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Week commencing 20th March 2017

 

Literacy

List writing

 

Maths

Odd and even numbers

 

Other activities

Potato planting, kite making, hockey skills in PE, parachute games and much more!

 

We hope to fly our kites at the playing field (weather dependent). Please let us know if you are able to help on Wednesday morning - thank you. 

 

Have a great weekend,

Lauren Ponting

13th March 2017

13th March 2017 1 Letter formation
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13th March 2017 3 We got very creative in the making area
13th March 2017 4 We decided to make our own balloons
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13th March 2017 6 The Blue Balloon story sequencing
13th March 2017 7 Flying our balloons in the sunshine!
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13th March 2017 9 Balloon painting and colour mixing
13th March 2017 10 We got very messy!
13th March 2017 11 We enjoyed writing outside this week
13th March 2017 12 1-20 number hunt
13th March 2017 13 Retelling the story of The Blue Balloon
13th March 2017 14 Where would the balloon take you?
13th March 2017 15 Chalk drawings
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13th March 2017 17 Counting in 2s
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13th March 2017 19 Counting in 5s
13th March 2017 20 We started planting herbs in our outdoor area
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13th March 2017 27 We labelled our herbs using the sounds we know
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Week commencing 13th March 2017

 

Literacy

The story of The Blue Balloon by Mike Inkpen

 

Maths

Recognising numbers and beginning to count in 2s, 5s and 10s

 

Other activities

Balloon painting/colour mixing, herb planting in our outdoor area, fine motor development and much more!

 

PE

Ball skills and parachute games 

 

Have a lovely weekend,

Lauren Ponting

6th March 2017

6th March 2017  1 We made yummy jam sandwiches for Mr Gumpy's outing
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6th March 2017  5 We enjoyed eating them and then wrote instructions
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6th March 2017  10 Our buddies loved our jam sandwiches!
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6th March 2017  13 We looked for signs of spring around our school
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6th March 2017  16 A busy scooter wash!
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6th March 2017  19 Snack time in the sunshine!
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6th March 2017  22 We used the large apparatus in PE!
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Week commencing 6th March 2017

Literacy

Instruction writing

 

New sounds/tricky words

ear air   they

*Please make sure reading wallets are in school each Wednesday so we can give out new sounds and words - thank you.

 

Maths

Sharing groups of objects equally

 

Bike/scooter day (Wednesday 8th March)

​​​​​​​Please send your child in with their bike or scooter next Wednesday so they can share with others and use to write sentences. Don't worry we have spares in school if you can't get them in. 

 

PE

​​​​​​​Exploring large apparatus

 

Have a great weekend,

Lauren Ponting

27th February 2017

Pancake Challenge! How many times can you flip a pancake in 1 minute?

Pancake Challenge! How many times can you flip a pancake in 1 minute?  1
Pancake Challenge! How many times can you flip a pancake in 1 minute?  2
Pancake Challenge! How many times can you flip a pancake in 1 minute?  3
Pancake Challenge! How many times can you flip a pancake in 1 minute?  4
Pancake Challenge! How many times can you flip a pancake in 1 minute?  5
Pancake Challenge! How many times can you flip a pancake in 1 minute?  6
Pancake Challenge! How many times can you flip a pancake in 1 minute?  7 Jamie was the winner! He flipped 22 times!
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Pancake Challenge! How many times can you flip a pancake in 1 minute?  9 Pancake tasting!
Pancake Challenge! How many times can you flip a pancake in 1 minute?  10 Yum yum!

Week Commencing 27th February 2017

 

Literacy

We will describe characters from the story of Mr Gumpy's Outing and use the sounds we know to write describing words.

 

New sounds/tricky words

or  ur  ow  are   all

 

Maths

In maths we will begin to talk about time. To support your child at home you could talk about what time they get up, what time they go to bed, etc. We will also make our own clocks to support our learning.

 

Other activities

Painting/making clocks, singing songs and rhymes, pancake flipping and tasting, looking at different types of boats, talking about similarities and differences, staying safe on boats and much more!

 

PE

Ball control and team games including football!

 

Have a lovely weekend,

Lauren Ponting

Look what we've been learning this week!

20th February 2017

 

 

Picture 1 We read the story of Mr Gumpy and learnt actions
Picture 2 We used props and masks to help retell the story
Picture 3 Which objects float? Which objects sink?
Picture 4 Exploring objects that float and sink
Picture 5 We built houses and boats using lego
Picture 6 We made a boat for Mr Gumpy!
Picture 7 A very windy transport survey in Uplands
Picture 8 Team games in PE

 

Welcome back after half term!

Genius Week!

6th February 2017

During this week the children had lots of fun learning new skills and exploring different workshops. Take a look at some of our photos!

Aspiring

Belonging

Creative

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Uplands Primary School

Thompson Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire,

GL5 1TE

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