Gymnastics in Year 3

Over the last half term, Year 3 have been receiving a weekly lesson from a visiting gymnastics coach. They have been learning how to balance, roll and hold positions such as the tuck, pike and straddle. The children have really enjoyed the lessons and are learning lots of new skills.  The lessons are due to continue up to the Easter holidays.

Chinese New Year!

We used the computer to find out about Chinese New Year.  We enjoyed making Chinese lanterns, good luck writing scrolls and having a noodle feast using chopsticks!  We held a very noisy dragon dance procession!    Continue Reading

Fun in the Snow!

We had just been learning about the seasonal changes in Winter and wishing it would snow this year when the first flurries of this year arrived!  We rushed straight out to experience it in case it was the only snowfall this year!  Continue Reading

Life in the Polar Regions!

We have been investigating the cold in this Winter Weather.  We used our non-fiction collection and the internet on our laptops and ipads to ‘research’  Life in the Polar Regions.  We enjoyed creating a land of snow and ice in our classroom.  We found out lots of facts about Life in the Arctic and the…Continue Reading

War-inspired Watercolours

On Friday 18th January year 6 were visited by two artists who worked with us to create our very own watercolour masterpieces. Sarah and Jenny started by talking to us about the events at Dunkirk during World War II. Next we took part in some warm up activities which helped us to practise drawing moving…Continue Reading

Volcano Research

On Friday we researched different ways of creating a working volcano. We used the internet to look in to the different ways we could try to make a volcano erupt using every day items. We found a number of different ways, the most popular being using a fizzy drink and mentos mints. We evaluated this…Continue Reading

Amazing Anglo-Saxons

On our visit to Jarrow Hall, we became Anglo-Saxons for the day. We had a great time on the farm, where we saw the animals and found out about the different ways they were used to provide food, clothing, utensils, weapons and ornamentation. We were really surprised at how much of each animal was used.…Continue Reading

Advent Prayer Stations

There have been prayer stations in the hall every morning this week . All the children have had the opportunity to go around them and spend some time reflecting on their preparation for Christmas.They thought about the gifts of Hope, Peace,Joy and Love and they prayed for teh gift of patience as they excitedly wait…Continue Reading

Tri-Golf

On Monday afternoons Year 5 are going to be taking part in some Tri-Golf coaching for the next six weeks. Our coach Brian was very impressed with the start we made and some of us look like we could become quite the golfers! We will keep you updated on our progress.   Article 29 Your…Continue Reading