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Category: Gefen Blog

GEFEN 02 JULY 2021

2nd July 2021

We’ve had a very busy two weeks in Gefen class. We enjoyed our amazing mini Sports Day, where the children competed together as a team in four activities: egg & spoon race, bean-bag toss, hurdles and long-jump. Everyone had such a fun morning and were great sportsmen and women! We also enjoyed a fantastic drumming…

GEFEN 18 JUNE 2021

18th June 2021

We’ve had a wonderful two weeks in Gefen class by making the most of the sunshine and making sure we have been spending plenty of time outside. We have been practising for our sports day during our PE sessions on Friday and are now professional long jumpers. In Literacy we have been looking at our…

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,…