Category: EYC

EYC’s autumn walk art

The Rainbows looked at art by Andy Goldworthy and used the natural materials they had collected during their autumn walk to make their own art.

EYC celebrate Harvest Festival

EYC held their harvest festival yesterday. We learned about where our food comes from and how we can help people who don’t have money to buy food. We sang some harvest songs and enjoyed joining in with actions. A big thank you for the donations!

EYC – Poetry Day

Rainbows watched Michael Rosen’s Chocolate cake on Thursday which made us laugh out loud! Today, we shared some poems of Michael Rosen to the class, and we looked at some simpler poems.

EYC – World Mental Health Day

What a busy day we’ve had in EYC! As part of ‘World Mental Health Day’, we have come to school dressed in bright colours.  This is to make us feel happy.  We read the story of the ‘Colour Monster’ and acted it out using coloured scarves to represent the different emotions. We also played an emotions matching game and drew five people who we could talk to if we were feeling sad.

EYC’s treasure hunt

EYC have been reading the story of ‘The Treasure Hunt’.  We were very lucky to receive a letter from Percy inviting us to join in with his treasure hunt.  We had such fun following the clues and finding the treasure.  Luckily, the animals looked after the treasure before Percy had a chance to eat it all. Yummy!

EYC’s amazing band!

The children have had a lovely week dressing up, making up their own songs and playing musical instruments.  They’re so creative!

EYC’s autumnal walk

Continuing with our project ‘What keeps Percy busy in Autumn’,  EYC went on a walk around the school field looking for signs of autumn.  We did some amazing observational sketches.  We also read the story of ‘The Secret Path’ and used Kapla to make our own mazes for the animals to hide in.

What a busy day we’ve had!

EYC – What Keeps Percy Busy in Autumn?

As part of our project, ‘What keeps Percy busy in Autumn?’ we read the story of the ‘Secret Path’ and went on an autumn walk looking for Percy and his animal friends.  We found Percy in his shed.  He was very kind and gave us lots of fresh vegetables that we chopped up and made into delicious soup.  Yum, yum!

EYC SCARF session

EYC had such a fun SCARF lesson, playing and learning with balloons. Each balloon had a picture of a classmate who they had to find and make friends with.

EYC’S surprise present!

A present from two very special ladies.

EYC would like to say a huge thank you to Mrs Beresford and Mrs Pinkett for our wonderful new friendship bench.  We look forward to sitting on it and making lots of new friends.

It’s coming home!

It’s coming home to EYC!

Football is coming to EYC.  We’re so excited.  We’ve made England flags, medals, had a flag painted on our face and played a football match on the big field.  Such fun!  Good luck England!

EYC Graduation

We had a lovely afternoon celebrating the achievements of our Rainbows during our Graduation ceremony. We were lucky that the rain held off and we even had some sunshine!

EYC in Bloom

EYC have been collecting plastic bottles and tops and recycling them by making them into beautiful flowers.

EYC bake delicious Trolls

EYC have been reading the book ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’ and we decided to make some Troll biscuits.  They might have looked scary, but they tasted delicious!

EYC visit the ‘seaside’

The Rainbows pretended to go to the seaside today. We went on the train and had a look in a rock pool. We looked at (and felt) real fresh fish and learned how they breath. We played games in the Arcade and cooled off by paddling in the sea. We took the train back to school where we had an ice-pop.

Refugee day in EYC

EYC have been learning all about, ‘What is a refugee?’

We acted out a story imagining how it would feel to be a Refugee. The wind blew our houses down, a volcano erupted, and we had to fill our suitcases and leave for a new country. We then sent pictures and a letter to a Refugee Camp to say how sad we were and that we would welcome them to our country and be kind. We are excited to receive a reply.

EYC visit the ‘seaside’!

We went to the pretend sea-side today!

We went on a train (made out of bricks), played on the sand (sandpit), had a ride in a boat with splashing waves (material) and went swimming in the sea (the paddling pool).

It was a day full of awe and wonder!!!!

All the fun in the sea!!

Trekkers – Three Little Pigs

The Trekkers have been reading the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’. We’ve had such fun acting out the story and making our collage pictures.  “We’re not afraid of the big bad wolf!’

Trekkers eat the Gingerbread Man!

After reading the story of ‘The Gingerbread Man’, the Trekkers decorated a gingerbread man biscuit. We were very lucky that our gingerbread man didn’t run away before we ate him!! Yum Yum!

Rainbows make instruments

The Rainbows learnt some new skills today. They used real tools and wood to make their own musical instruments. Wow…look at the results!

Trekkers ‘can do it’!

The Trekkers have had another busy scarf session.  This weeks lesson was all about, ‘I can do it!’  They made a tricky assault course and they were very brave and had a go.

Rainbows go splashing!

The rain came down so hard it made a huge puddle in our EYC garden. Our teachers found us some wellington boots so that we could have fun splishing and splashing in them. “It’s lumpy” a child said as they looked at the ripples in the water. “It’s like a sea” and “it’s deep” were other comments. Can you spot who is wearing the Giant’s wellies?

Trekkers – recreate Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Today, the Trekkers acted out the story of Goldilocks and the three bears.  What a surprise they got when they found Goldilocks sleeping in their bed!  The porridge was scrumptious.

Rainbows – SCARF lesson

For today’s SCARF lesson, the Rainbows named the part of the body and talked about why we exercise.

EYC – Where would we like to be?

What a truly gorgeous day!

For our WOW starter of ‘Where Would We Like To Be,’ EYC had ‘Show Time’ of the Jack and the Beanstalk story acted out by their teachers. The children then presented their version of the story to the class. Look how focused they all are!

The finale was the opportunity for the children to milk Daisy the Cow.

EYC Easter Egg hunt

The Easter Bunny left Easter eggs for the Rainbows to find in our EYC garden. Oh what fun the Rainbows had finding them all!

Rainbows spring walk

The Rainbow children made their own binoculars and then we took them on our Spring walk around school. What a beautiful day for some outdoor learning in Science Week!

EYC Easter Egg rolling

Children in Reception did Egg rolling today. This was a good opportunity to use our maths language: which egg went the furthers? Which egg stayed the nearest to the slide? What was the number on the winning egg?

After lunch, we sat down and wrote about the experience. We are getting so good at using our phonics skills!

EYC’s Easter observational paintings

Rainbow children came to the painting table to make an observational painting of our Easter display. They selected their colours carefully and the result was stunning!

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