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Week Beginning 8 May 2017


  • Early Years transition workshop: Tuesday 23 May from 8.45 – 9:30 in Stage One.  We will discuss ways we support the children in school as they move on to a new class and how you can help at home.
  • Pre Nursery sports morning: Thursday 1 June from 9.30- 10.30am. Bring your trainers and come ready to join in with your child as we play with the parachute, balance bean bags on our heads and jump into hoops!


The Polar Bear class are still deep under the sea and will continue this focus for another week, working on themes around the sea and water. This will include studying creatures that live under the sea and looking at features of their bodies such as fins and eyes, and counting octopus legs and starfish points. Other classes will continue with the rocket theme, introducing some rhymes around space travel and extending this topic to include other aspects of outer space such as stars and moons. This will all incorporate an overarching counting focus.


Space, under, fin, eye, star, moon


Maths can be developed in any area of the children’s play, and as teachers we frequently look for opportunities for the children to build on their knowledge of numbers and counting whether they are playing in the role play area, with blocks or riding the bikes outside.  Children can count steps, blocks, laps of the playground or anything they see or do in their everyday life.  At Pre-Nursery level we encourage children to develop basic counting skills as well as beginning to recognise some single digit numbers in their environment.  This week we will include many songs and rhymes that build on our understanding of the sequence of numbers and counting.


Count, number, number names from 1-9


Here are links to some of the counting songs we will sing with the children.


Deze week verdiepen we ons in de wereld van van René Margritte .   De peuters geven hun kritische mening over enkele van zijn meesterwerken en zoeken naar wat echt is en wat niet.   We creëren wonderlijke collages met appels,  bolhoeden en  drijvende wolken.


 echt, niet echt, de bolhoed, de droom, de wens


During  Mandarin  we  will  talk  about  ‘under  the  sea’.  We will  focus  on  naming some  sea animals  and  play  games to practise these names .


sea /da hai /大海 ,  shark/ sha  yu/鲨鱼, jellyfish/shui  mu/水母,octopus/zhang  yu/章鱼, dolphin/hai  tun/海豚,starfish/hai  xing/海星


the  fishing  song/bu  yu  ge/捕鱼歌


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