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Welcome to Orchard Class 2021/22

Please keep checking back here regularly for new posts about what the children have been doing and learning in class as well as useful documents for you the Parents throughout the school year.

Happy Halloween! “What is inside a pumpkin?” “How does it feel?”

After reading “Funnybones” for Halloween - we looked at some x-ray images and had a go at drawing our own skeleton pictures.

Design your own pumpkin!

Detective mouse set us a Superheroes Footprint Measuring challenge, using the non-standard unit of cubes. This led to our whole class drawing around their feet to measure their own footprints! What a great Maths lesson we had!

“Hello Yellow Day” supporting YoungMinds

“Drop, stop and Read,” - We took part in the “Take 10” Reading for Pleasure initiative!

Subitising with “The Gingerbread Man.”

“How else could the gingerbread man get across the river?”

Gingerbread Person decorating on Purplemash on the I-pad

R,r,r,rainbow toast - phonics, letter formation and a tasty treat!

Gingerbread man fine motor control

Terrific Teamwork and Super Science - we built our own houses just like in “The Three Little Pigs” story and then used a fan to be the Wolf. Check our video channel to see our fantastic experiment and fantastic active out too!

Creating shapes with lolly sticks!

We have started to blend our phonics into simple words!

Shape Houses as part of our “Three Little Pigs” week

Painting our own self-portraits helped us to learn that “we are all different.”

To help Goldilocks say “sorry,” we made new beds and new chairs for Baby Bear!

Getting Active with Fun Parachute Games


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Can we shake the bubbles out of the bath?

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Starting School, Settling In & Making Friends!

Our topic for Term 1 is…

“Once Upon a Time.”