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Whittington MoorNursery and Infant Academy

We nurture, we thrive, we blossom.

Growth of every child.Respect by learning from each other.Opportunity for all.Wonder and curiosity.

Summer 1 - Habitats

This term our class topic has been all about Habitats.  We have also taken our Maths, Reading, Grammar and Spelling Key Stage One tests.


In Science lessons we have spent lots of time outside in the school grounds investigating different habitats of plants and animals.  We have used photographs, diagrams, tally charts and Venn diagrams to record and investigate the information we discovered.


In I.C.T we have learnt how to create branching databases on different animals and their preferred habitats.


In Art and Design we have looked at the Victorian Arts and Crafts artist William Morris.  We have designed our own wallpaper using repeating and symmetrical nature designs (flowers, birds and animals).  We also looked at the illustrator Korky Paul.  We read his biography and painted pictures of underwater habitats in his style after looking at his illustrations in the book The Fish Who Could Wish.


On Friday 18th May we had a special day to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle.  We all wore special hats and had picnic food at lunchtime.  Mrs. Smith brought in her wedding dress she wore on her wedding day and we designed wedding cakes on paper.  We took our own wedding day bookmarks and special pencils home to commemorate the day.