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Panda Class - 2021/2022

 

 

The teacher of Panda Class is Chris and the teaching assistants are Rachel, Tanya, Cheryl and our HLTA is Kelly. This year we are all going to have lots of fun! 

 

This term the topic is colour!

Dates to Remember!

Tuesday 4th January 2022 - Return to School.

 

SWIMMING - EVERY TUESDAY!

P.E. - EVERY WEDNESDAY!

Wednesday 12th January 2022: Moving Toys - In DT today, we explored toys and the different ways they can move.

Wednesday 12th January 2022: Keep The Beat - In Music today, we took turns to do different actions in time to the beat of a song.

Wednesday 12th January 2022: Shapes - In Maths today, we sorted pictures into their correct shape group.

Tuesday 11th January 2022: Panda Drawings - In Art today, we enjoyed learning how to draw a Panda!

Monday 10th January 2022: Rhyming Words - In Literacy today, we worked in groups to find all of the rhyming words in this week's story 'Cave Baby'.

Friday 7th January 2022: Shape Hunt - In Maths today, we continued to learn all about 2D shapes. We went on a shape hunt around school.

Thursday 6th January 2022: Taking Photos - In Computing today, we practiced using iPads to take photos and videos.

Thursday 6th January 2022: Shapes - In Maths today, we have been learning all about 2D shapes. We had fun exploring shapes and we chose our favourite shapes.

Wednesday 5th January 2022: Running - In PE today, we played some games and then had some fun moving at different speeds around the mile-a-day track. (Slow walk, fast walk, jog, run & sprint!)

Tuesday 4th January 2022: Music!!! - In Music today, we enjoyed listening to 'Rocketman - Elton John' and 'Starman - David Bowie'. We said if we liked/didn't like these songs and how they made us feel. We will be learning these songs this term in Music.

Tuesday 4th January 2022: Moving Toys - In DT today, we explored and played with different toys. We then identified which toys move and which toys don't move.

Tuesday 4th January 2022: Cave Baby - We enjoyed listening to our new story for the week 'Cave Baby'. We coloured in a picture of cave baby and practiced writing some CVC words from the book.

Panda Class - 12 Days Of Christmas!

If you couldn't make it to watch our class in Bethlehem's Got Talent, here it is for you... ENJOY!

Friday 17th December 2021: SANTA! - We had a visitor this afternoon. He brought some presents for all of the children in Panda Class!

Friday 17th December 2021: Grinch's Breakfast! - We absolutely LOVED our fantastic breakfast this morning!!! Waffles, Pancakes and Hot Chocolate.. what a lovely way to end the term!

Monday 13th December 2021: Peppermint Creams - In DT today, we enjoyed making peppermint creams. They tasted so good!

Monday 13th December 2021: Halving - In Maths today, we have been leaving about half. We counted objects then split them into two groups to work out half.

Friday 10th December 2021: Christmas Dinner - We all really enjoyed our Christmas Dinner today. Thank you to all the kitchen staff, it was delicious!

Friday 10th December 2021: Acting Out Pirates Love Underpants - In Literacy today, we had a great time acting out this week's story!

Wednesday 8th December 2021: Pirates Love Underpants - In Literacy today, we worked in groups to sequence this week's story!

Monday 6th December 2021: Pirates Love Underpants - In Literacy today, we took turns to ask the pirates from the story some questions.

Monday 6th December 2021: Donkeys - We had some amazing visitors in school today. We got a visit from some Donkeys!!! They were SO lovely!

Friday 3rd December 2021: Acting Out The Leopard's Drum - In Literacy today, we had lots of fun acting out this week's story 'The Leopard's Drum'.

Wednesday 1st December 2021: Shadows - In Science today, we have been learning all about shadows. We used objects to make the shadows bigger and smaller, then made shadow puppets with our hands.

Monday 29th November 2021: The Leopard's Drum - In Literacy today, we ordered this story, as a class.

Monday 29th November 2021: Subtracting - In Maths today, we used number lines to help us answer subtraction sums.

Friday 26th November 2021: The Leopard's Drum - In Literacy today, we got into groups to order our story for this week, 'The Leopard's Drum'.

Thursday 25th November 2021: Numicon Subtraction - In Maths today, we used numicon to help us answer subtraction sums.

Wednesday 24th November 2021: Circuits - In Science today, we experimented and made lots of different circuits.

Tuesday 23rd November 2021: Candle Holders - In RE today, we made some tea light holders, just like the ones used in the festival of Diwali.

