Author Archives: Mrs Strand

Our final Half Term in Apple this Year

We are looking forward to celebrating our final half term in Apple Tree with the children – they have come so far. We complete our Living Things Theme with a focus on Mini-beasts this half term. We will be: • Exploring our own interests through a variety of media. • Writing lists, facts, rhymes, stories and memories. • Math Problem … Continue reading

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MRS ESSERY, MRS HAYWARD, MRS ROMERO AND MRS STRAND WELCOME YOU TO APPLE TREE CLASS. WE WILL BE FINDING OUT HOW OUR BODIES WORK AND HOW TO KEEP HEALTHY.

DURING THE SUMMER HALF TERM WE WILL BE DISCOVERING AND INVESTIGATING:  Interesting facts about our skeleton and how our muscles work.  The amazing journey our food goes on.  How our blood moves around our body and what platelets do to help us when we fall over and graze our skin.  What our senses are and how … Continue reading

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Apple Tree Class Spring Term Topic Plan

EYFS HALF TERMLY TOPIC PLAN MEDIUM TERM OVERVIEW

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Mrs. Strand, Mrs. Essery, Mrs. Hayward and Mrs. Romero welcome you to Apple Tree Class and this half term our focus will be:

Once Upon A Time … Castles and Dragons Our exciting learning will take us to visit a real castle this half term and learn how people lived in castles, what they wore, the tools they used and the different parts of a castle. • We will learn about now and then and develop our understanding of changes that happen over … Continue reading

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A very happy New Year and welcome to the Spring Term in Apple Tree.

Our theme for this half term will be Traditional Stories. Our learning focus will be thinking critically and creatively when we are challenged to independently design, develop and create our own ideas. We will be making a chair for a bear We will make reflective clothing for a bear to wear We will make a pair of shoes and understand … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Second Half of the Autumn Term in Apple Tree Class from Mrs. Strand

We are changing our theme to learn a range of Nursery Rhymes with a focus on animals, transport and weather rhymes through exciting play opportunities: Our Continuous Provision will reflect children’s ideas and interests as they develop their critical thinking skills and positive attitude towards learning. We will be: • Finding out what it was like when our parents went … Continue reading

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Early Years Planning Overview 2015-2016

Thank you for taking the time to read our Planning Overview. Early Years Foundation Stage Long Term Plan 2015

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A VERY BIG WELCOME TO APPLE TREE CLASS FROM: Mrs. Strand, Mrs. Hayward, Mrs. Essery and Mrs. Romero

We are very excited about our new location in the Mobile; please do come along on Tuesday 1st September in the afternoon to have a look around. As we welcome our new children, our first topic focus is ‘Marvellous Me’ we will be getting to know each other, making new friends and enjoy playing with friends we know already. We … Continue reading

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Welcome back to the Summer Term in Apple Tree

We complete our Living Things Theme with a focus on Mini-beasts this half term. We will be: • Enjoying our school Community Build as we celebrate 160 years of Northwood Primary School. • Writing lists, facts, rhymes, stories and memories. • Math Problem solving – making our own recordings of our findings. • Observing the life-cycle of a butterfly in … Continue reading

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What will we be doing in the Summer Term in Apple Tree class?

In the first part of the summer term we will be learning about growing our own vegetables we will: • Welcome our next year cohort as they begin their regularly weekly visits. • Learn about how seeds/plants grow and what they need to survive. • Learn and recall a range of stories. • Use information books/presentations to learn about plant … Continue reading

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