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Welcome to Beech Tree Class!

A warm welcome to parents and children from

Beech Tree Class.

 

Thank you for visiting our class page.  Here you will find lots of information about the fun and exciting things we are learning! And as we are always very busy do visit this page often as we will be sharing all our amazing adventures.

 

!!IMPORTANT INFORMATION!!

The Year 1 phonics screen will take place in the Summer Term. As you are probably aware all children in Year 1 have to take part in this. 

Please look below to learn more about the phonics screen and how you can help your child at home.

Click on the links bellow for more information.

Use these free activities to help your child to practise and get ready:

What is the Phonics Screening check?

If you would like further information, please click here to see the Department for Education’s pdf on phonics and the phonics screening check.

*Beech Tree Class 2023-2024*

Working hard to weed the plants in gardening ☀️

Trip to the aquarium!! What an amazing day we had🐠 Thank you so much to the parents who came with us today ☀️

Happy Father’s Day 💚 Thank you to everyone who came!

Today we had our May procession ☀️🩵🌼

Enjoying our beautiful school library 📚

Check out our flowers in the style of Georgia O’Keefe🎨🌺 We were experimenting blending colours to create different tones of a pink flower!

Trying treats from all around the UK🧁

Visiting the ducklings 🐥⭐️

Well done to the children who got 100% attendance for the Spring term!

In adventure learning we were exploring movement and position. We used a variety of objects to raise pipes for our marble run!

Today we used oil pastels to create landscape pictures in the style of Georgia O’Keefe!🎨🖼️

This morning one of the ducklings hatched!🐣

We have been following all different types of instructions this week. Today we followed a recipe to make a delicious smoothie 🥤

Investigating the properties of different fabrics !🧶👕👖

Today we were exploring multiplication and making arrays!

Today we tried different fruits and used exciting adjectives to describe how they looked, felt, smelt and tasted!🍓🍌🍅

Today, we were investigating the flowers blooming in our school garden!

Today is our last day and to celebrate all of our hard work we have been making Easter nests! Wishing everyone a lovely and safe holiday☀️ 💕🐥

Easter egg hunt☀️🐰 Today we used compasses to help us find the hidden eggs!

Check out what we have been learning about during science week! :)

During Golden Time today we created Easter cookies!⭐️

Easter Bonnet Parade 🌼🐰🩵

We’ve been inspired by David Attenborough and want to remind everyone to care for the Earth! Check out our recycling posters!

As we have been learning all about time this week during Adventure Learning we used bamboo sticks and cones to create a garden clock!

Preparing our school garden for planting flowers!

We have been using clay and plaster to make out own fossils!🦖🐗🐘

So far this term we have been focusing on place value within 0-50 😁

World Book Day⭐️📚

Check out our springs made from paper!

Express yourself day!

In DT this term we are exploring different mechanisms. This week we used sliders to carry out a magic trick!🎩✨🐰

Lent has started! In Beech tree class we have set ourselves a special Lenten challenge to complete everyday until Easter!

Today in art we were sculpting paper to make a tree of life!🌳 All through team work

Number day 🥇🎲

Congratulations to our children with 100% attendance⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

In art this term we are exploring paper sculpture.

Falconry UK workshop

We had so much fun in PE, check out how good we are at climbing and balancing!

It’s bird watch week! Last week we made bird feeders to put in our school garden.

Today in Adventure learning we were around the camp fire, toasting marshmallows !

Today in maths we have been learning how to make fact families from ten frames!

Happy New Year! After a lovely break we have had a great week back as the new Beech Tree Class

Christmas jumper day!

In DT we have been inspired by the fruit and vegetables in our garden. We have researched what to include in our soup and today we made a delicious vegetable soup!

We are experts at caring for our school pets, the Giant African Snails. This week in English we are creating non-fiction leaflets on how to look after them!

In gardening we have collected things from the school garden to create beautiful art!

In history this term our topic is 'Our school then and now.' Today we explored what artefacts we have in our school from many years ago!

Odd socks for Anti-bullying week!

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ODD SOCKS DAY!

In science, we have been learning about animal groups. Check out our reptiles!

Happy Halloween!

In English our book has been the Little Red Hen. To celebrate the last day of term, unlike the story, we ALL worked together to make delicious bread.

