Year R

Ducklings’ Hindu Week

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

Parent Letter Term Two

  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

RE in Ducklings

The Ducklings have been enjoying their first term of Religious Education lessons. This term’s focus was the Christian Creation Story from the Book of Genesis. The class learnt how Christians believe God created the whole world in six days, starting with light, all the way to the first people; Adam and Eve. The children have Continue reading

Elmer fun in Ducklings!

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

Gymnastics Club

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. 

The Ducklings’ first week together

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. 

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