Monday 22nd November 2021: Caterpillar Pictures - In Computing today, we used the Paint app to make some wonderful caterpillar pictures.

Monday 22nd November 2021: Subtraction - In Maths today, we used cubes to work out the answers to subtraction sums.

Friday 19th November 2021: Pudsey Pictures - In Computing today, we used the Paint app to make some amazing Pudsey pictures.

Friday 19th November 2021: Little Red Riding Hood - In Literacy today, we LOVED acting out this weeks' story!

Wednesday 17th November 2021: Coconut Squares - In RE today, we made Coconut Squares. These are a popular treat during the festival of Diwali.

Wednesday 17th October 2021: The Very Hungry Caterpillar - We went to Billingham Forum Theatre today, to see the wonderful show based on Eric Carle's story 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'. It was AMAZING!

Tuesday 16th November 2021: Circuits - In Science today, we used batteries, wires and bulbs to make a circuit!

Monday 15th November 2021: Little Red Riding Hood - In Literacy today, we had lots of fun ordering the story of 'The Little Red Riding Hood'.

Monday 15th November 2021: Number Lines - In Maths today, we completed sums by using a number line.

Friday 12th November 2021: In Maths today, we used objects to count and complete addition sums.

Thursday 11th November 2021: Remembrance Day - We made some beautiful poppies today for Remembrance Day!

Thursday 11th November 2021: Addition - In Maths today, we went on a number hunt. We then used numicon to make addition sums.

Tuesday 9th November 2021: Rama & Sita - In RE, we enjoyed listening to the story of Rama & Sita. We then got into groups and ordered the story, then acted out the story with puppets.

Monday 8th November 2021: Hand Washing - In PSHE today, we have been practicing our hand washing!

Monday 8th November 2021: Christmas Songs - In Social Interaction Group, we had lots of fun practicing our signing for our Christmas songs!

Friday 5th November 2021: Coins - In Maths today, we have been learning about different coins and their values.

Thursday 4th November 2021: Capacity - In Maths today, we have been learning all about capacity. We used different containers and looked at which ones were full, nearly full, half full, nearly empty and empty etc.

Tuesday 2nd November 2021: Colours - In Science today, we searched in class for different coloured objects. We counted the total about of objects for each colour, then made a graph to show our results!

Thursday 21st October 2021: Happy Halloween!!! - Wishing you all a wonderfully spooky Halloween, from all the little monsters in Panda Class!

Thursday 21st October 2021: Mummy Competition - We had a great time this afternoon! We went into Elephant Class and had a toilet roll mummy competition! It was SO fun!

Thursday 21st October 2021: PAT Dog - We had a visit from Maisie, our school's PAT dog this morning!

Wednesday 20th October 2021: Bread Experiment - In PSHE today, we were doing an experiment to see how important it is to wash our hands. We are leaving the bread in sealed packets to see how the germs grow.

Wednesday 20th October 2021: Pumpkins! - In Art today, we LOVED carving some pumpkins!

Monday 18th October 2021: Chalk Ghosts - In Art today, we made some super spooky ghosts using black card and chalks.

Monday 18th October 2021: Social Interaction Group - In Social Interaction Group this week, we made different types of play dough!

Monday 18th October 2021: Heavier and Lighter - In Maths today, we used cubes to measure weight. We had to decide which side of the scale was heavier/lighter.

Thursday 14th October 2021: Stained Glass Windows - In DT today, we made some absolutely FANTASTIC stained glass windows.

Thursday 14th October 2021: Mixed! - In Literacy today, we enjoyed acting out our story for this week, 'Mixed'.

Wednesday 13th October 2021: Spooky Paintings - In Art today, we made some fantastic spooky paintings! We mixed tints and shades using white and black paints. We then added some black and yellow card to them to make a spooky house picture.

Tuesday 12th October 2021: Easter Story - In History today, the celebration we have been learning about is Easter. We did a mini scavenger hunt in our classroom, finding pictures of the Easter story. We then put these pictures in the correct order.

Monday 11th October 2021: Social Interaction Group - In Social Interaction Group today, we enjoyed looking for leaves and twigs. We then made some beautiful autumnal wreaths!

Monday 11th October 2021: More and Less - In Maths today, we have been looking at quantities. We had to work out which plates had the most and least cubes.

Friday 8th October 2021: Counting Objects - In Maths today, we added objects to our tree branches. We counted different amounts up to 30!

