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This week we have been very busy. We have been learning all about the Gingerbread Man Story. The Butterflies have learnt the story and have made instructions to help the Old Woman to make Gingerbread people. They we're really yummy!



In Math's we have been learning to recognise numbers 1-5 and count to 10. Also we have been on a number hunt in our outdoor area.


On Welly Wednesday we had the exciting job of digging up potatoes in our allotment. We dug up white and red potatoes, and they we're all different sizes.




We Welcome back all the Butterflies, and they have all settled in really well.


Hello to Ruby, Riley and Layton, they all now stay at school for a full day and make up our Reception class.

Reece, George, Lexie and Michael come to the Foundation Unit for the afternoon session.


In the morning the children have been learning to find their name card, and write it in their morning book. Well done!


This half term our topic is 'Houses and Homes'


On Wednesdays we will be exploring our outdoor area and completing creative and cooking activities throughout this half term. On this day the children all come to school dressed in old clothes rather than their uniform, and bring welllies to change into. We call this Welly Wednesday.


Thursday afternoon is our PE session, we are learning basic steps, running, jogging, skipping, jumping and hopping.


This half term in Mathematics we are working on recognising and counting to 10. We will also we exploring a range of 2D shapes.


In Literacy this half term our stories are: The Gingerbread Man, The Three Little Pigs, Handa's Surprise and we will also be learning about Diwali. In phonics we are learning the first 5 sounds. 


Everyday 2 weeks a homework menu is sent out. We ask that the children choose two jobs to complete, then return to school to be displayed and a certificate will be sent home.

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Hodthorpe Primary School, Queen's Road, Hodthorpe, Worksop, Derbyshire S80 4UT