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 2 2017

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

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