Speaking and Listening

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

Well being Wednesday

Well being Wednesday

Every week the children in Year One participate in a well-being session and this week the children were thinking about the qualities of their friends. Each child in the class picked out a lolly-stick with a name on and then went away and thought about this friend. The children then wrote a short message to… Continue Reading

Year 1: Instruction Texts

Year 1: Instruction Texts

This week, Year One have been learning about instruction writing. The children all made jam sandwiches and took notes about what they did step-by-step. The children then reviewed their notes and compiled clear, precise numbered instructions on ‘How to make a jam sandwich’. The children learnt about the importance of using imperative ‘bossy’ verbs to… Continue Reading