Thursday 7th October 2021: Lanterns - In DT today, we made some beautiful paper lanterns.

Tuesday 5th October 2021: Brushing Teeth - In PSHE today, we were learning about how important it is for us to brush our teeth. We need to do this to twice a day to keep our teeth and gums nice and healthy!

Tuesday 5th October 2021: Shades and Tints - In Art today, we used white and black paint to make different shades and tints.

Monday 4th October 2021: Counting - In Maths today, we counted cubes to a given number.

Monday 4th October 2021: Social Interaction - In our social interaction session today, we enjoyed playing lots of games involving different colours.

Friday 1st October 2021: Acting Out Elmer - In Literacy today, we enjoyed acting out our story from this week!

Thursday 30th September 2021: Editing Files - In Computing today, we took turns to edit names of the photos we had taken on the iPads.

Thursday 30th September 2021: Ordering Numbers to 20 - In Maths today, we ordered numbers to 20!

Wednesday 29th September 2021: Firework Pictures - In Art today, we made some super colourful firework pictures. They make a beautiful display in our classroom.

Tuesday 28th September 2021: Ocean Tints - In Art today, we made some FABULOUS ocean paintings. We used white and blue to make different tints. They look SO good!

Monday 27th September 2021: Social Interaction - In our social interaction session today, we found different places outside to put out lovely bird feeders that we made last week. We then used different primary coloured paints to make secondary colours.

Friday 24th September 2021: Zoomed Fruit Photos - In Computing today, we used the iPads to take pictures of fruit and zoomed in to see the different textures and patterns.

Thursday 23rd September 2021: Elmer Signs - In Literacy today, we enjoyed learning the MAKATON signs to go with our story 'Elmer'.

Wednesday 22nd September 2021: Colour Tints - In Art today, we mixed the primary colours with white. We added a little white at a time to make different 'tints'.

Tuesday 21st September 2021: Weaving Elmers - In DT today, we used different coloured card to weave and make our fantastic 'Elmer' pictures. This is our story this week!

Monday 20th September 2021: Social Interaction - In our social interaction session today, we mad different kinds of bird feeders.

Monday 20th September 2021: Counting Objects - In Maths today, we counted cubes to a given number.

Friday 17th September 2021: Identifying Numbers - In Maths today, we were identifying numbers 0 - 20. We were asked to find a number and then coloured that number in.

Friday 17th September 2021: Acting Out The Rainbow Fish - In Literacy today, we had lots of fun acting out this week's story!

Thursday 16th September 2021: Planet Numbers - In Maths today, we matched the aliens and their spots to the correct numbered planet.

Thursday 16th September 2021: Hot Dogs - In History today, after learning about different celebrations, we went to the cookery room and made some hot dogs. We were talking all about the foods we eat on Bonfire Night.

Thursday 16th September 2021: Editing Files - In Computing today, we took turns to edit the names of different files/photos we had taken last week.

Wednesday 15th September 2021: Secondary Colours - In Art today, we mixed primary coloured paints to make secondary coloured paints. We then completed our fantastic colour wheels.

Wednesday 15th September 2021: Music with Mike - In Music today, we really enjoyed playing the xylophone.

Tuesday 14th September 2021: Rainbow Fish Masks - In DT today, we masks using paint and fingerprints. Ready to act out our story!

Monday 13th September 2021: Social Interaction - On Monday afternoons, we go to Anaconda class and do lots of fun activities with them for social interaction. This week we found different coloured items on the school yard. Lots of these items were natural.

Thursday 13th September 2021: Rainbow Fish Signs - In Literacy today, we enjoyed learning the MAKATON signs to go with the 'Rainbow Fish' story.

Monday 13th September 2021: Identifying Numbers - In Maths today, we matched the fruits to the correct trees by identifying the numbers.

Thursday 9th September 2021: Taking Photos - In Computing today, we used the iPads to take some pictures of different objects. We zoomed in on these objects and took pictures too.

Thursday 9th September 2021: Monster Number Hunt - In Maths today, we LOVED our number hunt. We found number monsters in class and had to match the number using a number fan.

Wednesday 8th September 2021: Celebrations - In History today, we had fun identifying different features of yearly celebrations.

Wednesday 8th September 2021: Primary Colours - In Art today, we talked about primary colours. We started making our fantastic colour wheels with blue, red and yellow paint.

Tuesday 7th September 2021: Rainbow Fish Dream Catchers - In DT today, we made some absolutely beautiful dream catchers to go with our story for this week 'Rainbow Fish'.