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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

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

Gorgeous Guinea Pigs

Year 2 have had another pet visitor – this time it was Altusha’s Guinea Pigs, Michael and Minnie.  The class were interested in finding out about them and compared them to the hamster which they had seen earlier in the

Posted in Year 2

Excellent Explorers

Excellent Explorers The children in Year 2 have been finding out about significant people and famous explorers, past and present, from around the world. They created some mini books in the shape of one of Columbus’ ships to tell the

Posted in Year 2

Hamster Visit

In preparation for their Summer Term topic about different animals around the world, Year 2 had a very special visitor – Olly’s pet Russian Dwarf Hamster!  He told the children how to look after a hamster and how to keep

Posted in Year 2

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

Terrific 3-D Shapes

Year 2 have been learning about 3D shapes. The children were set a construction challenge.  Their objective was to build 3D models which involved thinking about the shapes of faces they would need, the number of vertices and how many

Posted in Year 2

Outstanding Orang-utans

Year 2 have been busy following in the footsteps of David Attenborough to find out all about Orang-utans. They created their own non-fiction books to tell you all about them, so why not pop into the school library and have

Posted in Year 2

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

Marvellous Maths Facts

Ahead of the coming term, Years 2 and 5 have been reviewing different maths concepts in maths carousel tasks.  It is essential that basic elements of maths are practised regularly in order to consolidate key facts which can be built

Posted in Year 2, Year 4 & 5
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