Category Archives: Willow Tree

Willow Tree- Year 2 (Miss Pike)

Willow Spring Term Plan

Term Overview Spring 1 Year 2-2017

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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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Journeys – our new topic

Hi all After a very busy Christmas period during which your fantastic children led an amazing Christmas Play by learning all their words, we’ve now been back a couple of weeks and are settling back into school life. Our new topic is Journeys, a geography based theme when we look at our local area, the Isle of Wight and where the … Continue reading

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Art & Artists – Laura Holloway visits!

Hi all from Willow Tree Y2 Class! A new school year in Autumn and our topic is Art & Artists – a chance to look at all things art. Already we have not only settled into a Year 2 life with its new routines and higher expectations but also started to enjoy looking at many pieces of art, older and … Continue reading

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