Entries by Margaret Joyce

Week 5: 6th October

This week we have been doing a lot of writing….adding a new chapter to our Dilemma story of Lost and Stolen.  Today the children have been doing role play as part of developing the characters within their writing. Also in grammar we looked at the use of direct speech and how to add this to enhance […]

Year 6 – Trip to Bletchley Park

This week in Year 6, we had our first main class trip of the year. As part of our History topic on WW2, we spent the day at Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes. This was the most secret location in England during the war, where female code breakers worked day and night, deciphering the coded […]

Year 2 Blog Week 5

Time flies when you are having fun. This week the children put their science hats on and looked at different materials and their properties. We know that some materials are chosen for specific uses based on their properties. Plastic can be thin and transparent or thick and opaque.  The children investigated the flexibility of different plastic […]

Week 5 Reception

This week we have been thinking about when we were babies. We have spent a lot of time talking about the things that we could or couldn’t do when we were so small and comparing it with the things we can do now. The children have really enjoyed sharing their baby photos with each other. On Tuesday, we were […]

Week 5

What a busy week! On Tuesday, Year 5 had a fantastic time at the Science Museum. The children enjoyed looking at the space gallery and loved the 3D IMAX experience. It allowed us to explore space and imagine life on the International Space Station. Back at school, we reflected on how beautiful our planet is […]

Week 5 Blog

This week the children visited the Potters Bar Museum to support their current topic, Now and Then. They got the chance to listen to Terry who talked about toys from the past. The children were thrilled when they were given the opportunity to play with them! They were fascinated with the character telephones from the […]

Pre Season at Pope Paul

Netball at Mount Grace. On Wednesday our A team travelled to Mount Grace School for an inter schools netball tournament. We played 5 matches, winning 5 and narrowly losing 1. With 23 nets scored and finishing 1st in our pool the season ahead looks bright. Thank you to the parents and Miss Donatantion for your […]

Year 2 Blog Week 4

It has been another fun-filled week of learning in Year 2. In Religion this week we have been learning about the Sacrament of Baptism. The children stepped out of the classroom and walked down to OLSV church to see Fr. Shaun and learn more about this special Sacrament.   We also continued work on our […]

Year 6 – 29/09/17

It has been a particularly special week for the children of Pope Paul, as we celebrated the feast day of one of our school saints: Saint Vincent de Paul. Well done to all those in Year 6 who took part in Wednesday evening’s mass; you set a wonderful example to all. On Tuesday, Year 6 […]