Entries by Karen Norman

22nd October 2021

This week year 1 have been using all of their core values in their learning. Firstly, they have been using resilience when adding in maths. As well as that they have been curious about what animals they might see on their school trip to Godstone Farm. Year 1 have been independent when writing in English […]

1st October 2021

This week year 6 have been revisiting their learning and generating news vocabulary for letters to Sherlock Holmes. Also, they have been challenging themselves to stay in restrictions of formal writing. They have created terracotta statues of warriors from their Shang Dynasty topic this term. Year 6 have been starting the days off with their […]

2nd July 2021

Blog- Friday 2nd July  Reception have been learning about capacity in maths. They have been using water to explore this! In literacy they have created their own non-fiction booklets and have enjoyed making bookmarks in the orchard and spending time in the outdoor classroom.  Year 1 have been learning to find a quarter of amounts. In English, they have been retelling the story of […]

25th June

This week, Reception had great fun in their steel drum workshops! They enjoyed getting a chance to play the instruments as well as dancing to the music!  Year 1 have been learning about the traditional tale of the gingerbread man and writing recipes using imperative verbs. In art they have been looking at Georgia O Keefe and […]

18th June

During healthy week Reception were very creative and made Fruit faces before tasting them.  They were delicious! As they continue with their topic of Under the Sea they have enjoyed exploring with water and sand as well as sea creatures and taking them on sea adventures! Their story of the week is Tiddler and they created and wrote their own excuses why Tiddler was Late! Next, Year 1 have been learning about […]

11th June

This week in Reception they have enjoyed immersing themselves with our new topic of under the Sea! They have read the The Fish who could Wish and have written their own wishes of what they would like to be. In maths they have had so much maths learning fun, fishing for a numbered fish and saying one more than and one less than that […]

21st May 2021

Blog- Friday 21st May  This week in Roundwood, Reception have continued to learn about African animals in the Savannah and used their creative writing to describe animals and guess who they are! In maths they have been learning all about one more than and one less than numbers beyond 20!  In Year 1, they have written their own Tinga Tale about why the butterfly has colourful wings. In […]

11th December

Good morning,  This week, Roundwood have been learning about the very special Nativity Story and enjoyed making and painting clay stars that they will take home to decorate their Christmas trees.   In Year 1, they have been having lots of fun filming their dances for the Key Stage 1 nativity. In maths, they have been […]

4th December

In Reception, they have been using repeated patterns to make paper chains for Christmas decorations. They have also been wishing upon a star. This week in Year 1 we have been creating missing posters for the bear’s teddy and in maths we have been learning about division as sharing. In Year 2 they have been busy […]