Category Archives: Cherry Tree

Cherry Tree – Year 1 (Mrs Mumford)

Cherry Spring Term Plan

Term Overview Spring 1 Year 1-2017

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Cherry Tree – First Half Term Spring Plan

Cherry Tree – First Half Term Spring Plan

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Spring Term in Cherry and Willow – All Dressed Up!

Welcome back!  We have another exciting term ahead of us in Cherry and Willow. Over the next few weeks the children will be reading, researching, painting, writing, illustrating, designing, talking, testing, recording, working independently and in groups.  They will find out what people wear in different countries, how they can sort materials, how to create their own tartan design, how … Continue reading

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Change and Grow

Our Summer term topic is ‘Change and Grow’ when we enjoy looking at the life-cycles of chickens, butterflies and frogs. We also spend a lot of time looking at how plants grow. Our school meadow and woodlands are ideal for exploring, finding wild flowers and plants, and naming and drawing them. We’ve learnt the parts of a plant and what … Continue reading

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Now and Then!

Now and Then – our topic. Wow, wasn’t it different ‘back then’! Willow Tree and Cherry Tree classes have been investigating what it was like to live around 100 years ago. We visited Carisbrooke Castle where we were shown lots of ‘old fashioned toys’ including some to play with. Clock-work, wooden, metal toys some with string, no batteries – the … Continue reading

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Year 1 and 2 – Two Year Topic Cycle

Key Stage 1_2-Year Topic Overview DB2015

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Happy New Year

A Happy New Year to all our families in Willow Tree and Cherry Tree! I hope you had a great Christmas during the break. I will always remember the Christmas play this year – ‘The Magical Christmas Jigsaw’. Your children were absolutely terrific in the play with many of them having two parts. Those that didn’t, had a lot of … Continue reading

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Buildings all around us!

Hi all, Cherry Tree and Willow Tree children have been settling into their new classes and new year groups. They have been getting to know each other and making new friends. They have also been looking at the school’s Golden Rules, rules to help us work, learn and play with each other, hearing about the teacher’s high expectations and sharpening … Continue reading

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“Ahoy my hearties”

Hi everyone, We’re having a great time with our new topic – The Sea! Following a super ‘Titanic Day’ where we all dressed up as first and third class passengers on-board the ill-fated luxury liner, we have just returned from a very successful trip to the Historic Dockyard at Portsmouth. In the space of one sunny day across the Solent, … Continue reading

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Where in the World?

This term we are looking at ‘Journeys’ and the ‘Isle of Wight’ We will be investigating materials, making maps, going in different directions, drawing graphs and tally charts as well as painting the seven wonders of the Isle of Wight! We will be making our own board games based on the lovely story of ‘Rosie’s Walk’ and following the journey … Continue reading

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