It has been lovely hearing what everyone has been doing in the holidays. It sounds like there was lots of time spent enjoying the sun.
In Sycamore we looked at our letter formation and sentence building when writing what we did in the holidays. We wrote where we went, who we have seen,…
This is a tale of a tiny snail...
We have finished filming our version of ‘The Snail and The Whale’ this week and we cannot wait to show everyone!
We have loved using the masks and making our voices sound low and high!
Sycamore has had a great focus on mindfulness this week . We…
Another busy week again for us in Sycamore.
We have been powering on with our retelling of the snail and the whale story. We have loved pretending to dig the whale out and found pretending to be the children running out of school hilarious and the snail having an itchy foot was even…
Sycamore have been exploring activities this week to help them think about their feelings and the choices that they make.
We have been enjoying circle times and talking about feelings and what makes us ‘happy’ or ‘sad’. We have also been talking about what we can do to make us happy and…
This week Sycamore have been busy learning new facts about ‘Islam’ and the festival of ‘Eid’.
We have been learning that;
- Islam is a religion.
- Muslims are people who follow Islam.
- Eid is a Muslim festival, celebrated at the end of Ramadan.
- Ramadan is when grown up Muslims do…
It’s been a short but busy week in Sycamore.
Quick! It’s challenge time.
This week we have introduced quick time challenges. These can be at any time of the day, to test any skills, including movements, sounds, knowledge of the environment and skills that we have learnt through…
Today we have been celebrating our differences in Sycamore for our ‘Astley Park Wears Red’ day.
Sycamore enjoyed a morning of activities including, circle time and portrait crafts.
During our circle time we had a talk about why we are wearing red - Sycamore were great at sharing their ideas…
In Sycamore we have been continuing with our story of The Snail and the Whale. We have been working both in groups and independently to discuss parts of the story. We have been looking at parts of the story from the perception of the snail and from the perception of the whale, we then used these…
Cake? Yes please!
We fully enjoyed the cakes Isobel had brought in to celebrate her birthday, we had a choice of Vanilla, Strawberry or Chocolate. They were delicious!
A Happy Birthday to Isobel and a big thank-you for the cakes.
Thursday 22nd April was Earth day so Astley Park school celebrated in style!
The children learnt about ways in which we can look after our planet, making artwork and posters to inspire others to keep our world clean and look after it.
Please have a look through a selection of fantastic work…
In Sycamore this week we have been looking at the story of The Snail and the Whale. Firstly we looked at the features of a book cover, and what we could see on the cover of The Snail and the Whale. We then wrote a sentence on what we think might happen in the book before sharing our ideas with our…
We have had a lovely first week back in Sycamore.
This week we had a very important challenge! To help build a house for a Minibeast!
We started learning all about different minibeasts. We looked at lots of minibeasts including ladybirds, worms, ants, spiders and then spoke about…