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Smiling, Caring and Learning Together on a Journey with God

Chestnut Class Blog 2020-21

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  • A great week of learning

    Published 15/01/21, by Clare Burgess
    Hello Chestnuts! I hope you are all well and staying safe. I am missing all of your smiles and can't wait to be able to see them again. I am so impressed by all of your hard work this week in and out of school. I have seen some of this work
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  • Happy New Year

    Published 07/01/21, by Clare Burgess
    Happy New Year to my Chestnut families. I hope your all well. I hope you all had a lovely Christmas. Well this isn't the new term any of us wanted but we are going to make the most of it. I will upload videos to help with your learning at home. I
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  • Merry Christmas

    Published 18/12/20, by Charlotte Rice
    I can't quite believe it's the end of the first term. I have loved watching your children learn and grow in such uncertain times. You should be so proud of them. I really am. We had a visit (virtually) from a certain person! The children w
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  • money

    Published 10/12/20, by Charlotte Rice
    This week we have been learning about money, recognising coins and going to the "shop" and buy some items. Some of the children have been able to recognise the coins and add them together but lots of children found this concept hard. We are
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  • Chestnut Family Christmas Worship

    Published 08/12/20, by Charlotte Rice
        We are proud to welcome Chestnut Family Christmas Worship. The children have put in so much hard work from the background scenes to learning the words and actions. Enjoy
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  • Christmas is here!

    Published 04/12/20, by Charlotte Rice
    This week the children have been learning about the Christmas Story and the true meaning of Christmas. We have been practising for the Christmas Worship and the children have been drawing back drops for the nativity characters. They have learnt new s
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  • Measuring

    Published 27/11/20, by Charlotte Rice

    The children have had a busy week learning to measure using cubes then onto rulers and measuring tape. We encouraged the children to estimate first before measuring it.

    The children LOVED the Fantastic Finish. They described their characters then worked with their group to make their own story. They worked out what each character would do in their play. Finally they acted out their play. They loved doing this in front of the rest of the class. They bowed at the end and we all clapped them!

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  • 3d shapes

    Published 20/11/20, by Charlotte Rice
    The children have loved learning about 3d shapes. They have learnt the names of the shapes and being able to explain the shapes using the correct mathemtical language - vertices, edges and faces. The children have also been working out why certa
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  • EAD afternoon

    Published 13/11/20, by Charlotte Rice
    The children really enjoyed the EAD afternoon on Tuesday. They picked leaves from outside, drew round them and made stain glass windows. They also spent time outside and drew poppies and Rangoli patterns on the ground. We have also loved the new p
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  • Woodland Wednesday Thursday!

    Published 06/11/20, by Charlotte Rice
    The children loved Woodland Wednesday on Thursday! They all had a go at fire lighting and lots of them managed to light it. We also put the rafts the children made last time into the water. We discussed why the rafts were floating and talked about th
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  • Amazing talents

    Published 23/10/20, by Charlotte Rice
    What an amazing half term it has been. The children have really amazed me with their learning and keeness to work and challenge themselves. Yesterday we had our Fantastic Finish. The children showed me all their talents and skills. Everyone though
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  • Number bonds to 20

    Published 15/10/20, by Charlotte Rice
    This week the children have been busy working out number bonds to 10 and then 20. The children have used all sorts of equipment to work out 2 numbers to make 20. You can use anything! Toys, pasta. Encourage your child to write their number bonds, usi
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