Ladybird Class (Years R, 1 and 2)

Welcome to Ladybird Class


There are 22 children in Ladybird Class.

Year R - 8

Year 1 - 8

Year 2 - 6


The children work with their teacher Mrs Butcher and TAs Mrs Blackmur and Mrs Bennett.

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Ladybird Class were brilliant in the Nativity! The parents were so impressed to see a host of Angels, shepherds, Kings, sheep, Mary, Joseph and the donkey, performing beautifully on the stage. They sang, danced and told the story of Christmas. Well done Ladybirds. 



Holkham Hall


Ladybird Class visited Holkham Hall this week. We had a brilliant time looking at all the decorations inside the Hall. The children were even lucky enough to meet Father Christmas and receive a present. 


Learning Together Day


The children from Gayton Primary School (Year R/1/2) came to Middleton Primary Academy to spend the day together enjoying Christmas crafts and games. 

We had a fantastic day and the children made lots of new friends. 

The Day the Aliens Arrived


The children were shocked and scared to find a police incident area on the school field this week. Mrs Blackmur had been sorting out the toys when she spotted it. She burst back into the classroom to tell us all about it and it wasn't long before the entire class were outside investigating.

There was a taped off area and some scorch marks on the grass. We found a page from a strange newspaper and when we read it we discovered that aliens were coming to Earth! 



Ladybird Class are very lucky this term, they will be learning yoga! They have had their first session and everyone really enjoyed it. They are all looking forward to next week. 

Talk for Writing Day


Today we had a special visitor called Mr Thompson. He worked with the children and together they made up a wonderful class story. The children then went on to make up their own stories. 


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Our Visit to King's Lynn


We caught the public bus to King's Lynn. All the children bought their own tickets and were very excited by the experience. We got off the bus at the bus station and walked to The Walks. After a play in the park and a quick visit to the stream to feed the ducks, we looked at the beautiful planet mosaics. We're going to try and make some of these!

After this we went to the library where all children were either given a library card or used their own library card to get two books out. It was a lovely trip, all topped off with a ride back to school on the double decker. 

Handwriting Cafe


The children worked their parents hard at the handwriting cafe. They used the interactive board, had a go at the dough disco, strengthened their muscles with various activities and then tested their skills on a worksheet. 

Making Space Mosaics


We have been making mosaics based on the ones we saw on our trip. The children designed a space mosaic on paper and then arranged titles, bottle tops and buttons to create their artwork. 

The children have been using grout to stick their tiles, buttons, bottle tops etc onto the wooden boards. They look brilliant and the children are really enjoying making them.