Category Archives: Cherry Tree

Cherry Tree – Year 1 (Mrs Mumford)

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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Green Fingers

Welcome to the summer term…and at last the sun is shining!  We hope this continues as this term our topic is called “Green Fingers”.  We will be looking at plants and seeds.  We will be starting with a talk and a tour of the school garden from Pam and a visit from a local wholesale florist.  We will then be … Continue reading

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Welcome to the second half of the Spring Term.

Hello everyone.  This half term our topic is entitle “A Sign of the Times”.  We will be looking at how things have changed over time – for example what toys did people play with in the past and what clothes did they wear?  We will also be looking at a famous person from history – Florence Nightingale.  We will be … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

Welcome back everyone.  We are pleased to start the new year with a new topic.  For the next half term we will be working on the topic “Who Am I?”  We will be learning about the human body and how to keep fit and healthy.  We will be looking at how we have changed since we were babies and celebrating … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick

Hello and welcome to the new term in Cherry. Mrs Mumford, Mrs Kitteridge and Mrs Bates are very pleased with the way all of Cherry Tree are working so hard. Everyone has settled into life in year one very well.  This half term our topic is called “Brick by Brick”.  We started it with a mystery walk around Northwood looking … Continue reading

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Journeys

Hi everyone! In KS1 we have had an amazing time looking at and learning about Journeys. We began by looking at simple maps and plans of our classrooms and bedrooms, maps of Northwood and the Isle of Wight. We then attemped drawing our own maps showing our journey to school including local landmarks, like the scout hut, WI hall and … Continue reading

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