I have been delighted with the Science homework that some children in Class 2 have brought in this week. They have been working hard over Christmas to complete an investigation about how the temperature of hot chocolate affects how marshmellows melt.
On behalf of myself, Mrs Magee and Mrs Jones, I would like send a huge thank you for all of the lovely cards and gifts that we have received. We hope that you all have a wonderful, fun-filled and relaxing Christmas and look forward to welcoming you all back in January.
Mrs Kuffour :)
This half term, in our RE unit, Class 4 have been exploring theThis half term, in our RE unit, Class 4 have been exploring the question: 'How significant is it that Mary was Jesus' mother?' As religious scholars, the pupils have:
This week our School Ambassadors: Christi and Finlay have been set a challenge with a very tight deadline. They received a letter from the Regional Directors of The Shaw Education Trust. It asked that our school contributes to the official SET website. Each school has been asked to produce some information detailing what their school is like from a pupil's point of view.
This year, one of our focusses as a school is on improving Phonics. In order to do this, we have bought new books for children to read across the school that link to our phonics scheme.
Classes 1 and 2 have had a wonderful trip today to see Santa in his Grotto at Hawkstone Park. After a fun Land Rover trip to reach the caves, we quietly walked over the troll's bridge making sure we didn't wake him! Inside the caves, they were beautifully decorated with festive trees, lights and magical scenery and we had to search through them looking for Santa. Along the way, we met some elves who had games for us to play like 'Hook a pudding' and skittles and then the children climbed through a giant Advent Calendar and were surprised to find a slide inside it!
Our Brilliant Books text this term was Excitable Edgar (the text based off the John Lewis advert). Our Brilliant Book texts are there to promote reading across the curriculum, highlight the many reading skills needed, as well as to deepen our understanding. These are usually texts that are very visual, too. The children were very excited about getting to know Edgar a little better across the curriculum.
As part of our new PSHE curriculum, last Friday Class 4 had the opportunity to participate in a first aid training session delivered by Simon from Flat Stan. The purpose of the session was to provide pupils with the basic principles of first aid. This is so that they can feel confident about helping someone who is hurt, upset or poorly, in particular their families, friends and neighbours.