Wellbeing

Y5 Primary Engineering

Y5 Primary Engineering

As part of the Primary Engineering Project, Y5 had two visits this week aimed at finding out more about engineering and careers.
Firstly, a parent from our school came in to talk to the children about the medical profession and becoming a brain surgeon. The children asked lots of interesting questions and were fascinated when finding out about how the brain works.
Later in the week, some engineers from Grundfos came in to talk to the class about how they design water pumps. The children even got to make their own water pump using bottles and balloons.

Year 3 – Willy the Wimp

Year 3 – Willy the Wimp

For anti-bullying week, Year 3 children participated in a number of activities – one for each day of the week. On Friday, children read Willy the Wimp by Anthony Browne. The story is about Willy, a diminutive chimp, who wouldn’t hurt a fly. It’s no wonder the suburban gorillas call him Willy the Wimp… until… Continue Reading

Friday 5 Minute Friendships

Friday 5 Minute Friendships

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog During Mr Turner’s Friday Assembly on 1 October, our Y4 and Y5 Wellbeing Ambassadors introduced us to CONNECT which is part of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing. They set us a challenge to connect with each other on the yard and they introduced Friday 5 Minute Friendships. The first conversations took place… Continue Reading

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog  –  Friday 1st October This week posters have been going up along the corridors showing everyone in school the children’s version of our Wellbeing Vision Statement. The Wellbeing  Ambassadors have also spoken to their class about it, asking them to try their best to live out the statements on it. There are… Continue Reading

Team Challenge Adventures

Team Challenge Adventures

This week, Year 6 took part in a Team Challenge Adventure Day. The day consisted of a variety of outdoor and adventurous activities which were aimed at developing teamwork and resilience in our children. Split into groups of six, the children had to work together to solve problems and complete challenges, as well as putting… Continue Reading

The Wellbeing Award for Schools

The Wellbeing Award for Schools

St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School has recently committed to working towards achieving the Wellbeing Award for Schools. Developed in partnership with the National Children’s Bureau (NCB), the WAS is intended to help us prepare and equip ourselves to promote emotional wellbeing and positive mental health across the whole-school community. Both NCB and St Teresa’s share… Continue Reading