Entries by Margaret Joyce

Year 6 – 17/01/20

We were all excited and intrigued this week by the mysterious stone that I came across in Gobions Wood at the weekend. Upon looking through the hole in the stone, I spotted an unusual-looking creature in the trees that only appeared when looking through the hole. After some research into this and reading about it […]

Spring 1, Week 2

I was extremely impressed with the children’s volcano home learning this week. We have continued to immerse ourselves in this geography topic by learning a volcano themed dance in PE and writing about visiting an active volcano in English. In maths we have continued our work on arrays. Home learning: Spelling – adding the prefix […]

Year 2 Blog Week 17

This week Year 2 led the school in an assembly all about our school’s patron saint – St. Paul VI. The children reflected on the life and work of St Paul VI and how he worked for Peace and Justice throughout the world. Year 2 sang beautifully and everyone delivered their lines with great confidence! […]

Spring 1 Week 2

This week, Year 5 have proven themselves to be highly independent learners. In history, they generated their own enquiry question based on the Vikings and used books and the internet to answer it. They then chose how to communicate their findings. It was wonderful to see such a range of ways of showing what they […]

Year 2 Blog Week 16

Welcome back everyone! I hope you had a lovey Christmas and I wish you every blessing for this new year ahead. It has been a busy first week back in Year 2. We have been focusing on the celebration of the feast of the Epiphany. The children examined the story of the wise men visiting […]

Reception Spring Term Week 1

Happy New Year! It has been wonderful to welcome the children back this week. They have delighted us with tales of their wonderful Christmas celebrations and experiences over the holidays. This week, we started our new topic- Fairy Tales and began our week focussing on the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears. This will continue […]

Spring 1, Week 1

Happy New Year, It has been wonderful welcoming Nathalie and the rest of year 3, back to school this week. We have celebrated Epiphany throughout the week;  making crowns and cards and exploring the meaning of the gifts given to Jesus by the Magi. In science we have predicted and tested the permeability of soil, […]

Spring 1 Week 1

Happy New Year! It has been wonderful to welcome the children back and hear all about their exiting Christmases. In Year 5, we have thrown ourselves back into our learning. In maths we are now focusing on mental calculation methods for multiplication and division, whilst in English we are now studying mystery and suspense. Today […]

Week 1: 10th January

Happy New Year! The children have returned to school ready for the new term. On behalf of myself and Ms Varga we thank you for your kind gifts to us this Christmas and hope that you have a blessed new year in 2020. This afternoon, the children had the first of their three dance sessions […]

Year 6 – 10/01/20

Happy New Year and welcome back! Year 6 have jumped straight back into their learning: in RE, we have learnt about the three epiphanies; in maths, we were building our understanding on number magnitude with fractions; in English, the children have been practising their reading comprehension skills; and in science, the children carried out investigations […]