November 2021

In maths, Year 1 have been learning how to subtract by partitioning. We have discussed the range of vocabulary associated with the subtraction symbol, we have been introduced to bar models and also continued to become more confident with using part-whole models. Independently, we chose a part-whole model card and created subtraction number sentences to …

In Skylarks, we have been looking at different animal poems. We have discussed the 3 important R’s: rhyme, rhythm and repetition. The children were introduced to a poem called Here a Bear, There a Bear and learnt to read it in small groups. Once they had practised learning it, they worked in their groups to …

This week is National Storytelling Week. To help celebrate this, the School Council have hosted a storytelling competition. Those who wanted to enter needed to write a story (true or made up) and hand it in to their class councillor. On Friday, the councillors got together to choose a selection of their favourite stories. These …

Performance Assembly | 27 Jan 2023

Our wonderful performance assembly took place this morning. We were treated to performances of a very high standard from a very talented bunch of children. There were musical performances on piano, keyboard, flute, violin, trumpet and guitar. There were singer, dancers and even a gymnast. They made us all so proud. A huge well done …

In Our Topic this half term, Journeys and Transport, we have been learning about the United Kingdom including the 4 countries, 4 capital cities and the seas. We have also revisited the 7 continents. Today, the children spent time looking at world maps, atlases, globes and an atlas app on the iPads to locate the …

Tranmere Times 27.1.23 | 27 Jan 2023

In Herons, we have been looking at different animal poems. We have discussed the 3 important R’s: rhyme, rhythm and repetition. The children were introduced to a poem called Here a Bear, There a Bear and learnt to read it in small groups. Once they had practised learning it, they worked in their groups to …

Muddy Puddle Day Muddy Puddle Days are our outdoor learning days and are part of a whole school initiative.  Please send your child in non-uniform, but in clothes that you DO NOT MIND GETTING DIRTY OR WET.  It may also be cold, so make sure that your child has plenty of layers, including gloves and …

Today in Science, we have used our investigative skills to compare and group together different types of rocks based on appearance and simple physical features. To begin with, we used our 5 senses to describe the different rocks that we would be investigating. We particularly enjoyed looking at the rocks underneath the magnifying glasses in …

As part of our Geography learning this half term, the children have been learning about the 7 continents of the World. To help them retain this key information, we decided to get creative! Today, the children have created their own globes using a blue balloon. They have carefully placed each of the continents onto their …
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