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Welcome to Pine Class!

Our teacher is Miss Murdock and we are supported by our fantastic teaching assistant Miss Cobb.


To find out what we are learning this half term please see our curriculum newsletter. 


Please visit our class page regularly to find out about the wonderful learning we have been doing!

Our newsletters and important information:

In our topic learning we have been learning about life cycles. We are watching our class caterpillars change into butterflies and have made our own butterflies too.

In maths we have been learning about capacity. Today we applied our learning to make a magic potion using dragons blood, fairies tears and star dust!

What an exciting day we have had! Today an alien crash landed on our school field! She came with a message and some riddles for Pine Class. After we solved them we found out that the friendly alien is a little girl named 'Beegu'!

In maths we have been making different amounts of money using the coins we know.

This week we have been lucky enough to have lots of different visitors in Pine Class to talk about their jobs as part of our careers and aspirations week!


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Our P.E this term has had a focus on social skills and balance. We had so much fun learning the 'five cheeky monkey' song with actions!

Pine Class were excited to be the first class to win the attendance teddy in last weeks celebration assembly!

Pine Class had great fun becoming very kind 'wild things' as they began to read and explore their new book 'Where the Wild Things are' by Maurice Sendak.

Pine Class have been learning to count in 2s in maths this week.

We all loved our trip to Langford Lakes!

This week has been Interfaith week. Pine Class learned why Hindus celebrate the 'Festival of light'. We shared the story of Sita and Rama and made Diva lamps just like the ones used to guide Sita and Rama home.

In our topic lessons we have been looking at the materials of our toys and our parents / grandparents toys are made from. Pine Class have loved comparing the different toys. We particularly enjoyed meeting Bo-Co a 60 year old 'walking and talking' doll! We have now designed our own toys which we are going to make next week using lego.

In maths we have been learning about 3D shapes and their properties!

Pine Class had lots of fun learning how to plant trees with Mr Murphy and Mr Owen on the school field today!

In English we have begun learning the 'Enormous Turnip' story. At the end of the story the man invites everyone round for some turnip soup so today we all worked as a team to cook turnip soup! We will soon be ready to write our own version of this story - 'The Enormous Christmas Tree'!

We love reading in Pine Class. Ella has brought in 'we're going on a bear hunt' written by Michael Rosen (our poet of the term). Pine Class loved your reading and your book Ella. We loved this story so much we joined in with you!

In our maths we have been learning to use different resources to help us add and subtract. We have all been challenging ourselves today.

In our topic lessons we have been learning about how we change over time. Our teachers set up a time tunnel of staff baby photos in the classroom and we had to guess which teacher the photo belonged to!

Cheeky monkey has had a super weekend with our star of the week, Mason! This weekend Cheeky Monkey helped Mason's mum to book a holiday for someone at her work!

Kenzie has read one his favourite stories to Pine Class during our class snack time today. Miss Murdock loved your reading so much she gave you a purple learner sticker! 👍

Pine class enjoyed their P.E. lesson today. Well done Harrison for making lots of progress in today's session and earning Mr Tremain's wrist band!

We have been learning about where food comes from in our topic this week. Today we all made and ate healthy pizza slices. They were delicious! 🍕

Dexter brought in one of his favourite books from home which he read to everyone during our snack time. Thank you Dexter, we loved your book!

Olivia has made a wonderful baptismal font in R.E. Miss Murdock gave you a creativity sticker for your hard work!

In R.E. we have been learning about special times. Today it was Cheeky Monkey's 2nd birthday so we threw a party to celebrate. Mrs Bullock made us a very yummy banana cake which everyone enjoyed!

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