Saint Nicholas

Today it was St Nicholas day! The children learnt all about the story of the real Saint Nicholas and how he helped others by giving money to those in need. The children acted out the story of Saint Nicholas where he overheard a family talking about how the man could not afford for his daughters… Read more »

Wreath making

In our class collective worship today, the children learnt about the advent wreath and what each of the candles symbolise. Then the children all worked together to use their scissor skills to cut paper strips to create a class wreath. Some of the children helped join the paper strips.

Our nativity creations

Today the children created their very own nativity scene; including a stable, some animals and some characters from the nativity story. They used many different materials such as fabrics, paper and cardboard and learnt how to join and secure materials using elastic bands. The year one children had to work independently and had to use… Read more »

Design and technology projects

This past week we have been creating our DT Projects that coincide with our theme this term which is space. We have created our very own space scenes using cardboard boxes and some of the pictures that we have created.

Twilight Event

A few pictures of tonight’s activities. More to follow soon. A big thank you to all those adults who stayed and helped out – Mr Salmon

Owl Pellets!

To go with our story The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark, we had the chance to study some real owl pellets. We found out that the owl pellets are what the owl makes from the bits of its food that it can’t digest. Then we pulled them apart to see what they had… Read more »

Science – Nocturnal Animals

In our science we have been thinking about how the eye works. We conducted experiments to find out how our eyes work. Today we studied how other animals see in the dark. We studied four animals, owls, rabbits, moles and cats. We used goggles to represent what each animal can see.

Bishops Visit

Yesterday we were excited to welcome bishop Stephen to school. He arrived on a tractor! In our assembly he explained what his job was and how we could spot a bishop (purple socks). He explained what the different symbols meant on his clothes and how the symbol of the cross reminds of the answer to… Read more »

Book Reviews

In our writing we have been focusing on full stops and capitals, as well as introducing exclamation marks. Today we wrote a book review of our topic book, The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark, to practise these skills. Here are some examples of what we wrote:    

The Good Shepherd

This morning, in our class assembly, we were using the story of the good shepherd to think about responsibility. Some of us made balloon animals to represent the sheep. We we discussed how the shepherd felt the same about the lost sheep as we did about our balloon sheep. Finally we came up with examples… Read more »