Welcome to Class RPS!
Mrs Pickering and Mrs Speirs-Davies would like to welcome you all to our class page, where we will put news and information about some of the fun learning we are doing this year.
Our topic for term 4 is Superheroes. We will begin by looking at our class text of Supertato, focussing on ways to help defeat the Evil Pea and rescue the vegetables! We will move on to look at heroes in our lives and all the people who help us everyday. Our church school value is Thankfulness.
Here is some useful information in our class newsletter and our current timetable.
Look at our lovely learning areas. Ready and waiting for our children to get started!
Please keep visiting our page to see updates on what we have been up to!
The children thoroughly enjoyed a trip to space this morning. The classrooms were transformed into alien planets while the children were in the hall getting there spacesuits on and launching their rockets. When they were allowed onto the planet they were given space kits to record their findings. They investigated moon rocks, alien slime, planets to name just a few of the activities that were on offer. The children were all super excited and motivated about their learning.
This afternoon we were really lucky to have some firemen visit us from RAF Coningsby. They brought in lots of their equipment to show us and explain to us how they use it. They let us try on some of their clothes, "they were really heavy!" The children listened really well and asked lots of good questions!
We've been busy preparing for Christmas in Reception. Here are our reindeers. We made them using a variety of resources.
Ahoy there shipmates! This term in RHM and RPS we have been learning all about pirates and mermaids! We have been following the story of The three little pirates! In the story the mermaid finds a moonstone and the children have loved using their imaginations about what they would do if they found a moonstone that could grant them any of their wishes. We have made treasure maps and made them look old. We have made pictures with sand and a big pirate ship in our outdoor area to name just a few of the activities we have done. We have also made broccoli and basil soup that lots of the children really enjoyed! The children have loved this topic and are really looking forward to making pirate biscuits for our Enterprise Fair.
We were super proud of the children during our learning journey celebration for parents. They all shared their learning through songs, rhymes and displays of work from the classroom. Well done everyone!
This morning some of the Reception children went over to Toray Pines to sing for the residents there. They sang loudly and enthusiastically and we are really proud of them. The residents joined in with the songs they knew and even asked for repeats of their favourite.
Lovely singing at Toray Pines this morning
World Book Day!
We had a brilliant time dressing up for World Book Day. We shared our books and enjoyed a story read to us by a different teacher. Later some parents came to read with the children.
This afternoon we walked over to the local Methodist church. Reverend Eleanor showed us around and told us all about the different things in the church. The children asked some lovely questions and were very sensible while walking.
Trip to the Methodist Church