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Spring 2 - Topic Letter - Growing

Spring 1 Topic Letter - Animals

Welcome to Kynsa!

 

Welcome to Kynsa Class!

 

Kynsa class is a mixed Reception and Year 1 class taught by Mrs Earley. 

Our Teaching Assistants are:

Mrs Duke - mornings and on a Monday afternoon Mrs Duke teaches the class.

Miss Bellis - afternoons

Miss Over/Mrs Forde - 1:1 support

Our PE day is a Friday afternoon. 

 

For Reception:

Every Friday there will be a new piece of home learning set based upon our phonics learning from the week. There will also be the opportunity to share your home learning on Tapestry.

 

For Year 1:

Every Friday there will be a new piece of home learning linked to our current learning in class. A lovely opportunity to work with your children about things they are currently looking at in school.

 

On Monday a new set of spellings will be given to the class - there is a spelling check every Friday. 

 

This term our Topic is “Toys”.

Weekly News 14th - 18th May

What a topsy turvy week. Due to the SATs we have been joined by the year 3 children. This was great fun, Monday we spent time outside acting out the Elves and the Shoemaker with year 3 help. Math has been very tasty, as we shared equally into quarters using smarties. The best bit, we ate the lot! We have continued to work on the Elves story by sequencing, and now writing our very own versions. We have very nearly finished making our shoes, some are on display, please pop in and have a look. We continue to practice for sports day, and keep our fingers crossed for good weather next week. Sad news, our nesting doves have lost their nest. We only hope they have made a new one in a safer place.

Weekly News 8th May -11th May

 

Although a 4 day week this has not stopped us from being very busy. We were happy to see that the nesting doves are still with us. Excitement is growing as we think we may soon have eggs, as the mummy dove has not moved off her nest all week. Even the builders are being careful on the scaffold. Watch this space as Kynsa children follow the life of the nesting doves.

We have started to make our own felt shoes this week, as soon as we have completed them, they will be on display throughout the school. Also look out for our peg dolls they are popping up on walls all over the school.

Math has seen us learning all about halving, and what this looks like. Year 1 have started their leaflets, which will be judged by the staff later next week. Reception continue to amaze us all by their independent math and writing skills.

Weekly News 30th April - 5th May

 

Kynsa children this week have been learning to play different board games linked to our topic toys. We have learnt to play noughts and crosses, this made for some good competition between adults and children.

We are very excited, but also concerned as two doves have started to make their nest in between two of the scaffolding poles. We hope they stay safe, and we will watch to see if they have any babies.

Reception children amazed us this week with their independent writing, while the year 1 children have started making a leaflet, which only in the draft stages looks fantastic.

Enjoy the long weekend and see you on Tuesday.

 

Here is just a taster from the Minack performance, 'The Enormous Turnip'.

Here is just a taster from the Minack performance, 'The Enormous Turnip'. 1
Here is just a taster from the Minack performance, 'The Enormous Turnip'. 2
Here is just a taster from the Minack performance, 'The Enormous Turnip'. 3

Weekly News 23rd April - 27th April

 

What an amazing week. We are very proud of Kynsa and their dance performance on Wednesday at the Minack. The weather held off and we remembered all the moves.

We helped Winston bear find the right material to keep him dry on his holidays. Thursday we started making our peg dolls. Maths has been all about arrays, these are tricky and we have shown great understanding of rows and columns.

Weekly News, 16th - 20th April

What a busy week back. We have started our new topic on toys, and are looking forward to all the lovely things we have planned. Our science this half term is all about the weather. The new Pendeen school weather station has been working well this week. We are hoping to see how sunny Pendeen really is.

Maths has been all about counting in tens and looking at equal groups. Lauren has been in, putting us through our paces before we perform at the Minack next week. Please can PE kit be in school all the time, as we are having dance workshops over the next few days.

Summer term 1

Our trip to the Eden Project. We had great fun learning all about seeds, planting our own seeds in recyclable pots and investigating all about the signs of spring.

Our trip to the Eden Project. We had great fun learning all about seeds, planting our own seeds in recyclable pots and investigating all about the signs of spring.   1
Our trip to the Eden Project. We had great fun learning all about seeds, planting our own seeds in recyclable pots and investigating all about the signs of spring.   2
Our trip to the Eden Project. We had great fun learning all about seeds, planting our own seeds in recyclable pots and investigating all about the signs of spring.   3

Weekly News, 19th-23rd March

Another busy week, and we continue to look at information texts, finishing with our very own fruit kebabs for snack. There were some very colourful and tasty ones. We have been measuring and weighing in math, looking to see who was the tallest and how heavy objects were.

We are very excited about our Eden trip next week, and have started looking at what Eden is, and what we will be learning about.

Weekly News, 12th-16th March

What a very busy week we have had in Kynsa. We started our week looking at instructions and what we use them for. We have written some instructions for making a jam and sandwich, with the best bit, making and eating some.

We have been lucky enough to have a dance workshop this Friday afternoon ready for a performance later next term at the Minack. Hopefully we will remember all the moves.

Weekly news 05/03-09/03 We have gone from snow to sun and back to rain this week in school. We spent a lovely bit of time in the garden planting some flowers and enjoyed a special visitor on world book day. We also had our last bikeability session (photos to follow) with Carol and it was so much fun!

