Healthy Living role play area

Posted by on January 21, 2018 at 8:21 pm

In our role play area we have a Healthy Living Cafe and shop which has been designed and made by the children; they’ve made signs, posters, menus and set it up as they like.  This week, the children have been learning to write shopping lists.

Making turkey and pepper pittas

Posted by on January 21, 2018 at 8:09 pm

This week Poplar made turkey and pepper pittas – yum! https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/741642/turkey-and-pepper-pittas

Prayers in Poplar

Posted by on January 21, 2018 at 8:04 pm

Following on from a wonderful time at Prayer Spaces, Poplar have been learning to write a prayer. Here is Jake’s prayer.  He read it out loud so beautifully, the classroom was so still and peaceful and we all took time to reflect at the end. “Let us pray.  Thank you for our lives.  Sorry for […]

Maths reasoning – Sort Them Out

Posted by on January 21, 2018 at 7:57 pm

Poplar have been using their reasoning skills to solve addition and subtraction number sentences in groups and then sort the answers.  https://nrich.maths.org/6885 For example, one group sorted by more than or fewer than 20. I was so impressed by the teamwork and leadership skills shown by the children as well as their maths skills.  

Alien Invasion!

Posted by on January 21, 2018 at 7:51 pm

This week we were very surprised in Poplar when Mrs McDaid was reading the story of Beegu and she had to stop because there was a flash of light.  Two brave children went to investigate (we assumed it was lightning) but they found Beegu had crash-landed outside our classroom.  We decided to let her in […]

Fire service visit

Posted by on January 14, 2018 at 9:07 pm

The fire service came to visit us this week in Poplar.  We found out about the importance of smoke alarms and how loud they are! In an emergency it is so important that we know to ring 999 and the emergency services that are available.  We also need to know our house address so the […]

Narnia prayer space – Poplar

Posted by on January 14, 2018 at 8:28 pm

Poplar were so fortunate this week to take part in prayer spaces.  We walked through the wardrobe and were in Narnia! We took part in various activities that made us think and reflect.  It was a really lovely and relaxing experience that we all really enjoyed. We lay down, shook the glittery jars, watched the […]

Awe and Wonder day in Poplar

Posted by on January 14, 2018 at 8:02 pm

Last term we took part in a very exciting Awe and Wonder day.  A very special box arrived in our classroom.  We sat in a circle and tried to guess what could be inside…it was a fairy door! We decided what we’d like to do as a class and that was to go outside and […]

Adding in Poplar

Posted by on January 14, 2018 at 7:49 pm

We have been learning to add using the column method. Here is an example of our work: We have also completed word problems and worked on our reasoning skills by thinking of riddles for a friend to solve.  For example, “I am thinking of a number. If I had 25 the answer is 40.  What […]

Making fruit skewers

Posted by on January 8, 2018 at 7:42 pm

Our topic this term is Food and each week we are going to be preparing healthy meals.  This week we made rainbow fruit skewers and we would love it if you could help us to try and make them at home! Here is the recipe: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/rainbow-fruit-skewers    

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