Columba is our Foundation Stage / Early Years class. Columba's designated teaching and learning team is Miss Ratcliffe and Mrs Taylor as lead, Mrs Oakes and Mrs Copestake.
Autumn Term 2017
During the first half of the Autumn term, Early Years have been building friendships with each other whilst exploring the learning in our environment.
Autumn Term 2017 Educational Visit
On Tuesday 5th December 2017 Columba visited Biddulph Grange Gardens. The visit included the following programme of activities:
Diwali Festival 2017
On Thursday 19th October 2017, Columba spent the day celebrating Diwali. We had lots of fun and learnt lots of new things.
Remembrance Day 2017
On Remembrance day we cut out poppies and wore them proud. We hand made print poppies and had small world knights and princes:
Anti-Bullying Day 2017
On Anti-Bullying day we.........
British Values Morning 2017
On the 15th November 2017, Columba class participated in a British Values morning.
Democracy - We voted for what we wanted for snack
Rule of Law - We pretended to be Police Officers through role play
Individual Liberty - We had a show and tell with something special to us all
Tolerance and mutual respect for different faiths and beliefs - We looked at the country of India, learning about their food, clothes and style of dance.
Internet Safety Day 2018
-We spent the morning learning how to use a tablet safely and we wrote the rules down.
-We voted for our favourite CBeebies program.
-We took a photo of our favourite places in school.
-In our learning environment we explored different types of technology.
World Book Day 2018
Columba went on a Bear hunt during Work Book Day 2018, it was so much fun!
Spring Term 2018 Educational Visit to Wheelock Hall Farm
The visit included the following programme of activities:
Learning about how to care for farm animals
Learning the names of adult and baby animals
Learning about life cycles of animals
Moving in a variety of ways across climbing equipment
Columba Wedding 2018
Columba spent the morning recreating a Wedding day; it was great fun and made our teachers very proud. Please click the below link to view our special Wedding:-
Nursery, Reception and Year 1 Christmas Celebration at St Lawrence's Church
We all enjoyed performing our Christmas Celebration 'Lights, Camel, Action' to our families at the church on 12th December 2017.
Autumn Term 2017 'Leap into Learning' Topic Launch Session
'Magic and Sparkle'
On Monday 18th September, we had a fantastic morning at our Magic and Sparkle topic launch. We enjoyed a variety of learning activities with our friends and family.
Spring Term 2018 'Leap into Learning' Topic Launch Session
'Are we nearly there yet?'
A focus on Transport
During our Spring term topic launch, we welcomed our parents/carers into our classroom and they joined in with some exciting activities about transport with us.
Summer Term 2018 'Leap into Learning' Topic Launch Session
A focus on Mini Beasts
We had lots of fun at our Bug Ball leap into learning day, dressing up as bugs, making ladybird biscuits, painting butterflies and going on a mini beast hunt! It was lots of fun showing our parents our fabulous learning!