Monthly Archives: October 2017

Sounds-Write

The children have really grasped the Sounds Write scheme for teaching phonics with twelve sounds being introduced so far and the children using these with increasing confidence to read and spell cvc words. This has supported the one to one daily reading sessions that each child has and as a result the children are becoming confident...
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Tasty Maths!

One of the children's favourite lessons so far this term has been on repeated patterns where the children created their own repeated pattern fruit kebab and of course then ate it!  A very 'Tasty Maths' lessons! Pattern has also been explored using beads, cubes and many other resources selected by the children, however, they have continually asked...
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Counting to 20

This term the children have been working on counting to 20 accurately with one number for each object. The children have practised lining up objects to make this easier for them. Number order has also been looked at using numbers to 10 and then 20. The children have met 'Silly Sarah' who likes to muddle up...
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Sounds-Write

The children in Reception class had a race this morning to see who could form a word the quickest using the Sounds-Write skills they have been building on this term. The competition was fierce but here is our winner who formed several words within 15 seconds each time!...
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Open Series Hockey

Some of our Year 5 and 6 children attended the Mini Youth Games Open Series Hockey Tournament this morning. The children had a great time competing against five other schools finishing third in the league table. Well done team Meredale!...
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Perform Drama Workshops

Children in Reception, years 1 and 2 took part in a drama workshop this morning with Perform. The children invented their own potion to allow them to breathe 'under the sea' and were captivated by their adventure acting out being sea creatures such as a stingray, seahorse and octopus. We have some budding actors within Meredale! Read more

Fundraising for Demelza!

Earlier this year we held Charity Week, the children took part in a sponsored swim, cake sales, skip to be fit, dress like a movie star and a whole school quiz. Everyone had fun raising funds for a fantastic local charity and today Mrs Homer, our Head and Deputy Head Girls presented a cheque to David...
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Harvest Produce 2017

Our Head Girl and Deputy Head Girl delivered the Harvest produce to Longford Court Residential Home for the Elderly earlier today - the residents gave them a very warm welcome....
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Harvest Assembly – Johnny Appleseed

Our Harvest Assembly took place this morning, the children performed Johnny Appleseed to an audience of delighted parents and residents from Longford Court Residential Home for the Elderly. Children and their families have kindly donated food items over the last week or so that will be delivered to the residential home tomorrow afternoon. Read more