Exploring What Comes from the Farm!

21 Jun 2019

Category: Beech

This week we have been looking at what the farmers produce on the farm and how we enjoy it.

Firstly we thought about things we enjoy eating - milk, bread, eggs, tomato sauce. 

Lots of open-ended learning as we explored where they came from.

We then made chocolate milkshake with milk we…

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Beech Class, EYFS, 2018-19

A Bird Hunt in Botanicals for Beech!

6 Jun 2019

Category: Beech

Beech Class had a wonderful day looking at the varying wild life at the Botanical Gardens.

We counted the cygnets, there were 4 We were very excited to see an egg in the swan's nest.

One pupils worked out that if the egg hatched there would be 5!

We also saw ducks, parrots, cockatiels and…

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Beech Class, EYFS, 2018-19

Sunshine & Smiles at Stanley Park

14 May 2019

Category: Beech

The children visited Stanley Park at Blackpool to explore and gain confidence in a new environment.  They enjoyed feeding the swans and ducks, walking around the park and playing on the play area. It was a good opportunity for them to access different equipment,  take turns with their peers and…

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Beech Class, EYFS

Amazing Astley Hall - May 2019

9 May 2019

Category: Beech

On Tuesday, Beech Class visited Astley Hall as we continue our topic Houses and Homes.

We ventured into our local community to explore the old house. The first thing we noticed - how big it was.

It had a door, windows and a roof.

Just like our homes.

The door, windows and roof were…

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Beech Class, EYFS, 2018-19

Who Lives In a House Like This?

1 May 2019

Category: Beech

Beech pupils went to Haigh Hall park and eventually found the 'big house.' Noah thought it had lots of windows.  Later in the woods, we found a house made out of sticks, like in the story of the Three Little Pigs, but we couldn't find the wolf (thank goodness!).  We finished off with a play on the…

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Beech Class, EYFS, 2018-19

Beech - Sunshine Fun Time!

20 Mar 2019

Category: Beech

On Wednesday we went to Devonshire Road Recreation Ground.

We had many wonderful opportunities to develop our Characteristics of Effective Learning.

There was lots of Playing and Exploring - engagement, Active Learning - motivation, and even some Creating and Thinking Critically -…

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Beech Class, EYFS, 2018-19

Ashurst Woodland Walk

19 Mar 2019

Category: Chestnut

Chestnut class loved their woodland walk around Ashurst Beacon. We explored the woodland area talking about what we could see and hear. We also used our investigation sheets to collect different materials like pine cones, pine needles, sticks and different leaves. We then had a great time…

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Chestnut Class, EYFS, 2018-19