Entries by Margaret Joyce

Week 12: 6th December, 2019

Year 4 Class Trip to StAlbans Arriving at St Albans Cathedral Inside the Cathedral St Albans Shrine The Artefact Handling Session The Roman Wall in Verulamium Park Sandro and Lily (Flavia) dressed in a tunic and Freddie in a toga. On Monday Year 4 visited St Albans by coach.  St Albans Cathedral is a great […]

Reception Class- Autumn 2 Week 5

It’s been a very busy week rehearsing for next week’s Nativity performance. Thank you for providing your children with their base layers. Reception had a full dress rehearsal on Thursday, in front of Year One, Year Six and their siblings and they did really well. The children are now really looking forward to performing for […]

Year 2 Blog Week 13

What a lovely week of learning! Year 2 have been thinking very carefully about the Nativity story and looking at the differences between Matthew’s and Luke’s account of the birth of Jesus. The children created some beautiful nativity scenes in Art. We continued our work on portraits and we focused on the faces of the […]

Year 6 – 06/12/19

This week’s home learning (due Tuesday 17th December) is as follows: RE Please learn all song words for Tuesday’s Advent Service. Words and links can be found on previous blog post. Spellings Doubling the consonant when adding a suffix – “short vowel, one consonant, double it, add suffix”: begging digging dragging dropping hoping hopping moping […]

KS2 Advent Service words and links

Come to us, oh Emmanuel When is he coming? When is he coming, when, oh when is he coming, the Redeemer? When will we see him, when, oh when will we see him, the Redeemer? Come, oh come, from your kingdom up there, from your kingdom up there above! Come, oh come, to your people […]

Autumn 2 Week 5

In RE this week, we have looked at how Mathew tells the story of the Nativity. Year 5 made comparisons to Luke’s account and thought about why they were different. With the knowledge that Mathew was writing for a Jewish audience, the children could understand his choices as an author. In English, the children received […]

Week 5

A great week of learning in Year 1! In Maths we have continued to find the difference between two numbers. Please practise at home. In English we have been looking at patterns in a poem. We cut up a poem and put it back in order by finding  a partner with a rhyming phrase. Thank […]

Autumn 2 Week 4

In Year 5 this week, we have begun our new English unit of learning based on Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance journey. We began by unpacking a bag of items linked to Shackleton in order to learn more about this inspiration figure. I was really impressed with the children’s inference skill and how they used our previous […]

Week 11: 29th November, 2019

This week we have been busy continuing with our English work on Gods and Goddesses – the children have planned to write their own Roman Myth and today, they wrote their setting.  The children  worked extremely hard to include a variety of sentence openers and as an extension were able to use a thesaurus to improve […]

Year 2 Blog Week 12

This week we have been thinking about how during Advent we are preparing for the coming of God. Year 2 created a beautiful Advent display for our sacred space in our classroom and thought very carefully about their Advent promises. We have been reflecting on Pope Francis’s call in Laudato Si’ to be stewards of […]