Balance Bikes (Bikeability)

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This week the children were greeted by Coach Mark from Bolton Bikeability to help them lear how to ride a balance bike.
They learnt various skills from braking, turning and holding their feet up.
The children had the most amazing time!

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This morning as a school we went over to Church for our Harvest Church Service.
We carried over our donations and gave them to Mrs Bithell at the alter. These will go towards local food banks in our community. We sang Harvest hymns and watched Y5 lead the service too.

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First Day at School

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Teddy Bears Picnic

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Today we welcomed in the new Reception Class.
We played games, sang songs and of course enjoyed a picnic with our own teddy bears.

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Smithhills Open Farm

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To conclude our topic about animals we visited Smithills Open Farm where we took part in several activities throughout the day, donkey rides, pets corners, reptile rooms, tractor rides, feeding the animals, watching the cows being milked etc.

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Guide Dogs

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Today we had the pleasure of meeting the Guide Dog team, Toni and her working dog Quilla.
Toni explained how important her Guide Dog is to her and how some people need a special pet to help them - just like Quilla.
As part of our topic about Animals, we began by sharing pictures and talking…

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Easter Bonnet

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This week we took part in KS1 Easter Bonnet Assembly.
Saying "HOSANNA", singing and waving our palm leaves.

We also participated in Ester Bonnet Parade, making our own Easter Bonnets for all parents to see.

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Meeting Author Dr Sheila Kanani

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Today we met Author Dr Sheila Kanani, who wrote the book Can You Get Rainbows in Space?
Well...The answer was YES! We were all shocked to learn even more about space that we didn't learn in our previous topic.

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Creepy Crawly Roadshow

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Today, as part of our Minibeast topic, we had some special creepy crawly visitors arrive in school.

We could hold, stroke, touch and even wear some of them. We were fascinated and we can't wait to discover more about them this half term through our topic.

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World Book Day

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Today, school wide we took part in World Book Day.

As a class we voted and picked our favourite book - Elmer.
We came dressed entirely as one colour of Elmer the Elephant (a colour of their choice) and we ready the Elmer series of book, we played "Where's Elmer', we participated in a book swap…

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St David's Day

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On Wednesday we celebrated St David's Day.
We took part in lots of Welsh activities, singing and dancing, learning about where Wales is on our world map and then we painted a observational pictures of a bunch of daffodils, the national flower of Wales.

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Safer Internet Day

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Safer Internet Day

In Reception we used child friendly books to portray a message of keeping ourselves safe in person and when we are using tablets, phones, televisions at home too.

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