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Friday 21st January 2022

Maths and Reading

A mix of Maths and Book club! We are making the most of the current situation and reading at our desks. In Maths we used our resources to create an array of multiplications. 


Friday 14th January 2022

Larch class children were finally able to enjoy their first assembly at the third attempt! Here are some images of the day. Thank you to all adults who came along to find out what the children have been learning so far in Year 3.




Friday 7th January 2022

That’s right, we blinked and it’s 2022! Your lovely Larch’s returned to school with an amazing mindset and have given their all in every activity. They have earned a very restful weekend indeed!


Today in History, we explored the meaning of chronology and created our own timelines to show each major period of time in the order that they happened. We understand the meaning and difference between AD and BC and pinpointed where Ancient Egypt appears in the order. 





Last Week of Term

This week, the countdown to Christmas started in Larch with some very excited children. 

The children used their skills in Pointillism to create a calendar to use for the year.



We made Christingles to symbolise the world and it’s light.  



The children completed their DT photo frames and then had an amazing party!


We are grateful to all of our parents and adults at home for their support during a particularly challenging half term for Larch class. We hope you have an amazing Christmas!









Monday 6th - Friday 10th December 2021

This week the lovely Larches were able to return to class after their week of remote learning and they certainly have done everybody proud.


This week we have been able to explore more about Animals and Humans in Science, written a setting description in English and explored different Christmas traditions in other countries during RE. We also found some time to read in our festive looking book corner.





Friday 26th November 2021

Mystery Reader!

This afternoon we were joined by the fabulous Mr Pearson, who was our "Mystery Reader". He shared a wonderful book by Janet Allan Ahlberg  "Cops and Robbers" All children were transfixed by the story.

Thank you Mr Pearson.






Thursday 25th November 2021

Perfecting our maths and computing skills

This morning, Larch have been perfecting their times tables and number skills. They have been playing TTRS, Numbots and Hit the Button. They have also been practising their computing skills when using the Chromebooks to login to the various games. Well done Larch!







Friday 19th November 2021

Anti Bullying Day- One Kind Word

Today, the children in Larch took part in activities linked to the theme of 'One Kind Word'. They made Kindness Keys and Kind word posters to make sure they understood what kindness meant and show how they would be kind others. Check out the our work below!

Tuesday 16th November 2021

Today, we had an amazing day at Celtic Harmony. We learnt so many things about The Stone Age and how the people of the era lived. We started off by exploring how they made fire and then onto building our own shelters - they must have been freezing as there were no radiators! Then, we learnt about the wide variety of tools created by the Stone Age people and then we made a meal using herbs. We followed this up by hunting a huge Wooly Mammoth and then finished our day with a story/play. The children had huge smiles on their faces throughout and we were very sad when it was time to leave. 


Friday 12th November 2021

Today, we had the excitement of a Mystery Reader coming to our classroom to read us a book! Mrs Tish came in with the book ‘Can a Unicorn Help me Deal with being Bullied’ which links to Anti-Bullying week next week. The children were engrossed and learnt a great deal from the reading session. Thank you Mrs Tish!

Friday 5th November 2021

Today, our lovely Larches really enjoyed their first ever book club! Having the chance to read in the area of their choice was so refreshing and our imaginations ran wild.



Friday 22nd October 2021

Prior to half term we created freeze frames for the story of Muhammad during RE.