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Histon Produce, who supply the children's daily fruit snack, visited today to promote healthy eating.

Summer Term Curriculum News

Today we helped raise money for Comic Relief on Red Nose Day 2017

These paintings were inspired by 'Sunrise' by Georgia O'Keefe.

These paintings were inspired by 'Sunrise' by Georgia O'Keefe. 1

We are leaning about Extreme Weather

We are leaning about Extreme Weather 1
We are leaning about Extreme Weather 2

This week we have been problem solving and finding missing numbers in number sentences.

We are learning how to use arrays to record different kinds of number sentences using repeated addition, multiplication and division

We are learning how to use arrays to record different kinds of number sentences using repeated addition, multiplication and division 1

In Mathematics we are learning that number sentences are related to other number facts

In Mathematics we are learning that number sentences are related to other number facts 1
In Mathematics we are learning that number sentences are related to other number facts 2

Spring Term 2017 Curriculum News

Autumn Term 2016 Curriculum News

Matisse Class is the Key Stage 1 class at Jenyns and has 14 Year 2 and 14 Year 1 children this year.

 

We are currently very excited to be learning about...

Today our challenge was to make a domino window shape. Each side had to have a total of 9 spots.

Today our challenge was to make a domino window shape. Each side had to have a total of 9 spots. 1
Today our challenge was to make a domino window shape. Each side had to have a total of 9 spots. 2
Today our challenge was to make a domino window shape. Each side had to have a total of 9 spots. 3
Today our challenge was to make a domino window shape. Each side had to have a total of 9 spots. 4

We are learning to count in groups of 2s and 4s and 5s. We are looking for patterns.

We are learning to count in groups of 2s and 4s and 5s.  We are looking for patterns. 1
We are learning to count in groups of 2s and 4s and 5s.  We are looking for patterns. 2
We are learning to count in groups of 2s and 4s and 5s.  We are looking for patterns. 3

The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations.

The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 1
The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 2
The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 3
The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 4
The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 5
The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 6
The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 7
The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 8
The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 9
The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 10
The whole school worked together to make the school Christmas decorations. 11

Remembrance

Remembrance  1

We have been learning about Henri Matisse. We made collages like his.

We have been learning about Henri Matisse.  We made collages like his. 1
We have been learning about Henri Matisse.  We made collages like his. 2
We have been learning about Henri Matisse.  We made collages like his. 3
We have been learning about Henri Matisse.  We made collages like his. 4

Learning to count in 2s, 5s and 10s using a number line

Our trip to Walton-on-the-Naze

Counting in halves on a number line

Counting in halves on a number line 1

Making Fruit Kebabs

Making Fruit Kebabs 1
Making Fruit Kebabs 2
Making Fruit Kebabs 3
Making Fruit Kebabs 4
Making Fruit Kebabs 5

Our chicks which are one week old...

Our chicks which are  one week old... 1
Our chicks which are  one week old... 2
Our chicks which are  one week old... 3
Our chicks which are  one week old... 4
Our chicks which are  one week old... 5
Our chicks which are  one week old... 6
Our chicks which are  one week old... 7
Our chicks which are  one week old... 8
Our chicks which are  one week old... 9
Our chicks which are  one week old... 10
Our chicks which are  one week old... 11
Our chicks which are  one week old... 12
Our chicks which are  one week old... 13
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Summer Term Curriculum News

Design and Technology. We made baskets out of different kinds of card and paper to find out which were stronger materials and to improve our designs.

There is a rumour that there will be an Easter Egg Hunt today! How many eggs would you estimate are here? Can you count them? The children suggested how to work out the total... 'Count in nines. There are 9 nines. Is it 81? And 3 extra, so add 3 more. 84!'

There is a rumour that there will be an Easter Egg Hunt today!  How many eggs would you estimate are here?  Can you count them? The children suggested how to work out the total... 'Count in nines.  There are 9 nines.  Is it 81?  And 3 extra, so add 3 more.  84!' 1

Our Easter Maths Hunt- measuring Easter Eggs!

Problem solving- What is the difference between the number of corners on a square and the number of corners on a triangle?

Problem solving- What is the difference between the number of corners on a square and the number of corners on a triangle? 1

Problem solving- Creme Eggs come in boxes of 3. There are 29 children in Matisse Class. How many boxes would we need to buy so that every child had an egg?

