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During the school closure, teachers will post work onto the class pages daily.

We will often be using online learning resources that the children use regularly, e.g. Purple Mash Use the links to access these.

For Poisson Rouge please use login: corona2020 password: corona2020

 

Hello and welcome to all of you.

We are so looking forward to working together over the next few weeks. Its weird and wonky isn't it but  we're sure it will be fun in a different way.

So... we are putting the resources you might need here. Phonics mats, some phonics information, maths play ideas and  handwriting patter.

We are also looking forward to hearing from each of you and we are hoping to chat with you about how you are doing and what you have been doing. 

Please send us pictures of what you have been doing. We thought it would be good to have a gallery that we can share with you all.If you want your photos or pictures  to go in the gallery then please let us know whether it's ok to share.

Of course remember that all these are just suggestions. The most important thing is that you explore and learn and that you have fun doing it.

We will upload challenges daily and we will be in touch at some point during each week.

Have fun!

Team Goldcrest

 

 

 

Friday 3rd April

It's Friday, the last day before the Easter  break and we have a really 'eggciting' activity for you today, we hope you have fun with your family doing today's challenge. We hope you have a lovely Easter break, and that  maybe the Easter Bunny will pay you a visit. There will be a family/ home learning information sheet on here later today, but what we want you all to do most of all is have a lovely Easter with your family. Remember if you do anything and would like to tell us about it ask your grown up to send us a message and maybe a photo. 

Happy Easter everyone.

Morning Goldcrest! We have so enjoyed seeing your photographs and reading your messages. Thank you all. We have sent some ideas for Family Learning for the Easter holidays. We are sure you will have your own ideas too - because when we are together in school we love watching how you play and lead your own learning….. By popular request some Physi-gym moves – pick your favourite tunes and go for it! Together rain or shine x

Ed Bear's Diary.  Happy Friday Team Goldcrest.  I've been very busy, I went into school yesterday and was so happy to see Mrs Berry and we had a chat about how much we like seeing pictures of all your work and exciting things you're all getting up to.  Mrs Berry then had an important meeting so I went out to the meadow and was climbing a tree when Go Go bear came along so we had a game of football and then played catch.  Mrs Berry told me about all the ideas of things to do at home that there are on the website so when I got home I had a look and decided to make my very own number line.  I'm going to make another one with things I find outside in the garden later.  I thought you'd also like to see a picture of the eggs I drew on once I'd finished my number sentences - I had such a lot of fun drawing on them!  I'll have to make one out of paper so I can put it in the window like some of you have done.  I hope you and your families have a really fantastic Easter.  Bye for now, Ed x
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Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning!

Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 1
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 2
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 3
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 4
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 5
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 6
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 7
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 8
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 9
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 10
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 11
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 12
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 13
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 14
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 15
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 16
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 17
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 18
Enjoy some of the photos that have been sent in to us this week. What a busy week we have had full of fun and learning! 19

Thursday 2nd April

Good morning,  we saw some pictures of some beautiful eggs yesterday, I wonder if you will spot any in the windows when you go out for a walk? There is a maths challenge and some phonics for today, and a story time for you to enjoy. I hope you all have a great day.

Wednesday 1st April

Hello, it's April fools day, Will you play any tricks today? 

It was so great to see that some of you had a go at the handwriting yesterday, we saw some really careful handwriting. Today we have a fun mark making challenge and some more phonics, as well as a brand new story time. We hope you have a fantastic day again.

Ed Bear's Diary

Happy April Fools Day!  I wonder if you're going to play any tricks this morning?  I got up early so I could play some tricks on Mrs Fullman!  I've put out breakfast for her but I've frozen her orange juice so when she tries to drink it, it won't come out (I took a picture with the glass upside down so you can see).  I've drawn a little spider on the toilet roll and I'm hoping that might make her jump and I'm about to send her an old photo of me in the sandpit school and pretend I've gone on holiday - bur really I'm going to hide in another room and then when she's read the message I'm going to jump out and shout 'April Fools'!!  Do you think she'll find my tricks funny?  I hope so!  I'd better go and hide she'll be getting up soon. Bye for now, Ed Bear x

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Tuesday 31st March

Good morning, did you enjoy the story, and finding out about Toby's Easter yesterday? I do hope so, we are going to be having lots of challenges about Easter this week. Today there are maths and phonics challenges, a new story time, and there is a handwriting lesson that you can have a go at sometime this week. Have fun today.

Hi Goldcrest, I'm so excited this morning and I can't wait to get started on the maths challenge!  As my sentence was so good yesterday, Mrs Fullman's going to hide some eggs so I can have an early Easter egg hunt and then use the eggs I find for today's challenge, she's hiding them right now!  Yesterday Mrs Fullman was busy so I popped into school to do some deer spotting, I didn't see any on the field but I did see some robins and magpies collecting bits of twigs and moss to make their nests.  It was great fun to sit quietly watching the birds and listening to their tweeting.  I then thought I'd go on a worm hunt and found lots underneath the logs in the log circle.  I got a bit muddy as I'd forgotten my wellies, so I put them on and explored the rest of the meadow trying to spot signs of spring, I took a picture of some lovely miniature daffodils and can you see the dinosaur I found next to them? I must go because ... I'm going on an Easter egg hunt!  Bye, Ed x
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Good Morning Goldcrest!

We have so loved seeing and sharing all your challenges and fun last week.

Here are just a few examples.

Enjoy looking at them and seeing what your friends have been up to.

