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Year 1 - Dragonfly Class 2019/2020

Helicopter visit

We had such a surprise today (Tuesday 10th December) when a helicopter landed on our school field! Inside were two elves who came to collect the children's letters for Father Christmas. It was so exciting to see them!

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Space Day

Space Day on Wednesday was so much fun and we learned lots too! We had some amazing costumes, stars, aliens, astronauts and characters from Space films. We enjoyed watching a clip of Tim Peake in the Space Station. We then had an hour in the pop-up planetarium and found out all about light and dark and the planets in our solar system.  In the afternoon we had lots of space activities.

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Remembrance Day

On the 11th November we remembered the brave soldiers and made poppies for the front of the school.

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Carymoor

On Monday we had Gary from Carymoor come and talk to us about helping the environment. We learned about reducing, reusing and recycling. Dragonfly class were given the task of sort bags of(clean!) rubbish into the correct containers. They did really well and Gary was very impressed!

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Montacute Gardens

On Wednesday Dragonfly class had a fantastic morning in Montacute Gardens. We looked for signs of Autumn and then did a scavenger hunt. We then did some super Forest School activities using leaves and sticks, such as an Autumn picture and leaf animal designs.

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Guide Dog

We were really pleased to see India the guide dog in training with her trainer Iris on Monday.We learned all about how they are trained and what needs to be done to take care of them. We thought she was gorgeous and very clever. We all enjoyed a patting her.

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Yeovil Town

In Geography the children have been thinking about our town, Yeovil. They made a 3D model of all the facilities we have in our town, like the hospital, police station, and school.

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Labyrinths

In RE the children have learned about Labyrinths. They found out that they are used for reflection and having quiet moments to think.

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Computing

All the children worked hard using the ipads and Laptops for Computing. They were learning how to type sentences using capital letters and full stops.

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3 Little Pigs story

Dragonfly class enjoyed having a 3 Little Pigs story in the fairy-tale tent with Mrs Denman.

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Alpaca visit

This morning we loved seeing and learning about some Alpacas. We were able to help feed them and stroke them. They were lovely.

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Art with Mr Plumbley

Dragonfly class enjoyed another afternoon working with Mr Plumbley creating his Handa's surprise display. There was lots of cutting, sticking and glueing!

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Bear Hunt

Last week we went on a Bear Hunt around the school grounds! The children followed the footprints to find the bear hiding behind our bug house!

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PE

During PE lessons the children have been practising different movements. They were making high, medium and low movements around the hall.

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