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Magic Boards

The YR’s and Mrs Stockman are all busy trying out our new set of magic boards! They made some really good shapes!

Art

The children are all taking it in turns to paint the background for our fantastic ‘Delicious’ collage.

Dressing up

Mrs Tiddy and Mrs Ashley joined in as well!

Dressing Up

The children came dressed up as their favourite sea creatures! A wonderful effort as they all looked amazing!

Making Cakes

The children are all working together to make some yummy playdough cupcakes for a picnic.

Outdoors

The children are enjoying the fresh air whilst painting a picture

Creating

The children are busy exploring different materials to make an under the sea display!

Under the Sea lunch

Mrs Reynals made us a special ‘under the sea’ lunch which we all thoroughly enjoyed!

Drums

The children practised playing the drums loudly and quietly! They played the drums in different ways to represent the sounds made by some of their favourite creatures fro...

The Accordion

Grace and Florence demonstrated how to play the accordion. They did really well!

Boom Whackers

The children thoroughly enjoyed playing the boom whackers to see what different sounds they could make.

Playing the Trumpet

After taking it in turns to practise playing the trumpet. The children all played together successfully. Well done!

Learning about the Trumpet

The children were keen to listen to Matt playing the trumpet.

St Pirans Day

The children all enjoyed making their flags with Mrs Stockman to celebrate St Pirans Day.

Outdoor fun

The children enjoyed building a assault course to test their agility!

Shape Hunting

Lilith discovered that the caterpillar was made up of lots of circles!

Shape Hunting

Grace found lots of squares on our playground

Shape Hunting

Elsie spotted a rectangle on the top of the bricks

Shape Hunting

Harry was quick to find a rectangle in the bottom of the dish

Shape Hunting

Kiefer was pleased to find a circle

Latest News

Our Fam Day  (15/06/2018)
We joined the Woodpeckers to visit the Agricultural Education Vehicle in the morning on Tuesday 15th May at the village hall. We learnt about farming crops and about some of the animals we may find on a farm. Emma Massingale kindly brought her two Shetland ponies in, the children were thrilled to meet Albert and Ernie and watched them perform tricks with big smiles on their faces. The children had the opportunity to feed the lambs, calf and meet some ducks. They were keen to sit on a quad bike and for some children it was the first time they had ever seen a tractor.

A special thank you to Emma and Shirley for bringing the Farm Vehicle all the way from Wadebridge show ground and to everyone who brought animals over for us to see. We all had an amazing time!

Food  (21/04/2018)
We have had a great start to the term this week. The children have started our new topic by planning what they want to learn. We are going to start by finding out about lots of different types of fruit and vegetables. The children are fascinated to know how they all grow and where they come from - especially pineapples!

We thoroughly enjoyed reading the story ‘Delicious’ a pumpkin soup story by Helen Cooper and we are going to do lots of exciting writing and work based on this story over the next couple of weeks. Our display board is looking great with the children’s artwork based on the characters and setting of the story and they worked together in small groups to act out the story. They did a fantastic job that would have impressed Helen Copper herself!

Summer Term  (06/04/2018)
Our new topic for this term will be 'Food around the world'

Easter Holiday  (06/04/2018)
Have a fantastic Easter break and we are looking forward to seeing you all on Monday 16th April.

End of term assembly  (06/04/2018)
To celebrate all of the fun we have had over the term learning about 'Under the Sea' we decided to showcase just a small sample of the children's hard work during our end of term assembly. The children were asked what they wanted to share with you and they chose to recite a poem with fun actions and sing the song from the Little Mermaid. The Year 1 children wanted to share their fascinating facts that they have learnt about their favourite sea creatures. The children all did really well and looked fantastic dressed up in their costumes!

Sofa Dodger  (06/04/2018)
We were really pleased to take part in Sofa Dodger activities again this half term where the children were given opportunities to experience different sports and learn new skills.

The children enjoyed doing yoga, where they focussed on their breathing techniques and feeling calm. During the session they developed their flexibility strength and coordination.

In Street Dancing the children learnt how to warm up their bodies properly before learning how to move with lots of attitude! The second part of the session saw the children learning a new 'under the sea' routine which they took it in turns to perform to each other.

