Reception

Reading at St. Teresa’s

Reading at St. Teresa’s

This week, Mr Turner and Mrs Mackenzie had the pleasure of visiting all the children’s classrooms looking at their learning environments.

It was wonderful to see all the children’s work and all the great learning displays on show.

Each class have fantastic areas that promote the love of reading to all our children. Children can read their own phonic book or choose a book to read for pleasure and sit in the reading corners/areas and enjoy the time.

A big thanks must go to all the staff for their hard work with the areas. The children Mr Turner spoke to really appreciate the spaces and have enjoyed the books their teachers have read to them just for fun!

Advent 2019

Advent 2019

A huge thank you to all family and community members over the month of December for your support with everything that we managed to deliver in Advent. It started for staff with our weekly liturgy together -a great chance to come together as a team and take some time to reflect on the busy period… Continue Reading

St. Cuthbert’s Fair

St. Cuthbert’s Fair

During Lent, children were made aware of two charities that we would be supporting as part of our work around social justice. The children were encouraged to ‘Give It Up’ as part of the CAFOD campaign to support their work overseas in countries effected by poverty. Children listened to the story of Rabiul from Bangladesh… Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

Most of the Forest School sessions during November were dedicated to making poppies using a variety of mixed media including glass, clay, wood, wool, plastic, wire & stone. The completed work was displayed in school as part of our Remembrance Week. The children also completed work related to their topics including leaf colour matching, measuring… Continue Reading

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… 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