Squirrels R/1 2023 - 2024

Mrs Jones

Welcome to the Super Squirrels!!!!

My email is anja.noble@corringham.lincs.sch.uk

Hi there, I'm Skipper the Squirrel and I'm here to tell you all about the Super Squirrels!


As well as 12 wonderful children, Squirrel Class is also made up of Mrs Jones, Miss Woodhead, Mrs Beat and Mrs Cunningham, who are there to help the Squirrels be the best they can be!!

They really enjoying learning through play and exploration. See the photos below in our gallery of what we have been up to over the last few weeks.

In Squirrel Class at the moment the Squirrels are finding out all about plants and growing in their topic Groovy Gardeners!

  • The focus text will be 'Jasper's Beanstalk'.
  • They will be finding out about what a plant needs to grow.
  • They will be planting their own seed and keeping a plant diary.
  • They will be finding out about the life cycle of a seed.
  • The will be observing plants in nature and making detailed drawings.
  • They will be exploring different plants and looking at the different parts. 

Here are some photos of their learning so far...



How can I help my Super Squirrel at home?

*Maths – counting songs

5 currant buns  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mi79hRcSXI

10 green bottles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPCzwqbFAn0

*Practise writing your name

*Play I-spy

*Do some baking, help to measure out the ingredients and talk about the changes that happen during cooking

*Share books (use the 50 recommended reads for Reception if you are not sure where to start!)

*Go for a walk and talk about what you can see, hear, smell, and touch.

Useful websites and apps – some of these may require you to set up an account to access them. 

Alphablocks https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

Phonics Wizards https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2yf4j

Oxford Owl Storyteller https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/storyteller-videos/

Oxford Owl e-books https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

APP – Teach Your Monster To Read

Numberblocks  https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks

APP – Meet The Numberblocks

TopMarks (general games website, you will need to search for age appropriate games) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

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Artsmark logo Sing Up Platinum Award Internet Odyssey Primary Science Quality Mark Silver School Games Bronze

We would love to hear from you!

CorringhamChurch of England Primary School
Middle Street, Corringham, Gainsborough
Lincolnshire DN21 5QS