During multi skills they practised working in small groups to set up their own agility courses where they tested their coordination and perfected their balancing skills. They tested their balls skills by aiming for targets with different size balls and finally ended the session by dribbling footballs through cones with increasing control!

The following week they enjoyed using the Traverse wall in our playground. The children worked in pairs to help each other improve their technique and then in the second half of the session they challenged each other to travel across the wall but this time they were only allowed to use certain colours!

Big Bang Music  (05/04/2018)
Whilst the Year 1's enjoyed a trip to The Hall for Cornwall to see 'Awful Auntie' the Year R's and Woodpeckers joined together for a music workshop with Matt from Big Bang Music. The children all had a wonderful time playing a range of instruments and learning how to compose their own piece of under the sea music.

Under the Sea  (05/04/2018)
We are starting a new whole school topic this term 'Under the sea' both the children and the teachers have been planning an exciting programme of events that will be shared with you over the term!

Welcome to the new school year  (01/11/2017)
Jay Class have made an excellent start to the new academic year. The Year 1 children are being fantastic role models and our new reception children have settled in beautifully.

Summer Holidays  (01/08/2017)
The Summer Holidays are here and we hope you all have a wonderful relaxing time.

February  (10/02/2017)
This half term has been extremely busy and Jay class have all risen to the challenges set for them.
We have enjoyed the different sports that SofaDodger enabled the children t have a go at. The scholastics Book Fair managed to reach its target and now the school council and pupils are choosing the free books that we have been awarded.
The Reading Karate is proving to be a great success with the children looking forward to receiving their first bands after the half term.
Chinese New Year Curriculum day saw the children making lanterns, Chinese writing, Drama and Dance. The children split into four groups and rotated around the groups.

January  (18/01/2017)
We have now been back for a few weeks since our Christmas break and the children have settled back in to the routine of school life well.

We have a lot of exciting things happening this term with sofa Dodger taking the place of swimming for this half term. The children will once again be challenging themselves taking part in a variety of sports that are available around Bodmin.
On the23rd January in Buzzard Class we are holding a Book Swap and launching the new reading initiative ‘Reading Karate’
The children will be rewarded for reading at home with wrist bands that they swap for the next one the more they read until they reach the black band, these they are allowed to keep. Just like the karate belts. We hope this will encourage everyone to enjoy reading.

Christmas Wishes  (16/12/2016)
We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Nearly Christmas!  (05/11/2016)
The class will be learning about different celebrations this half term. They will be learning to mix colours and use different size brushes, looking at birthday celebrations, and designing and making Christmas biscuits. They will also be practising hard for the Christmas play!

Spring is Here.  (19/03/2016)
Spring has arrived and the children in Jay Class have been able to get outside and enjoy the sunshine.
We have been looking at the signs of spring and the rate that plants grow and what they need to grow. You may see our experiment of plant growth in the window sill in our classroom. Maybe ask your child what we have been looking at and I'm sure they would love to explain it to you!
During our Spring Observations the children found lots of new life appearing and saw the difference between now and two weeks ago.

Police Visit  (04/02/2016)
Community police officer Andrea visited Jay Class on Wednesday 3rd February.
She talked to us about her role within the police force and how the police help us. She brought along some hats to show us and some uniform. We were very lucky to have a look at the police van and press the button that started the siren.
In the back of the van is a cell for the police to transport people. We wondered how many of us would fit in. Quite a few it would seem. After we had thanked PC Andrea for coming to talk to us she handed out stickers and said that we had behaved brilliantly.
We had a fantastic time listening to our Police Officer and now are looking forward to writing our reports.

New Year  (09/01/2016)
After our first week back after Christmas the children are all settling into a new routine and the excitement of welcoming our new teacher, Mrs Pemberton to our class.
Mrs Brown will be teaching Jay Class Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning with Mrs Pemberton teaching Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday.

Farewell.  (28/12/2015)
As we return to school in January we say a sad farewell to our Teacher Mrs Ashley who is taking time away from school to spend it with her family as they welcome another brother or sister for Leo. We wish Mrs Ashley all our best and look forward to her return next Christmas .

