Entries by Margaret Joyce

Year 5 – 16/02/24

Wishing you all a lovely half term! Here are some photos of us celebrating Mardi Gras with pancakes on Thursday, and tasting some of the components of the Passover Seder meal yesterday! Passover food:

Spring 1 Week 6

This week in RE, the children have enjoyed learning about Shrove Tuesday and the Seder Plate, Passover meal. They were also fantastic at reading, singing and responding to the prayers during our Ash Wednesday Service. Today they made Lenten promises, which were added to the hall display in assembly. The class have also enjoyed making […]

Spring 1 week 6 w.b 12.2.24

It has been a very busy last week of term for the children in Year one! We finished our English unit on Poetry with the children writing their own squirrel poems. In Maths, the children continued practising writing numbers to twenty and representing these in different ways. In Science, the children were super excited to […]

Friday 16th February 2024

      Our final week has been a busy one, filled with some wonderful activities. On Tuesday we celebrated Mardi Gras and made pancakes. The children showed fantastic cooking skills with the crepe maker. On Wednesday, along with the rest of Key Stage 2, Year 3 attended the Ash Wednesday mass at OLSV. Thank […]

Spring 1 Week 6

Our story this week has been The Elves and The Shoemaker. The children have been describing what they think the elves would look like, designed clothes for the elves and designed magic shoes for themselves to wear. Some children pretended to be the old man, the old woman or an elf and the others asked […]

Friday, 16th February 2024

The children in Year 4, had a very busy last week to their first Spring term. On Monday, we solved a real life mathematical problem involving fractions of chocolate, whilst on Tuesday, we celebrated Mardi Gras day by first researching the festival then decorating Mardi Gras masks and sampling some delicious pancakes with Golden syrup. […]

Spring 1 week 5 w.b 05.02.24

This week, in Year one the children have been learning a poem called ‘One Silver Speck’ by Laura Purdie Salas all about a little mouse. We practised performing the poem, focussing on projecting our voices and varying the intonation. We talked about what a mouse would like to eat and what would a mouse be […]

Spring 1 Week 5

On Tuesday, it was Safer Internet Day. Year 2 knew lots of different ways to keep safe online and have learnt what to do if they felt unsafe. They also watched a live lesson streamed by the BBC about internet safety. In English, the class have written descriptions of their imperfect pets and planned an […]

Friday 9th February 2024

On Tuesday, it was Safer Internet Day. Year 3 showed excellent knowledge about what they would do if they felt unsafe while online. Through a story about Digiduck, they explored the theme of being kind online and what they should and should not share. They also watched a live lesson streamed by the BBC which […]

Friday, 9th February 2024

The children in Year 4 had another busy week with lots of practical learning opportunities. In English, the children published their final non-chronological reports showing off some beautiful handwriting and excellent drawings to accompany their scientific texts. In Maths, the class moved onto calculating fractions of amounts using bar modelling before further advancing to exploring […]