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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

Sweet Igloos

Year 1 enjoyed constructing igloos as part of the Penguins, Possums and Pigs topic. Sugar cubes were a brilliant resource for this task. However, talk soon turned to how much sugar is in fizzy drinks and even fruit juices. We

Posted in Year 1

Winners!

At Calpe School, our KS1&2 pupils have access to the Active Learn website which allows them to read English books, play maths games and enjoy online grammar, spelling and punctuation activities to further their learning at home. As an incentive,

Posted in Calpe School Events, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Winners!

Calpe School children are winners!  The pupils from Years 1-5 recently entered a competition which was run by NABSS (National Assosciation of Schools in Spain). The task was to create a storyboard (KS1) or write an essay (KS2) which projected

Posted in Calpe School Events, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5

Fabulous Fruit and Vegetables

As part of the Growth and Green Fingers topic, Year 1 predicted what the inside of various fruits and vegetables looked like. Some were easier than others but the children learnt the main classification of fruits and vegetables. The class

Posted in Year 1

Pancakes – yum yum!

Year 1 enjoyed making pancakes in class. The children improved their measuring, mixing and cooking skills! A great success all round – the staff enjoyed them too!

Posted in Year 1

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

Brilliant Birds

As part of their topic ‘Growth and Green Fingers’, Year 1 went for a walk to observe local birds and plants. The children discovered the vital role birds play in helping to pollenate and disperse seeds. One bird, a pied

Posted in Year 1

Tremendous Teamwork

During circle time this week, Year 1 were given the challenge to work together as a team. They had to form a circle then hold hands with each other across the circle. They then needed to untangle themselves – without

Posted in Year 1

Active Learn Champions!

The Active Learn website is a fantastic way to consolidate and continue learning at home.  These pupils were our winners in the second part of the Autumn term – who will be the next winners? www.activelearnprimary.co.uk

Posted in Calpe School Events, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 & 5
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