Road Safety Day  (29/11/2015)
On Friday 27th November we held a Road Safety Day. Jay Class concentrated on “Crossing the Road Safely”.
The children were good at looking for traffic and looked and listened when they crossed the road. Please remember to help your children take responsibility for their own safety and remind them to Stop
Look
Listen
and don’t forget to Look and listen for traffic while they cross.

Jay Class Visit to Lanhydrock.  (01/10/2015)

On Monday the 21st September Jay Class visited Lanhydrock house as part of their ‘Through the Keyhole’ topic. They learnt about the Lord and Lady of the hose, and their family. They explored the roles of servants and they looked at how homes have changed over time. The children had a thoroughly enjoyable day and members of the public complimented them on their immaculate behaviour- Well done Jays!

Welcome Back  (15/09/2015)
After our Summer Holiday Jay Class have come back ready for the challenges and adventures a new school year brings.
We particularly welcome seven new children into our Reception year and wish them luck as they start their school life.
Our topics for the Autumn term is 'Through the Keyhole' and 'What do I need to be me'
To start the topics Jay class will be visiting Lanhydrock House in Bodmin.
Each week the children will read in guided reading sessions with an adult. Phonics and/or Spelling ,Punctuation And Grammar will continue on a daily basis along with individual reading.
In numeracy the children will be learning about shape,space,measures and data handling.
School Clubs started this week with a lot of children signing up to take part.

Deli Farm Run  (16/05/2015)
Today three of Jay Class ran the Deli Farm Fun Run. It’s an annual event with over 130 children taking part, running 2.1miles.
This is the first time we have had some of our younger children take part and we are very proud of what they managed to achieve.
All the Children had a great morning and everyone finished with smiles on their faces.
1st Camelford
2nd Cardinham
3rd Tintagel and Delabole (joint)

Forest School  (16/05/2015)
Mrs Brown has been learning all about Forest Schools and she has been very keen to share what she has learnt with the children. For the past few weeks Jay class have been busy in our garden making dens, investigating mini beasts and discussing what they would like to get from Forest school.

Jay Class visit to Bodmin  (25/04/2015)
To kick start Jay Class’ new topic ‘Town Mouse and Country Mouse’ they visited Bodmin for the day. The sun shone and the children all had a wonderful day exploring the differences between country and town living.
If you would like to read more about our visit then please go to the ”lend me you literacy” website where you can read Blake’s recount of our day.
http://lendmeyourliteracy.com
A few days later we visited our local church, St Meubreds. Here we looked at the differences’ between the larger church in Bodmin and a village church.

Poltair XC  (15/03/2015)
On Wednesday 11th March, 19 children from Years 1 and 2 went to take part in the cross country race at Poltair School.
It was a damp day and the field was muddy but despite this spirits were high and all children crossed the finishing line having ran brilliantly! Well done to all the children who took part especially to Holly Bennett who came 1st in her race.
Holly's recount of her race can be seen at www.lendmeyourliteracy.com

Homework

Please continue to read with your child at home we can really see the difference it makes. Please remember to write in their reading record each time. Thank you very much

I am pleased to tell you that we are now using a maths program called Mathletics. I have put a copy of the logon card in the front of each child's reading record. Students can earn rewards and certificates by completing activities and can compete in live mathletics competitions if they choose to.

Information for Parents

Please remember to send your child with a sun hat and sun cream that is clearly marked with their name - it is fine for these to be left in school. When appropriate please make sure you put suncream on your child before school and then they will be able to re-apply in school if necessary. Thank you

Please make sure your child has a pair of wellies in school (with their name on). Thank you

Year 1’s will have a spelling test every Friday with Mrs Brown.

Please note that year 1 children will be starting swimming on Monday 23rd April as they have a team building session on the first Monday back!

During the first half of the Summer term swimming will now be on a Monday afternoon.

Mrs Brown will be doing Forest Schools on a Friday afternoon

Meet the Team

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Mrs Ashley, Mrs Brown and Mrs Stockman. Mrs Ashley will be teaching Mon - Thurs and Mrs Brown will be teaching on a Friday during the summer term.
 
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