Speaking and Listening

Year One visit to the Castle Keep

Year One visit to the Castle Keep

Year One had a great visit to the Castle keep this week. First they had a very interesting tour of the castle. The children learnt all about the different parts of the castle and listened to some historical stories. They even pretended to be an invading Scottish army!

    

In the afternoon the children took part in a ‘Castles and Courts’ workshop. The children learnt all about the different jobs in a castle. The children then designed their own shield following the heraldry code.

Year 2 and 4: Primary Engineering

Year 2 and 4: Primary Engineering

A fantastic session in class all linked to our primary engineering work. We had employees from Grundos come in and talk to children about the work that they do on hydraulic pumps and what it is like to be an engineer. Children had the chance to observe, interact and discuss examples of engineering and saw… Continue Reading

Year 2: The Last Supper

Year 2: The Last Supper

Year 2 children have now started their new R.E. topic: Eucharist-Relating: Thanksgiving. For our first session, children discussed and answered questions about being thankful. Children said they were thankful for their parents, teachers and school dinners! For our second learning focus, children read aloud the story of the Last Supper. Before hand, children discussed and… Continue Reading

Year One Collective Worship

Year One Collective Worship

Today a group of Year One children led a reflective worship all about ‘Sharing a Meal’. They chose to gather their friends together into a circle and passed the bible around saying the word Alleluia. Two children shared the word choosing to read a bible story about Jesus feeding the five thousand. Then they asked… Continue Reading

Collective Worship in Year One

Collective Worship in Year One

Today a group of children led a Collective Worship on the theme ‘Growing Up’. The children brought in items from home that were precious when they were babies and they put them on the prayer table. They had a planned a worship that included singing, watching a short clip about Jesus at the Temple, a… Continue Reading

Science- Will it blow away?

Reception have been reading the story of The Three Little Pigs. Last week they looked at different materials and objects and predicted whether the big bad wolf from the story would be able to blow them away. Reception used the word ‘predict’ and gave reasons for their predictions e.g. I predict that the feather will… Continue Reading