Creative Curriculum

Year 2: Build a Robot

Year 2 have been bringing in materials for several weeks and have just begun to assembly their robots based on their own original designs.   Children have been challenged to add movable parts to their robots using either split pins or a hinge. As you can see, the children really got stuck into the build process!

 

Year 2: Adam Bushnell

Year 2: Adam Bushnell

Adam Bushnell was in school today to deliver a session on creative writing. Children thought about 3 things that they would attribute to themselves if they were a knight or lady. These included hope, peace, strength, and love. Children were then unofficially knighted!   ADAM BUSHNELL is an author and storyteller working in the UK… Continue Reading

World War I Battlefields Trip

World War I Battlefields Trip

Last week, twenty children from Year 6  travelled to Belgium as part of their topic work on the World Wars. Led by the ‘Explore4all’ company, the children visited a whole host of places including: both commonwealth and German cemeteries; the Passchendaele Museum and the In Flander’s Field Museum; authentic and original German trenches and Lockangar… Continue Reading

Making Sets

Making Sets

Reception have enjoyed their early maths lessons inspired by ‘Big Ideas in Early Mathematics’. They have been using lots of mathematical vocabulary and have partaken in some critical thinking to sort objects (and themselves!) into sets. The children enjoyed taking turns to sort by their own criteria. The rest of the class needed to identify… Continue Reading

Lots of ‘firsts’ for Reception Class

Lots of ‘firsts’ for Reception Class

Reception have enjoyed lots of ‘firsts’ these past few weeks. They are settling well into life at St Teresa’s and are enjoying all aspects of our creative curriculum. Here they are enjoying their first sessions of PE, dance, forest school and music. Reception have also had their first visit to our school library and have… Continue Reading

Science fun in forest school

Science fun in forest school

Year One has been learning about animals including humans. In forest school the children were challenged with grouping animals that live in the forest. Then they discussed what the different animals eat and then they had to complete a Venn diagram sorting the animals into carnivore, herbivore and omnivore. They had great fun finding insects… Continue Reading

Year One and the Afternoon Tea Party

Year One and the Afternoon Tea Party

Year One had a fabulous time at the afternoon tea party. The school was filled with friends, family and people from the wider community of Heaton. The children in EYFS and KS1 showed of their cooking skills by producing wonderful cakes for the Heaton Bake Off Project. Everyone was entertained by St Teresa’s fantastic choir,… Continue Reading