Stanford School

Stanford Junior and Infant School

Living together - Learning together

Cooper Lane, Laceby, Grimsby
NE Lincolnshire DN37 7AX
Tel. 01472 318003
E. office@stanfordschool.co.uk
Contact. Miss King (Business Manager)

Sunflower Class Blog 

On this page you can see updates over the term of our activities and learning.

Date:
17 October
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

Can I learn about healthy eating?

Today we had a visit from a lady who works for Chartwell's School Meals. She read the story of the Hungry Caterpillar and told us all about healthy food choices.

J- I liked it when we tried all the food.
B- I tried lots of new food.
L- I tried cress.
O- I made a caterpillar, then I ate it!
O- I made a sun out of carrots, sweetcorn and a wrap.
M- I liked the grapes. I shared some of my food with my friends too.

Date:
16 October
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

African Animal Yoga: Can I improve my concentration, balance and control?

The Sunflowers have been enjoying some yoga sessions and making African animal shapes with their bodies.

A- I liked doing the lion because I could stick out my tongue and look fierce.
M- The butterfly was a nice one to do because my legs moved like wings.
B- The snake was my favourite one.
T- I was a very strong mountain.
G- The giraffe pose was very tricky to do. I have been practicing it and can do it now.
W- I like yoga because my Grandma does yoga too.
L- I loved being a flamingo.
T- I had to concentration really hard and listen to the instructions.

Date:
10 October
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

World Mental Health Day

Sunflower Class know how important it is to look after their mental health. They discussed the different kinds of feelings people might have. They soon realised that some feelings can make you feel good and some feelings can make you feel bad.

O- We all put on yellow clothes.
T- We collected £26.00 for the charity.
C- If you feel sad, you should talk to people.
T- If we are upset we can talk to staff, mums and dads and grandparents.

Date:
1 October
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

Sunflowers enjoyed celebrating the Harvest

Thank you for all your kind donations of food which have all gone to the Harbour Place charity. Many thanks also to Mr. Stevens and Mrs. Mawer who came along to help us celebrate.

Date:
30 September
Posted by:
Miss Wilson

Harvest Festival

Our Harvest Festival was a joyful celebration introduced by our head boy and girl and Star anise class performed a poem. Rev. Philip Stevens came to say a prayer and give thanks for the food at harvest time. Thank you to everyone who contributed to our celebration, the donations of food will be sent to the homeless charity, Harbour Place.

Date:
27 September
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Sunflowers and Seedlings entertained their parents and friends at the Stanford Centre today.

They enjoyed singing 'If You're Happy and You Know it!' The Sunflowers also performed a new version of 'Aiken Drum' with different kinds of food for the man in the moon's clothes.

F- We wanted to sing for our parents.
W- We raised money for poorly people who need special nurses.
A- We enjoyed a drink and a cake too.

Date:
26 September
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

Our Giraffe Day!

The Sunflowers enjoyed a special day where they learnt all about giraffes; where they live, what they eat and what they like doing.

They explored giraffes in lots of creative ways too. They shared stories about giraffes, played with giraffe toys, made masks, created giraffe dances, painted and collaged giraffes, as well as making dough and plasticine models.

L- I could make plasticine giraffes with black spots.
A- I loved making a giraffe out of paper. It was tricky cutting the body parts out and putting it altogether.
A- I made a giraffe drinking dance in P.E.
C- I liked looking at my friend's special giraffe toys.
O- I liked painting. I did a tall giraffe.
T- I saw giraffes have different colours and patterns when I looked in the giraffe books.

Date:
19 September
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

Can I make an African headband?

The children have been looking at the Maasi tribe in Art - at all their colourful clothing and jewellery. They wanted to have a go at making a Maasi headband- so here they are!

Date:
19 September
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

Sunflower Home Learning

Look at all this wonderful home learning! We are looking forward to seeing a lot more this term!

Date:
18 September
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

Can I read, write and spell the Year 1 Common Exception Words?

This term, we are looking at these words. 

Every day we have a spelling lesson. To help you improve at spelling, log on to The Spelling Shed and play all the exciting spelling games!

Date:
17 September
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

Can I use my senses to explore the fruit from our story 'Handa's Surprise?'

The children enjoyed exploring some of the exotic fruit from the story.

J- The pineapple was sweet and juicy.
M- The mango was slippery.
T- Mrs. Christie used a special tool to make pineapple rings.
H- There was a stone inside the avocado.
G- The passion-fruit had a nice smell.
L- The pineapple is spiky.
G- The avocado smells fresh.
A- The mango feels very heavy.

Date:
17 September
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

Settling into Year 1

The new Sunflowers have had fun exploring their new classroom, toys and equipment . They work very co-operatively, they can share and they all work very hard. Well done everyone!

Date:
16 September
Posted by:
Mrs Brady

Super Start!

The new Sunflowers have made a super start in Year 1. Well done to everyone!