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Smiling, Caring and Learning Together on a Journey with God

Holly Class Blog 2018-19

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  • Happy New Year!

    Published 01/02/19, by Sandra Smart
    Happy New Year to all our Holly families! We are so impressed with how well the children have settled back into school after the Christmas break. As we celebrate the start of a new year we having been thinking about our achievements in 2018 and ho
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  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt!

    Published 16/01/19, by Sandra Smart
    We have thoroughly enjoyed our fortnight reading "We're Going on a Bear Hunt". We have become fully immersed in the story; acting it out using small objects, drawing story maps, making stick puppets of the characters and using
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  • Our First Ever School Trip!

    Published 10/12/18, by Sandra Smart
    This week we went on our very first school trip to post our letters to Father Christmas in the postbox on Hawthorn Road. We are keeping our fingers crossed that Father Christmas gets our letters and replies very soon....if he has time! This week t
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  • It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

    Published 02/12/18, by Sandra Smart
    This week we have been very lucky to have three exciting experiences at school. On Monday the local fire brigade came in with their fire engine which we were allowed to explore and we even got to use the hoses on our playground! On Thursday
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  • Shape Spotting

    Published 23/11/18, by Sandra Smart
    In Maths this week we have been continuing our learning on shape. We have been using everything we have learnt about the properties of 2D and 3D shapes to help us identify shapes in everyday objects. "This tin is a cylinder shape."
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  • Children in Need

    Published 18/11/18, by Sandra Smart
    It was fantastic to see so much time and thought put into the children's costumes this Friday as they dressed up as what they wanted to be when they grow up. We had explorers, vets, teachers and a magician to name but a few. Well done parents too
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  • We WILL Remember Them

    Published 09/11/18, by Sandra Smart
    Here we are standing by our school Remembrance Day Memorial. In Early Years we each drew around and cut out our handprint to create a class poppy wreath which we hung from the tree at the front of our school. As a Nyewood Family we gathered around th
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  • Gliding into Half-Term!

    Published 20/10/18, by Sandra Smart
    Wow! Not only has our first half term as part of the Holly Family gone by in a flash, but we have also been rocketing around the playground at lightning speed with the instructors from BikeAbility! We have thoroughly enjoyed our two sessions l
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  • The Aliens have Landed!

    Published 15/10/18, by Sandra Smart
    Following the arrival of Zog last week we have been really excited to learn about all things alien! We have enjoyed listening to the story "Aliens Love Underpants" which led to us creating our own alien pants shop in class. "I have
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  • In Holly Class this week...

    Published 05/10/18, by Sandra Smart
    We would like to say a big welcome to our newest classmate. He is very shy and doesn't believe in himself but we have been looking after him all week and building his confidence. He is pink, purple and VERY hairy! Holly Class would like to introd
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  • Autumn is Here!

    Published 25/09/18, by Sandra Smart
    This week the children have been exploring our 'Autumnal Tuff Tray'. We have enjoyed using our senses, as well as magnifying glasses, to look closely at natural objects such as conkers, acorns, fir cones, leaves and a Hubbard Pumpkin. Later i
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  • Ice-cream Parlours and Pumpkin Soup!

    Published 25/09/18, by Sandra Smart
    We have really enjoyed making an ice-cream parlour in class this week. The children took on full ownership of this. They asked for photos of ice-creams, made their own price tags and as the week went on, they even made their own flavoured cones using
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