Bishopsteignton Primary School

Bishopsteignton Primary School

Cockhaven Close, Bishopsteignton, Devon TQ14 9RJ

01626 775 873

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Explorers 2020/21

  • The Explorers had great fun scooping out the pumpkin and pretending to make a range of pumpkin dishes. Words used to describe the pumpkin flesh included 'yucky' and 'slimy'!
  • The Explorers have been amazing Stickatops in their learning this week!
  • After learning our new letter sound 'm' in phonics the children were inspired to make mountains from a range of boxes! They then decided to make machines and made each other into robots, we got through a lot of masking tape!
  • The Explorers were so excited this morning and they had a brilliant bounce Off! Thank you to FOBs for organising it and for all your generous sponsorship, it is very much appreciated!
  • This week in our maths learning we have been exploring the skill of matching and sorting.
  • We have enjoyed our first set of phonic sessions!
  • Thank you to the children who gave their presentations, they all received a merit today. Congratulations to Alex and Margo who received the most votes on Thursday!
  • The children were real Tryatops when talking about why they should be voted for the school council. Being kind was often mentioned as being important!
  • The Explorers were very surprised to find a sleeping hedgehog hiding in their construction area!
  • Congratulations to the Explorers for completing their first full week in school! They all received a merit today for settling in so well!
  • The Explorers had great fun exploring our new play equipment today. They were very creative at using each piece of equipment in lots of different ways!
  • The Explorers really enjoyed trying all the fun activities today which were kindly organised by visitors from the Village Festival!
  • The Explorers were entertained by Professor Bumble and treated to an ice-cream for our Fun Day!
  • Following on from our pirate maps, we created our own journey maps depicting our route to school.
  • The Explorers had a fantastic day of fun and learning on Monday!
  • The Investigators wrote their own stories and wanted to share them with the Explorers. The Explorers were great listeners and really enjoyed their shared story time!
  • The Explorers had a fabulous morning taking part in the competition!
  • In maths we have been making boats and predicting how many cubes they will hold before they sink!
  • This week we have been learning to apply our knowledge about odd and even numbers!
  • 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!
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