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This page will illustrate our exciting class news, pictures of things we've done and more.

Mega Structures Around the World Week 4

Mega Structures Week 2 - Planets and Aliens

Dungeons & Dragons Parents Booklet Second Half of the Autumn Term 2020

Catbells Class Charter to be signed and returned

Class Charter Rules

Forests and Fairytales Parents Pamphlet - Autumn Term - First Half

Parents Information Booklet 2020-2021

Home Learning Planning for Catbells Class

Changes Learning Poster

PDF Changes Learning Poster

Red Task: Draw / colour the mixed up chameleon

Pink Task: Growing & Changing

Pink Task: Growth Sequencing

We are all Different ebook

Magic & Fantasy: Unicorns & Trolls

Unicorns & Trolls PDF Posters

Red Task: Mood Monster Poster & Instruction sheet

Green Task: Billy Goat Science Experiment

Ice Cream & Colour Sort Activities

Magical Mermaids & Sea Monsters Learning Poster

Magical Mermaids & Sea Monsters Learning Poster document

RED TASK: Jake's First Day Story


PINK TASK: Mermaid Counting (Reception)

PINK TASK: Reception block graph

Magic & Fantasy: Wizards & Witches Learning 22nd-26th June

Purple Task: Fantasy Colouring

Purple Task: Magic detailed colouring

Green Task: Magic Pot Science

Green Task: Extension - Write a spell

PINK TASK: Weather Sorting Activity

Spectacular Spheres & Wacky Wheels week 3 15-19th June

Learning Poster Spectacular Spheres & Wacky Wheels Week 3

Red Task: Crytstal Ball

Green Task Day & Night Sorting Cards

Back to Earth Story (Twinkl)

Back to Earth with a Bump - Talk cards

Spectacular Spheres & Wacky Wheels Week 2 8th June

Green Task: Astronaut Activity Task

Yellow Task: Bubbling Planet Experiment

Pink Task: Weight - home learning ideas

Pink Task: Light or Heavy work sheet

Spectacular Spheres & Wacky Wheels Learning Poster for week June 1st

Pink Task Train Length Task Reception

Minibeast week 2 Learning Posters

RED TASK: Minibeast Rhymes Booklet

Reception Extension Yellow Task

Younger Nursery Phonics

Catbells minibeast hunting and making bug hotels at home!

Minibeast 'week 1' Learning Posters

Reception Yellow Task Minibeast Observation

Pink Task Nursery: Ladybird spots

Symmetrical Butterfly

Farm Learning Posters

Nursery Phonics: I spy with my little eye

Reception Maths Task

Dinosaur Learning Opportunity Posters Week 3

War Day account by Mrs Brown from Shap

Learning Posters week 3

Green Task: Make Painted Pants Toast

A Tale of Two Feathers

Some of the ROARsome dinosaurs made at home last week!

Reception and Nursery Dinosaur Planning Posters Week 2

Green Task - Nursery & Reception Hide-a-Saurus ebook

NURSERY PHONICS Starry-Eyes Sam ebook

Catbells class AMAZING volcanoes made at home.

RECEPTION Week 1 DINOSAURS Week 14th April 2020

NURSERY Week 1 DINOSAURS Week 14th April 2020

Nursery 2018-19 Option Booklet

Catbells' Class Information for Parents

Useful documents for EYFS families 

We all enjoyed watching the tadpoles wriggle out of the frogspawn. The tadpoles get bigger every day and like to eat broccoli and cucumber.

Come and Play

February 2020 - Global experts: James teaching us about Australia, and Mindy about Colorado!

January 2020 - Map Skills with Alan Hartley

January 2020: Friendship Week - Living in Harmony within our Community - Emergency Services

September 2019: Pets and Animals Experts!

June 2019 - Visit to Bramley’s Garden Centre

May 2019 - Environmental Art at Peggy Nut Woods

May 2019 - Visit to Natalie Burns’ Exhibition at The Old Courthouse, and work back at school creating a cumulative piece of art!

May 2019 - Our Children were delighted with our new playground equipment!

May 2019 - Bible studies with Pauline, our Governor

March 2019 - ‘New Life’ with Briony and her beautiful baby!

March 2019 - ‘New Life’: visit from Adele and her lamb

March 2019 - Visit to Shap Chippy!

HaPpY World Book Day!

Still image for this video

January 2019 - People who help us: Ted’s Grandad

January 2019 - Snow Play: snowballs, snowpeople and snow-cookery!

December 2018 - Baby Jesus’ Birthday Party

December 2018 - Wreath Making at Harper’s Rose

May 2018 - Shap's Royal Wedding

March 2018 - Winter Rucksack and Rhymes

March 2018 - Tractor Visits... thank you Kim, Aaron, John and Matthew!

February 2018 - Valentines’ Celebrations at The Kings Arms

January 2018 - World Kitchen: German waffle making with Lisa Strickland

November 2017 - Carlisle Castle and Military Museum Visit

November 2017 - Nursery went to Baby Jesus’ Birthday Party

September - October 2017 Forest Skills! We've made porridge for the bears, beanstalks for Jack, and this week... a rickety bridge for the goats!

October 2017 - New Balance visit

September 2017 - Luminosity Exhibition @ The Old Courthouse

July 2017 - End of year treat to 'Shap Chippy'

June 2017 - Happy Mount Play Park

May 2017 - We tested out the Pirate Ships we made at Brackenber River... Most of them floated thankfully! Thanks to Adam and Lisa for allowing us to use your field, and Lee Wilson for taking these fabulous photos!

May 2017 - Buddy Time! We love it when our Y6 Buddies visit us on a Wednesday! Today we took advantage of the fine weather and had 'snack and storytime' outside!