Year 4

Forest School

Forest School

The children have produced an array of creative work during October in Forest School. Hand made instruments, bird feeders, natural art inspired by Andy Goldsworthy, rainbow leaf mobiles, clay men, Autumn leaf wreaths, leaf animals, Stone Age bread & jewellery, natural pyramids, Anglo Saxon dwellings, wire weaving, autumnal art and weaving with sticks & wool. The results have been amazing!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forest School

Forest School

Forest School sessions were up & running as soon as the school year started in September. Our new Reception class were introduced to Forest School where they became Kings & Queens for the afternoon after making their very own nature crown. During their next session the children used sticks & grass to decorate the first… Continue Reading

Year 4 Maths Hunt

Year 4 Maths Hunt

Year 4 put their rounding skills into practice today by going on a maths treasure hunt around the classroom. They worked so hard in pairs, reasoning and problem-solving together to work out the clues to a joke. However, some of us were not impressed with the joke! Continue Reading

Samba

Year 4 had their first samba drums lesson on Monday. It was fantastic. We learnt the names of the different drums and how to hold and play them. We played games to practise dynamics, how loud and soft to play the instruments, the difference between echo and call and response rhythms and listening skills. Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

Forest School during July had the children completing a variety of sports activities with added equipment and challenges. They had great fun working as individuals, with partners and as part of a team travelling the seas as pirates, running around assault courses and playing water balloon hide and seek. Reception            … Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

Forest School has been full of exciting and engaging creative topic based activities during June. The children have used a wide range of skills to explore, design and make a selection of quality pieces of work in various forms such as woodwork, art, cooking, D&T and drama. Reception have identified features on a map of… Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

In Forest School the children took part in a wide range of fun and educational cross-curricular activities throughout May. Reception investigated the effects of sea pollution. They recreated the sea bed using gravel, shells and sea creatures then added food colouring, oil and rubbish to demonstrate how this impacts the sea. Year 1 enjoyed pond… Continue Reading

Forest School Club

Forest School Club

Forest School Club got off to a great start tonight. After listening carefully to a safety talk from Ms Bell, the children showed great determination and team work when using a bow saw to cut a circular piece of wood in preparation for our next session. They also spent some time sanding the wood to make sure that… Continue Reading

Skipping champions

Skipping champions

Well done to all the children in Year 4 that took part on the East End Catholic Cluster of Schools’ Skipping Competition yesterday. The class were crowned overall champions out of seven of the feeder schools at St. Mary’s Catholic High School. The children have been eagerly practising their various skipping techniques in order to… Continue Reading