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Welcome to our new blog!  We hope to share all the wonderful things we are learning about in YR.

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Our Class teacher is Miss Thrippleton.  Our teaching assistant is Mrs N. Smith.

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  • Thursday 27 January 2022 Friday 28th January 2022 Dragonflies have had such a delightful week with lots of amazing experiences. We began the week with a visit from a local artist, ‘Helen Chester’. She showed the children her artwork and explained how she created her pictures. The children are currently creating their own art work linked to the Westbury White Horse and we will share the finished pictures when they are ready.
  • Friday 21 January 2022 Friday 21st January 2022 This week we have had lots of fun reading the story of ‘The Naughty Bus’. The children have loved creating maps, taking the bus on an adventure and even making up their own version of the story. Look what ‘The Naughty Bus’ got up to around the school.
  • Friday 14 January 2022 Friday 14th January 2022 Dragonflies have had a very busy week. We had our Class Assembly on Tuesday and we performed a poem called ‘A little Snowman’ and taught the rest of the school a song all about snowflakes. The children were amazing and they should be very proud of their performance.
  • Sunday 9 January 2022 Friday 7th January 2022 Dragonflies have had a wonderful week exploring the new layout of the classroom and getting to know their new teacher Miss Thrippleton.
  • Friday 17 December 2021 Friday 17th December Dragonflies have had a fantastic last week of term. They worked really hard and performed fantastically in their nativity. We were all so proud of them.
  • Friday 10 December 2021 Friday 10th September Dragonfly class have had lots of fun this week making lots of Christmas crafts for their craft fair!
  • Friday 3 December 2021 Friday 3rd December We have had a great week in Dragonfly class. Children have been exploring shape and number in their maths lessons this week.
  • Friday 26 November 2021 Friday 26th September
  • Friday 19 November 2021 Friday 19th November We have had lots of fun in Dragonfly class this week. We explored more of the sensory garden and made homes in safe spaces for bugs and insects to live. W even managed to listen to the story of 'The Gruffalo'.
  • Friday 12 November 2021 Friday 12th November Dragonflies have had a fantastic week exploring the outdoors! They began the week by pending some time in our school sensory garden taking rubbings from leaves and trees. Followed by our fantastic trip to Drews Pond. Dragonflies enjoyed exploring the woods and taking in their surroundings using their senses. A great week Dragonflies!
  • Thursday 4 November 2021 Friday 5th November We have had a great frit week back in Dragonfly class. We have revisited sounds 'm', 'a', 's', 'd' and 't' in our RWI lessons. We have also been talking lots about what we did over the half term holidays. Dragonflies have been drawing pictures and even writing about this too! We have also learnt about Diwali and have created our own Rangoli patterns.
  • Wednesday 20 October 2021 Wednesday 20th October
  • Thursday 14 October 2021 Friday 15th October We have had lots of fun this week in Dragonfly class! We spent Monday having good boogie for our sponsored disco. The children loved this and really enjoyed the day!
  • Friday 8 October 2021 Friday 8th October Dragonflies have had lots of fun this week in their PE lesson. They have been on an adventure on their very own pirate ship! They have had to balance whilst crossing the stormy sea, they have had to climb quickly up the rigging, sword fight the pirates using big circular motions with their arms whist hiding from the enemy ship. There was also lots of clearing up to do nd they did a fantastic job of cleaning the deck. Well done Dragonflies!
  • Friday 1 October 2021 Friday 1st October This week Dragonflies have become superstar mathematicians! Dragonflies have learnt all about matching and sorting objects. They have built towers that matched out of multilink ad building blocks and also learnt how to sort objects into groups by shape and colour.
  • Friday 24 September 2021 Friday 24th September Dragonflies have had another busy week this week. They have been constructing lots of different objects with blocks and bricks and even created some moving inventions!
  • Friday 17 September 2021 Friday 17th Sptember Drgonflies have had a fantastic second week at school. They have beenMathematicians this week and have shown their amazing maths knowledge! Dragonflies have also been constructing and building towers and houses with building blocks. They also had a great afternoon on the adventure playground doing fantastic climbing.
  • Friday 10 September 2021 Friday 10th September We have had a fantastic first week at school. All the children have settled into our routines amazingly. It has been wonderful to meet so many friendly caring children. Dragonfly class have already started Read, Write, Inc, learning thesounds 'm', 'a' and 's'.
  • Friday 20 August 2021 Test 2021

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