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Insects in Year 4

To start our new art topic in Year 4, we had an insect workshop with Guy from Bugsnstuff. It was great fun and very educational. We were introduced to all kinds of insects (plus some that weren’t insects) such as cockroaches, beetles, moths and spiders. We found out about what makes an insect an insect, why they are so important to our ecosystems as well as lots of interesting facts about each one. Guy let us hold some of them and we even got to stroke a tarantula’s legs. It was very exciting.

    

Story Club Y3/4

Every Wednesday lunchtime, we have Story Club for Year 3 and 4.  The children look forward to choosing and listening to a variety of different stories and poems.  At St Lawrence’s we are always working hard to increase our children’s access to high quality texts, improve vocabulary, challenge children to become more confident, keen and… Continue Reading

School Choir and Orchestra spread Christmas joy to residents of St Joseph’s.

On Wednesday 11th December, children from Year 4, 5 and 6 entertained residents of St Joseph’s retirement home. We have visited the home in the summer term and spring term and it was a pleasure as always to be back. Miss McDonnell conducted the school orchestra which consists of children in Year 4, 5 and… Continue Reading

General Election 2019 in Year 3

Today we discussed the 2019 General Election in Year 3 and even had our own election! We discussed the topic of democracy and what it meant to have the right to vote. We looked at the three main policies and looked at child friendly versions of each manifesto. We watched reports from Newsround which showed… Continue Reading