Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Santa stuck in the chimney

Last week we wrote a narrative about Santa who got stuck in the chimney. This week everybody painted a picture to go with their story. Enjoy.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The hen by Finlay

Listen to FInlay read his interesting narrative about a hen. Well done Finlay

Thursday, December 8, 2011

A ginger cat by Deborah

Listen to Deborah reading her story about a ginger cat.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

A hen and her chicks

When Nartis came to school with his Nana we were so excited that she brought in a hen and several chicks. We were delighted to be able to hold a chick and to learn about chickens from an expert. We now know so much more about chickens.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Butterfly house - Great news

Why did we have to leave our classroom in such a hurry you ask?

Well you see, Mr Barnes appeared at our classroom door and told us some very exciting news that our precious butterfly was emerging from its chrysalis. We quickly put on our hats and raced out the door and this is what we saw. It was so exciting.

As it's wings dried it has moved around the butterfly house. On close inspection we have discovered it is a male butterfly.

Friday, December 2, 2011

What am I? by Terina

Listen to Terina reading her description of an animal. Can you work out what animal she is describing?

Thursday, December 1, 2011

New Zealand by Aesop

Listen to Aesop reading his description of New Zealand. Well done Aesop

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The mice by Gabriel

Listen to Gabriel reading his story about a rather naughty boy. What did the boy do that was naughty?

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

What am I? by Pia

Listen to Pia reading her description. Can you work out what animal she is describing?

Sunday, November 27, 2011

5+ a day

November has been 5+ a day month. We have been trying to eat 5 servings of fruit and vegetables each day. We made posters to convey a message about what we had been learning. When we made our posters we had to make the following decisions -

The direction of the paper (landscape or portrait)
The background colour of the poster
The message on the poster
What fruit and/or vegetables we would draw
The colour of our handprint
Where on the piece of paper we would put the fruit and vegetables.

You see more goes into making a poster than meets the eye !!

At Friday's assembly some of us wanted to show our posters - We are so proud of them.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Late for the plane by Eunji

Listen to Eunji reading her narrative about a man who was late to the airport. Why was he late for the plane.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

What am I? by Nartis

What animal is Nartis describing?

Monday, November 21, 2011

The crab by Finlay

Finlay wrote this narrative and read it to the school at our school assembly earlier in the year. He was also keen to share it with all of you who read our class blog. Listen to the way Finlay is reading with expression - Enjoy

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Ambury Farm by Alina

After we had been to Ambury farm, Alina wrote this story. She really enjoyed patting the calf.

Friday, November 11, 2011


When we looked at the sequence of getting the milk from the farm to our tables we looked at a series of videos about Rosie.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Huff and Puff day

Here we are on Huff and Puff day - a chance for us to compete as a class in a running race around the back field. Thanks to all the parents and friends who joined us for the afternoon. From the photos below you can see we had a lot of fun.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Butterfly house

It has been all go in the butterfly house this week and it has been so EXCITING.

On Monday we looked in the butterfly house and at first we couldn't see our budding caterpillars. Then we spotted a beautiful chrysalis hanging from the swan plan. Mr Barnes came along and told us to look up - and sure enough there were two caterpillars. One had stuck itself to the netting, the other had crawled all the way to the top of the wooden post and was sitting there.

On Tuesday the caterpillar on the net had turned into a chrysalis and the caterpillar on the wooden post was hanging in the letter J.

On Wednesday the caterpillar on the wooden post had created a chrysalis.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The flat tyre by Nancy

Listen to Nancy reading the story she wrote about the day a man got a flat tyre.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Bubbles by Jayden

Listen to Jayden read his poem about bubbles.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Butterfly house

Arriving back from holiday we were pleased that our caterpillars have grown well over the break. On Friday this caterpillar lost its way!!! We put it carefully back on the swan plant.

Can you spot our chubby caterpillar hiding on the plant?

Mrs Rennie-Younger found this butterfly while on holiday and thought it would look great in the butterfly house. What do you think?

The plants in the butterfly house have grown so well over the break. The cosmos plants are flowering, making the butterfly house a great place to sit and watch our budding caterpillars.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Keeping ourselves safe

On Thursday Constable Harwood joined us in room 2 and talked about how important it is for all of us to know our full names, our address and phone number. We need to know this information to help to keep ourselves safe. Constable Harwood also talked to us about being proud of who we are and what we are good at. We passed around a mirror and shared the things we are good at.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Garage Sale

Over the holiday Adriel made this poster to advertise our school up and coming garage sale. Well done Adriel.
Remember to mark this date on your calendar and join in the fun.