Entries by Margaret Joyce

Friday, 18th September 2020

Year 4 have had yet another very busy week. Children built on their understanding of Place Value and started investigating 4 digit numbers in Maths using different models. They played a strategic game using a dice each to create numbers; a game they enjoyed very much! In English we carried on looking at sentences, identifying […]

Week 3

A busy week in Year 1. In Literacy we have been practising letter formation and writing words with the phase 3 sounds. I was pleased with how hard the children worked at learning their spellings. We continued reading the Monkey Puzzle and made a big story map for our display. In Numeracy we have been […]

Year 2 Blog Week 2

Our second full week in Year 2 has flown by! This week in Religion we started our unit – Beginning with the Church. The children thought about what it means to belong and how we make people feel welcome. Year 2 created some very special stained glass butterflies for a school Year of Hope display. […]

Year 6 – 18/09/20

We have been out enjoying the sun this week, with lots of outdoor science learning. The children investigated how different exercise affected their heart rate, and also made the most of the allotment area and investigated “What has been eating our plants?” In PE, we have been getting our sweat on and improving our stamina […]

Week 3

This week we have built on our understanding of Place Value and investigated different ways of building and drawing three digit numbers.  We have also played 100 square dice games using our addition and subtraction. In English we wrote descriptive paragraphs and explored extending sentences by using conjunctions. We visited Mimmshall Brook on Thursday to […]


Here are our spellings for this half term. I will print them as soon as the printer is functional. Please remember that PE is tomorrow and to wear your kit to school. Year 5 Term 1A Overview

Year 6 – 11/09/20

This morning, Year 6 were lucky enough to go on retreat at the church. The morning began with Mass, continued with a reflection led by Fr Shaun on the Beatitudes, and was followed by group work in their houses in which they discussed the leadership qualities of their house saints and came up with ways […]

Year 2 Blog Week 1

It has been a busy first week of learning in Year 2. In Religion we thought about our hopes for this new school year and the children created a beautiful display for our sacred space in the classroom. In Maths we have been looking at number and place value. In English we have been learning […]

Friday, 11th September 2020

  Our first full week back at school in Year 4  has been very busy. The children practised their handwriting and started working on their first set of spelling words. (Please see the list of these words below in their Home Learning tasks.) They have looked at ways of welcoming people as part of their […]

Autumn 1 Week 2

We have come to the end of our first full week of learning. The children have continued to settle and adjust to being back in school full time. We have started many of our new topics this week. In science, we are learning about animals including humans. In Year 5, this means learning about life […]