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Monday 30th March

Good morning, welcome back to week two of home learning. We loved seeing and hearing about all your work and activities last week, and can't wait to find out what you get up to this week. As this is the final week before the Easter break we are going to share the story We're going on an Easter Hunt with you and have some fun Easter challenges. You can start off listening to Mrs. Beaumont telling the story , there is also a writing challenge and some phonics for today, plus a story time to complete the day. Whatever you do today, I hope it's fun.

 

Ed Bear's Diary

Morning Goldcrest.  I hope you had a lovely weekend.  We watched Paddington Bear with our pizza on Friday night and I laughed so much when he cleaned his ears with the toothbrush and put his head in the toilet, what a funny bear!  We played lots of games and went on a dog walk, I thought blossom was falling from the trees but then I realised it was trying to snow!  We came back quickly as it was so cold and had hot chocolate and played Monopoly, Shopping List and Bananagrams.  In Bananagrams you have to make lots of words and we tried to use as many digraphs and trigraphs as we could, I think Mrs Fullman misses phonics!  I'm off to do today's writing challenge.  I'm going to write 'I will go on an Easter egg hunt' and I think I'll draw some Easter eggs with pretty patterns.  Bye for now.  Love Ed x

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Friday 27th March 

What another beautiful day. We're so lucky aren't we. It makes us feel cheerful when the sun is shining.

I hope you are all keeping smiling!

We can see that you have been doing some of our challenges and that some of you have been doing some great junk modelling too.

Keep the photos coming, we love seeing what you have been up to.

We have sent you another phonics and maths challenge for today. You will need lots of legs!

We have also shared Family Learning - some fun ideas to work on together over the week.

Enjoy and have a good weekend. 
We look forward to hearing from you again next week.

Team Goldcrest.

Phonics and maths challenges and Family Learning for 27.3.20

Ed Bear's Diary 

Hello Goldcrest.  I hope you are all enjoying the sunshine, I've been out on some long walks with Mrs Fullman and her dog, this morning I was really tired when we came back so I sat and read emails with her and we were really excited to see what you've been up to .... amazing den building, planting, book writing, junk modelling, playing games and you've been doing lots of jobs - you've been extremely busy!  I practised my tricky words on the computer yesterday and was pleased that I could remember them this morning when I did Phonics.  Today we've been making models, I think my rocket will need another coat of paint this afternoon and Mrs Fullman needs some help with her dinosaur's head.  Later on it's pizza and film night, I think we're watching Paddington ... I can't wait!  Have a lovely weekend everyone.  Love, Ed 

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Thursday  26th March 2020

Wow! What lovely number sentences we have seen from some of you today.

It looks like you had fun games with your animals. Some of you chose Giraffes and dogs and cats.

Did the animals eat the food or did you?

Today we have more phonics for you to practise and we also have another writing challenge.

I wonder what page you will make or whether you will choose to make a whole story?

We 're looking forward to hearing all about it.

Have a good day today and keep in touch.

Team Goldcrest.

 

Today's challenges 26.3.20

Ed Bear's Diary

 

Hi Goldcrest! Hope you're having fun.  I popped in to school today and saw Mrs Beaumont and Mrs Cornish.  I was very lucky as Mrs Beaumont had a few minutes spare and she read me a story on our comfy Goldcrest sofa.  I showed her my 'Dear Zoo' writing and she told me that some of you have sent her and Mrs Berry some of your work, she was really impressed. Yesterday afternoon all the Reception teachers had a meeting on line and I sat with Mrs Fullman and gave everyone a wave, I even saw some of their family in the background and it was great to meet them and say hello.  I'm going to go now and do the daily mile with Go Go Bear as it's such a lovely afternoon.  I hope you've managed to get out and have some fun in your gardens.  Bye, Ed x

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Wednesday 25.3.20 

Well we hope your first day of learning at home was really fun.

We are looking forward to hearing your news and seeing your pictures and photos of your work as the week goes on.

How did you get on with your sentences today? What animals did you choose?

Today there will be an assembly which you will find on the main school page. Enoy sharing this with your grown ups too.

Today we are giving you another phonics challenge and a maths challenge too. 

So enjoy taking away some food!

There is a story for each day to watch too so choose a different one for today.

Did you see Ed bear's adventures. He has been busy hasn't he!

Enjoy today and make sure you do lots of exploring and having fun too.

Team Goldcrest.

 

Phonics and maths challenge for Wednesday 25.3.20

Tuesday 24.3.20 

Hey Goldcrest.

Welcome to our Home learning for this week. 

Our first week together at home.

We are going to start the week with Mrs Berry reading you the story of Dear Zoo. Enjoy listening to this.

We have a writing challenge or a maths challenge for you every day and then we also have some phonics and handwriting for you to practise.

We hope you really enjoy these challenges and we are looking forward to seeing some of the things you have been doing.

Keep in touch with us and enjoy the sunshine.

Take Care

Team Goldcrest

Ed Bear's Diary

Hello Goldcrest.  Just thought I'd let you know what I've been up to, as you know I went camping with Butter Bear (from Nursery) and you'll never guess who came along to join us ... Go Go Bear (from Firecrest)!  Go Go Bear was a great help putting up our tent and we all had great fun building dens and a fire so we could have hot chocolate just like you do at Forest School.  When I came back I went to stay with Mrs Fullman and I helped her make a cake for her son's birthday, I got really messy and had to have a bath.  I ate a huge bit when it was ready ... yum, yum!  I'd best go for now as I'm about to try the 'Dear Zoo' writing challenge.  Hope you are all OK and having fun, love Ed Bear

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Stories for the week.

Enjoy listening to one story a day.

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