Problem solving- Creme Eggs come in boxes of 3. There are 29 children in Matisse Class.  How many boxes would we need to buy so that every child had an egg? 1

If I had 6 Easter eggs and I gave you half of them, how many would I have left? What if I had 12? What if I had 16? Try this with other numbers.

If I had 6 Easter eggs and I gave you half of them, how many would I have left? What if I had 12?  What if I had 16?  Try this with other numbers.  1
If I had 6 Easter eggs and I gave you half of them, how many would I have left? What if I had 12?  What if I had 16?  Try this with other numbers.  2

There are 12 chicks. There are 4 nests. There are the same number of chicks in each nest. How many chicks are in each nest?

There are 12 chicks.  There are 4 nests.  There are the same number of chicks in each nest.  How many chicks are in each nest? 1

Our topic this term is DIG

Our topic this term is DIG 1

Our topic DIG. We are finding out about the past by looking at fossils and bones and photos of these.

Our topic DIG.  We are finding out about the past by looking at fossils and bones and photos of these. 1
Our topic DIG.  We are finding out about the past by looking at fossils and bones and photos of these. 2

This is our class museum. Here we can research our topic, read, write and have fun learning!

The Pantomime Robin Hood came to school!

The Pantomime Robin Hood came to school! 1
The Pantomime Robin Hood came to school! 2
The Pantomime Robin Hood came to school! 3
The Pantomime Robin Hood came to school! 4
The Pantomime Robin Hood came to school! 5

We have been learning all about arrays. We can sit in an array to show that 8=2X4 and 8=4X2.

We have been learning all about arrays.  We can sit in an array to show that 8=2X4 and 8=4X2. 1

Look at how we write down what we know about arrays.

Look at how we write down what we know about arrays. 1
Look at how we write down what we know about arrays. 2

Learning our times tables

Learning our times tables 1
Learning our times tables 2
Learning our times tables 3

2016 Spring Term Curriculum News

Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas! 1

Glitter Day! Creating Christmas decorations.

Our School Trip. We visited a Science Museum in Harlow to learn how to become engineers.

Brunel. We learnt about Box Hill through which Brunel built a railway tunnel which was 2 miles long

Brunel.  We learnt about Box Hill through which Brunel built a railway tunnel which was 2 miles long 1
Brunel.  We learnt about Box Hill through which Brunel built a railway tunnel which was 2 miles long 2

During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter.

During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 1
During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 2
During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 3
During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 4
During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 5
During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 6
During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 7
During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 8
During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 9
During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 10
During Design and Technology week we all made brown bread and creamy butter. 11

Our model fireworks.

Our model fireworks. 1

We made moving pictures to show how our facial expression can change.

We also made felt puppets.

We also made felt puppets. 1

Today we learned a Flamenco dance. We showed our Spanish dancing to our parents in a special assembly at the end of the day.

We made moving pictures of the houses on fire during The Great Fire of London.

We made moving pictures of the houses on fire during The Great Fire of London. 1

On the 2nd October the children of Jenyns School sweep Fleece Lane as part of the tradition of Old Man's Day.

Yesterday we had Harvest Festival at Braughing Church.

Yesterday we had Harvest Festival at Braughing Church.   1
Yesterday we had Harvest Festival at Braughing Church.   2

Today we have been 'partitioning' numbers- splitting them in to tens and ones.

We are exploring the fairy tales Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk. The children are making a giant's castle and making sure that they fit inside!

We are exploring the fairy tales Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk.  The children are making a giant's castle and making sure that they fit inside! 1
We are exploring the fairy tales Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk.  The children are making a giant's castle and making sure that they fit inside! 2

We had our WOW day to start our topic of CHANGE on Friday.

We changed 2-D shapes into 3-D shapes, mixed ingredients and watched them change into something new and mixed powder paint to change colours.

Working in mixed age groups together.

We work well together in Matisse Class.

We work well together in Matisse Class. 1

Today we have been leaning to count and order numbers.

Today we have been leaning to count and order numbers. 1
Today we have been leaning to count and order numbers. 2
Today we have been leaning to count and order numbers. 3
Today we have been leaning to count and order numbers. 4
Today we have been leaning to count and order numbers. 5

We made letters out of bricks. Then we estimated how many bricks we had used before we counted them.

Autumn Term Curriculum News 2015

The first day back at school - looking smart in our new uniform.

The first day back at school - looking smart in our new uniform. 1
The first day back at school - looking smart in our new uniform. 2
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