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(Reception and Year 1)

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Autumn Term 2019

This term our project is....

WE CAN WORK TOGETHER

As part of our topic this term we will be focusing on the three key concepts of community, consequences and value within our topic of the Great Fire of London. We are looking forward to finding out how the people of London came together as a community after the fire and exploring the meaning of an object that is ‘special’.

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The children have all settled in really well.

As part of their French lessons they have started off by learning the french words for colours.

The Great Fire of London

As part of our learning on the Great Fire of London the children had lots of fun pretending to be bakers by making their own bread and cupcakes. The children were very excited about writing down the recipes they had learnt. They also had the chance to experience what it would be like to live in a tent, just as many people did who had lost their homes because of the fire.

They enjoyed eating the bread they had made inside their tents!

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In the last week of November, Oak class, alongside the rest of Holy Trinity took part in an RE week where they were looking at the theme of Incarnation in the Bible.

During that week, the children spent time looking at the true meaning of Christmas and what this time of year means for Christians.

First they looked at the Christmas story, discussing what happened in the story and using puppets to act it out.

Later in the week we looked at what the children do with their families at home around Christmas and what they think is the most precious/favourite gifts that they have been given over Christmas.

From this discussion the children were asked to think about the question 'What do you think Christians believe is the best present around Christmas?'

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Nativity

Since November the children have been putting a lot of time and effort into practicing for their Christmas nativity. They have all worked really hard to remember all of the songs, actions and their lines. Great job Oak class!

In the spirit of the nativity the children have all become very excited about Christmas. They have been busy writing their letters to Santa to post in the post box, making paper chains to decorate the classroom and making Christmas cards using a computer.
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Picture 5 Oak has had some cheeky elves this week!
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