Speaking and Listening

Year One Castle Keep Visit

Year One Castle Keep Visit

Today Year One had a fantastic visit to Newcastle Castle Keep. The children have been learning about parts of castles through their topic and today they got to experience a real one.

They had to climb lots of steps to get to the roof of the castle but the views were worth it.

The children had fun exploring all of the different rooms in the castle.

 

The children took part in a workshop about life at court and even got to design their own shield.

              

Finally the children learnt how to bow and curtsy and took part in a medieval dance.

Learning about Good Friday

Reception enjoyed learning about Good Friday. They learnt that Jesus died on Good Friday because he loves us all and understand why the cross is such a significant symbol. Reception enjoyed a carrousel if activities. They collaged 2 large crosses, buttered and ate hot cross buns and made beaded pipe cleaner crosses. They also revisited… 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

Year 2: International Week: Malta

Year 2: International Week: Malta

International Week: Malta Year 2 had a great afternoon learning all about Malta, courtesy of Ms Claire-Marie Agius. Children learned all about this interesting country through factual information on culture and tradition. The children also sang Maltese songs and played games before drawing the Maltese flag and the George Cross, which was awarded to Malta… Continue Reading

Year 2 – R.E.: The Story of Maundy Thursday

Year 2 – R.E.: The Story of Maundy Thursday

Children looked at the story of Maundy Thursday in class today and learned that it is a special Mass celebrated during Holy Week where the priest washes people’s feet to remind everyone of what Jesus did. Children worked with their talk partners to reenact the role of Jesus and Peter during the Last Supper where… Continue Reading

World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019

The school celebrated World Book Day this year with a bit of a difference. Instead of the traditional dress up as a book character we held a ‘vocabulary parade’ where the children could choose a word and dress up as a clue to that piece of vocabulary. After a whole school assembly, the children took part in various… Continue Reading

The Heaton Bake Off Project

The Heaton Bake Off Project

Year One has had a great afternoon cooking. As part of the Heaton Bake Off Project and working towards international week the children made Polish Rogaliki. Mrs Anulewicz took the class through a wonderful session explaining step by step the method of preparing and baking Rogaliki. The children had a great time rolling out their… Continue Reading