Weekly news 05/03-09/03 We have gone from snow to sun and back to rain this week in school. We spent a lovely bit of time in the garden planting some flowers and enjoyed a special visitor on world book day. We also had our last bikeability session (photos to follow) with Carol and it was so much fun! 1 We have been planting in the garden
Weekly news 05/03-09/03 We have gone from snow to sun and back to rain this week in school. We spent a lovely bit of time in the garden planting some flowers and enjoyed a special visitor on world book day. We also had our last bikeability session (photos to follow) with Carol and it was so much fun! 2 The ground was hard so we had to keep working hard
Weekly news 05/03-09/03 We have gone from snow to sun and back to rain this week in school. We spent a lovely bit of time in the garden planting some flowers and enjoyed a special visitor on world book day. We also had our last bikeability session (photos to follow) with Carol and it was so much fun! 3

Spring 2 week 1

Spring 2 week 1 1 Exploring our garden and it’s plants.
Spring 2 week 1 2 We are making a plan to improve it.
Spring 2 week 1 3 The enormous turnip sequencing.
Spring 2 week 1 4 We love story time in Kynsa class.
Spring 2 week 1 5 We have explored root vegetables this week.

In Kynsa this week we completed some simple experiments to help Ella find her missing teddies. We had to use our 5 senses to solve the clues.

In Kynsa this week we completed some simple experiments to help Ella find her missing teddies. We had to use our 5 senses to solve the clues. 1
In Kynsa this week we completed some simple experiments to help Ella find her missing teddies. We had to use our 5 senses to solve the clues. 2
In Kynsa this week we completed some simple experiments to help Ella find her missing teddies. We had to use our 5 senses to solve the clues. 3
In Kynsa this week we completed some simple experiments to help Ella find her missing teddies. We had to use our 5 senses to solve the clues. 4

Exploring the new role pay area - the children have been enjoying exploring our new area - they have been busy making phone calls, writing prescriptions and healing poorly animals.

Exploring the new role pay area - the children have been enjoying exploring our new area - they have been busy making phone calls, writing prescriptions and healing poorly animals.  1
Exploring the new role pay area - the children have been enjoying exploring our new area - they have been busy making phone calls, writing prescriptions and healing poorly animals.  2
Exploring the new role pay area - the children have been enjoying exploring our new area - they have been busy making phone calls, writing prescriptions and healing poorly animals.  3
We have jumped back into our new term in Kynsa class. We have started our new topic ‘Animals’ and we are enjoying our new book ‘Owl Babies’. We will be looking forward to our visitor coming on the 2nd of February. Thank you to all who supported our nativity it was a great success and the money raised from the event will be contributing to the visit from the Screech Owl Sanctuary. Watch this space!

We’ve been hunting 3D shapes. We went on a hunt around our school. Some were more tricky to find than others!

We’ve been hunting 3D shapes. We went on a hunt around our school. Some were more tricky to find than others! 1
We’ve been hunting 3D shapes. We went on a hunt around our school. Some were more tricky to find than others! 2
We’ve been hunting 3D shapes. We went on a hunt around our school. Some were more tricky to find than others! 3

Our naughty elf Jingle left us a challenge of making snowflakes to decorate our classroom. We had some lovely discussion about shapes and practised our fine motor scissor skills. Great fun!

Our naughty elf Jingle left us a challenge of making snowflakes to decorate our classroom. We had some lovely discussion about shapes and practised our fine motor scissor skills. Great fun! 1
Our naughty elf Jingle left us a challenge of making snowflakes to decorate our classroom. We had some lovely discussion about shapes and practised our fine motor scissor skills. Great fun! 2
Our naughty elf Jingle left us a challenge of making snowflakes to decorate our classroom. We had some lovely discussion about shapes and practised our fine motor scissor skills. Great fun! 3
Our naughty elf Jingle left us a challenge of making snowflakes to decorate our classroom. We had some lovely discussion about shapes and practised our fine motor scissor skills. Great fun! 4
Our naughty elf Jingle left us a challenge of making snowflakes to decorate our classroom. We had some lovely discussion about shapes and practised our fine motor scissor skills. Great fun! 5

Busy week of maths in Kynsa Class...

Busy week of maths in Kynsa Class... 1 Working together to model and practise numbers.
Busy week of maths in Kynsa Class... 2 Team work to subtract and win the race!
Busy week of maths in Kynsa Class... 3 Counting up and down the number line outside!

A taste of Lego club...

A taste of Lego club... 1 Working together on vehicles in Lego club.

In Kynsa this week we have been taking some of our new learning outside...

In Kynsa this week we have been taking some of our new learning outside... 1 Investigating magnetic and non-magnetic objects.
In Kynsa this week we have been taking some of our new learning outside... 2 Practising our counting and making games.
In Kynsa this week we have been taking some of our new learning outside... 3 List writing for a trip to Peppa Pig Land.

A work of art...

A work of art... 1 We were looking carefully at our colour choices.
A work of art... 2 We were thinking about our brushstrokes.

Autumn 2 Topic letter - Space

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