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Badger Class News (Year 1 & 2)

Badgers' Trip to Colne Valley Railway

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Badgers' Trip to Hatfield Forest

Summer Term

Badgers have had a great start to the Summer Term. We celebrated Earth Day and made posters, talked about how we can look after the planet and they made salt dough ornaments of the Earth.

 

We have started our Art learning about Cezanne. They also wrote some lovely recounts of their Easter Holidays!

 

Week Beginning 14th March 2022

Badgers enjoyed playing the trumpet in Music this week and drawing portraits of Florence Nightingale in Art. We also went on a tree hunt for our Science learning.

The Year 1s enjoyed measuring mass this week in Maths!

 

We also read with Muntjacs this week which was really lovely!

Week Beginning 7th March 2022

Badgers have had a good week making yummy wraps in DT and eating them outside in the nice weather!!

They grated, peeled, chopped and folded to make their wrap. They did really well getting all their ingredients ready!

 

Week Beginning 21st February 2022

Badger class have had a good start to the new half term. We are learning about Florence Nightingale in History and they had fun looking at some artefacts and acting out the story. We learnt about why she was so important and what she changed about hospitals. 

We are reading 'Flat Stanley' in English and he has already been on lots of adventures since becoming flat. 

In Science are learning about how we can stay healthy. In Maths we finished our statistics and we are now learning about 2D and 3D shapes. 

Badgers have been working hard and have settled back in well after half term.

 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 31st January 2022

Badgers have been doing some maths assessment this week and did really well. We looked at the artist 'Paul Signac' and they created their own versions of the 'Red Buoy' using warm and cool colours.

Week Beginning 24th January 2022

Badgers have really enjoyed learning about structures this week and making structures in DT.  They made them strong by using anchors, braces, flanges and bases.

 

We have been learning about Rosa Parks in History. The children did really well thinking about why Segregation wasn't fair and how Rosa Parks made a big difference towards equality.

Week Beginning 17th January 2022

Badgers have been working hard with their writing this week. Thy wrote some great acrostic poems about Superworm and they have been thinking about what all living things need in their habitat to survive. We have been playing some fun maths games too!

Week Beginning 12th January 2022

 

Badgers have had a great first full week back at school. They have been very busy learning about Habitats, reading our class book 'Superworm' and making origami in class. We have also learnt about the James Webb Telescope and they drew some great pictures of what it might see in space.

 

Week Beginning 6th December 2021

Badgers have worked so hard this week with performing their Nativity and I am so proud of them for their brilliant singing and acting. I hope you enjoyed watching it as much as they did performing to you.

 

We created Christmas scenes in Art this week. They are titled 'Starry Night'.

Week Beginning 29th November 2021

Year 1 have been learning about 2D and 3D shapes, sorting them, naming them, describing them and finding them in the class and at home. 

Year 2 have been learning about Money, learning the coins and notes, adding them and finding change.

 

In DT we have been looking at structures. Badgers tried to make a structure using newspaper and sticky tape. They found it it very tricky and we discussed the importance of structures needing a solid, stable base. We will be looking at bridges and structures as we continue with our learning.

Week Beginning 15th November 2021

Badgers have had a busy week starting our Christmas Play, having school photos taken  and Children in Need day, alongside all our learning in class. 

We really enjoyed our whole school ramble and they wore some great odd socks for anti-bullying week.

We have started writing our Little Red Riding Hood stories and the children worked really hard with their writing!

Week Beginning 8th November 2021

Badgers have had a really good week in class. We have been doing lots of writing about Little Red Riding Hood and lots of maths learning. They have been learning about the organs in our bodies and what they do. For Geography we have been learning about the 5 oceans and the 7 continents. In RE we are learning about Judaism.

For Remembarance Day they created some lovely pictures of the fields filled with poppies. We discussed how the poppies showed hope and this is why they are sold each year. They used watercolours and pastels to create their backgrounds. They then added on their poppies. They look wonderful in our main classroom window!

Week Beginning 1st November 2021

 

Badgers have settled in really well after a well earned break! We have started our English work on 'Little Red Riding Hood'. We talked about the COP26 and what it is. They then thought about what they can do to look after the planet. 

 

We are learning about the Human Body in Science and they had fun labelling body parts and making a moving skeleton. In ICT this week we created story boards for Little Red Riding Hood and the children played Maths Games!

Week Beginning 11th October 

Badgers have been very busy with their learning. They wrote some lovely diary entries as someone who woke up on the night of the Great Fire of London for our History learning. We have been learning how to add and subtract in Maths. They learnt about the Human Life Cycle in Science. We answered the question ,Why do Christians celebrate Harvest' after our lovely trip the the church last Friday. They also thought about what Design and Technology is. We also created some amazing pictures in Art of the houses on fire in Pudding Lane.

Week Beginning 20th and 27th September 

Badgers have had a very busy 2 weeks! They drew self portraits which are now up on display in the hall. They look fantastic!

 

We reflected on our assemblies about 'Reaching for the Stars' and 'Showing Love'. They created their own star with something to aim for. They also thought about how we can show love and kindness and wrote this in a heart for our classroom door.

They learnt about the different animal groups and made posters about each one. They really enjoyed the sorting out the animals activity.

We have made our Tudor Houses and I think you will agree they look fabulous!

Week Beginning 13th September 

 

Badgers have had a great second week back. They have been working hard with their Maths and Phonics. We are learning about Creation in RE and the Year 1s created their own 'Story of Creation' wheel'.

 

They have been really enjoying our class book and have been following Max's journey to find out how to cross the road safely. They then created a Road Safety poster to show people how to cross the road safely. 

Week Beginning 6th September 2021

Badgers have settled in well. The new Year 1s are starting to get used to the new classroom and new routines. The Year 2s have been helping them get settled. They have enjoyed the learning games they play in the mornings before we settle into our learning.

 

 

 

We have been learning Place Value in Maths and we started our class book ' The Hodgeheg'. The children have been learning about hedgehogs and wrote some wonderful sentences about the main character Max. They tried to curl up like a hedgehog does when it is scared but they said it was hard to get their legs and arms in completely.