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Space Fortnight

 

As a school we are having a space fortnight - celebrating the launch of Joey the Swan, our school mascot, into sapce! In EYFS we have taken part in lots of space themed activities too! 

 

Reading

 

We have been reading lots of space themed books - with our main focus being on "Whatever Next" 

We have thought about the moon and the journey that the be

 

ar went on to get there. We are having a picnic on the moon just like he did and will be writing letters home to mummy to tell her what the moon is like. 

 

Art 

We have created models of rockets and alien space ships using cutting and sticking techniques along with paint. 

 

Understanding the world 

We have been thinking about the planets in our solar system. 

We have used a story called "Back to Earth with a bump" to help us. In this story, a little boy takes off in his bed / rocket and tries to find the moon. On the way he discovers lots of different planets and learns what they look like. 

 

 

Pants are Private 

 

The children in EYFS have had a lesson thinking about how to keep ourselves and our bodies safe.

 

As part of this work we looked at the NSPCC's "pants are private" work. 

 

The children have watched the "pantosaurus" video, then discussed and thought about keeping what is covered by our pants as private.

 

For information you can visit the website: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/underwear-rule/ where there is a section with guidance for parents. 

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