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Bishopsteignton Primary School

Cockhaven Close, Bishopsteignton, Devon TQ14 9RJ

01626 775 873

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What's been happening in Explorers.

Explorers

Explorers 2020/21

  • The Explorers had a fantastic forest school session this afternoon! We made a giant Hungry Caterpillar from leaves and twigs, butterflies from pressed leaves and we also went on a bug hunt. We finished off the session with a hot chocolate and biscuit!
  • During circle time, we have been thinking about 'changes' with a focus on baby to now.
  • The Explorers had a fantastic first music Session with Kip today. They learnt a new song and played instruments to a musical story. We are already looking forward to next week's session!
  • Today we found out about minibeast habitats and then went outside for a minibeast hunt. We found ladybirds on leaves, worms in the soil and woodlice under leaves!
  • After watching 'Double Trouble' on Number Blocks, we explored different ways to represent doubles!
  • Our class toy, Harry the monkey, has taken on a new form due to covid restrictions!
  • Wow, our writing line was very full today!
  • After reading the story 'Mr Gumpy's Outing' the children were in spired to make their own boats!
  • Superworm is our class text this week.
  • We continued our learning about growing plants by working together to plant lettuces, tomatoes, carrots and sunflowers. We can't wait to watch them grow!
  • We helped the farmer to read, sequence and follow the instructions to plant his seeds!
  • Today we explored the forest school area for plants and flowers and found lots of minibeasts along the way!
  • This week we have been learning to represent 'teen' numbers with different resources!
  • This week, during our outside games session we explored improving our underarm throwing!
  • Today we started thinking about how plants grow and what they need to survive.
  • This week we have continued to read and write captions with our tricky words.
  • 'Chick to Hen' is our new Literacy text this week.
  • We love to have fun and enjoy being active!
  • The Explorers made an amazing effort with their costumes today, thank you!
  • We were amazing Solveadactyls!
  • Our new equipment has arrived!
  • We had fun exploring ice gardens!
  • We had a great first day back!
  • The Explorers enjoyed some fun Christmas activities to finish the term!
  • The Explorers were very excited to write their letters to Santa.
  • The Explorers used their knowledge of squares and rectangles to create their own trees.
  • The Explorers had great fun taking part in the Inter House Competition!
  • The Explorers had a fun-filled day on Wednesday making their Christmas crafts!
  • The Explorers enjoyed another forest school session on Friday afternoon.
  • We love to read and share books during our school day.
  • This week we have been learning about the number 5!
  • We had a great time exploring the forest school area today. Searching for bugs, digging for worms, feeding the fish and making concoctions in the mud kitchen were just some of the things that the children said they enjoyed doing the most!
  • ‘Peace at Last!’ is our new class text.
  • Our new huge whiteboard inspired the children to get creative in our outdoor area! They took turns to draw and write all over the board and produced some great pictures!
  • As part of the NSPCC's 'Speak out Stay safe' online programme the Explorers have been talking pants to learn that their bodies belong to them and them alone.
  • Diwali time is here again!
  • This week we have been talking about being good friends.
  • The Explorers had great fun breaking the rules to raise money for Children in need today! Thank you for all your efforts and donations.
  • The Explorers learnt all about Remembrance Day and painted some lovely poppies.
  • During our learning time, we love to use our imaginations to create representations of the world around us.
  • We love our outside physical phonics time!
  • We learnt the digraph 'ck' in phonics today.
  • This week in our phonics learning we learnt how to read and write words with the letter sound 'o'.
  • After learning an action poem about Bonfire Night, we created our own firework patterns.
  • Linked to our story of 'The Little Red Hen' we explored making salt dough.
  • We had great fun trying to guess who the children were from their baby photos!
  • This week we have been talking about our emotions.
  • 'P' was our new letter sound today.
  • Developing control over our bodies is a key skill in learning to write.
  • We have enjoyed meeting some of our new Explorers and their adults this week. It has been a very positive and calm introduction to school life.
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