November 4, 2016

Communication and Language – Understanding.

The week started with lots of stories about the adventures that the children have been on during half term.

Monday - Some of the children went for a lovely walk. They had lots of fun making shadows on the ground. They made...

October 31, 2016

Maths - Numbers

This week we have great fun in our role play Garden Centre. We have been sorting out the money we need to buy seeds and bulbs. We have been counting acorns and conkers.
We enjoyed reading Jack and the Beanstalk and that inspired several activities to do...

October 25, 2016

Mathematics – Number

This week we have been looking at numbers.  

When out on walks we have been searching for numerals – we found lots.

We looked at house numbers and the numbers on car registration plates.  

We went to the bakery and used money to buy some bread...

October 17, 2016

 Yet another amazingly dry week! It has definitely turned a little bit chillier though and we are having to put our coats on now when we go outside to play. The leaves are falling off of the trees thick and fast and we are using up lots of energy trying to catch them.


October 14, 2016

Expressive Arts and Design – Media and Materials.

On Monday we went out to visit a local garden.
Each year the home owner invites us to collect the conkers that have fallen from his tree.  We managed to fill up our basket with lots of shiny and smooth conkers. We use...

October 10, 2016

Another fabulous dry week at Westmeston.

This week we concentrated on Understanding the World, looking at People and Communities.
We brought in lovely photos and items that were special to us and we told our friends about them.

We enjoyed dressing up as Policemen and b...

October 7, 2016

Understanding the world - People and Communities.

This week we have been learning about the people in our local community.
On Monday, a group of children went out for a lovely walk into the village.  They saw the post van, visited the bakery and looked in all of the sh...

October 3, 2016

This week at Westmeston we concentrated our efforts on Moving and Handling under Physical Development. We also had lots of fun around the story of Cinderella. On Monday the children started to make a castle out of recycled cardboard complete with a drawbridge! Modifica...

September 26, 2016

Physical Development – Moving and Handling.

The week started off with a lovely walk to the local nature reserve. The children collected lots of treasures like leaves, acorns and shiny conkers.   They looked carefully at the trees, noticing both the colour changes and th...

September 26, 2016

Week beginning 19th September 2016

No rain this week! We spent most of the time outside exploring and free playing in the sunshine.
Our focus was on Harvest and we enjoyed looking at and tasting fruit and vegetables. Our learning was enhanced by the book, Handa’s Surp...

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