Speaking and Listening

Year 2: Liturgy

Year 2: Liturgy

In year 2 today, children (liturgy group 3) decided that they wanted to do a liturgy on the theme of ‘happiness’.
In preparation, children selected the Advent wreath, a cross, and the bible and placed these special items on our prayer table. The children wanted relaxing music to play as children gathered in a circle on the carpet. After reading scripture and the response to the word, children were asked to sit in silence and think about what makes them happy. After the liturgy, children said that being with friends and family made them feel happy!

Weather Forecasts in Year One

Weather Forecasts in Year One

Today the children investigated the weather. They worked in groups and recorded what the weather was like before school, at school and what they thought it would be like after school. The children then coloured and cut out different weather symbols discussing what each represented. Then the children watched a BBC weather report and then… 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