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Smiling, Caring and Learning Together on a Journey with God

Sycamore Class Blog 2023-24

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  • Good deeds

    Published 17/05/24, by Clare Burgess
    Today in RE we learnt about good deeds that Jewish people do. We talked about the importance of good deeds and how we can show our families good deeds. Children acted out putting dishes in the dishwasher, tidying their bedrooms and making their beds.
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  • Letter Formation

    Published 10/05/24, by Clare Burgess
    This week in writing we have been focusing on our handwriting. We have discussed where letters start, where they sit on the line and the size compared to other letters. This has been amazing to see as so many children were able to form all or most of
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  • Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s

    Published 03/05/24, by Clare Burgess
    This week we have been learning to count in 2s, 5s and 10s. The children have been noticing the patterns in these numbers, such as a number needs to end in a 5 or 10 when counting in 5s. The children have used mathematical equipment and socks to help
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  • Exploring

    Published 26/04/24, by Clare Burgess
    It's been another great week of learning in the Sycamore family. The class loved going outside and exploring the school grounds for our science learning. We looked at all the different leaves, plants and trees (there are more than we thought!). W
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  • Best day ever!

    Published 19/04/24, by Clare Burgess
    What an amazing day! The children absolutely loved the trip to the Blue Reef. Their behaviour was incredible, they listened to the talk so well and were able to answer questions about habitats and adaptations. They walked around the aquarium ver
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  • Capacity

    Published 28/03/24, by Clare Burgess
    The children loved learning about capacity and using the words: full, empty, half full, nearly empty. They tested each other to see if they could put the right amount of water in the container! This week we went to the Church for our Easter servic
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  • Reading to the class

    Published 22/03/24, by Clare Burgess
    The children have had another great week of learning. We have been learning to use scales and discuss what is heavy and what is light. Also we have been learning about capacity, using the vocabulary full, empty, half full, nearly empty. The children
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  • Computing

    Published 15/03/24, by Clare Burgess
    The children have loved using ipads and laptops this week to retrieve information about animals. They used the search engine "Kiddle" to find out facts and photos about animals. Some used the mouse and the keyboard to retrieve facts. This i
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  • World Book Day

    Published 08/03/24, by Clare Burgess
    The children loved dressing up for World Book Day. They were able to talk about their character and the personalities of them. Some children bought in the book that their character was in and shared this in their reading time. We spent time talking a
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  • Sponsored Bounce

    Published 01/03/24, by Clare Burgess
    The children loved the sponsored bounce this week. Thank you to everyone who sponsored the children, the money is greatly received.  This week we have been learning to use 'and' and 'because' in our writing to extend our sente
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  • Designing and Creating Puppets

    Published 09/02/24, by Clare Burgess
    The children have thoroughly loved designing and making their own puppets. They have thought carefully about what is safe for a 4 year old if they were having their puppet. We can't wait to show the Early Years children after half term. Y
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  • Maths

    Published 02/02/24, by Clare Burgess
    Hello! Last week our maths learning was based around 2s, 5s and 10s. We used mathematical equipment to support us to count. This week some children choose to write their numbers in 2s, 5s and 10s making sure they are the correct way round. This week
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