Cottontail

Cottontail Class

Teacher: Miss Lake
Year Group: Reception
Class Parent Rep(s): Mrs Divers and Miss Burkett (Walborn)

Info and Children's Work

Welcome to Cottontail Class

Cottontail Newsletter Term 5 2018

ELGs  These are the expectations for the end of the Reception year.

4 Children Parents Guide

At Anthony Roper we follow the Read, Write, Inc. scheme.  Below are the Read, Write, Inc. words to read.  Red words are also called tricky words or common irregular words.

Red Words Chart

Green words chart

Here are the PowerPoints from the Maths and Phonics workshops. 

Maths Workshop

Phonics Workshop

Traffic survey

We went just outside of school to see what types of transport passed by.

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Ordering by size

We have been learning about ordering from smallest to largest.

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Making books

We have been enjoying writing and drawing in little books.

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Fairy-tale trees

We made fairy-tale trees with Mrs Murray.

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Our new writing boards

We loved using our illuminated writing boards!

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Harry Potter Day

We dressed up for the day and had fun making wands and potions in the woods with our friends in Puddle Duck Class.

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Treasure Hunt

Three girls in our buddy class Tolkien, planned a fun-filled afternoon in the woods for us.  We had a treasure hunt first and then returned to class to do some art work.  There were even prizes!  Thank you to all of our buddies.

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Rain, rain don’t go away!!

We had fun jumping in puddles!!

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Den building

We went into the woods and had fun making dens.

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Ice cream shop

After drawing ice creams with shapes- we created an ice cream shop together.  It was very popular!

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Christmas party

We had a great time at our class Christmas party.  In the morning we made pizzas to eat at the party.  Someone said it was “the best party ever!!”

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Christmas baking

We made yummy mince pies!

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Christmas is coming!

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Healthy Living week

We tried lots of different activities including mindfulness music and colouring in, making smoothies, yoga with Mrs Harrison, using the bikes and play equipment and learning how to keep healthy.  We looked at some exotic fruits too and tried some.

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Literacy time

We have been using magnetic boards to make real and nonsense words and enjoying reading and writing.

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Children in Need PJ party in the woods

On Children in Need day we wore pyjamas to school.  We went to the woods for a PARTY!  We danced, played musical statues, played ‘over and under’ with a banana, decorated a Pudsey Bear face and had yummy brioche and hot chocolate- (much needed on a frosty morning!)

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Paul Klee Art

Our class artist this year is Paul Klee.  We looked at his work called ‘Separation in the Evening’ and tried to re-create it ourselves using pastels.  Fun and messy too!!

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Jam tarts

Here we are making some jam tarts.

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Obstacle course

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What can you hear?  What can you see? 

The children laid on the floor with their eyes closed and listened to the sounds they could hear.  Then they opened their eyes and looked up into the sky to see what they could see.  After that, we went on a colour scavenger hunt.

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Crumble

The children enjoyed making a pear and apple crumble.

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Diwali

As part of our learning about Diwali, the children made a Diva lamp.

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Leaf hedgehogs

We went into the woods and created a hedgehog with leaves.

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Bikes and trikes

We had fun whizzing around the playground on the bikes, scooters and trikes.

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Buddies

We met with our buddy class- Tolkien.  We wandered through the woods and found 5 autumn leaves to take back to school.

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Baking

We made cookies- yummy!

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Fun in the woods

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Our first few weeks at school

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Anthony Roper Awards