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Welcome to OWLS


Owls is the class for our youngest children.

Foundation children enjoy a fantastic space to learn and play, with a classroom, decking area and enclosed outside space.


Mrs Mason and Mrs Keene form the Foundation Stage team. 

This half term our topic is Long, Long Ago and we are going back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. 


The children are already very excited and can't wait to become dinosaur experts and set up our class dinosaur museum. 


We found some eggs today in class and the children were tasked with making a cosy nest for them to sit in. We cannot wait for them to hatch! 







The children are enjoying travelling back in time through our time machine. It is a great place to explore the habitats and behaviour of the dinosaurs.

We just have to be careful not to be spotted! 

The eggs have hatched! We are now looking after 3 baby dinosaurs

We have worked hard to become dinosaur experts. We have learnt about the different types of dinosaurs that lived on the earth long before us. 


We found out about their size, shapes and features. 

Then we looked at what they ate.


It was fun learning about fossil hunting and finding out how we know these amazing creatures roamed the earth. 


Our classroom has become a Dinosaur Museum for us to share our learning with you all. 

Dinosaur museum virtual tour.mp4

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To finish our long, long ago topic and our dinosaur learning we had dino fun in the woods.


The text for guided reading this week was 'We're going on a bear hunt'


So in the woods today we went of a dinosaur hunt! We planned the journey and the dinosaur was hidden in the den. 


Enjoy our e-book below. 

We're going on a dinosaur hunt

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Maps to show the journey we took on our dinosaur hunt.


Honkey Tonky Donkey - A Christmas Nativity

Christmas Forest Fun! Our muddy handprint robins looked amazing.

The last week of term - full of festive activities.

Class Displays

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As we can't have visits into the classroom at the moment, here is a collection of the current displays up on the walls. We think they look fantastic.

Who will help the Little Red Hen?

Our class innovation of the Little Red Hen - Who will help the Little White Goose?

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Our first visit to the woodland classroom was wet but that didn't stop us from exploring.  We played find it games, made and compared collections of sticks, leaves and acorns and enjoyed a warming hot chocolate. We finished with our Forest Friday song. 


Forest Friday is lots of fun

Playing in the rain and sun.

Building dens and climbing trees

Seeing flowers that make us sneeze. 

Watching bugs that creep and crawl,

Are they big or are they small? 

Forest Friday is lots of fun

Playing in the rain and sun.


Humpty Dumpty came to school this week!

Humpty Dumpty has inspired our learning this week, we have created our own Humpty's, written about him, drawn pictures and built amazing structures for him. We finished with the story Think Big by Kes Gray. This story made us think about our aspirations for the future. 

The class of 2020! When I grow up I want to be...

We do lots of learning outside!

Learning, learning, everywhere!