In science our topic this term is 'Animals Including Humans.' Outside in the garden we explored to see what different animals we could find!

As its is the month of October we are thinking about Mary. We are taking part in the rosary challenge and saying a decade of the rosary each morning.

Take a look inside our classroom! In Beech tree class our room is filled with all our work and projects that are not only beautiful but also help us with our learning!

Outdoor learning!! We have kicked off the new year enjoying the September sun & exploring what out school garden has to offer. In science, we have been exploring the five senses. In maths, we have been grouping and sorting and in geography, we have been exploring maps!

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SPORTS DAY! Well done today we were all winners!!!

We have been out enjoying the summer sun. On Monday we explored the school garden and were smelling and tasting the herbs, fruits and vegetables!

Happy Father's Day! Thank you to the families that came to our class this morning for our morning prayers. We hope you all get spoiled this weekend (The children have promised you will!)

Happy one world week!! We are all very proud of our different ethnicities and have been learning about how we can share, celebrate with and learn from other people and their culture. Beech Tree Class spent extra time this week learning about New Zealand.

This week in science we have been learning about the life cycle of ducks! Yesterday we went out to te school garden to play with the ducklings that have just hatched!

This week we have ben preparing for the Kings Coronation. Yesterday we took part in a circus skills workshop where we learned a lot of cool tricks! Today we had our tea party. :) Have a lovely bank holiday weekend!

Here are some pictures of us working hard in our chess lessons. It will not be long before we are all experts!

Spring is definitely here. We have been out in the school garden exploring he different flowers and other plants.

Happy Easter!!!

Our Special Talents!

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On Friday 24th March we had our class assembly which was all about participating. Thank you to everyone who came to watch, we hope you enjoyed! If you missed it, here is a quick clip of us showing off our special talents. :)

Mother's Day Act of Worship. Thank you to all the mums that came!

Happy World Book Day! Check out our amazing costumes!

It is bird watch week. We have been learning all about birds and on Thursday 2nd February 2023 we took part in a Falconry workshop where we go to meet some feathery friends.

Friday 3rd February 2023 - Happy Number Day!

We have been out enjoying the Winter sun during our art lessons this week! We are exploring the work of Andy Goldsworthy, who uses natural materials in his work. We have been inspired, and have been using leaves, flowers, mud stones and twigs to create our own masterpieces.

We have been very festive in Beech Tree class this week! On Tuesday 13th December 2022 we performed our nativity play - here are some behind the scenes pictures!

On Wednesday 7th December 2022, we went to Lambeth Palace on our school trip. We went on a Nativity journey to find out about the real Christmas story.

We have now finished our maths topic of 2D and 3D shape!

Today, Thursday 24th November 2022 we worked together using different equipment and ingredients to make delicious butternut squash soup.

In maths we have been working on addition and subtraction. We are at the end of this topic and very excited to move on to our new topic of shape!

This morning we were working hard outside in the school garden planting flowers!

Happy Halloween from Beech Tree Class!

We have been working hard, cleaning up the school garden! This morning we worked together using rakes and brushes to sweep up and collect all of the Autumn leaves that had fallen off the trees.

World Mental Health Day 2022! On Monday 10th October we spent the day learning about the importance of mental health and discussing our feelings. Part of this special day involved carrying out fun activities including making delicious flapjacks and visiting the school library to relax!

Celebrating Black History Month! This week we have been preparing to enter the month of October, which is Black History Month. Therefore, this week we took part in a fun workshop based on the story of Anansi. Anansi is a spider in African Folktale and is known as the King of Stories.

In Science this half term our topic is animals including humans. We have been looking at the human body, and investigating the five senses! This week we explored our sense of taste, and our sense of hearing.

MATHS

End of Beech Tree Class 2021-2022

Tower of London!

Today Beech Tree Class visited the Tower of London. We learn about what it was like to live in the tower a long time ago. We looked at the King's bedroom and we were all knighted.

Did you know that the King used to move castles 50 times in one year?

Maths Week!

During Maths week we investigated how many vegetable we could find in our school garden. We had story time and had to do some detective work to find out how stole the shoemakers last.

We also went to St Mary Magdalen's school to play some maths games that the Year 4 children made for us.

What a great week!!

Coding is so much fun!