Tesco and saw a baker making bread.
Today we visited Tesco, the children saw where big lorries bring deliveries and where food is stored before going on the shelves. Then we were able to go in their huge walk in freezer, it was very cold! The lady talked about different foods and what they are used for, we were able to taste raisins…
In Art, the children learnt about mixing colours. They used paint to find out that if you mixed yellow and red paint, you would get orange. They also found out that if you mixed blue and yellow paint, you would get green.
The children enjoyed going outside into the playground on a senses walk. We spoke about what they could hear, feel, smell, taste and see. Mrs Hovelmeier brought in some flowers for the children to smell and blackberries for the children to taste. One child said "the blackberries tasted juicy and…
A reminder that all Reception children will be visiting Tesco, Branksome on Monday.
Lilies- 9.30-11 am
Buttercups- 1.30- 3pm
The children will need to be in full school uniform.
This week we are learning the following sounds:
c,k,u,b and f
Today in celebration assembly, one of our children received the Grace and Courtesy cup for always being polite, kind and helping friends. Well done!
This week we have been learning all about our body. We have been naming and labelling parts of the body. In PE the children used all the parts of their body to move in different ways. We really enjoyed using cotton buds to make skeleton pictures.
This week we have been learning the following sounds:
i, n, p, g, o.
You can help your child by looking out for objects that begin with these sounds.
We have been learning about "My Family". We have been talking about who we live with. We have also been making stick puppets of our family members. We enjoyed using our puppets to make up stories.
This week the children are learning the following sounds:
m,a,s,d and t.
If you would like you can help your child by practicising the sound e.g. mmmmm
Reception and Year One children had a lovely time working with Mr Black and some secondary children to learn the French version of 'Head, shoulders, knees and toes', well done everyone!
On Friday Mr Sears and Mr Claxton came in. Some of the children have shown them how to create monster pictures. We have been working on number recognition, counting and 1:1 correspondence.
We have had a fantastic first two days with the children. They have all settled in to school life at Parkfield. We hope you enjoyed the gift yesterday to help you leave your little ones with us. The children have been very busy and we hope they are enjoying their time at school as much as we enjoy…
We have been able to secure the use of the Cotlands carpark for use by parents at pickup and dropoff at Dorset House. The cost of this is £14.00 and it paid directly to Bournemouth Council.
Below are the attached forms that you will need. Paper copies will be available from the office from…