Dear Parents, The Ducklings new Topic will be Dinosaurs. Below is some information on the aspects of learning that we will be covering during this term. Personal, Social and Emotional DevelopmentAs the New year commences our focus will be how we behave in the school environment and try to make the children as independent as … Continue reading
We are sorry that we weren’t able to complete the Ducklings Nativity before the end of term. We plan to shoot the final scenes in our first week back in the new year. Here are some photos of your children in our nativity role play area in class. Merry Christmas and enjoy. … Continue reading
This week all of the Ducklings took part in a colouring competition. The children all coloured in a nativity scene, taking their time and trying to colour inside the lines. These where then judged by a member of the SLT. We enjoyed some festive fun while working on our fine motor skills.
This week we joined the whole school in the RE focus week. We have learnt all about Hinduism and Diwali, the festival of light. The children learnt about and created their own diva pots. We recycled crayons,melting them down to make layered coloured candles. We have also made Rangoli patterns using coloured sand, water paints … Continue reading
Dear Parents Welcome to Ducklings and the second part of the Autumn Term. Below is some information based on aspects of learning that we will be covering between now and Christmas. Our Topic, on which our learning is based, will be Celebrations and Winter Festivals. Personal, Social and Emotional Development Now that the children … Continue reading
This term the whole school took part in our term one intra sports competition. The children had to race against the clock, hopping through hula hoops as many times as they could in twenty seconds. We had some fantastic results and saw some great sportsmanship. Congratulations to all the medalists and we look forward … Continue reading
This week we have been learning all about Elmer the elephant. We have read the story, acted it out and discussed and answered questions around the story. We created a whole class gigantic Elmer using recycled paper and cardboard boxes. In maths we have been learning about numbers within ten and what they look like … Continue reading
Today we had our first gymnastics club. We learnt the safety rules and the names of equipment used such as the vault and springboard. We practiced pencil rolls and forward rolls, balanced on the benches and jumped off the vault landing onto the crash mat.
This week we have been busy getting to know each other. We have been writing our names, using scissors, exploring the pond, learning to share and working together, taking part in PE in the hall, visiting the computer suite learning the school rules.
The Ducklings have had a fun packed first week. Their first week was been all about getting to know their learning environment. We have been baking cupcakes, practicing writing our names and have ordered numbers to ten. We have also ridden bikes with no stabilisers and visited the Bayle pond. All of the Ducklings have … Continue reading