Sunday, 14 May 2017

Science Fun

We had so much fun with science last week.

First we explored magnets as part of our learning about the letter M:

We also joined in with some hands-on activities in the Colour and Light workshops:

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

The First Week in Room 4

Welcome to Pod 1's blog. We will endeavour to keep you posted with news and photos to connect you with the learning and activities taking place in Pod 1. The links on the right called Imagine, Create and Explore relate to our different learning stations. Click on them to see photos of us having fun learning through play.The Literacy and Numeracy links include games and activities which help our learning.

Here is what we have been up to in our first week of school:

We went on a sound walk to find things beginning with S. Look at all the things we found:



squishy squashy leaves

stepping stones





side to side

Thursday, 15 December 2016

The last week in Pod 1

What a fabulous week we have all had! Here are some photos from Tuesday's Teddy Bear's picnic and from yesterday when the children finally got to explore the Playscape area at the back of Pod 1. Have a fabulous holiday everyone. We look forward to seeing all the children again next year.

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Pod Assembly

Thank you all so much for supplying costumes for our Pod assembly. The children loved dressing up and performing for you. What a fabulous job Cathy and Bess did with the face painting! Thank you so much for taking the time to come in and do this ladies. Here are a few photos of the beautiful butterflies:

Saturday, 26 November 2016

A busy week 7!

What an active and fun-filled week we had last week. It was the first week of our swimming programme and we would like to thank all the parents who gave up their time to walk to the pool and back with us, help the children get changed and to those who were brave enough to get in the water to assist with group lessons. We feel so appreciative of your support. Below are some photos of the children enjoying their lessons.

On Thursday we had an afternoon of hand-printing led by Simon, our Enviroschools Co-ordinator. The children each made a hand-print in their tribe colour onto some wooden boards. These will make up part of the archway for the entrance to the Playscapes area. It is great that your children will leave their permanent mark on this feature and we hope to see lots of you joining us at the official opening of the Playscapes area on Thursday 15th December (see the school newsletter for more details). Click on the "Create" page to see some photos.

We have also welcomed 5 tadpoles into our Pod! The children are enjoying making careful observations and we have made predictions as to how they may change in the coming weeks. Have a look at the "Explore" page to see photos.

Here are some photos from swimming. We are looking forward to another successful week of the programme.