December 2021

Tonight your child will bring home a reading book. These books have pictures and come with a guide for you to support your child as you look at them together. Please encourage your child to talk about the front cover enabling them to think about what the book might be called. As you move through …

Having Fun With Instruments in EYFS | 06 Oct 2022

Bluebirds and Robins had fun tapping and scraping and shaking instruments and trying to keep the beat. They were SO good at stopping and being quiet when they needed to as well. See if they can sing you the ‘Shake and Stop’ song!

This week in our topic work we have learnt all about how to look after our teeth. We used some of the teddies to demonstrate how to move the tooth brush up and down, whilst placing small amounts of toothpaste on our brushes. We have even made our own dentist in the classroom.  We would …

This half-term, our English lessons focus on ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’. Eagles have enjoyed reading the story, asking questions and sequencing the story events. We have worked in groups to act out parts of the story. We divided up the roles of mother, tiger, Sophie and father and remembered as many key parts …

In today’s maths lesson, the children used Base10, Numicon, place value counters and bead strings to represent numbers to 100. To do this, they had to identify the number of tens and ones in each number. A super effort today, Year 2!

In Maths this morning, our year 4 have learned all about Roman numerals. To begin with, we discussed what Roman numerals are, and where we might still see them today (clocks, sun dials, on the titles of kings and queens). Then, we learned about the 7 different letters used to indicate numbers and how these …

Yesterday, the children practised using pictorial representations to count objects from a group. They discussed how many objects they had counted, how many objects were left and how many objects there were altogether. In today’s lesson, we practised representing numbers in different ways. The children used the ‘write it, draw it, show it’ grids to …

Tranmere Times 30.9.22 | 30 Sep 2022

In English this week, we have been looking at what makes a good character description. When looking at a WAGOLL on Wednesday, we noticed that it contained lots of adjectives, nouns, expanded noun phrases and similes. Today, we took part in a scavenger hunt, finding and identifying nouns and adjectives, which we then used to …

This week’s task: make the red ball move for as long as possible. You may only touch it once.
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