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Category: Gefen Blog

GEFEN 28 MAY 2021

28th May 2021

These past two weeks, we have been wrapping up our farm topic, looking at what jobs farmers do throughout the day. We have explored farming themed non-fiction texts. We never realised how many jobs they do, so we decided to write thank you letters to local farmers. We identified the features of a written letter…

GEFEN 14 MAY 2021

14th May 2021

These past two weeks we have been looking at our new story ‘Farmer Duck’. We have practiced using speech bubbles and creating speech that the characters might say and sequencing the story. We were able to identify rhyming words and all of the animals on the farm, it has been so much fun! In Maths…

GEFEN 30 APRIL 2021

30th April 2021

These last few weeks we have recapped our Farm Topic. We have looked at the story of ‘Bumble’s Farm’ and identified rhyming words and sequenced the story. We have also looked at perfecting the art of using full stops and capital letters by being punctuation ninjas! In Maths we have finished off our topic of…

GEFEN 16 April 2021

16th April 2021

What a wonderful start back to the term we have had! We have started exploring our new topic of farm animals. We have explored fun songs and have had some fantastic art lessons where wedecorated our favourite farm animals for our new classroom display. We have been looking at animals and the differences between younger…

GEFEN 12 MARCH 2021

12th March 2021

We welcomed our new Ducklings into Gesher. All of the Gefen children seemed to love having the ducks at school! They were excited to watch them hatch, swim and grow nice and fluffy! In Literacy, we have been learning and reading of Abe and Alba’s Adventures, two tiny but very cheeky characters that have stolen…

GEFEN 26 FEBRUARY 2021

26th February 2021

Welcome back to our wonderful Gefen children! We started our term by celebrating Purim! We had a fun, creative day on Tuesday where we created masks to match our costumes for the Purim Parade, made biscuits for our family and dressed up so we could role-play the story of Purim! We watched a very funny…

GEFEN 12 FEBRUARY 2021

12th February 2021

These past two weeks have been fantastic fun in Gefen class. We made delicious Challah as a class which was designed to represent a tree for Tu B’Shevat. In Literacy we have been focusing on the book ‘Superworm’ and different insect songs to perfect our rhyming knowledge before creating our own poems. In Math we…

GEFEN 29 JANUARY 2021

29th January 2021

The past few weeks Gefen class have been exploring their topic of ‘Insects’! We have had fun dressing up as our favourite little critters and have been spending time with our best pal ‘Zippy’ the class snail! In Math we have been exploring statistics and addition and subtraction. We have made our own tally charts,…

GEFEN 27 NOVEMBER 2020

27th November 2020

Over the last 2 weeks we have been exploring space and space stories in Gefen class. We have looked at lots of wonderful stories and have had some fun messy play time where we dressed up as lots of different space characters! Well done Gefen class for being amazing these past two weeks and always…

GEFEN 13 November 2020

13th November 2020

This week we have been exploring Space and all of the different Planets! We have created out own Rockets and Astronauts and have looked at animals that live in the sea and those that live in water. We’ve also had some fabulous art sessions where we have learnt about Diwali and how to celebrate the…