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Dinosaur Week

To end their ‘Animals’ topic, Reception had a Dinosaur Week. The children made dinosaurs from play dough, looked at dinosaur books, drew and wrote about different dinosaurs, made a dinosaur park with the blocks and even made volcano pictures too!

Posted in Early Years, Reception

Creating Books

The children in Reception created their own Non-Fiction animal books using a selection of books that had been shared each week during the class topic on ‘Animals’. They labelled their pictures, wrote sentences and even included a contents page. It

Posted in Early Years, Reception

Halves and Sharing

Reception class have been learning about how to cut things in half and share sweets equally.  They carried out lots of practical activities and then told the rest of Foundation Stage about their work during an assembly.

Posted in Early Years, Reception

Floppy’s Phonics Stage 4 Actions

Calpe School’s Year 1 class have made their own actions to match the Floppy’s Phonics sounds of Stage 4.  

Posted in Early Years, Nursery, Pre-Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2

Mysterious Scratch

Reception Class found a huge scratch on their board and muddy paw prints in their classroom on Monday! The children looked at the two clues to work out which animal could have made it………but they needed another clue. The class

Posted in Early Years, Reception

Floppy’s Phonics Stage 1+, Stage 2 and Stage 3 actions

At Calpe School, the Floppy’s Phonics programme is used as the basis for teaching phonics in reading and writing.  Reception Class have developed actions for each of the sounds in Stage 1+, 2 and 3.  Watch them here:  

Posted in Early Years, Nursery, Pre-Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2

Handa’s Surprise

In their weekly assembly, Pre-Nursery re-told the story of Handa’s Surprise to the rest of Foundation Stage. They also showed the pictures that they had drawn to help them recall the story.  Well done, Pre-Nursery!

Posted in Early Years, Pre-Nursery

Super Sunflowers

Reception class showed the rest of Foundation Stage how a bean plant grows and shared their pictures of sunflowers.  They are hoping that their beanstalks grow tall enough to reach the Giant!

Posted in Early Years, Reception

Happy Horses

In their Assembly, Pre-Nursery children shared all the horse facts they have been learning.  Everyone enjoyed listening to them and learning about horses. 

Posted in Early Years, Pre-Nursery

Numicon in Numeracy

Foundation Stage and Year 1 welcomed a surprise visitor to the class.  Miss Alex returned to visit the children and to deliver a range of Numeracy lessons specialising in the use of Numicon.  The children were introduced to the tiles

Posted in Calpe School Events, Early Years, Nursery, Pre-Nursery, Reception, Year 1
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