Entries by Margaret Joyce

Year 6 – 26/03/21

This week, Year 6 have shown themselves to be true leaders of our school, and epitomised the message from this morning’s assembly about serving others. Indeed, the house captains planned, organised and led activities to raise money for this year’s Lenten charities; St Francis house (led by Jamie B and Heston) and St Louise house […]

Friday, 26th March 2021

Our last week (before the holidays) in Year 4 has been another busy one. The children have spent time this week learning about Jesus’ Passion according to Mark’s Gospel and finding out more about Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.  Yesterday, the class watched online the very reflective Stations of the Cross service lead […]

Year 3 26.3.21

This week we have been learning about Jesus’ Passion (suffering) according to Mark’s Gospel and finding out more about Holy Week.  On Thursday, the class watched Year 5 and 6 read, sing and act out The Stations of the Cross from Our Lady and St Vincent’s Church.  Throughout the week we have participated in several […]

Friday 26th March 2021

This week in Year 5 we continued to rehearse our singing for the Stations of the Cross service, which took place on Thursday. Well done to all of Year 5 in helping lead our school and community in this beautiful reflection. The children enjoyed taking part in Lenten fundraising this week by making Easter gardens, […]

Spring Term Week 5

Another term is over! The children settled back into class well this term and worked extremely hard. This week we have been reading the stories from Mark’s Gospel about Holy Week. The children have retold the stories through role play, writing and art.   In Maths we have been counting in twos, fives and tens […]

Year 2 Blog 26-03-2021

As part of our 5 ways to wellbeing, this week we have been focusing on Giving. The children participated in several Lenten charity events organised by the Year 6 House captains.  On Wednesday, Year 2 completed a  Lenten word hunt on the field and afterwards everyone enjoyed a Fairtrade chocolate or banana. On Thursday, the […]

Year 3 19.3.21

As part of our Design and Technology unit of work. The children analysed existing sandwich products and plotted their findings on graphs. Next week we will be testing different flavour and food group combinations to use for our healthy sandwiches. We have continued with our 5 ways to Wellbeing and explored the power of laughter. […]

Year 2 Blog 19-03-2021

Did you know that an Axel is a central shaft for a rotating wheel or gear? We have been learning all about wheels and axels as part of our Design and Technology unit of work. The children came up with lots of examples of moving objects that have wheels and axels. We went on a […]

Year 6 – 19/03/21

This week, we have been learning about ratio and proportion in Maths; in English, we have been revising different sentence structures; in RE, we have learnt about the context of the Last Supper; in D&T we explored how to create bends in a structure and also investigated what makes an effective marble run by looking […]

Friday 19th March 2021- Year 5

In Year 5 this week, we have continued to develop our understanding of fractions and used cohesive devices in our writing. We have also begun building our moving toys by creating our frames and axles. Today was Red Nose Day and so our mile a day run included balancing a golf ball on a spoon. […]